STEP 1: Complete 60 hour Sales Associates
Schedule 60 hour pre license class by filling out the enrollment form and paying for the class. The cost of the class is $395.
STEP 2: Apply for Exam
Once you have successfully completed the required 60 hour course, it is time to apply for the state exam by mailing the Pre-License course certificate, Completed Application, Fingerprint card, $50 application fee, $22 Arkansas criminal background check fee, and $14.25 FBI criminal background check fee to the Arkansas Real Estate Commission. Make cashier's check or money order payable to "AREC" for a combined total of $86.25. AREC processing time for state exam applications is 3 to 4 weeks (this can vary depending on how backed up they are).
STEP 3: Study for Real Estate Exam
You will use the resources and information given during the class to study for the exam. There are multiple study tools that will be discussed during the class.
STEP 4: Schedule Real Estate Exam
Once you are prepared to take the exam, reach out to the local testing center to schedule a time to take the exam. There is a $75 fee each time the exam is taken.