PA Real Estate

Pennsylvania Real Estate License School

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If you’re someone shopping around for a licensing school, please look no further and give McKissock a try. We would love the chance to earn your business. Our online real estate license course is approved by ARELLO, IDECC and the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission. Our Salesperson Plus Package is completely risk free and contains everything you need to pass your state exam and get your license.
 

FAQ Answers

How do I get my Pennsylvania real estate license?
  1. QUALIFY: You must be at least 18 years of age. 

  2. PRE-LICENSE EDUCATION: Successfully complete 60 Hours of real estate instruction approved by the PA Real Estate Commission.

    Note: A live, proctored final examination is required for successful completion.

  3. EXAMINATION: Pass both the National and State portions of the Exam through test vendor PSI Examination Services with a grade of at least 70 percent. The Candidate Handbook is a useful resource to guide you through the examination process. You are allowed up to three years from the date you pass the exam to submit a license application to the Commission.

  4. APPLY: Submit a completed application and appropriate fee. Note: As part of the licensure application, Pennsylvania requires the sales agent applicant to be affiliated with a broker. Click here for State Application Information.
You can also check the status of your application at http://www.licensepa.state.pa.us.

To learn more about how to become licensed in Pennsylvania, visit the Commission’s Website
Will the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission accept McKissock courses?
ABSOLUTELY! McKissock has been a provider approved by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission since 1998, initially offering classroom courses. As online education evolved, McKissock was one of the first providers to obtain approval for online real estate continuing education in Pennsylvania! We are proud to say that we now have expanded our curriculum to include all of the hours you need to gain your initial Salesperson license. You can trust McKissock for ALL your education needs!

Our approved provider number is: RE000081-L.


Additionally, all of our Pennsylvania approved courses are certified by ARELLO®!
Why should I choose McKissock?
The entire McKissock team and our subject matter expert, Mr. Bob Fleck, have worked diligently with officials at ARELLO and the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission to offer a course that will prepare you to pass the state licensing exam and begin a successful career in the real estate industry.

McKissock offers you:
  • Best price/value
  • Self-paced format
  • Popular "chapter print" option
  • Resource tools for success
  • Exam Prep courses modeled from actual testing company outline
  • 100% Guarantee
  • Unparalleled commitments to service
What happens if I don’t pass a quiz or final exam?
Chapter Quizzes:
In Chapter 1, you will be provided with short quizzes at intervals throughout the chapter. These quizzes are geared to emphasize important concepts you will use throughout your real estate career.

For each subsequent chapter, you will be given a quiz at the end. You will have as many opportunities as necessary to pass these end-of-chapter quizzes.

Additionally, the chapter content is available for review at any time after the quiz, so you can revisit the material as needed.

Online Final Examination:
At the end of the course, you will be required to successfully complete a cumulative final examination with a minimum passing score of at least 75%. You have as many opportunities as necessary to successfully pass the end-of-course final examination.

Proctored Final Examination:
The Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission requires that you also successfully complete a live, proctored final examination with a score of at least 75%. You are given a maximum of three attempts to pass the proctored final examination. If you do not pass after the third attempt, you will be required to retake the course. McKissock will provide the course for re-take at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE!

A proctored exam can be administered by many different sources, as long as the proctor serves the public’s interest and does not pose a conflict of interest. Acceptable proctors include: public librarian, notary public, attorney, police officer, bank official, and teacher. Medical personnel and religious leaders can also serve as proctors.

When you are ready to take your proctored exam, just give us a call at 1-800-328-2008 and we will either fax or email the examination to your proctor with specific instructions.
Does McKissock offer any study materials to help me pass the licensing exam?
Of course! McKissock has an arsenal of tools to help ensure your success:
  • You can print course chapters, or individual pages.
  • You will continue to have access to the entire course for up to 30 days after completion.
  • FREE e-book resources from such best-selling real estate authors as Dirk Zeller are included in many of our course packages.
  • Math Tutor and Exam Prep!
If I have questions while I'm taking the course, who can help me?
All of your questions about course material will be answered by Mr. Robert Fleck, who is McKissock’s Pennsylvania Real Estate Expert. You can email content questions any time while taking the course, and he will respond within 24 hours. As well as possessing 35 years of experience as a licensed real estate agent/broker, Mr. Fleck is also a Danville REALTOR® , Certified Appraiser and retired insurance broker. An approved real estate instructor, he has taught Real Estate pre-licensing courses and advanced credit courses in appraisal, finance, sales and marketing at Bloomsburg University, his alma mater. He has been honored for his professional involvement as well as his civic volunteerism by the Central Susquehanna Association of REALTORS® who named him their REALTOR® of the Year in 1992 and the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® who bestowed upon him the honor of State REALTOR® of the Year in 2003.

