There three major kinds of real estate agents in Georgia: real estate sales person, real estate broker and real estate community association manager. All three kinds of real estate agents are under supervision of The Georgia Real Estate Commission & Appraisers Board (GREC). There is a lot of information on the GREC site, but there is no clear instruction on how to become a real estate agent. One have to hunt for such information. This article tries to lay out a road map for any person interested to be a real estate sales person.
Georgia’s real estate agent exam is administrated by AMP (Click here to got to AMP Web site). A Georgia real estate candidate hand book is available for download on AMP Web site. Here are requirement of becoming a real estate sales person in Georgia (there are other ways to become a real estate sales person, please check the candidate hand book)
- At least 18 years old;
- Be a resident of Georgia unless qualifying under non-resident status;
- Graduated from high school or had equivalent education;
- Successfully completed required 75-hour Salesperson’s Pre-license Course at a school approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. GREC site has a link on approved schools.
- Took Georgia real estate sales person exam and answered at least 75% of 152 questions correctly.
- Passed Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) criminal record check (could be completed in most police stations)
- Completed a 25- hour post-license course in first year of license in an approved schools.