LIcensing in Maryland
Licensing Process for the State of Maryland:
Maryland requires that each candidate for a real estate sales person's license successfully complete a 60 hour course in the principles and practices of real estate that includes the Maryland Law Portion. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty offers these classes or if this doesn't fit into your schedule, you can take the course online.
Once the class has been completed and passed, you must then take the State Test. You are notified immediately of your pass status. The Brokers' and Salespersons' examinations each consist of two parts, a national portion and a state portion. Candidates must pass each portion of the examination with a grade of at least 70%. Candidates who pass one portion retain credit for passage of that portion for one year. Applicants who pass both portions shall apply for licensure within one year or the score expires and the exam must be re-taken
PSI Examination Services provides examination services for the Real Estate Commission. Examinations for all real estate license categories are given daily Monday through Friday atPSI's testing centers, located in Baltimore, College Park, Salisbury, Hagerstown, Lanham and Crofton. Test dates are by appointment only and confirmed in writing. The exam is by computer and is two hours in length. The standard exam fee is $66.00.
The Maryland requirements are only the first step to starting your real estate career. It is important to choose a class that best suits your learning style.