A Special Thanks to All AREI Students

ChristmasThe number of students we service on an annual basis are increasing at an astronomical rate. I give all the credit to you. It is because of your patronage and loyal support that Alabama Real Estate Institute has become one of the largest and most highly decorated real estate schools in the state, recognized for it’s outstanding performance.

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Alabama Reciprocal Real Estate License

Alabama Reciprocates Real Estate Licenses with Most Other States

States nearest Alabama

States Most Commonly Reciprocated With Alabama

I get calls every week from out-of-state Realtors® looking for a 6-hour Alabama License Law class so they can get Alabama Real Estate License.
Let me explain Alabama’s Reciprocal License process. First of all the Alabama Real Estate Commission Requirements are 6 hours of class time that focuses on Alabama License Law. There are individual courses directed at both the salesperson and brokers. The schools that offer these courses design a special course to meet the Commission’s requirements for each position.

Special Reciprocal Class Requirements

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Alabama Real Estate Broker Reciprocal License Course

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The Alabama Real Estate Commission requirements for getting reciprocal broker license are listed below in the order they are to be completed:

  • Something that might save time, but is not required, is to complete a Request for Determination of Examination for Reciprocal Licensing, and let the real estate Commission determine your current status. As long as you are licensed and in good standing with the Real Estate Commission in the state where originally licensed by examination, getting reciprocal license in Alabama will not be an issue. Just follow the instructions below.
  • Complete a 6-hours Reciprocal Broker Prelicense course which focuses on Alabama License Law only. This course explains the differences between the laws in your state compared to the laws in Alabama that govern our actions.
  • Upon successfully completing the course I will issue credit for you with the Alabama Real Estate Commission; and with Amplified Measuring Professionals (AMP/PSI-the State selected testing company).
  • Once the credits have been issued and received by the Commission and AMP/PSI, I email the student instructions for setting up the state exam.
  • Students must take and pass the state exam with six months from the date I issue the credits.
  • Upon successfully passing the State Exam (with a score or 70 or better) you can apply to the Alabama Real Estate Commission for Alabama Reciprocal Sales License by completing the form supplied to you with the score report after taking the state exam.

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Alabama Real Estate Sales Reciprocal License Course

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The Alabama Real Estate Commission requirements for getting reciprocal sales license are listed below in the order they are to be completed:

  • Something that might save time, but is not required, is to complete a Request for Determination of Examination for Reciprocal Licensing, and let the real estate Commission determine your current status. As long as you are licensed and in good standing with the Real Estate Commission in the state where originally licensed by examination, getting reciprocal license in Alabama will not be an issue. Just follow the instructions below.
  • Complete a 6-hours Reciprocal Sales Prelicense course which focuses on Alabama License Law only. This course explains the differences between the laws in your state compared to the laws in Alabama that govern our actions.
  • Upon successfully completing the course I will issue credit for you with the Alabama Real Estate Commission; and with Amplified Measuring Professionals (AMP/PSI, the State selected testing company).
  • Once the credits have been issued and received by the Commission and AMP/PSI, I email the student instructions for setting up the state exam.
  • Students must take and pass the state exam within six months from the date I issue the credits.
  • Upon successfully passing the State Exam (with a score or 70 or better) you can apply to the Alabama Real Estate Commission for Alabama Reciprocal Sales License by completing the form supplied to you with the score report, after taking the state exam.

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Alabama Real Estate Salesperson Reciprocal License

Alabama Real Estate Salesperson Reciprocal License

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The Alabama Real Estate Commission requires agents from outside the state of Alabama, whether a sales person or a broker, is required to complete a 6-hour prelicense course prior to sitting for the law-portion of the state exam. Let’s look at each class (salesperson and broker) individually.

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Alabama Reciprocal Sales Prelicense Course Description

This course includes instruction on Alabama License Law and Regulations with emphasis on RECAD. Successful completion of this coursework is required prior to taking the state portion of the license examination for real estate salespersons.

