How to Get a Real Estate License in Atlanta Georgia

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How to Get a Real Estate License in Atlanta Georgia

How to Get a Real Estate License in Atlanta GeorgiaBecoming a Real Estate Agent is a tempting idea. You do work with your own schedule, making it ideal for people who have small children or have to care for their loved ones, working as a real estate agent allows you to take your vacation on your own time and for as long as you want. You have the complete control of the size of your business, you can keep it small or you can grow as large as you desire and the more important benefit is, it is impossible to hate your boss because you are the boss. The work in Real Estate is similar to that of a big company with the only difference that if you are a responsible, honest worker and likes to work hard, all the financial rewards will stay with you.

Before you jump on the Internet and start advertising your services as a real estate agents, remember there are important steps and procedures to follow before you can start selling homes in Atlanta. Here are the steps you must do before you start working as a real estate agent.

Step 1 General Requirements

If you have decided on a career in real estate in the state of Georgia, these are the requirements to qualify and get a real estate license.

  •  Be 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of the state of Georgia
  • Pass the state exam
  • Have completed high school or have an equivalent certificate
  • Get your criminal background report from  GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigation)
  •  Complete 75 hours of classes from an approved school

Step 2 Education

To become a real estate agent in the state of Georgia, you must complete 75 hours of classes from an approved school, without missing any classses. Classes can be taken in different ways, you can take them on your computer or you can attend a school of real estate that is approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission.

To complete and be eligible to take the state exam; these are the requirements:

  • Have completed all hours of pre-license course.
  • The average of your home work during the course of pre-license should be 75% or more (This is only for students in pre-license)
  • Pass the school exam with a minimum average of 75%.

Step 3 State Examination

To take the state exam and become licensed real estate in Georgia, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed the course of 75 hours of pre-licensing
  • Apply for the test at AMP (Testing centers in Georgia) to take the state test you needed to take the final results of you exams taken during 75 hours in school or computer. This information should be taken with you on test day.
  • Effective January 1, 2012, the Georgia “Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011” requires all applicants for real estate licensure or appraiser classification to submit to the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC): (1) a “secure and verifiable document” for identification purposes as defined in O.C.G.A. §50-36-2 and (2) a “signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant’s lawful presence in the United States” as required in O.C.G.A. §50-36-1.  The forms may be accessible through the Georgia Real Estate Commission website at the following link: www.grec.state.ga.us/forms/reforms.html

Step 4 Get the License

Once you have complied with all those requirements, including passing the state exam, you will be eligible to receive your license as a real estate agent in Georgia. Real estate licenses are only issued by the Georgia Real Estate Commission, to receive the license, you must complete the following requirements:

  • Submit a report of criminal record, no problem. (Note that the report of criminal records has to be obtained in the last 60 days)
  • Submit a “Sponsoring Broker” form.
  • You pay $ 171.00 for state license

These are all the requirements to obtain and work in Real Estate in Atlanta. If you are in the process of obtaining your license and need a sponsor Broker , please call us, we will be very happy to assist you. You can call me at 404-855-3070 and ask for Dan or Telmo

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Atlanta Homes for Sale

New Listing - 24 minutes online
$199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,000
SQFT
2197 Polar Rock Terrace SW
Atlanta, GA 30315
POLAR ROCK Subdivision
New Listing - 54 minutes online
$525,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
Manchester #2047
2047 Telfair Circle NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
New Listing - 54 minutes online
$399,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,978
SQFT
870 Westmont Road SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 2 hours online
$275,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,416
SQFT
3839 Savannah Square E
Atlanta, GA 30340
SAVANNAH SQUARE Subdivision
New Listing - 2 hours online
$189,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,058
SQFT
1031 Fair Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Ashview Heights Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$135,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
760
SQFT
Mount Vernon Towers #A510
300 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
New Listing - 3 hours online
$269,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,138
SQFT
111 Whitefoord Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30317
Edgewood Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$464,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,216
SQFT
2116 Wood Trail NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Adams Crossing Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$5,295,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
7
TOTAL BATHS
4,803
SQFT
3627 Tuxedo Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Tuxedo Park Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$198,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,247
SQFT
2874 SW Waters Road SW
Atlanta, GA 30354
 
New Listing - 3 hours online
$550,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,128
SQFT
3649 Peachtree Road #201
3649 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
New Listing - 3 hours online
$895,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,160
SQFT
835 Peachtree Battle Avenue NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Buckhead Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$374,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,030
SQFT
1575 Beecher Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$260,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
763
SQFT
Twelve Centennial #2708
400 W Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
New Listing - 4 hours online
$180,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,205
SQFT
380 Wildwood Point
Atlanta, GA 30349
Magnolia Walk Subdivision

