|CAREERS: HOW TO GET A KANSAS REAL ESTATE LICENSE
- Basic Requirements
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- You have NOT been convicted of certain felonies within a specific time-frame
Education, Examinations and Applications:
1. You must successfully complete a 30-hour Principles of Real Estate course from
an accredited school and must receive a completion certificate.
You may take classes in the classroom, by home-study, or by a modified home-study course. *Cost: $195.00
2. Take the Kansas State Exam. You must pass this exam within 12 months of the
date of your education certificate.
You must pass the closed-book and timed exam with a score of approximately 75% for each section (State and
National) of the two-part exam. Once you pass either the State or the National section of the exam, a certificate
will be issued for that portion of the exam. The certificates are valid for 6 months. Cost: $75 each time the exam
3. Complete a 30-Hour Practice Course.
You receive a course book and an open-book test with multiple choice options. You need to achieve a score of at
least 90% to pass. If you donīt pass we will tell you which questions you missed and you will re-do just those
questions. Once you pass the open book test (you have achieved a score of at least 90%) you will receive your
Practice Course certificate. *Cost: $135.00
4. KBI/FBI Criminal Background Check
You will be provided with a finger-printing kit from either the Kansas Real Estate Commission or you may pick
one up at PearsonVue upon completion of the Kansas State Exam. *Cost: $64.00
5. Affiliate with a Broker
Kansas requires that you work under the umbrella of a broker for a minimum of 2 years. You dont need to affiliate
with a broker before you can proceed with any of the steps prior to submitting your application, but you
will need to be affiliated before applying for your license. The managing broker at McGrew Real Estate is Dennis Snodgrass.
6. Apply for Your Real Estate License
After you pass the State Exam and have affiliated with a Broker you may apply for your license with the
Kansas Real Estate Commission (KREC) within 6 months of passing the exam (before any of your certificates
expire). License Application Fee: $15. License Fee: $100.
For More Information & To Enroll in Classes, please visit www.KansasRealtor.com.
If you are interested in a career with McGrew Real Estate, we welcome you to contact us.
President and Managing Broker
*All costs are based on classes provided through the Kansas Association of Realtors.