Frequently Asked Questions
- How can I be sure a career in real estate is for me?
- How do I get started?
- Do I need a broker to take the courses?
- How long is my education valid?
- Is working part-time in the real estate industry possible?
- What classroom scheduling options do you offer and how flexible is my schedule?
- Is there a lot of outside work in the classes?
- What if I fail my exam?
- How long does it take to get my license?
- How many classes can I take in one day?
- How old must you be to get licensed in real estate in Arizona?
- Do I need a college degree to get licensed?
- If I am licensed in another state, do I have to take all the classes?
How can I be sure a career in real estate is for me?
Real estate is, above all else, a customer service business. You will be involved in what will be one of the biggest purchases/sales in someone’s life. We would encourage you to sit down and review your career objectives and what you want to get from your career. Discuss those issues and goals with someone who knows first hand what the industry is like and then make your decision. See our Career Event section for more details.
How do I get started?
Do I need a broker to take the courses?
No. It is not necessary to have a broker for you to take our courses. When you apply for your license after passing both the school and state exams and wish to have an active license, you must hang your license with a broker so that you may practice real estate. Choosing a broker can be a great source of support and knowledge while you complete your course of study, but not necessary for attending classes.
How long is my education valid?
Your education is valid for 10 years. However, we recommend that you do not wait that long to put it to use.
Is working part-time in the real estate industry possible?
That is a question that is really best answered by your broker. The answer to that question may also vary depending on the company. So, if this is important to you, be sure to ask before you commit to a broker.
What classroom scheduling options do you offer and how flexible is my schedule?
It is a priority for us to make scheduling convenient for you. We offer more scheduling options than any other school in Arizona. Our unique schedule allows you to complete the courses in as little as two weeks. We offer courses on weekdays, weekends and evenings. With many campuses to choose from, the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers you many options. A career specialist will work with you to ensure that you properly schedule your courses so you can attend every session.
Is there a lot of outside work in the classes?
We understand that if you are in class all day, studying in the evening after classes is not always possible. Our instructors do a great job at highlighting the most important information in class. However, reviewing, reading and studying after hours helps to better prepare you for passing the state exam the very first time. Keep in mind that the classes are spaced in such a manner that any assignments are easily managed.
What if I fail my exam?
You can take the school exam at no additional charge within 6 months of purchasing your course until you feel confident that you will pass that state exam. We are here to help you succeed and have many options to help you along your way to becoming a great real estate agent. Click here to view our exam prep products.
How long does it take to get my license?
We offer several flexible options where you can complete the program as quickly as 9 days or spread it out over 6 weeks. With online, daytime, afternoon, evening and weekend classes you are sure to find something that will work for you! Once you have completed your courses you will still need to complete your fingerprint clearance card, the school exam, state exam and the introduction to contract writing course before applying for your license. Click here to view our Course Guide.
How many classes can I take in one day?
How old must you be to get licensed in real estate in Arizona?
Do I need a college degree to get licensed?
If I am licensed in another state, do I have to take all the classes?
Arizona does not offer reciprocity from other states so you will have to take the entire 90-hour program. However, if you have been an active agent in another state for 3 of the past 5 years you qualify to take our Real Estate Broker Licensing program (90 hours) and become a broker in Arizona. For more information on Arizona laws and regulations, please visit www.azre.gov.