How to Get Your Real Estate License

The first step in obtaining a real state license and becoming a REALTOR® is to attend the best real estate school in Kansas City – ReeceNichols Training. You will have the knowledge needed to pass your state exam and kick off an exciting career in real estate.

Take the first step and register for pre-license class. You must obtain your license in the state that you reside in first. Classes fill up quickly – save your spot today!

Need additional information? Visit our FAQ’s or contact ReeceNichols Training.

Getting a License in Kansas

Kansas Salesperson’s License for Kansas Residents.

TO OBTAIN YOUR LICENSE:

  1. 30-hour Pre-Examination & 30-hour Kansas Real Estate Practice Course – ReeceNichols Training will address these requirements as your pre license school.
  2. Obtain Fingerprints & Complete Background Check – You must fill out and print the Fingerprint Waiver Form (Form No. REL-150) which can be found on KREC: http://krec.ks.gov/. Send in your fingerprints ASAP to: Kansas Real Estate Commission, Jayhawk Tower, 700 SW Jackson St., Ste 404, Topeka, KS 66603-3785. Fingerprints are only good for six months.
  3. Schedule and Pass National and State Exam - Call Pearson VUE for appointment:1.800.274.4971or schedule online athttp://pearsonvue.com/ks/realestate/. You may take the exam before or after the practice course. Our school code is ED0035. You MUST bring your passing Pre-Examination Certificate to the testing center.
  4. Find a Broker and Apply for License - Before you apply for your license, classes, fingerprints and test must be completed. You have six months to apply after completion of the Kansas Real Estate Practice Course.

TO OBTAIN YOUR DUAL LICENSE:

Both Kansas and Missouri will issue licenses to REALTORS who have first received a license in their state of residence. The process for securing a license in your non-resident state requires applying for and receiving Certification of Good Standing from your home state, passing the state portion of the exam for the applicable state, completing the state's Practice Course (30 hours in KS, 24 hours in MO), submitting a license application and paying a fee. Kansas and Missouri applicants must also submit a fingerprint card.

Register for classes online at Training.ReeceNichols.com.

Getting a License in Missouri

Missouri Salesperson’s License for Missouri Residents.

TO OBTAIN YOUR LICENSE:

  1. 48-hour Pre-Exam and 24-hour Missouri Real Estate Practice Course – ReeceNichols Training will address this requirement as your pre-license school.
  2. Obtain Fingerprints with IDEMIA/IdentoGo & Complete Background Check - You will need to register with MACHS at http://machs.mo.gov and provide MREC’s registration code 0004. You will be required to submit a copy of the MACHS receipt with the license application.
  3. Schedule and Pass Exam - Once you have completed the 48-Hour Pre-Exam Course and ReeceNichols Training submits your information to PSI (Real Estate Testing Center), you will receive an email that you are eligible to schedule the exam. Sign up for the National and State exam using the link provided in the email from PSI. You will need to create an account and sign up to take the MO Salesperson Examination. You will select Site Proctored as your test format and schedule your exam. You may take the exam before or after the Practice Course. If needed, the school code is #10800.
  4. Find a Broker and Apply for License - Before you apply for your license, classes, fingerprints and test must be completed. You have six months to apply for your license after taking the 24-hour Practice Course.

TO OBTAIN YOUR DUAL LICENSE:

Both Kansas and Missouri will issue licenses to REALTORS who have first received a license in their state of residence. The process for securing a license in your non-resident state requires applying for and receiving Certification of Good Standing from your home state, passing the state portion of the exam for the applicable state, completing the state's Practice Course (30 hours in KS, 24 hours in MO), submitting a license application and paying a fee. Kansas and Missouri applicants must also submit a fingerprint card for the state in which they are applying to get their license.

Average Costs for New Agents

Starting a career in Real Estate is one of the lowest cost options for starting your own business. While costs can vary in Kansas and Missouri, here is a general run-down of the associated costs to getting started:

Pre-License Expenses*: $500-$570
Includes: Pre-License Course Package, Exam Fee, Fingerprint/Background Check

2nd State License Expenses*: $288- $315
Includes: Practice Course, Exam Fee, Fingerprint/Background Check

Post-License Expenses*: $892 - $1,150
Includes: Professional Board & Association Dues, Lockbox System, Multiple Listing Service Fees

Estimated Totals*: $1680 - $2035

*Numbers are approximations and are subject to change. Numbers do not include fees from associated brokerage.

 

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