Pre-Licensing

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The 5 Steps to Obtain a Real Estate License

1.       Complete the 48-Hour Pre-Exam Course

·        This course is completed prior to taking the Missouri Real Estate Licensing Exam at PSI testing center. Choose from In-Class Day, Evening Hybrid or Online versions of the course. Registration is available HERE.

·        Receive a certificate of completion on the last day of class (In-Class Day) or after passing an end-of-course test (Evening Hybrid, Online or Home Study).

·        The sole purpose of the Pre-Exam Course is to prepare the student to pass the Missouri Real Estate Licensing Exam at the PSI testing center.

 

2.       Take and pass the Missouri Real Estate Licensing Exam through PSI Testing Center

·       Schedule your test with the PSI Testing Center immediately after completing the 48-Hour Pre-Exam Course by visiting their website at www.GoAmp.com or calling (800) 345-6559.

·        You will need to pass both the National and State portions of the exam.

 

3.       Complete the 24-Hour Missouri Real Estate Practice (MREP) Course

·        This course is completed as either home study or online AFTER passing the 48-Hour Pre-Exam Course.

·        We also recommend that you complete this course after passing the licensing exam at PSI.

·        Receive a certificate of completion after passing the 24-Hour MREP online end-of-course test.

 

4.       Have Fingerprinting & Background Check Completed by a State Approved Vendor

·        Fingerprinting and a federal criminal history background check must be completed by a state approved vendor in order to obtain a real estate license in Missouri.

·        See below for more information about the fingerprinting and background check requirement, or contact the Missouri Real Estate Commission (MREC) at (573) 751-2628.

 

5.       Apply for Your Missouri Salesperson’s Real Estate License

·        The broker that you have selected to work with will sign your license application and send it to the Missouri Real Estate Commission (MREC).

·        Your license application must be submitted and received by the MREC prior to the 6-month expiration date of your 48-Hour Pre-Exam Course completion. Applications received after the expiration date will be denied by the MREC. Your expiration date is printed on the bottom of your 48-Hour Pre-Exam certificate of completion.

·        Once your application is processed and accepted, the MREC will send your license to be held by your selected broker.

 

 

Pre-License “Scholarship Value Package” 

Our “Scholarship Value Package” offers both courses you need to take
for your Missouri real estate salesperson’s license at a single discounted price, saving $109.00.     

The Missouri Real Estate Commission (MREC) requires 2 pre-license courses:

                Course #1:   48-Hour Pre-Exam Course…………………………………..regular price  $345
                 Course #2:   24-Hour Missouri Real Estate Practice Course…….….…. regular price  $149
                     $494
      Total for Scholarship Value Package (You save $109)*: .………..…….……....…….……      $385*

  *All Scholarship Value Packages are priced the same for In-Class Day, Evening Hybrid or Online.


How to Register for a Scholarship Value Package:
Click HERE and choose a Scholarship Value Package for In-Class Day, Evening Hybrid or Online.

  

In-Class Day, Evening Hybrid or Online – Which One? 

48-Hour Pre-Exam – In-Class Day:
The Pre-Exam IN-CLASS DAY classes meet in a traditional classroom setting and run seven weekdays (Monday through Friday, and then the following Monday & Tuesday) from 9:00am until 4:30pm. Although most students will spend additional study time outside of class, the required 48 hours of the course are spent in the classroom. 100% attendance is required for credit.  


48-Hour Pre-Exam – Evening Hybrid:
The Pre-Exam EVENING HYBRID course is called “hybrid” because it is half in-class and half home study with the course binder... The instructor covers some of the course material in-class and then the students cover the rest of the material on their own at home between classes using the course binder. The home study portion of the course is completed using the course binder and handouts and is not completed online. The Evening Hybrid classes meet for seven evening sessions, twice a week (usually Mondays and Thursdays) from 6:00pm until 9:30pm. Because part of the Evening Hybrid course is completed as home study, the Missouri Real Estate Commission requires that all students must pass a 50 question end of course test to receive a certificate of completion. Students are allowed two attempts to pass the end of course test. 


48-Hour Pre-Exam – Online:
We also offer our Pre-Exam course ONLINE. The Online course is presented in a reading format and is completed at the student’s own pace. Online students should plan to be disciplined in scheduling and completing their study time, and for statistically best results, we recommend completing the course in 30 days or less. The Missouri Real Estate Commission requires online students to pass a 50 question end of course test to receive a certificate of completion. Students are allowed two attempts to pass the end of course test.

