Maine Real Estate License Course

55-Hour Maine Sales Agent Pre-License Course Online

The fastest and most affordable way to get your real estate sales agent license in Maine! Here you'll learn:

  • How To Get Your ME License Online
  • What's Included In Our Courses
  • Why You Should Get Your ME License
  • General Information About the Maine Real Estate License Online Course
  • FAQ's
  • Articles For Further Education

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How to Get a Real Estate Salesperson’s License in Maine

You can qualify for a Maine sales agent license if you:

If you meet this basic qualification, follow these (4) steps to earn your Maine real estate sales agent license.

Step 1: Take the 55-hour Sales Agent Course

All new sales agents must take a 55-hour sales agent qualifying course from an approved course provider. The course teaches about essential industry topics like the Maine Real Estate Commission, agency reMEtionships, and real estate practice. See the minimum guidelines for the Sales Agent Course.

During the course, you will take three quizzes and one final exam. Passing the course requires a grade of at least 75%. You have one year after finishing the course to take your state licensing exam.

Step 2: Schedule your state exam

Maine Real Estate Commission contracted with PearsonVUE to administer the state licensing exam. Schedule your licensing exam online at or call 877-543-5220.

You must make your reservation at least 24 hours before your intended test date. Refer to the Candidate Information Bulletin or the website for test center information.

Your exam fee is $85 paid directly to PearsonVUE using a credit card, debit card, voucher, or electronic check.

Step 3: Pass the state licensing exam

Bring to the testing center your Course Completion Certificate from the Sales Agent course and two forms of identification. One form must be government-issued, photo-bearing, and have your signature. The second ID must have a signature.

The Maine Sales Agent Licensing Exam has:

  1. General (or national) portion. You have 2.5 hours to answer 80 questions.
  2. A state or Maine MEw portion. You have 1.5 hours to answer 40 questions.
  3. Up to five “pre-test” questions that do not count for your score.

The Candidate Information Bulletin contains content outlines and the number of questions per topic.

You will receive the score report at the test center. Passing is a scaled score of 75 and above.

Passing candidates get a report marked “pass” and information on the application process. Failing candidates receive a numeric score, diagnostic information, and retake instructions.

Step 4: Apply for the sales agent license

You have one year after passing the Maine licensing exam to apply for your license. Maine has the option to apply online or to submit a paper application.

The Sales Agent license application requires:

  • Your agency affiliation information and broker authorization
  • Sales Agent Course Completion Certificate
  • Sales Agent Exam Score Report

The license application fee is $121 and includes your criminal records check fee. Make any checks payable to the “Maine State Treasurer.”

An approved sales agent license is valid for two years and is nonrenewable. You must work towards earning your associate broker’s license.

Once the MREC approves your application, you are licensed as a practicing sales agent. Congratulations!

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What’s Included in Your Course​

Course Structure

The RealEstateU 55-Hour Maine Real Estate Sales Agent’s Course works in the following way:

  • An orientation begins the course.
  • The course lessons are delivered using audio lectures paired with written transcripts.
  • The content is organized into multiple chapters that divide into targeted lessons.
  • Some lessons use an infographic or a contract document to enhance your understanding.
  • Finish each chapter with a multiple choice quiz. Answer at least 70% of the questions right to continue to the course.
  • Your course wraps with a required final exam. You must pass the exam and have an overall course grade of 75% to successfully complete the course.
  • RealEstateU’s 55-hour Maine Real Estate Sales Agent course covers everything needed to meet the state’s real estate education requirement.
  • Study the content when it works for you thanks to short, audio lessons ideal for remote learning. The self-paced lessons are perfect to study anytime, anywhere.
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Audio Transcripts

  • Each audio lesson includes a written transcript.
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Beautifully Designed Infographics

  • Numerous infographics work to illustrate the complex concepts essential to know for your exams.

Course Glossary

  • Learn the industry terms used in the exams by searching the course Glossary, available as a PDF download.

Course Final Exams

  • The ME course requires you to pass the three quizzes and final exam with an overall grade of at least 75% to meet the education requirement.

Buy Our PDF Course Textbooks & Appendixes

You can purchase a PDF version of the course textbook for only $29!

The course textbook contains all the content covered in the course, including all the audio transcripts, infographics, and supporting documents.

Please note that the PDF textbook is sold separately and not included in the course tuition. The textbook is designed to supplement the online course and not replace it.

The textbook enables you to review the course content offline. You can also print course textbook individual lessons as needed.

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Why Get an Maine Real Estate License

Take advantage of the benefits of earning an Maine real estate sales agent license:

Income Potential

Real estate sales agents have boundless money-making potential. Excel at lead generation and closing deals, and the more income you’ll make!

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Flexible Schedule

Escape from the office lifestyle. Become your own boss and set a schedule that makes sense for you. Your employing broker is not allowed to dictate when and where you work!

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Work Part-Time or Full-Time

Using your license to earn extra income with a part-time career. Of course, you dive right into full-time and make real estate your dream job. You decide what to make of your license.

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Sell or Lease All Types of Real Estate

Holding a real estate license allows you to sell or lease all types of real estate throughout Maine.

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Course Completion Time

All students have 12 months from the time of purchase to complete the RealEstateU 55-hour Maine Real Estate Sales Agent Course (including the course exams).



Refund Policy

All courses are eligible for a refund within 30 days of purchase if the student has not completed more than 50% of the course. All refunds issued are subjected to a $20 admin charge. Please read our Terms and Conditions for more details.


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