This course fulfills the Alabama state requirement and upon successful completion provides the student a certificate to sit for the state real estate exam. Emphasis in this course is placed on successful completion of Alabama State Real Estate Exam.
|Pre-License Classroom Course is taught in Twenty (20), 3 hour modules of classroom instruction. A final
examination will be given and students must achieve a passing
score of at least 70%. If a 70%
score is not achieved, a re-exam will be scheduled on
a case by case basis after additional training has been accomplished.
| Four articles by Jim VanErmen written to shed some light on the real estate profession:
To BE or Not to BE... a Real Estate Agent
Oh those BIG commission checks
The Real Estate Job Interview
The Cost of Doing Business
Dept. of Labor Occupational Handbook / Career Guide for Real Estate Agents
(note their earnings chart)
Guest Article by George Mantor "The Truth About Careers in Real Estate and What to Do About it" provides excellent advice for new agents.
Passing the course and the state real estate exam are not easy and will require studying to learn the terms, concepts, state law, and simple real estate math. The course and the tests are designed to provide the state with entry level applicants. Learning the profession will start with "your broker" once your are licensed and the 30 hour post license course.
Due to classroom size the number of students in any one class is limited. Advance registration is required to insure enrollment.
following are the requirements of the State of Alabama to be eligible
to obtain a Real Estate Salesperson License.
Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident;
Be at least 19 years old;
Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;
Show proof of high school graduation or GED;
Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years;
After meeting the education and/or experience requirements, pass the licensing examination.
Cost of the pre-license classroom course (The online course has a different cost and offers no refund) will include a $85 administrative fee and a $300 tuition fee for a combined cost of $385. The course fee will provide each student the class study sheets (over 900 individual sheets) and a copy of the State of Alabama Real Estate License Law including Rules and Regulations as revised in 2007. A copy of the License Law can be accessed on the web. A full refund of all tuition and fees will be provided prior to a student's 3rd module upon receipt of a written request and with the return of all class materials provided to the student.
|State Pre License
Outline National Exam Specifications
State Pre License Salesperson Course Outline State Exam Specifications
LinksAlabama State Education Course Requirements and Examination Service
A List of Pre License Courses being offered in the state is maintained by the Alabama Real Estate Commission and can be accessed by course name and location.
Alabama Examination and Test Center Information administered by Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP) .
State Alabama Real Estate License Law of 1951 (Alabama code Chapter 27) including Administrative Code - Rules and Regulations.
Frequently Asked Questions Alabama Real Estate Commission.
Approved Real Estate Schools by the Alabama Real Estate Commission.
Power Point Presentation of: Real Estate, An Introduction to the Profession, 9e
Using the link above by further link "Student Resources" on the left margin of the page.
** To access the power point presentation you will have to have Microsoft Power Point software loaded on to your computer. Microsoft provides a FREE Power Point Viewer with down loading instructions on their website. The individual slides may be either downloaded (saved) or can be opened from Internet Explorer by "opening" instead of saving once the viewer has been installed on your computer.
Alabama Real Estate Academy
was issued a Private School License by the State of Alabama Post Secondary Education license #1220-1 on May 3, 2004, and granted official approval as a real estate school by the Alabama Real Estate Commission, school code #76477 on May 11, 2004. The first course of instruction, 60 - Hour Pre-License Course, began the first part of June 2004 with continuing education courses being taught throughout the summer of 2004. In 2005 the first Post License Real Estate Course was completed and the Pre-license course continues to be taught.
Alabama State License Law Rules and Regulations states:
790-X-1.15. School/Course Sponsors And Instructor Advertising Regulations
(h)No reference whatsoever will be made in any newspaper, advertising brochures, etc. as to ''pass/fail ratio'' by any school/course sponsor or instructor approved by the Alabama Real Estate Commission.
(i) There will be no advertising which guarantees or alludes to a guarantee of passing the state examination.
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