What are the steps to earning my real estate license in North Carolina?

If you're hoping to sell real estate in North Carolina, there are a few steps you'll need to follow to ensure you're set up for success. Check them out below! 

  1. First, complete the 75-hour North Carolina Pre-Licensing Course.
  2. Submit a license application, including fees and all required documents.
  3. Then, your application will be processed by the Real Estate Commission staff.
  4. You'll be sent a Notice of Exam Eligibility within 2-3 days of your application being received and accepted.
  5. Once you've been notified that you're good to go, you'll schedule your licensing exam through a company called PSI.
  6. Next up, time to ace the licensing exam! 
  7. Once you've passed the licensing exam, you'll receive an inactive license.
  8. You'll need to secure a Broke-in-Charge to activate your license, and you'll be ready to start selling! 
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