What Courses are Required for a Florida Real Estate License?

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There is only one course required to get a Florida real estate license. You just need to complete the 63-hour Florida Pre-License Real Estate Course.

The purpose of the Florida PL Course is to teach you the real estate principles and practices you’ll use every day as a Florida real estate agent. Before you can get your Florida real estate license, you’ll need to prove your knowledge of the Florida PL Course material by sitting the Florida real estate exam.

To make the most of your required Florida PL Course, choose an approved real estate school with engaging course material. AceableAgent, for example, gives you a mix of text, images, audio, and video to make the material more memorable. And with AceableAgent, the course is designed for mobile use, allowing you to learn and study directly from your tablet or cell phone when you’re on-the-go!

Let’s take a look at how AceableAgent's Florida PL Course is structured and what you can expect to learn from it.

Structure of the Florida PL Course

The Florida PL Real Estate Course is divided into 19 levels, each with multiple chapters:

1. Overview of the Real Estate Business: six chapters covering a total of about two hours 2. Real Estate License Law and Qualifications for Licensure: three chapters covering a total of about two hours 3. Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules: three chapters covering a total of about one hour 4. Authorized Relationships, Duties, and Disclosures: ten chapters covering a total of about six hours 5. Real Estate Brokerage Activities and Procedures: six chapters covering a total of about five hours 6. Violations of License Law, Penalties, and Procedures: four chapters covering a total of about two hours 7. Federal and State Laws Pertaining to Real Estate: seven chapters covering a total of about four hours 8. Property Rights: Estates and Tenancies; Condominiums, Co-operatives, Community Development Districts, Homeowner Associations, and Time-Sharing: six chapters covering a total of about five hours 9. Title, Deeds, and Ownership Restrictions: ten chapters covering a total of about four hours 10. Legal Descriptions: three chapters covering a total of about two hours 11. Real Estate Contracts: 16 chapters covering a total of about four hours 12. Residential Mortgages: eight chapters covering a total of about five hours 13. Types of Mortgages and Sources of Financing: nine chapters covering a total of about four hours 14. Real Estate Related Computations and Closing of Transactions: three chapters covering a total of about two hours 15. The Real Estate Markets and Analysis: three chapters covering a total of about two and a half hours 16. Real Estate Appraisal: six chapters covering a total of about two and a half hours 17. Real Estate Investments and Opportunity Brokerage: three chapters covering a total of about two hours 18. Taxes Affecting Real Estate: two chapters covering a total of about two hours 19. Planning, Zoning, and Environmental Hazards: five chapters covering a total of about two hours

You’ll get pop-up quiz questions throughout each chapter to make sure you’re understanding the material and help cement the concepts. You’ll also get a test at the end of each level. These tests check your memory and give you a chance to review any of the concepts that didn’t fully click the first time through. To move on to the next level, you must pass each test with a score of 85% or higher.

At the end of the course, you’ll have a final exam. This final exam is designed to mimic the Florida real estate exam, covering material from the entire course. To pass the course, you’ll need to score at least 70% on this 100-question exam. If you don’t pass the exam on your first try, you’ll be given 30 days to study before retaking the exam.

Once you complete your 63-hour Florida PL Course, you’ll be ready to take your Florida real estate exam and launch your new career as a Florida real estate agent!