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Get Your NC Real Estate License
Make a professional smart choice and get your real estate Provisional Broker’s license online in North Carolina. Becoming a broker in the real estate sector gives you independence, increased earning power and leverage of your own life. Real estate brokers are working for themselves and establishing their own businesses. You make your own plans centered on the job that needs to be done, not the expectation of whether everyone else will be busy at the office. It's a people first business where you meet clients, exhibit properties and tackle new obstacles head-on.
Gaining your online Provisional Broker’s real estate license at NC is one of the quickest ways to become a real estate broker and launch your new career. An online real estate course is easier to work into your lifestyle. Whether you are working full-time , part-time, pursuing a college degree, raising a family or want to get started as soon as possible, you can obtain your real estate Provisional Broker’s license.
Training online is versatile, and accessible. You have more time to complete the coursework, study, and plan for your exam rather than thinking about getting to class on time. Further details on the specifics of obtaining your North Carolina real estate Provisional Broker’s license online is available on our FAQ page.
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This course bundle includes everything you need to fulfill the State’s 75-hour education requirement
In order to obtain a North Carolina Provisional Broker’s license, you must be at least 18 years old, have a social security number, and be a U.S. citizen (or lawfully admitted alien).
We encourage all students to download and read the Real Estate Licensing in North Carolina booklet. This booklet contains detailed information about the licensing process in North Carolina.
There are 4 steps you need to take in order to get your North Carolina Provisional Broker’s license.
Step 1: Complete the 75-Hour NC Broker Pre-Licensing Course
First, you must complete the 75-hour North Carolina Pre-License course, either online or in-person.
The course includes an end-of-course exam, which you must pass in order to receive your Course Completion Certificate for the course.
After you pass the end-of-course exam, RealEstateU will send your completion information to the NC Real Estate Commission, which will allow you to apply for your license.
Please note, as per Commission Rule 58H.0207(a), students have 180 days from enrollment to complete the 75-hour NC Broker Pre-licensing course (including the end-of-course exam).
Step 2: Submit a License Application and Complete Your Background Check
Before you can apply for your license online, you must obtain a Criminal Record Check, which cannot be older than 6 months from the date you file your license application.
You must obtain your Criminal Record Check through CriminalRecordCheck.com.
Once you have your Criminal Record Check, you can then apply for your NC Provisional Broker’s license online through the Commission’s website and pay the $100 application fee.
Once your application is processed, the Commission will email you a Notice of Exam Eligibility, which will allow you to schedule your state licensing exam through PSI.
Your Notice of Exam Eligibility is valid for 180 days.
Step 3: Schedule and Pass Your State Licensing Exam
You can schedule your state licensing exam through the PSI website, or by phone at 800-733-9267.
The state licensing exam consists of a national and state portion.
The national portion consists of 80 multiple-choice questions, while the state portion consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
You must answer at least 57 out of the 80 national questions correctly and 29 out of the 40 state questions correctly in order to pass.
In addition to the 80 national questions and the 40 state questions, the exam will include 5-10 national pretest questions and 5 state pretest questions, which do not count towards your exam score.
There is a 2-hour time limit for the national portion of the exam and a 90-minute time limit for the state portion.
You must pass both portions of the exam in order to pass the overall exam.
You must also pass both portions of the exam within your 180-day eligibility period; otherwise, you must retake and pass both portions of the exam again within a subsequent 180-day eligibility period.
PSI charges a state licensing exam fee of $64 for your first exam attempt; however, the $100 application fee PLUS the $64 examination fee will be collected each time you retake one or both sections of the license examination.
Step #4: Receive Your Broker’s License
PSI will send your state exam results to the Commission after each exam attempt.
After you pass both portions of the exam, the Commission will then review for character issues, if any.
If there are no character issues, and your license application is properly completed (including all necessary supporting documents), the Commission will then mail you your license certificate within 10 calendar days after passing the state licensing exam.
Congratulations, you are now a licensed North Carolina Provisional Broker!
Sign up for the North Carolina real estate license course with RealEstateU and you get access to an affordable and flexible way to prepare for your exam. The online course includes:
You can purchase a PDF version of the course textbook for only $29!
The course textbook contains all the content covered in the course, including all the audio transcripts, infographics, and supporting documents.
Please note that the PDF textbook is sold separately and not included in the course tuition. The textbook is designed to supplement the online course and not replace it.
The textbook enables you to review the course content offline. You can also print course textbook individual lessons as needed.
My husband spotted the Real Estate U Groupon deal and he said I should look into it. Honestly at first I thought it had to be too good to be true. But after reading reviews and doing some research I said: “What the heck?!” For the price I really didn’t have much to lose.
I’m so happy I took the leap of faith! I loved the audible learning and that I could literally bring it with me wherever I went! I finished in 3 months! Trust me when I say if I can do it you can do it. I’m a very busy mother of 3 and they all have extracurricular activities, but somehow I buckled down and finished.
I did take a live test prep class at a local real estate school just to cover all bases. I reviewed all the quizzes from all the chapters to prepare. My advice would be to take your time when you test. I was so nervous but I took my time because I knew the material I just had to take my time!
Passing on my first try felt amazing!
