Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

FAQs - Faqs
What is the difference between a salesperson and a broker?

One must become a licensed salesperson and work for a licensed broker for three years before they may take the necessary broker course and exam. A salesperson must always work under a licensed broker whereas a licensed broker may work for themselves and hire additional salespersons to work for them.

What should I bring with me to class?

For all live courses, we recommend that you bring a notebook, pen, and a highlighter .Course materials will be given to you at class.

What happens after I finish the Salesperson course?

Once you have completed your course you will receive a certificate for your records, and a booklet that allows you to take the state exam.

How is the salesperson exam given?

The Exam is computer based. Exams are offered between 8am or 4pm. Each student is given 4 hours to complete the exam. On average, it takes most people between 2 and 2 ½ hours to finish. Some students are quicker and some take longer, but you are given plenty of time to complete your exam. The exam is divided into 2 parts. The 1st section is the General portion and it consists of 80 questions. The 2nd section is the Massachusetts State Law portion and it consists of 40 questions. You must score 70% in each section in order to pass the exam. If you pass one portion, but not the other, you only need to retake the section you failed. The retake fee is $56.

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