  • Ø identify the purpose of the Alabama Real Estate License Law
  • Ø describe the makeup of the Alabama Real Estate Commission and how it functions
  • Ø identify who is required to have a real estate license
  • Ø identify who is exempt from licensing requirements for:
    • · brokers’ and salespersons’ licenses
    • · nonresident licenses
    • · reciprocal licenses
    • · business licenses
  • Ø describe the provisions of the Alabama Real Estate License Law related to:
    • · cooperating with out-of-state brokers
    • · change of association with a qualifying broker
    • · form and display of licenses
    • · license renewal
    • · inactive status
    • · the recovery fund
    • · fees
  • Ø identify the provisions of the Alabama Real Estate License Law related to:
    • · violations by licensees
    • · hearings and appeals
  • Ø identify the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Alabama Real Estate Commission related to:
    • · the organization and responsibilities of the Commission
    • · licensees selling their own property
    • · duties of unlicensed clerical and office employees
    • · cooperating with out-of-state brokers
    • · prelicense education and examination requirements
    • · continuing education requirements
    • · license application
    • · temporary and original (permanent) salesperson licenses
  • Ø identify the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Alabama Real Estate Commission related to:
    • · business locations
    • · broker licenses
    • · license display
    • · termination of affiliation with a licensee
    • · change of address
    • · license renewal
    • · license transfer
    • · timeshare licenses
    • · procedures for handling trust funds
    • · estimated closing statements
    • · listing contracts
    • · written offers
    • · office inspections

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Alabama Real Estate Salesperson Prelicense Course

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The 60-Hour Prelicnse Course is a prerequisite to sitting for the Alabama State Exam. Upon completion of this course and successfully completing a final exam with a passing score of 75 or above will be issued credits with the Alabama Real Estate Commission and AMP (testing firm) which will qualify a person to sit for the State Exam. Upon passing the State Exam with a score of 70 or better will be issued a temporary salesperson license. Alabama Real Estate Commission has approved this course to be taught by the Alabama Real Estate Institute an Alabama Real Estate School.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn various terms associated with real estate.
  • Learn about persons and transactions exempt from licensing requirements.
  • Understand the structure and function of the Alabama Real Estate Commission.
  • Learn the quorum rules and regulations for the Alabama Real Estate Commission.
  • Learn about and understand the requirements for a receiving and maintaining a license.
  • Understand the examination process.
  • Learn about temporary license issuance and requirements for a reciprocal license.
  • Learn about out-of-state co-brokerage agreement as stated in the administrative code.
  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of a qualifying broker.
  • Learn about renewal and Continuing Education Requirements.
  • Understand the process for examination and licensure.
  • Learn about rules and regulations governing real estate schools, instructors and courses.
  • Understand the Continuing Education requirements (including course content) and exemptions pertaining to Continuing Education.
  • Understand Prelicense and Post License Course requirements.
  • Be aware of student participation standards in Real Estate Courses and approval of Distance Education Courses.
  • Know the purpose of the recovery fund.
  • Be aware of the fees paid to the fund, notification of legal action and payment from the fund.
  • Learn when licensees are not covered by the fund.
  • Understand the difference between the Recovery Fund and Errors and Omissions Insurance.
  • Learn the disciplinary action procedure.
  • Learn the appeals and the appeal process.
  • Understand deposit of funds, estimated closing statement, probable cause determination, hearings, and office inspections.

Learning Strategies:

  • We encourage classroom participation to ensure a more complete understanding of the subject matter.
  • Dividing the class into work groups for discussing and answering quizzes; then the correct answers are given to entire class.
  • Each segment begins with a quiz to allow the student to realize their knowledge base of the topic to be discussed and to peak their interest.
  • PowerPoint presentations are used to capture attention, create more excitement and enthusiasm, and make the learning process more retainable.
  • Handouts, examples, illustrations, books, manuals, and pertinent information are given to each student for study guides and future reference.

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