Q: How do I get my Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License?
A: Apply for your license at www.myfloridalicense.com. Have electronic fingerprints taken at a testing center. Register for and complete the 63-hour classroom or online sales associate course and pass the end-of-course exam. Once your application has been approved and you have successfully completed the sales associate's course, you then schedule and pass the state exam. Once you pass the state exam, you are a licensed real estate sales associate.
Q: What are the requirements for Florida Sales Associate License?
A: You must be 18 years of age or older, have a social security number, have a high school diploma or equivalent. If you have had any criminal or licensing issues these must be disclosed on your application and any such disclosures are subject to state approval. If you have any criminal or licensing concerns please contact us prior to registering for the course.
Q: What are the exams like?
A: There are two exams: the end-of-course exam and the state exam. Both consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. Both exams are roughly broken down into 45 questions on real estate law, 45 questions on real estate principles and practices and 10 questions on real estate math. A 70 is required to pass the end-of-course exam. A 75 is required to pass the state exam.
Q: What are my costs in addition to the course?
A: You pay $83.75 along with your application to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. You pay $49.78 for electronic fingerprinting. After you complete the sales associate's course, you pay the $36.75 testing fee when you schedule the state exam (the $36.75 testing fee is per taking of the state exam). Please note that these fees change.
Q: What is the price for the Classroom Real Estate Sales Associate Course?
A: The price for our full service classroom course is $429.00. At Tony Mesa Real Estate School Inc. we offer a true full service course. Full service includes the required 63-hour Sales Associate Course, textbook for the course, On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos and Exam Cram Outline.
Q: How do I apply for my Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License (step-by-step)?
A: Application: You will be applying to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).
Please note the following when applying:
- Please note that your name on your application must be your name exactly as it appears on your social security card.
- Please note that your address on your application must be your residence address and not a business address.
- Please note that document uploads are only usually required if you must upload documents regarding criminal or licensing disclosures.
- Please note that criminal and licensing issues must be disclosed on the application.
Apply by Internet:
- Go to www.myfloridalicense.com
- Click “APPLY FOR A LICENSE”
- From the drop down menu/list select “Real Estate”
- Click "Apply For A License"
- Click “Real Estate Sales Associate”
- Click “Initial Application-Sales Associate License (Form RE 1)”
- Click “Apply Using Online Services”
- Click “Create My Account” or log in to an existing DBPR Profile.
- Follow all instructions. A temporary password will be emailed to you. Then you will set a password you will choose.
- Pay the $83.75 application fee.
When you apply by internet – make a note of your User ID and Password. If you do not complete your application or need to verify your application you will need your User ID and Password. To view or complete your application:
- Go to www.myfloridalicense.com
- Click “Licensee Login.”
- Enter your User ID and Password and click “Log On”.
We will assist you with any questions. The DBPR's telephone number is 850-487-1395.
Applicants must contact Pearson VUE to have their fingerprints taken electronically. You must have your electronic fingerprints taken for your application to be processed. You must bring two forms of signature ID and at least one of the ID’s must have a photo. The fee for the electronic fingerprinting is $49.78. Pearson VUE’s website is www.pearsonvue.com/fl/realestate and the telephone number for electronic fingerprinting is 877-238-8232. The payment receipt for fingerprinting may say L1 Enrollment or Safran MorphoTrust USA. You should be fingerprinted at the same testing center where you intend to test.
Although you may apply when you decide, we strongly recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible and have your electronic fingerprints taken as soon as possible. The DBPR will not schedule you for the exam. Once approved, you will receive an approval email. Check both your inbox and your spam folder for this approval email. Once you receive the approval email, you may then schedule the state exam. After you have both applied to the DBPR and had your electronic fingerprints taken if one week has passed and you have not yet received the approval email then call the DBPR at 850-487-1395 to ask if your application and fingerprinting is showing in the DBPR system and to ask if any further action is needed from you and to determine the status of your application.
The price to take the state exam is $36.75 per testing. Pearson VUE administers the state exam. Pearson VUE’s website is www.pearsonvue.com/fl/realestate and the telephone numbers to schedule your state exam are 888-204-6230 or 888-204-6289. You must successfully complete the course before taking the state exam but you may schedule your state exam before you complete the course. If the state exam date you are given is too far into the future log in to your Pearson VUE account and use the reschedule button to check to see if you are able to change your test date. Alternatively, call Pearson VUE each day and ask if you may move your exam date closer. You must present the course completion report and two forms of signature ID and at least one of the ID’s must have a photo to test at the Pearson VUE testing center. You should also take with you the following type of calculator: simple, silent, battery-operated or battery-operated plus solar (dual power) but not solar only, nonprinting, nonprogrammable and without an alphabetic keypad.
Q: How many students are in each classroom course?
A: Class size is limited to 21 students.
Q: Are all classes taught personally by Tony Mesa?
Q: Do you offer online classes?
