Real estate agents ranked #4 in Best Sales and Marketing Jobs according to U.S. News Best Jobs Rankings.

Real estate agents help people make the most important decision of their lives in transitioning into homeownership. You'll perform duties such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property sites, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts.

The Real Estate School of York & Adams Counties makes it easy to get started! We offer both classroom and online pre-licensing courses which contain everything you need to fulfill your Pennsylvania education requirement and prepare for your exam.

Job Satisfaction:

In 2016, The National REALTORS® Association revealed results from TINYpulse's "2016 Best Industry Rankings" survey, which found that real estate is ranked as the second-happiest industry. Click HERE to read more about why Real Estate ranked #2.

In 2013, Real Estate Agent ranked as the "happiest" job according the Check out this article to find out more.

In 2012, U.S. News and World Report found that Real Estate Agent is among the best business jobs. Read the full article HERE.

Educational Requirements (Must be 18 years of age to obtain a PA Real Estate License):

1. Coursework:  You must successfully complete 60 hours of real estate pre-licensing courses as prescribed by the State Real Estate Commission and pass a proctored final exam for each required course at the Real Estate School of York & Adams Counties.

Real Estate Fundamentals: This 30-hour required course familiarizes the student with the laws, principles and language involved in the industry of real estate. Offered in a classroom setting and online.

Real Estate Practice: This 30-hour required course gives students a thorough understanding of the standard procedures, ethics, techniques, forms, and rules surrounding real estate transactions. Offered in a classroom setting and online.


Educational Extras to Help You Succeed:

Get Prepared for Your State Exam : These supplemental online courses are designed to help you maximize your study time and retain the most important information for exam day.

Dearborn: Pennsylvania Real Estate Drill and Practice
OnCourse: Pennsylvania Mastery Prep

2. State Licensing Exam:  You must pass the PA licensing examination administered by PSI Exams.

Connect with a Broker - The State Real Estate Commission requires you to be associated with an employing brokerage office.


Complete a Criminal Background Check - PA residents, visit


Complete the License Application - Visit the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission website to obtain the appropriate application. Submit it to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission along with the required application fee.



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