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Broker PA: ‘Required,’ ‘Developed,’ And ‘Elective’

A real estate broker’s education is really in-depth State law demands Pennsylvania brokers be as knowledgeable as possible about the ins-and-outs of real estate. To that end, it requires prospective broker licensees to take 240 hours of specialized education before they qualify to sit for the licensing exam. Every 15 hours of authorized education equals […]

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Broker PA: Broker Requirements, Qualifications

So how do I qualify for a broker’s license? To qualify for a broker license you must: Be at least age 21 or older; Hold at least a high school diploma or its equivalent; Have operated as a Pennsylvania-licensed real estate sales person for a minimum of three years; Complete 240 hours of specialized education. […]

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Broker PA: How Brokers Are Legally Different

What’s the difference between a real estate broker and a sales person? There are two practical differences. First, the relationship between a broker and salesperson is much the same as that of an employer and employee. A broker operating his or her own office under state law must supervise and oversee all licensees working from […]

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Broker PA: Which Courses Are Available Online?

What PA broker courses does Polley offer online? The Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission has approved only five: Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, Valuation of Residential Property, Equivalent USPAP, Basic Residential Appraisal Principles, and Basic Residential Appraisal Procedures. Basic Residential Appraisal Principles, Basic Residential Appraisal Procedures, and USPAPĀ  are dual-use courses, good for both broker licensing […]

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Broker PA: It’s What You Know That Counts

Obtaining a real estate broker license is among the highest achievements in the real estate business. Only a small percentage of all real estate licensees are brokers. And although a broker licensee can, if he or she chooses, strike out alone and open a brokerage, many become brokers for a far different reason. The knowledge. […]

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Broker PA: Exam Prep Basics

Why should I be interested in PA Broker Exam Prep? There are two essentials for success on the broker license exam. First, one must have a secure, confident knowledge of the real estate information. Knowing the “gist” of the information will not do. Your knowledge base must be deep and broad. Second, one must have […]

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How To Get A Broker License In PA, If Already A Broker Elsewhere?

Individuals who hold real estate broker’s licenses in other states are occasionally interested in obtaining a similar license in Pennsylvania. This page has been created to help address their needs. It consists of four sections: Pennsylvania and license reciprocity Preparing for the Pennsylvania law test If you lack sufficient education … Learn about our Out-Of-State […]

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Broker PA: Attorneys As Brokers

Education’s usually not a problem. Experience may be. An increasing number of attorneys-at-law who practice in Pennsylvania inquire about obtaining a license to sell real estate. Some simply want to expand their skills, talents and abilities. Some want to prepare for a client’s future needs. Some intend to sell real estate as an adjunct to […]

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Broker PA: Download Our Free Broker Guide

Quickly know and do what you need to become a Pennsylvania real estate broker. We’ve made it even easier to earn a real estate broker license in Pennsylvania. There’s a lot to know, to learn, and to prepare for on the road to becoming a real estate broker in Pennsylvania. Broker candidates can sometimes be […]

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Broker NJ: If You’re A PA Broker

For Pennsylvania-licensed real estate brokers who wish to obtain a broker’s license in New Jersey, the New Jersey State Real Estate Commission has issued the following one-page guide: Find the NJ “Broker Waiver Application” (cited above) here. Request a “Certification of Licensure from the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission” (cited above) here. Get more information on […]

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