You must hold a NY real estate license to buy and sell properties and earn a commission in the process.
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How to get a real estate license in NY in 4 steps:
First, you must complete the 75-hour New York State real estate salesperson course.
The course must be approved by the NY Department of State...and it must follow the required curriculum.
Take the New York real estate licensing course online to save both money and time.
Pass the school’s proctored final exam.
The final exam is proctored and password protected. You will be taking the final exam at one of our state approved locations (more details below in the Course Requirements section).
Pass the State’s proctored exam.
First, you will have to create a free online account with eAccessNY. This is the NYS Department of State’s online platform for scheduling your State exam and applying for your license (you will also renew your license through this platform).
Once you create your eAccessNY account, you can schedule your State exam.
The State exam consists of 75 multiple-choice questions, with a passing grade of 70%.
Apply for your real estate license online through your eAccessNY account, with the help of your NY sponsoring broker.
You must also:
To see the state requirements regarding licensing laws please visit the NYS Division of Licensing Services in the this link.
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