Maryland Salesperson Pre-Licensing MD Real Estate License FAQs

Every Question You Need Answered to Get Your Real Estate License in Maryland

We're here to help answer any questions you have about getting started in the real estate industry. Getting your real estate license in Maryland is a big step, so to help we've collected and answered some frequently asked questions below.

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

The Maryland real estate exam will cost students $44. Of course 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 Maryland real estate exam?

In order to pass the Maryland real estate exam, you'll need a score of at least 70 %. Passing the exam is much less stressful for anyone who has completed an Exam Prep course.

Is the Maryland real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In Maryland, roughly 32% 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 Maryland real estate exam?

The Maryland real estate exam must be taken at an approved testing facility. These testing facilities are located in the following cities: Baltimore, College Park, Crofton, Haggerston, Lanham, and Salisbury.

What topics are covered on the Maryland real estate exam?

The topics covered on the Maryland real estate exam include the following:

  • The Duties and Powers of the Real Estate Commission
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Brokerage Relationship
  • Supervision
  • Business Conduct
  • Ethics

Can you take the Maryland real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Maryland 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 Maryland real estate exam results?

Most students receive their results shortly after taking the exam, ranging from the same day to within a week.

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