Real Estate Course

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Program Performance

Steps to Getting a Michigan Real Estate License

  • Qualifying Education: 40 clock hours of approved real estate fundamentals
  • Exams: Examination (administered by PSI Services, LLC)
  • Experience: None
  • Continuing Education: 6 clock hours each year, which includes 2 hours of legal credits; 18 hours total required per 3-year cycle

Michigan Real Estate Licensing Guide

Eligibility For Licensing – Salesperson

  • Complete 40 hours of approved prelicensure education courses which includes at least 4 hours of civil rights law and equal opportunity in housing. A list of approved sponsors may be found at www.michigan.gov/realestate.
  • Submit an application at www.michigan.gov/icola.
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and of good moral character.
  • The fee due at the time of application is $88.
  • Pass the required examination administered by PSI Services, LLC (PSI). The cost of the examination is $76.

Eligibility For Licensing – Broker Or Associate Broker

  • Complete 90 hours of approved prelicensure education courses which includes 9 hours of civil rights law and equal opportunity in housing. A list of approved sponsors may be found at www.michigan.gov/realestate.
  • Pass the required examination administered by PSI Services, LLC (PSI). The cost of the examination is $76.
  • Submit an application at www.michigan.gov/realestate.
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be of good moral character, and have at least 3 years of acceptable real estate related experience in the business of real estate or in a field that is determined by the department to be relevant and related to the business of real estate, such as:
      • a real estate salesperson or broker
      • a licensed builder
      • an investor
      • a land or condominium developer
      • a loan or trust officer of a federal or state-regulated depository institution
      • a loan or trust officer of a mortgage company
      • a real estate office of a corporation
      • a title insurance company officer engaged in the closing of escrow accounts and real estate closings
      • a staff or real property appraiser
    • The fee due at the time of the application is $143.

Updated 7/11/2018

Source: Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing

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