Steps to Become a Real Estate Agent in South Carolina
There are two courses you must complete through an approved provider, totaling 90 hours.
The first is Unit 1-Salesperson Pre-License course. This course is for 60 hours, and covers the basic knowledge required to get started in real estate and to pass the state exam.
The second course is Unit 2-Advanced Real Estate Principles, and it is for 30 hours. This course dives into topics such as disclosures, contacts, valuations and taxation.
After you complete the required courses, you must pass the final exams. The minimum passing score is 70%, and you must take the exams in the presence of a proctor.
The SC Real Estate Commission uses PSI as the exam provider, and you can register with them online once you’ve been approved by the Real Estate Commission,
Once you have completed and passed your final exam, you will need to submit by using IDEMIA (IdentoGO) and complete a South Carolina state and federal criminal history background check.
Finally, you will need to apply for your license with the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. After you’ve finished your exam and background check, you can now complete your real estate license application in South Carolina. The fee for this application is $50.