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Washington Real Estate License Training

The education you need to start your Washington real estate career.

About OnlineEd's Washington Real Estate License Course

The education you need to get a Washington state real estate license.

  • Everything is online.
  • Developed in-house.
  • Work at your own pace.
  • Exam prep materials included.
  • Downloadable PDF and ePub files.
  • Get help from a personal instructor.
Extensive learning materials describe how to get your real estate license.

Extensive Learning Materials

Written by the best in the business!

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Many schools are just resellers of systems sold by large education providers. Our courses are authored by practising real estate professionals at OnlineEd. Our courses and software are developed by and for OnlineEd. Because every course we sell is written by us, we save on overhead licensing costs. We can pass the savings onto you.

All of our courses have been reviewed and approved by the Washington Department of Licensing, DoL.

Reviewed, Approved, and Authorized

Our real estate courses are authored in-house by experienced professionals and approved by the Washington DOL.

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Our program has been reviewed, approved, and authorized for real estate license training by the Washington Department of Licensing. Our real estate broker pre-license courses are authored in-house by experienced brokers and industry professionals.

Instructors are there to help you each step of the way.

Instructors Available to Help

Get live help from a real person who will answer your questions throughout the course, either by email or by telephone.

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What if you have a question? With a personal instructor, just pick up the phone or send a quick email and get a friendly response.

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.

Essential state exam prep tools to help you pass.

Real Estate Exam Prep

Points to remember and sample questions to assist you in preparing for the Washington real estate exam.

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Includes points to remember and practice questions. Points to remember are a summary of the points in each chapter that are necessary for passing the state exam. Practice questions are a series of license exam sample questions organized by topic. They are very similar to those that may appear on the state real estate exam. A good working knowledge of these materials can be essential in passing the Washington real estate license examination.

These Washington pre-licensure classes are mastery-based, so you don't have to deal with time limits.

Mobile Friendly

Complete courses on the go using your tablet or smart phone.

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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 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.

Start With A Great Education

The first thing you need to get a Washington real estate license is the necessary pre-license education. Shop for an education package that's right for you.

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How To Get Your Real Estate License In Washington

You need to meet basic requirements before qualifying for a real estate license in Washington.

Follow These Steps

To get a real estate license in Washington, all applicants must:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age
  2. Have a high school diploma or GED
  3. Register with the Washington Department of Licensing
  4. Pass the 60-hour Fundamentals course
  5. Pass the 30-hour Practices course
  6. Pass a state licensing exam
  7. Submit to a background check

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To become a real estate broker, the Washington Department of Licensing requires its applicants to be 18 years or older, and have a high school diploma or GED. All applicants must register with the Department, pass the 60-hour Real Estate Fundamentals course and the 30-hour Real Estate Practices course, pass a state licensing exam, and submit to a background check.

The first thing you need to do is register with the Department of Licensing at Applied Measurements Professionals, Inc. (AMP). Follow the registration instructions on the site.

Two required courses need to be taken.

Complete the Required Courses

The complete Washington real estate broker training package consists of a 60-hour Fundamentals course and a 30-hour Practices course.

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The OnlineEd pre-license courses are available online, and you can start learning about real estate as soon as you complete registration.

The Fundamentals course is broken into 5 modules and 21 chapters. Each chapter contains segment quizzes and a chapter test, and each module concludes with a comprehensive review.

The 21 chapters of Washington Real Estate Fundamentals include:

  1. A Career in Real Estate
  2. Characteristics of Real Property
  3. Estates in Real Property and Forms of Ownership
  4. Transfer of Title to Real Property
  5. Encumbrances
  6. Government Rights and Limitations on Private Ownership
  7. Contracts
  8. Conditions and Contingencies
  9. Specific Real Estate Contracts
  10. Lease Agreements
  11. Real Estate Agency Law
  12. Real Estate Finance
  13. The Residential Lending Process
  14. Real Estate Appraisal
  15. Fair Housing
  16. Escrow and Closing
  17. Federal Income Tax
  18. Property Management and Landlord Tenant Law
  19. Washington Real Estate License Law
  20. Real Estate Construction and Design
  21. Real Estate Mathematics

Washington Real Estate Practices consists of 10 chapters with segment quizzes and final tests. The chapters include:

  1. Business Skills and Procedures
  2. Agency Relationship
  3. Listing Property
  4. Working with Buyers
  5. Evaluating and Pricing Property
  6. Negotiation and Sales Techniques
  7. Purchase and Sale Agreements with Earnest Money Provisions
  8. Real Estate Financing
  9. Escrow and Closing
  10. Real Estate Mathematics

Each course concludes with a final exam. You must pass each final exam with a score of at least 70% to complete the course.

The Washington real estate exam must be taken.

Schedule an Exam

Once the course completions have been submitted, go to AMP to schedule your Washington real estate examination.

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You need to bring two current forms of ID to the testing center. These must include your name and signature and at least one of them must have your current photograph. If you don't bring identification, you can not take the exam.

Exam results are valid for one year. Make sure you apply for your broker's license before the results expire.

If you fail the exam, you will be given instructions for how to retake it. If you only failed part of the exam, you will need to retake the part that you failed. You must retake the exam within six months.

Submit your real estate application to the Department of Licensing.

Submit Your Application

After you pass the broker's exam, complete the Real Estate License Application.

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Take the fingerprint card that you received from the testing center to any fingerprinting service that has been approved by the Washington State Patrol and have your fingerprints taken. Include the fingerprint card with your application, but don't fold it! Submit the application along with applicable fees to the Washington Department of Licensing by mail:

Real Estate Licensing
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3917
Seattle, WA 98124-3917

Start With A Great Education

To get a Washington real estate license, you need a solid pre-license education first. Shop for an education package that's right for you.

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