What to Expect From the Florida Real Estate Exam

If you're working toward becoming a Florida real estate, you probably have questions about the state real estate exam. What’s on there, and how hard is it?  

Don’t worry, friend, we're here to help you know what you can expect when taking the Florida real estate exam. We'll also take a look at a few questions that frequently show up on the exam (and are frequently missed!). 

As long as you study hard in your Florida real estate course, these questions should be a breeze.

What Should I Expect from the Florida Real Estate Agent Exam?

Whether you're taking your Florida real estate course online or offline, paying attention and memorizing all the info is crucial. Only 47% of first-time exam takers pass the test, according to Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).

The exam consists of 100 questions and you’ve got 3.5 hours to finish. You need to answer 75% or more of the questions correctly to pass the exam. 

Florida’s exam questions are notoriously tough. Most people who struggled to pass the test the first time reported that they hadn’t studied hard enough or taken enough practice tests to be ready. Learn from their mistakes!

Your real estate prelicensing course should give you a good idea of how difficult the questions are and what concepts you need to know. The test covers these subject areas:

  • Fair housing rules

  • Property conveyance types

  • Property rights and estates

  • Titles and deeds

  • Fiduciary duties

  • Taxes

  • Appraisal

  • Real estate calculations

  • Forms of ownership

What Are the Most Frequently Missed Questions on the Florida Real Estate License Exam?

One of the very best ways to prepare for the test is to take a TON of practice tests. Our learning experts recommend taking practice exams until you are routinely scoring 95% or above. 

Want to know what kinds of questions people have trouble with? Here are five sample questions that you may see on the exam that are often missed. Test yourself and see how you do!

1. Which of the following is the correct term for the difference between the total property value and the value of any liens against that property?

  • a) down payment

  • b) basis

  • c) investment

  • d) equity

2. Chris Kringle owns a four-story building that is 150 feet x 200 feet. He subdivided the building into storage bins that are 10 feet x 20 feet. If 20% of each floor is used for the common area, how many storage bins will he have?

  • a) 600

  • b) 480 

  • c) 150

  • d) 120

3. Each of the below is an agency relationship except for:

  • a) The listing broker-seller relationship

  • b) The real estate salesperson-buyer relationship

  • c) The real estate broker-buyer relationship

  • d) None of the above — they are all agency relationships

4. Which statement best describes a fiduciary duty of a salesperson who works for a broker?

  • a) They have a fiduciary duty to the broker and all clients of the brokerage firm

  • b) They have a fiduciary duty to only their broker

  • c) They have a fiduciary duty to only their own clients

  • d) They have a fiduciary duty to all clients of the brokerage firm

5. Transferring ownership, as defined by legal precedent, or the intention of having a deed be effective and operative, is manifested by the:

  • a) Notary of the deed

  • b) Recording of the deed

  • c) Delivery of the deed

  • d) Acceptance of the deed

The answers for each of the questions above are: 1. d,  2. b,  3. b,  4. a,  5. c.

You can find more practice exam questions with our Free Florida Real Estate Exam Prep.

How to Really Prepare for the Florida Real Estate Exam

Your first step to acing the Florida real estate exam is choosing the right Florida real estate course.  

Aceable’s pre-licensing course is designed by experts to get you the knowledge you need to crush your exam the first time. It has learning tools like interactivities, real-life scenarios, videos, practice exams, voice-over, and a comprehensive study guide. 

Get Extra Test Prep With Prep Agent

Every course Aceable sells has the tools you need to take the Florida state exam with confidence. But some learners want a little extra exam prep, and that’s where our partner Prep Agent comes in.

Prep Agent is a group of real estate exam prep specialists that have years of experience helping students become agents. They offer thousands of extra practice test questions, live webinars, access to 150+ video and audio lessons, digital flash cards, an extra prep book, live Q&A on Facebook, and even one-on-one tutoring.

If that sounds up your alley, make sure you buy the Florida real estate prelicensing bundle that’s right for you:

  • Basic comes with Aceable’s interactive course, voice-over, 1,000+ test prep questions, and a study guide

  • Deluxe features all of that plus Prep Agent video and audio lessons, digital flash cards, an additional 1,660+ exam prep questions, and an ebook exam prep guide

  • Premium gets you everything in deluxe plus access to Prep Agent’s live webinars, Q&A sessions, and one hour of private tutoring

Whatever your learning style, there are great options for you at Aceable. Ready to start your journey toward a Florida real estate license? Let’s go!

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*Updated 04/03/2023

Audrey Ference

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