Massachusetts Real Estate ExamFrequently Asked Questions

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

Do you have questions about the Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts real estate exam?

The total exam cost is $85. The Massachusetts real estate exam fee is $54, and the application processing fee is $31.

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

In order to pass the Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In Massachusetts, around 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 Massachusetts real estate exam?

The Massachusetts real estate exam must be taken at an approved PSI testing facility. These testing facilities are located in the following cities: Auburn, Boston, Fall River, Lawrence, and West Springfield.

What topics are covered on the Massachusetts real estate exam?

The topics covered on the State portion of the real estate exam include the following:

  • Duties and Powers of the Board
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Requirements Governing Licensees
  • Contracts
  • Consumer Protections Laws
  • Environmental Issues
  • Massachusetts Fair Housing Law
  • Landlord Tenant Law

Can you take the Massachusetts real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts real estate exam results?

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

Can I retake the Massachusetts real estate exam if I fail?

Yes, candidates can retake the Massachusetts real estate licensing exam if they fail. You will only need to retake the portion of the exam that you failed.

 

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