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Florida Real Estate Continuing Education Guide

How to renew your Florida real estate license and choose the correct continuing education courses.

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Florida Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements:

Florida requires 45 hours of post-licensing for sales associates first renewal, 60 hours for brokers first renewal, and 14 hours of continuing education for all subsequent renewals.

Which CE courses you need will vary depending on which license you have and whether or not this is your first time renewing.

First Time Sales Associate Renewal - Sales associates who are renewing for the first time must complete a 45-hour sales associate post-licensing course.

First Time Broker Renewal - Brokers who are renewing for the first time since becoming a broker are required to complete a 60-hour broker post-licensing course.

All Subsequent Renewals - All subsequent renewals for both brokers and sales associates require 14 credit hours of Florida real estate continuing education every 2 years, including a 3-hour course on Florida law and a 3-hour course on Ethics and Business Practices. The law and rule course may be taken annually for up to 6 hours of continuing education credit.

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Automatic Credit Uploads

After you complete a CE course, record of your course completion will be automatically uploaded to the Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) within 24 hours of course completion at OnlineEd. The DBPR updates their records once per day. Once your CE record is updated, you can complete the rest of the real estate license renewal process.

You will also be able to print your own course completion certificate for any completed Florida CE course. The course completion certificate should be kept with your continuing education records as proof of study time completion.

Renew Your License Through the DBPR

Once you have completed all of your continuing education, including 3 hours in CORE Law and 3 hours in Ethics & Business Practices, you can then renew your license online through the DBPR's Online Application Services at

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OnlineEd's Florida Real Estate Continuing Education Courses

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The Florida real estate courses are taken entirely online. Learning materials and exams are all delivered through your web browser. You will be able to access your account from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. The OnlineEd system is compatible with all major browsers and operating systems. Course materials are also available in downloadable PDF and ePub formats.

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Our program has been reviewed, approved, and authorized for real estate continuing education by the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC). Our real estate continuing education courses are authored in-house by experienced real estate brokers and industry professionals.

Every Florida real estate continuing education course at OnlineEd is written by OnlineEd. Because of this, we save on overhead licensing costs. We can pass those savings on to you.

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You can take your course using any internet-connected device including your computer, smartphone, or tablet! The site adapts to devices of all sizes and does not rely on proprietary apps or software plugins. The course is entirely web-based. The OnlineEd system is compatible with all current web browsers and operating systems including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

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