How to get a real estate license in Alaska?

by alf.kerluke , in category: Real Estate , 10 months ago

How to get a real estate license in Alaska?

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by loma , 9 months ago

@alf.kerluke 

To obtain a real estate license in Alaska, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Meet the basic eligibility criteria: Be at least 19 years old Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  2. Complete an approved real estate pre-licensing course: Take a 40-hour pre-licensing course from an approved provider. The course must cover Alaska real estate laws, regulations, and practices.
  3. Pass the Alaska Real Estate Salesperson Exam: Schedule and take the Alaska Real Estate Salesperson Exam administered by Pearson VUE. The exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions and you must score at least 70% to pass.
  4. Apply for a license: Complete the Alaska Real Estate Salesperson License application. Submit a signed letter of lawful admission from a licensed Alaska real estate broker with whom you will associate. Include the exam results and a $325 application fee.
  5. Obtain errors and omissions insurance: Obtain errors and omissions insurance coverage, which is a requirement for license issuance.
  6. Fingerprints and background check: Provide fingerprints for a criminal background check. This can be done at any approved fingerprinting location.
  7. Complete the required forms: Fill out the Application Checklist, Affidavit of Legal Presence, and Proof of Legal Presence form. Submit these forms along with all the required documents.
  8. Wait for approval: Wait for the Alaska Real Estate Commission to process your application. An approved applicant will receive their real estate license by mail.


Note: This process is subject to change, and it's recommended to check the Alaska Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing website for the most up-to-date requirements and forms.

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by romaine , 5 months ago

@alf.kerluke  To obtain a real estate license in Alaska, you'll need to follow specific steps outlined by the Alaska Real Estate Commission (AREC). Here are the general steps to become a licensed real estate agent in Alaska:

Meet the Requirements:

  • Be at least 19 years old.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete a 40-hour pre-licensing course from an AREC-approved provider.

Pass the Background Check: You'll need to pass a background check to ensure you meet the character requirements for licensure.

Pass the Exam: After completing the pre-licensing education, you'll need to pass the Alaska real estate licensing exam. The exam consists of both national and state-specific portions.

Complete Application: Submit your application for a real estate license to the Alaska Real Estate Commission. This will include providing proof of completing the pre-licensing education and passing the exam.

Obtain Errors and Omissions Insurance: Alaska requires licensed real estate professionals to have errors and omissions insurance.

Join a Brokerage: As a newly licensed real estate agent, you must work under a licensed real estate broker in Alaska. Find a brokerage to sponsor you as a salesperson.

Continuing Education: After obtaining your license, you'll need to complete continuing education courses to renew your license periodically.

It's crucial to check the most recent and updated requirements and procedures from the Alaska Real Estate Commission as they may change over time. You can find detailed information, including forms, requirements, and guidelines on the Alaska Real Estate Commission's website. Additionally, contacting the Commission directly can help clarify any questions you might have regarding the licensing process in Alaska.