6 Steps Toward Getting Your Delaware Salesperson License
Getting licensed for your new career might seem a bit daunting, but we’re here to guide you through the process. Read on to learn the six steps you’ll need to take before starting your career in Delaware real estate.
Successfully complete the 99 hours of approved Delaware Pre-Licensing education.
Candidates must successfully take 99 hours of Pre-Licensing courses from an approved Delaware Real Estate Commission real estate education provider like The CE Shop.
The course work includes a math pre-test for those students who wish to exempt themselves from the math portion of this course. This optional math pre-test is equivalent to the final test given at the conclusion of the math section in content and length. The content of the pre-test covers each of the topics covered in the course. A passing score of 80% shall exempt a student from taking the math section of this course.
The CE Shop offers coursework through its advanced online learning platform, designed specifically for aspiring and existing real estate professionals. Satisfy the Pre-Licensing education requirement and prepare for your licensing exam with our industry-leading course.
Our course combines the best education on the market with the ease and convenience of an online experience, so you can schedule your learning around any existing obligations. Our course offers real-world scenarios, situations, and examples that are relevant to the real estate industry, preparing you to pass your state licensing exam and enter the world as a real estate professional in Delaware.
Complete the course final exam.
After you complete all the course materials, meet the minimum time requirement, and pass the practice exam, there is a final exam. The passing score is 80%.
Schedule the Real Estate Salesperson Exam via Pearson VUE.
Once you've completed your coursework, you will next schedule, take, and pass your state licensing exam. The Delaware Real Estate Commission contracts with Pearson VUE to facilitate and administer the salesperson licensing exam. Additional information can be accessed here.
Choose a broker to support you through the process.
How do you choose the best broker to sponsor you? Just like anything in life, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all broker. Do your research to ensure that the broker you choose represents you the way you want. Looking for questions to ask? Start off with these:
- What is their reputation, both locally and nationally?
- What kind of real estate agents are they looking for?
- Are they technologically advanced and up-to-date with the latest systems?
- How do they support their agents with education and training?
- What kind of commission structure do they offer?
- Do they offer benefits?
- Do they provide their agents with leads and marketing material?
- Is there room to grow with the brokerage?
Once you have passed the licensing exam, you will need to download and complete the application.
Download and complete the application from Delaware's website here.
Once the application is approved, a license will be issued to you.
Find a mentor to lead you to a successful career. Getting your license is the first step in real estate education, but many things that you need to learn can only come from experience. Talk to a seasoned agent about what to expect and how to handle the challenges of your first few transactions. They can also give you tips on how to get your business up and running as seamlessly as possible.