The District of Columbia Real Estate Commission requires the applicants for a real estate license in Washington to follow certain guidelines.
1. Eligibility for Getting Your Real Estate License in Washington DC
Age: Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.
Academic Requirements: Hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Pre-licensing requirements: Having successfully completed 60-hour pre-licensing course for getting the real estate salesperson license in Washington DC. Having successfully completed 135-hour pre-licensing course for getting the real estate broker license in Washington DC.
2. Cost of Getting the Real Estate License in Washington DC
The examination fee is $61.50.
3. Taking the Real Estate Exam in Washington DC
The District of Columbia Real Estate Commission employs Pearson Vue to handle its Real Estate Examination. Applicants must schedule their examination with Pearson Vue. Call them at (800) 274-2602 or visit their website, www.pearsonvue.com.
To pass the exam, applicants must obtain at least 75% on each section of the two-part exam.
4. Obtaining the Real Estate License in Washington DC
Applicants must apply for their real estate license in Washington DC within 6 months of passing the licensure exam.