Sandy Springs Homes for Sale

New Listing - 2 hours online
$780,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,833
SQFT
8135 Habersham Waters Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Rivergate Subdivision
New Listing - 6 hours online
$849,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,904
SQFT
275 Cameron Ridge Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Cameron Glen Subdivision
New Listing - 7 hours online
$845,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,591
SQFT
9080 Huntcliff Trace
Sandy Springs, GA 30050
Huntcliff Subdivision
Open House 06/02 at 2PM
$699,000
Land For Sale
Active
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5430 E Idlewood Lane
Sandy Springs, GA 30327
Heards Ferry Subdivision
New Listing - 8 hours online
$453,450
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,123
SQFT
369 Provenance Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Provenanve At Sandy Springs Subdivision
New Listing - 9 hours online
$679,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,123
SQFT
825 Spalding Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
SPALDING WOODS Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$255,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,600
SQFT
Masons Creek Townhomes #104
104 Mason’s Creek Circle
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
New Listing - 2 days online
$700,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.849
ACRES
FULTON
COUNTY
160 Worth Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30327
Chastain Park Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$175,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,350
SQFT
Dunwoody Square #10D
7750 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
New Listing - 3 days online
$950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,160
SQFT
30 Cameron Glen Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Cameron Glen Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$214,999
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,469
SQFT
Foxcroft #D21
6851 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
New Listing - 3 days online
$375,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,412
SQFT
5273 Glenridge Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
The Glenridge Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$545,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
6755 River Springs Court
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Wyndham Hills Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$695,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,157
SQFT
90 Wing Mill Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Grogans Bluff Subdivision

Marietta Homes for Sale

New Listing - 54 minutes online
$135,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,246
SQFT
Ashborough Village #A
1820 Ashborough Road SE
Marietta, GA 30067
New Listing - an hour online
$349,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,129
SQFT
2111 Candlewood Court NE
Marietta, GA 30066
Stocktons Mill Subdivision
New Listing - 2 hours online
$275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
10,890
SQFT
1331 Red Hill Road
Marietta, GA 30008
Hampton Terrace Subdivision Subdivision
New Listing - 2 hours online
$525,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,798
SQFT
1416 Cameron Glen Drive
Marietta, GA 30062
Cameron Glen Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$635,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
2,927
SQFT
329 Green Oak Ridge
Marietta, GA 30068
 
New Listing - 4 hours online
$537,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,901
SQFT
3518 Clemont Circle
Marietta, GA 30062
EDENTON Subdivision
New Listing - 4 hours online
$345,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,950
SQFT
356 Redwood Drive SW
Marietta, GA 30064
Whitlock Heights Subdivision
New Listing - 4 hours online
$357,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,802
SQFT
1241 Penncross Way SW
Marietta, GA 30064
Pennington Hill Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$569,995
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
7
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,888
SQFT
1470 Dylan Chase
Marietta, GA 30066
Dylans Glen Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$449,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,034
SQFT
120 Senna Street
Marietta, GA 30064
Promenade at the Square Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$224,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,076
SQFT
1515 Hascall Drive SW
Marietta, GA 30064
The Overlook Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$220,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,299
SQFT
4976 Turtle Rock Drive
Marietta, GA 30066
TURTLE CREEK Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$925,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,000
SQFT
1417 Siesta Lane
Marietta, GA 30062
Hickory Grove Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$242,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,512
SQFT
211 Vistawood Lane
Marietta, GA 30066
PIEDMONT HILLS Subdivision
New Listing - 6 hours online
$444,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,069
SQFT
124 Senna Street
Marietta, GA 30064
Promenade at the Square Subdivision

Alpharetta Homes for Sale

New Listing - 2 hours online
$302,800
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,271
SQFT
13896 Portside Cove
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Wyndham Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$299,999
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,754
SQFT
8910 Niblick Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30022
River Ridge Subdivision
New Listing - 4 hours online
$444,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,976
SQFT
1360 Windhaven Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Windhaven Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$618,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,980
SQFT
104 Overture Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Overture at Encore Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$365,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,414
SQFT
635 Sweet Gum Forest Lane
Alpharetta, GA 30005
THE FOREST Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$775,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,531
SQFT
5015 Park Brooke Walk Way
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Park Brooke Subdivision
New Listing - 6 hours online
$635,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,101
SQFT
260 Stoney Ridge Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30022
The Ridge at Brumbelow Subdivision
New Listing - 8 hours online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,321
SQFT
Villages Of Devinshire #925
925 Sandringham Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30004
New Listing - 10 hours online
$144,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,250
SQFT
126 Sterling Court
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Sterling Heights Subdivision
New Listing - 10 hours online
$214,500
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,218
SQFT
Preserve At Northpointe #K7
10900 Wittenridge Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30022
New Listing - yesterday
$235,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,194
SQFT
6020 Woodland Lane
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Woodlands at Webb Bridge Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,516
SQFT
1140 Ledmark Court
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Bethany Crossing Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$482,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,588
SQFT
4840 Walnut Grove
Alpharetta, GA 30022
River Farm Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$245,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,409
SQFT
33 Devonshire Court
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Devonshire Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$342,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,344
SQFT
4655 Weathervane Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Churchill Downs Subdivision