Start your Real Estate Career today!
The Workforce Development and Community Education Department at Belmont College is now offering online Real Estate classes in partnership with Hondros College. As a real estate agent, you have the opportunity to help people with one of the biggest decisions of their life – buying a home! In addition to helping people, here are a few of the many reasons why becoming a licensed real estate agent could be right right fit for you:
How do I get my Ohio Real Estate License?
According to the Ohio Board of Realtors you must:
Complete your required education
You must have a high school diploma or equivalent (if you were born after 1950) and successfully complete 120 hours of approved real estate education within a ten-year time frame immediately preceding your application. This education must be completed at an institution of higher education that awards a degree in at least a two-year program, education must consist of the following:
– Real Estate Principles and Practices (40 hours)
– Ohio Real Estate Law, including instruction in civil rights, housing discrimination and desegregation problems (40 hours)
– Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)
– Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
Obtain a sponsoring broker
Before you submit an application to become a licensed real estate Salesperson, you must be sponsored by a Broker.
Submit your application
You must submit a completed Salesperson Examination Application, a $60 fee, and proof that you completed your education requirements to the Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing. (You may either submit a copy of your official transcripts or course completion certificates.) The Division will process your application and send your information to the testing vendor.
Schedule your test
After your application has been processed, you will receive a Candidate Information Bulletin with instructions for scheduling your test.
Ohio State Requirements: Salesperson Licensing
Educational Requirements to Obtain a Salesperson License:
Please note: Any person who has not been licensed as a real estate salesperson or broker within a four-year period immediately preceding his/her current application for the salesperson’s exam must have completed the above instruction within a 10-year period immediately preceding the current salesperson application. This education must have been completed at an institution of higher education that awards a degree in at least a two-year program (i.e. an associate degree).
An applicant for an Ohio salesperson’s license should submit:
For more information, contact the Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing at 614-466-4100.