To work as a real estate agent in Oregon, you need to have an Oregon real estate license issued by the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA).
If you are new to the real estate business, you are probably looking to become a real estate broker, Oregon's legal term for an entry-level real estate agent. However, Oregon has several real estate license types you should be aware of:
To get a real estate broker license in Oregon and start working as a real estate agent, you must:
The first thing you should do is submit the Real Estate License Application through the Agency's eLicensing website. Applicants will also pay the license application fee at the time the application is submitted. It may take several weeks for an application to be processed. Starting this step as soon possible will decrease waiting time. Once the OREA has processed the application, it will issue an Applicant ID to you.
While you are waiting for the application to be processed, you may start on your Oregon real estate pre-license classes.
Check out the exhaustive step-by-step walk-through below. It covers the entire licensing process from start to finish.
All candidates must complete 150 hours of real estate pre-license education. The Oregon broker license training consists of one 150-hour course that is divided into seven modules. Each module is broken down into chapters. Chapters will contain review quizzes to help you remember key points covered in the chapter.
The seven modules are:
Each of the seven modules will have a module exam to review what you have learned. Exams can be attempted as many times as needed to pass the course.
The OnlineEd pre-license course is available online, and you can start learning about real estate as soon as you sign up. Textbooks are available in select packages for students who prefer to read on paper. All packages include supplemental downloadable MP3 audio for each course chapter, which you can play on your personal media device.
After you have finished your pre-license education, your Applicant ID and record of successful completion will be automatically submitted to the OREA's state licensing exam provider, PSI. You will then receive an email with instructions on how to schedule your real estate licensing exam. The state licensing exam will be given at one of the provider's testing facilities, with locations throughout Oregon.
After you successfully pass the state licensing exam, you can make payment for the background check and fingerprinting directly at the testing center. This background check may take several weeks to complete.
Before your Oregon real estate broker license can be issued, the OREA will confirm that your real estate principal broker will approve you as a licensee. Once the principal broker's authorization is received by the state, you will be able to print out your real estate broker license from the Agency's eLicensing website.
One third of new real estate agents choose OnlineEd for their Oregon real estate pre-license education. What makes our Oregon real estate license course special?
OnlineEd is an Oregon-based company. Our Oregon real estate course is authored in-house by licensed, practicing Oregon real estate principal brokers.
Many other schools are out-of-state resellers of systems sold by large education providers. Our course and software is developed by and for OnlineEd. Because every course we sell is written by us, we can pass the savings onto you.
OnlineEd has earned the respect of real estate brokerages and state regulatory agencies since 1998. We are an approved vocational school licensed by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission, have the highest possible rating with the Better Business Bureau, and are approved by the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO).
If you can read this, you have everything you need to get started! Learning materials, exams, and instructor support are all delivered through your web browser. You can access your OnlineEd account through any computer or mobile device with an internet connection. Course contents are also available in downloadable PDF and ePub formats. You don't need books, CDs, an app, or special software to take our Oregon real estate license course.
The OnlineEd Oregon real estate license training course meets the latest education requirements and has been approved by the Oregon Real Estate Agency.
Our program has been rigorously reviewed, approved, and authorized for license training by the Oregon Real Estate Agency and by the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO). Our real estate prelicense courses are authored in-house by experienced real estate brokers and industry professionals.
The included flashcard system will help you memorize important real estate terminology. If you are on the go, you can still study by listening to the course using your favorite mp3-supported audio player.
You can take your real estate licensing 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 Oregon real estate license course is entirely web-based. The OnlineEd system is compatible with all current web browsers and operating systems including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
Get live help from a real person who will answer your questions throughout the course, either by email or by telephone.
Upon enrollment, you will be assigned a course instructor. You can contact your instructor if you need help understanding the material, or have questions. In addition, the instructor will review and (if necessary) comment on each quiz and final exam to assist you in understanding course concepts.
The licensing exam preparation course and accompanying licensing exam simulator are included. You can practice taking a simulated broker licensing exam before your testing date. The exam prep module contains over 2,000 questions, covering the topics that you'll be tested on during the state licensing exam. This can inform you of topics you may need to study before taking the state exam.
Students that complete the exam prep course are much more likely to pass the state exam.
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Request a free info packet in the mail that includes:
Use this as a checklist as you make your way through the Oregon real estate licensing process.