A director to the National Association of REALTORS® since 1996, Fleck was 2005 Chairman of NAR’s State & Local Issues Committee. Bob chairs the PAR (Pennsylvania Association of Realtors) Land Use & Local Issues Committee and is a member of the NAR Land Use & Environmental Issues Committee. He has served on numerous task force committees in the last decade as well.
If I have a technical problem with the course, what do I do?
The McKissock Customer Service Team upholds a commitment to excellence! McKissock is dedicated to providing prompt, courteous and complete customer service and technical support 7 days a week. We offer 3 ways to contact us:
  • Email: vchelp@mckissock.com
  • Phone: 1-800-328-2008
  • Live Chat - Just click on the "Live Chat" button at the top of your screen
Our regular office hours are:
  • Monday-Friday 8:00am-8:00pm Eastern Time
  • Saturday and Sunday 12:00 noon-3:30pm Eastern Time
“Our success as a company is deeply rooted in our superior ability to understand and satisfy the needs of our customers. We earn their loyalty by focusing on one customer at a time. The customer's needs become our own and we take personal ownership of the company's long-term relationship with that individual in every single interaction, diligently following through as appropriate. We will never take our customers for granted, and we will re-earn their future business every single time. We will give each customer no less consideration and personal attention than we would extend to our own family or dear friends in the same situation."

~ Matt McKissock, CEO
How long will it take to complete the course?
We anticipate that the average student will take the approved number of hours (60) to complete the course. Because our mastery based platform offers the flexibility to work at your own pace, the time you spend in the course may vary depending on your individual skills. It's important to remember that the flexibility of online courses affords you the opportunity to start and stop as you have time - maximizing your potential learning experience.
What happens when I finish the course?
Within five days of successfully completing your proctored final examination, we will mail your certificate of completion to you. The Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission requires an original signature on your certificate of completion, so it cannot be faxed or emailed.

Once you receive your certificate of completion, you must contact PSI Examination Services to apply to take the licensing examination. PSI will provide the information needed to register for the licensing examination.

PSI Examination Services
Phone: 800-733-9267
Fax: 702-932-2666

http://candidate.psiexams.com/catalog/fti_agency_license_details.jsp?testid=223

McKissock also recommends that you take one or both of our Exam Prep courses.
What do I need to do to take the proctored exam in Pennsylvania? How does the exam work?

The Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission requires that you successfully complete a Live, Proctored final examination with a score of 75% or better. You have a maximum of three attempts to pass the proctored final examination. If you do not meet the passing requirements after the third attempt, you will be required to retake the course, and McKissock will provide it at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE!

A proctored exam can be administered by many different sources, as long as the proctor serves the public's interest and does not pose a conflict of interest. Examples of acceptable proctors include: Public Librarian, Lawyer, Police Officer, Bank Official, and Teacher. Medical personnel and religious leaders can also serve as proctors.

When you are ready to take you proctored exam, just give us a call at 1-800-328-2008 and we will either fax or email the examination to your proctor with specific instructions.

Is there anything else I need to know to become a real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania?
You also are required to have an "employing broker." The employing broker is responsible for ensuring that you meet and maintain the requirements for a Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson license. Click here for The Candidate Information Booklet!

In preparation for taking the Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Examination, McKissock suggests that you take one or both of our Exam Prep courses.
Still have questions?
Give us a call at 1-800-328-2008 or click here for Live Chat option.
Pennsylvania Real Estate School
Meet your instructor

Bob Fleck lives and works in Danville PA. He is a Danville REALTOR®, Certified Appraiser and retired insurance broker, he has long been active with his state, local and national trade associations.  An Approved real estate instructor, he has taught Real Estate pre-licensing courses and advanced credit courses in appraisal, finance, sales and marketing at Bloomsburg University, his alma mater.

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