Louisiana Real Estate ExamFrequently Asked Questions

Every Question You Need Answered About Taking The Real Estate Exam In Louisiana

Do you have questions about the Louisiana real estate exam? We’re here to help. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the real estate exam. If your question isn’t answered here, our Customer Support team is ready to assist via chat, email, or by phone at 888.827.0777. We’re dedicated to helping you feel as confident as possible about your upcoming exam.

How much does it cost to take the Louisiana real estate exam?

The Louisiana real estate exam will cost students $85. There are other fees associated with licensing, but you can expect the test alone to cost this much.

What score do I need to pass the Louisiana real estate exam?

In order to pass the Louisiana real estate exam, you'll need to answer at least 56 out of 80 questions correctly on the National portion of the exam. Passing the exam is much less stressful for anyone who has completed an Exam Prep course.

Is the Louisiana real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In some states, up to 25% of students have to retake the test in order to pass. Upon follow up after the test, most do not consider the exam "easy." The best way to alleviate your nerves and pass the test is to work hard and prepare as much as possible

Where do I take the Louisiana real estate exam?

The Louisiana real estate exam must be taken at an approved testing facility. These testing facilities are located in the following cities: Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Metairie, and Shreveport.

What topics are covered on the Louisiana real estate exam?

The following topics are covered on the Louisiana portion of the real estate exam:

  • Property Ownership
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuation
  • Financing
  • General Principles
  • Property Disclosure
  • Contracts
  • Leasing and Property Management
  • Transfer of Titles
  • Real Estate Calculations


For a more detailed topic list, see the PSI candidate handbook.

Can you take the Louisiana real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Louisiana real estate exam online. All students must travel to a testing location where they will be monitored for the duration of the test.

When will I get my Louisiana real estate exam results?

Students find out immediately if they passed or failed the Louisiana real estate exam.

Can I retake the Louisiana real estate exam if I fail the test?

Yes, you can retake the test as many times as needed as long as it's within one year of your first failed attempt.

 

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