A: In addition to our classroom courses, we offer the Online Real Estate Sales Associate Course including On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos and Exam Cram Outline, the Online Sales Associate Post-Licensing including On Demand Videos and the Online Real Estate Broker Course including On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos. You can take the online course from anywhere in the world. You will have 24/7 Access to the course and 24/7 Access to the Online Exam Cram Videos. You will take your end of class test at home on your computer.
Q: What is the price for the Online Real Estate Sales Associate Course?
A: The price of the Online Sales Associate Course is $259.00. The course includes the online course approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Online Exam Cram Videos and the Exam Cram Outline. The textbook (Florida Real Estate Principles, Practices & Law) is not included in the price of the course but is available separately for purchase as a textbook or as an ebook. To learn more about our Online Course click here to watch our YouTube video.
Q: What is the price for the Online Sales Associate Post-Licensing Course?
A: The price of the Online Sales Associate Post Licesing Course is $199.00. The course includes the online course approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and On Demand Online Videos designed to be watch before beginning each online unit. The textbook (Post-Licensing Education for Florida Real Estate Sales Associates) is not included in the price of the course but is available separately for purchase as a textbook or as an ebook.
Q: What is the price for the Online Real Estate Broker Course?
A: The price of the Online Sales Associate Course is $320.00. The course includes the online course approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Online Exam Cram Videos. The textbook (Florida Real Estate Broker's Guide) is not included in the price of the course but is available separately for purchase as a textbook or as an ebook.
Q: Do you offer help if I have passed my class test at another school but I can't pass the state exam?
A: Yes. We offer the On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos with 24/7 Access. The Online Exam Cram is designed to teach you key concepts and fact you need to know to pass the state exam. We offer On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos for Sales Associate and we off On Demand Online Exam Cram Videos for Broker. The price of the On Demand Online Exam Cram is $99.00.
Q: Do you offer help for the mutual recognition law exam?
A: Yes. While there is not required course for the law exam you must take to become licensed through mutual recognition in Florida, the Sales Associate Exam Cram Videos cover the material you will be tested on. For both students becoming Florida sales associate or Florida brokers through mutual recognition the Sales Associates Exam Cram Videos cover the material you will be test on.
Q: Which videos should I watch for the mutual recognition law exam?
You should not watch all the videos. You should watch the following videos. I recommend that you watch these videos from beginning to end and then again from beginning to end prior to your 40 question exam:
- Test Taking Tips 1 of 1.
- Introduction to the Real Estate Business 1 of 2 and 2 of 2.
- License Law and Qualifications for Licensure 1 of 3, 2 of 3 and 3 of 3.
- Administration of License Law 1 of 3, 2 of 3 and 3 of 3.
- Brokerage Relationships 1 of 2, 2 of 2.
- Brokerage Operations 1 of 4, 2 of 4, 3 of 4 and 4 of 4.
- Complaints Violations and Penalties 1 of 3, 2 of 3 and 3 of 3.
- Federal Laws 1 of 1.
- The Day Before the Test 1 of 9, 2 of 9, 3 of 9, 4 of 9, and the first 25 minutes and 37 seconds 5 of 9.
- Note: all of these videos are on Page 1 except Complaints Violations and Penalties 3 of 3 and Federal Laws 1 of 1 are on Page 2 and The Day Before the Test 1 of 9, 2 of 9, 3 of 9, 4 of 9, and the first 25 minutes and 37 seconds 5 of 9 are on Page 4.
- The Cram Outline is included. You should study only Chapters 1 through 7 in the Cram Outline.
- Note: You may save or print the pdf document Videos to Watch for Mutual Recognition Law Exam at the bottom of this page.
Q: Is it true you offer free high probability state exam math videos on YouTube?
A: Yes. Visit Tony Mesa Real Estate School YouTube Channel or visit Blog & Free Exam Videos or go to YouTube and search Tony Mesa Real Estate School.
Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located at 1601 N. Palm Ave., Suite 114. in Pembroke Pines, Broward County, Florida, 33026 in the Palm/Taft Professional Building on the southeast corner of N. Palm Ave and Taft Street. We are on the first floor. From I-75 take the Pines Blvd. Exit east. Turn left on N. Palm Ave. The Palm/Taft Professional Building will be on the right after you pass Johnson Street but before you pass Taft Street. From I-95 take the Hollywood Blvd. Exit west. Hollywood Blvd. becomes Pines Blvd. Turn right on N. Palm Ave. The Palm/Taft Professional Building will be on the right after you pass Johnson Street but before you pass Taft Street.
Q: What should I bring to class?
You should bring a notepad, pen, highlighter and a simple calculator (noiseless and non-programmable). Drinks (water, coffee, etc.) are allowed in the classroom.
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Q: How do I reach you if I have a question?
Use this submission form on the Contact Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org at any time or call 1-954-590-0417 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. or weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please note that all calls are returned personally by Tony Mesa. If prompted please leave a message and allow time for call back. New students should watch the video on the homepage prior to calling. If considering the sales associate online course watch both the video on the homepage and the video on the Course Info page prior to calling.
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