Online Special Offer!... We are currently offering our ONLINE students a copy of our Pre-Exam In-Class binder for NO EXTRA CHARGE. Once you have completed your registration, please contact us HERE with your first and last name and the date of your registration to request a copy of your binder. Expect shipment of your binder 3-5 days after sending your request.

24-Hour Missouri Real Estate Practice (MREP) Course:
For In-Class Day and Evening Hybrid Pre-Exam students the 24-Hour MREP course will be completed as a home study course. We have found that students find the home study format engaging and manageable. The course materials will be handed out on the last day of class. For Online Pre-Exam students the 24-Hour MREP course will be completed online through their online CBG School account. The Missouri Real Estate Commission requires that 24-Hour MREP home study and online students pass an end of course exam to receive a certificate of completion. This exam is completed online for all students.


 What Does it Cost to Get a Real Estate License? 

Many people ask what the costs are to obtain a real estate license – You should expect the following fees:

Scholarship Value Package (48-hr & 24-hr Courses)

 $385.00

PSI Licensing Exam

   $68.00

Fingerprinting (State Requirement)

   $40.30

Missouri License Application Fee

   $90.00

Total to Obtain Salesperson’s Real Estate License:

 $583.30*

*Please note that these fees may change without notice. Contact the MREC for the most current and up to date information.

Once you obtain your license additional fees and real estate board memberships dues may be required. We recommend that you speak to the broker with which you are planning to affiliate (work with) to discuss other fees you might incur after you obtain your license.


Fingerprinting & Background Check Requirement

As a condition of licensure, all new real estate license applicants are required to have their fingerprints taken for both a Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) fingerprint background check. We recommend waiting to get your fingerprinting done AFTER you have passed the PSI licensing exam but before you apply for your license. 

Fingerprinting is performed through the Missouri State Highway Patrol's approved vendor 3M/Cogent. To be fingerprinted, you must first register with the Missouri Automated Criminal History site (MACHS) at www.machs.mo.gov or by calling 1-877-862-2425. (You will need to provide the Missouri Real Estate Commission's four-digit registration number 0004 in order to schedule an appointment.) 

For more information about the fingerprinting/background check requirement see the Missouri Real Estate Commission's Fingerprinting FAQs HERE or the MREC's Information About Criminal Convictions HEREIf you have other questions regarding the required fingerprinting and background check, we recommend that you contact the Missouri Real Estate Commission at (573) 751-2628 or  http://pr.mo.gov/realestate.asp.


Finding a Broker to Affiliate With

As a real estate salesperson, you are required to work under the supervision of a broker. This is called "affiliating" with a broker and this broker will hold your real estate license. Finding a broker to work with is very different than finding a traditional job. Instead of applying with a broker and waiting to hear whether they would like to hire you or not, it is just the opposite -- Most brokers are currently looking for new agents. Basically, once you have passed the licensing test, most brokers will be excited to work with you. So, YOU get to choose which broker you would like to affiliate with and think would be the best match for your personality, style, and training/support needs. 

FREE BROKER INTERVIEW TOOLS: Deciding on a broker to affiliate with (work with) can be overwhelming -- Different companies offer different commission splits, agent support, marketing support, training/workshops, etc. Knowing what questions to ask in a interview can be crucial to making the best decision. To help, we have developed several interview tools including a list of 20-questions to ask and a list of important things to consider. To download these tools, click on the links below. 

"20 Questions to Ask a Broker/Manager"* -- Download HERE
"Other Things to Consider When Choosing a Broker"* -- Download HERE
"Choosing a Broker -- Decision Making Chart"* -- Download HERE

* These materials are not intended to recruit, induce, encourage, or solicit licensees for membership or affiliation with any organization, nor are they meant to advertise the merits of any organization. We encourage licensees and licensee candidates to carefully interview and compare brokers before making their own decision on an organization with which to affiliate.   


Do I Have to Work for Coldwell Banker Gundaker
If I Attend the Coldwell Banker Gundaker School?

No... Students that attend our school are not required to affiliate (work with) the Coldwell Banker Gundaker real estate company after they obtain their license. Nor does the CBG School of Real Estate attempt to recruit our students. We recommend that our students interview with several brokers before making their decision with whom to affiliate. As a matter of fact, many of Coldwell Banker Gundaker's competitor brokers send their recruits to our school because they trust our program and know their recruits will be in good hands. 


