The fastest and most affordable way to get your real estate license in Tennessee. Here you'll learn:
Get Your TN License
Make a smart strategic move and get your Tennessee Affiliate Broker real estate license. Becoming a real estate agent gives you independence, enhanced earning power, and control of your own life. Real estate agents work on their own and build their own businesses. They make their own schedules based on the work that needs to be done, not someone else's idea of when the office should be busy. It's a people-first industry where you meet clients, show properties, and face new challenges head-on.
Earning your TN online Affiliate Broker real estate license is one of the fastest ways to become a real estate agent and start your new career. An online real estate course is easier to adapt to your lifestyle. If you are working full-time , part-time, pursuing a college degree, raising a family or want to get started as soon as possible, you can obtain your real estate license.
Learning online is flexible, and affordable. You have more time to complete the coursework, study, and prepare for your exam rather than worrying about getting to class on time. Further information about the details of earning your Tennessee real estate license online is available on our FAQ page.
Tennessee Real Estate Commission
TN 60 Approval Number - #120571
TN 30 Approval Number - #120572
60-Hour Tennessee Basic Principles of Real Estate Course: 8507
30-Hour Tennessee Course For New Affiliates: 8508
This course bundle includes everything you need to fulfill the State’s 90-hour education requirement
In the state of Tennessee, you must be at least 18 years of age with proof of high school graduation or equivalent to earn your license.
Step #1: Complete the 90-Hour Pre-License Courses
The 90-hour pre-license education requirement includes two courses:
1) 60-Hour TN Basic Principles of Real Estate course
2) 30-Hour Course for New Affiliates
The 60-hour Basic Principles of Real Estate course must be completed before you can schedule your state exam.
The 30-hour Course for New Affiliates must be completed before you apply for your license.
At the end of each course is a final exam that must be completed in order to receive your Certificate of Completion for each course.
Step #2: Schedule Your State Exam
The State licensing exam must be taken at a PSI testing center.After you complete the 60-hour Principles of Real Estate course, RealEstateU will send your course completion information to PSI, after which you can schedule your exam date and location with PSI.
The state exam fee is $39 per exam attempt.
Step #3: Pass the State Exam
The state exam consists of a national and state portion.
The national portion consists of 80 multiple-choice questions, while the state portion consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
You must answer at least 56 out of the 80 national questions and 28 out of the 40 state questions in order to pass.
You must pass both portions of the exam in order to pass the overall exam.
Step #4: Get Fingerprinted
Before you can apply for your license, you must get fingerprinted at an IdentoGO location.
Your fingerprints will be sent to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the FBI in order to conduct a criminal history background check.
The fingerprinting fee is around $35.
Step #5: Obtain Errors and Omissions Insurance
All affiliate broker candidates are required to have an errors and omissions insurance policy prior to applying for a license.
Step #6: Apply For an Affiliate Broker’s License
You must apply for your Affiliate Broker’s license within 6 months of passing the State licensing exam.
60-Hour Online AUDIO Course * Required Course
30-Hour Online AUDIO Course * Required Course
Sign up for the Tennessee real estate license courses with RealEstateU and you get access to an affordable and flexible way to prepare for your exam. The online course includes:
You can purchase the Tennessee Affiliate Broker Real Estate License Course textbook and appendix as a separate PDF bundle.
This allows you to study the course material off-line and even print lessons as you wish.
Please note, the PDF textbook is charged separately and the cost is not included in the course package. In addition, the textbook is not meant to replace the licensing course itself. In order to earn your Certificate of Completion for the 90-hour course, you must complete the course through RealEstateU's learning management system.
The course PDF textbook consist of the following:
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I did take a live test prep class at a local real estate school just to cover all bases. I reviewed all the quizzes from all the chapters to prepare. My advice would be to take your time when you test. I was so nervous but I took my time because I knew the material I just had to take my time!
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To obtain my license I chose RealEstateU. The courses were extremely helpful in passing state and national exam on my first try. I like the fact that I could study at my pace and I was able use my mobile to access my courses when on the road or when waiting on doctor appointments with my children.
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Frank Contreras - Real Estate Agent in Texas - Century 21 APD Associates, El Paso, TX
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I loved the ease of the course. I was able to navigate easily and picked up where I left off each day. If I had any questions I received a response back very quickly from the RealEstateU support team. I was able to study and retain information easily. The workbook and the glossary were easy to follow and allowed me to print them to take with me in the event that I was not able to use my laptop. I loved that the course was accessible from a cell phone as well. We had a planned trip across the United States and I was able to study on my cell phone as we travelled 9 states. I have already recommended the course to a few of my friends!
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Melissa Colletti - Real Estate Salesperson New York - Keller Williams Realty Lancaster, NY
Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to get into business for yourself? Do you want to make your own hours, earn extra money, become a real estate investor, or save money when you and your family buy property? Do you want to make a fast, affordable career change? There are so many great reasons to earn your license.
Tennessee has some of the highest-growth rates in the United States. The population is growing and the real estate market is expanding with it. Appreciation rates for property have been rapid over the last several years and there are growing opportunities for those who earn their real estate license.
Becoming a real estate agent isn’t the only financial reason to earn your license. You can save money when you buy property, help your friends and family when they’re buying a new home, or pursue a career in a related profession where real estate expertise can get you ahead.
If you want to enjoy better earnings and more freedom, it’s time to sign up for your online real estate license in Tennessee.
Once you’ve earned your license, you need the right strategies to make your business a success. With no boss but yourself, it’s up to you to stay motivated to find new clients through networking, marketing, and lead follow up. You’re going to need great communication skills, personality, and pay attention to your appearance. But the most important quality of a successful realtor is time management. You’re going to have to learn how to juggle multiple tasks at once.
The advantage of going into business for yourself is that your time is your own, your wins are your own, and you see direct gains when you succeed. Don’t wait around for your manager to give you a promotion. You can start a career where you’re in charge.
Here is how the course is structured:
Each course includes a final exam.
The course final exams can conveniently be taken online from the comfort of your own home.
Here is what you need to know about the course final exams:
Students have 12 months from the time of purchase to complete both courses (90 hours in total) including the final exams.
All courses are eligible for a refund within 30 days of purchase, and only if the student has not completed more than 50% of any one of the two courses. However, any refunds issued are subject to a $20 admin charge. Please feel free to read our Terms and Conditions.
Can I take the Tennessee pre-license course if I'm still in High School?
Yes! You can take the 90-hour Tennessee real etsate licensing course while you are still in High School. You may take a course, but you cannot apply for a Tennessee affiliate broker license until you are at least 18 years of age.
How can I take the real estate principles and fundamentals course?
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission has approved a number of providers for administering the required 60-hour Basic Principles of Real Estate course. The 60-hour Basic Principles of Real Estate course is offered from various providers as an online, classroom, distance-learning, or webinar course.
How many hours of education are required to be issued a TN license?
You will need to complete 60 hours of coursework in the areas of real estate principles and fundamentals. In addition, prior to your license being issued, you will need to satisfactorily complete a 30-hour Course for New Affiliates.
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