Many People Contact Us To Ask The Question
“What do we have to do to qualify to become, and then fill in the blank: Notary, Real Estate Salesperson, Real Estate Broker, or Mortgage Loan Originator?”
- Notary is easy: a six hour State approved course and pass a thirty question exam.
- Real Estate Sales Person: three college level courses and pass a half-day exam.
- Real Estate Broker: eight college level courses and pass a full-day exam.
- Mortgage Loan Originator: a 20 Hours Pre-Licensure course and pass a National and a State exam.
On all of the programs you have to pass a criminal check, be at least 18 years of age and for this year you have to show proof of legal presence in the United States.
What Time Limits Are There To Complete?
- Notary: one day
- Sales Person: seven and one half-weeks
- Broker: twenty weeks
- MLO: twenty hours over a two or three day period
Are there any education requirements such as a High School Graduate? No
Are there any experience requirements? Yes, for a Broker license you have to complete two full years or four part-time years in Real Estate in the last five years or a college degree with a major or a minor in Real Estate or Equivalent Experience such as two years as an Escrow Officer, Real Property Appraiser, Title Officer, contractor, etc.
For any other questions or comments you can visit www.DuaneGomer.com, but we recommend that you call 800-439-4909, as there are several nuances and variances in the law. We can help with our service-oriented live phone call answering staff.
When is the best time to start? When you turn 18, but if you are past that date, the answer is today.