Your Career Begins Here
As a licensed real estate agent, you can be a realtor full-time, part-time or in your spare time. Which ever path you choose, getting your real estate license presents an invaluable learning opportunity. How do you get started? HPW Real Estate School will show you the way.
Who needs a license?
Any person or business entity who transacts real estate business for compensation as an agent for another person must first obtain a real estate license issued by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission (NCREC).

What are the license qualification requirements?
- To qualify for a real estate broker license, an applicant must meet all the following criteria.
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a US citizen, a non-citizen national or a qualified alien under federal law
- Have a social security number
- Pass the real estate license examination
- Satisfy the Commission that they possess the requisite character to be entitled to licensure

How do I get my license?
If you are intersted in getting your NC real estate license, you will begin with a 80-Hour Broker Pre-Licensing Course. You must successfully complete this course and pass the state exam in order to get your NC real estate license. View our "7 Steps to Success" and learn more about your journey to becoming licensed by clicking here.

If you are licensed in another state, completed a Pre-Licensing course in another state, have unlicensed education and experience equivalent to the 80-Hour Broker Pre-Licensing Course - contact the NCREC at 919-875-3700 to discuss license qualification options.
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