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How To Get Your Tennessee Affiliate Broker Real Estate License

Embarking on a career in real estate in Tennessee is an exciting journey, and Pinnacle Real Estate Academy is here to guide you every step of the way. Whether you’re a potential student or already part of our family, this blog will walk you through the process of obtaining an active Tennessee affiliate broker real estate license. Let’s dive in!

Step-by-Step Guide to Licensure:

  1. Meet Basic Requirements:
    • Age and Education: You must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Background Check: If you have any felony or misdemeanor convictions involving financial crimes, there must be a two-year gap since the end of your sentence or conviction.
  2. Complete Required Pre-Licensing Education:
    • 60-Hour Pre-Licensing Course: You will need to complete a 60-hour Basic Principles course. Click here to register for an online self-paced version of this course. Pinnacle Real Estate Academy offers an at-home study program for the 30-hour New Affiliate TN course. Our custom-made workbook allows you to learn at your own pace.
    • Final Exams: Each course concludes with a final exam, requiring a minimum passing score of 70%.
  3. Pass the Tennessee Real Estate Affiliate Broker Exam:
    • Schedule the Exam: After completing the 90 hours of education (or after the 60-hour course if you feel ready), schedule your exam with PSI. They can be contacted at (855) 340-3710 for scheduling questions.
    • Exam Structure: The exam consists of 120 questions, divided into 80 national and 40 state-specific questions, with a 70% passing score requirement.
  4. Application Photo and Fingerprinting:
    • Photo: Get your application photo taken at the testing center upon passing the exam.
    • Fingerprinting: You must also complete fingerprinting for a background check.
  5. Obtain Errors and Omissions Insurance:
    • Secure proof of an errors and omissions insurance policy, a requirement for all Tennessee real estate agents.
  6. Complete the Online Application:
    • Once you meet all the prerequisites, complete your application online.
  7. Choose a Sponsoring Broker:
    • Consider factors like the broker’s reputation, commission structure, technological advancements, and support for agents when making your choice.

Your journey to becoming a licensed Tennessee affiliate broker real estate agent is within reach with Pinnacle Real Estate Academy. Our unique at-home study program, combined with comprehensive support and resources, ensures that you are well-equipped to succeed in this dynamic industry. Get started today and pave your path to a rewarding career in real estate with Pinnacle!

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