I would not be here had I not had the amazing opportunity to complete the real estate licensing course via Real Estate U! I highly recommend the Real Estate U course. In fact my oldest son has decided to take the course as well!
Jennifer Carlman-Leising - Real Estate Agent in Texas - Keller Williams Plano, TX
I am currently working as a part time real estate agent for Century 21 APD Associates, in the beautiful city of El Paso, Texas. I wanted to get into real estate to become my own boss and I am looking forward to building a 6 figure income. I closed my first deal in October and looking to close on my second this December.
To obtain my license I chose RealEstateU. The courses were extremely helpful in passing state and national exam on my first try. I like the fact that I could study at my pace and I was able use my mobile to access my courses when on the road or when waiting on doctor appointments with my children.
I was able to go back and listen again and again to the parts that I did not get from the beginning. This is something that wouldn't have been provided by being in a classroom setting. If you are looking to obtain your license just be persistent and don't give up on your dream! I was able to invest in this course and more than tripled my return on the first home which I sold short after I obtained my real estate license.
If this is something you think you'll enjoy try it out and take the risk. Why not risk on something that has the potential to double or triple your income on the side. Jump on the opportunity of getting your license, which honestly is the easy part. And then go all in on the process helping clients and customers get what they want, which is a great home buying/selling experience.
Frank Contreras - Real Estate Agent in Texas - Century 21 APD Associates, El Paso, TX
I (still am) a licensed auto insurance claims adjuster for a major insurance company. I held that position for 7.5 years. My family dynamic was changing and myself or my husband needed to be home more for our blended family of 5 children.
Real Estate allows me to regulate my schedule so I can dedicate time to my children and their activities. I will be working for LIV Realty in Frisco, TX and will be working full-time. My goals moving forward are to continue learning, networking and growing towards my own business. I plan on becoming a broker one day.
I loved the ease of the course. I was able to navigate easily and picked up where I left off each day. If I had any questions I received a response back very quickly from the RealEstateU support team. I was able to study and retain information easily. The workbook and the glossary were easy to follow and allowed me to print them to take with me in the event that I was not able to use my laptop. I loved that the course was accessible from a cell phone as well. We had a planned trip across the United States and I was able to study on my cell phone as we travelled 9 states. I have already recommended the course to a few of my friends!
Candice Jackson Tate - Real Estate Agent in Texas - LIV Realty in Frisco, TX
Thank you so much for your help over the last few weeks. I rushed to get through the course because I am so excited to start working in the field as a NYS realtor. I thought this would have a negative impact on me toward the end when I was ready to test, but I feel I retained a lot of the info and am happy with the results.
Melissa Colletti - Real Estate Salesperson New York - Keller Williams Realty Lancaster, NY
Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset, and want to start your own business? Do you like to make your own hours, raise extra money, become a real estate investor or save money when you buy property with your family? Want to make a fast, inexpensive change of career? There's so many perfect reasons for earning your license.
North Carolina has some of America's highest-growth rates. The population is growing and thus the real estate market is expanding. Over the past several years, property appreciation rates have been rapid, and opportunities are growing for those who earn their real estate licence.
It's not the only financial justification to pursue your license to become a real estate broker. You can save money when you acquire property, help your friends and family buy a new home, or seek a career in a related profession where real estate experience will get you ahead.
It's time to sign up for your online real estate license in North Carolina if you want better earnings and more independence.
Once you've obtained your license, the right tactics are required to make your business a success. Without any boss but yourself, it is up to you to remain inspired by networking, marketing and follow-up to attract new customers. You'll need strong communication skills, attitude, and look out for your appearance. Nonetheless, time management is the most critical attribute of a good realtor. You'll need to learn how to juggle several tasks at once.
The benefit of going into business on your own is that your time is your own, your successes are your own and when you excel you see clear gains. Don't wait around to earn a promotion from your boss. You can start a career where you have the responsibility.
Here is how the course is structured:
The course final exams can conveniently be taken online from the comfort of your own home.
Here is what you need to know about the course final exams:
As per Commission Rule 58H.0207(a), students have 180 days from enrollment to complete the 75-hour RealEstateU online North Carolina Broker Pre-licensing course (including the end-of-course exam). There is no opportunity for any course extensions.
All courses are eligible for a refund within 30 days of purchase, and only if the student has not completed more than 50% of any one of the two courses. However, any refunds issued are subject to a $20 admin charge. Please feel free to read our Terms and Conditions.
Can I take the North Carolina pre-license course if I'm still in High School?
Yes! You can take the 75-hour North Carolina real estate broker's course while you are still in High School. You can also take the State real estate brokers exam at age 17; however, you cannot activate your license until you are at least 18 years old.
How can I take the 75-hour North Carolina real estate broker's course?
You can take the 75-hour North Carolina real estate broker's course either online or in-person. Most students prefer to take the course online since they can take the course at their own pace. If you take the course in-person at a local school, you will have to take the course according to the school's schedule.
Can I take the 75-hour North Carolina real estate broker's course online?
Yes! As long as the online course is fully approved by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, you can take the course online. Most students actually prefer to take the course online since it allows them to take the course at their own pace. It is entirely possible to complete the 75-hour online course in under one week.
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