Missouri License for Agents Licensed in Another State

If you currently hold a license in another state and would like to obtain a license in the state of Missouri, we recommend that you contact the Missouri Real Estate Commission at (573) 751-2628 for details on the licensing requirements. To obtain your Missouri license, you will need to pass the STATE portion of the licensing exam at the PSI testing center and complete the 24-Hour Missouri Real Estate Practice (MREP) course. 

24-Hour Missouri Real Estate Practice (MREP) Course:  
The 24-Hour MREP course by itself is offered as a HOME STUDY course with printed book (this is not an online course). You may purchase the course together with our Missouri State Pre-Exam Study Binder Packet (see below). The Missouri Real Estate Commission requires that home study students pass an end of course test in order to receive a certificate of completion. The end of course test is taken online. The book for this course will be shipped via UPS within 2-3 business days of purchase.

Missouri State Pre-Exam STUDY PACKET:  
The Coldwell Banker Gundaker School of Real Estate offers an exclusive Missouri Pre-Exam Study Packet designed for students who already have a real estate salesperson’s license in another state and need to pass the STATE only portion of the licensing exam at PSI. This packet is for study purposes only and is NOT for credit towards obtaining a license. Included in the binder are the study text and sample questions, math tutorial videos, a sample test of 53 questions, and audios covering the sample test. The binder for this packet will be shipped via UPS within 2-3 business days of purchase. 

To Purchase:  
24-Hour MREP Course Book PLUS the Missouri State Pre-Exam Study Binder Packet: 
$199 – Register HERE  
24-Hour MREP Home Study Course Book (Does not include the MO State Study Packet): $149 – Register HERE   
Missouri State Pre-Exam Study Binder Packet (Does not include the 24-Hr MREP course): $50 – Register 
HERE

 

 Need Help?

At any time, if you have questions or need information, please do not hesitate to give us a call or send us an email. We are here and happy to help. Contact us HERE or call us at (314) 298-5081 extension 4.

Visiting Our Office: Visitors are seen by appointment only. Please call us at (314) 298-5081 extension 4 to make an appointment to speak with our staff in person. Class registrations are not taken in person - Please go HERE to register for classes.

Online Student Help:  If you are having technical difficulties with the online courses or have forgotten your online account username or password, please contact our Online Coordinator at (515) 321-2276.

 

*PLEASE NOTE*

No refunds, cancellations or transfers less than 72-hours prior to the start of class; or once online course has been accessed; or course materials have been shipped. 

·        Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of class and take traffic into consideration. No-shows or late-arrivals will be assessed a $50 fee to be transferred to Online or Home Study courses. Transfer to a future In-Class Day or Evening Hybrid session requires a $50 transfer fee and approval from the school coordinator.

·        Class certificates must be issued with your legal first and last name as it appears on your legal ID. If you have registered for a course using a nick-name or any name other than your legal name, please contact us HERE so that we can update your registration.

·        Online or incomplete courses expire 6-months from purchase date.

·        Pre-Exam Classroom Location: Coldwell Banker School of Real Estate, 2458 Old Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

·        Weather Hot Line: For information regarding cancellation or postponed classes due to the weather, please contact our office at (314) 298-5081 extension 4. We will leave a voice message if class is cancelled or postponed. No special message means that class is as regularly scheduled. 

  

Thank you for choosing the Coldwell Banker Gundaker School of Real Estate
Good luck with your studies!
 

© 2018 NRT Missouri LLC. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker Gundaker fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Operated by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker and the Coldwell Banker Logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Real estate agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker Gundaker are independent contractor sales associates and are not employees of Coldwell Banker Gundaker.

As an independent contractor sales associate affiliated with Coldwell Banker Gundaker, you may choose to participate in or use a variety of resources, tools, technologies and educational opportunities available to you. Company educational materials, programs, or meetings that are not for compliance (compliance includes, but is not limited to, licensing requirements, fair housing, RESPA, data privacy, records management) are optional for independent contractor sales associates. Use of any suggestions or best practices in such materials or programs is discretionary. Your affiliation with the Company is intended to be that of an independent contractor sales associate, not as an employee of the Company.