South Carolina Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

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This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the South Carolina Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

South Carolina Real Estate License: Broker-in-Charge

Effective 1/1/17, every two years, Broker-in-Charge licensees must complete a total of ten (10) hours of Continuing Education prescribed by the Real Estate Commission for renewal of an active license. The continuing education must consist of the following: 1) a 4-hour CORE course 2) 2 hours in Elective course(s) and 3) 4-hour BIC course.

The 4-hour Core course for this renewal cycle is "3Ps of Professionalism: Principles, Practices, and Pitfalls."

While students are required to demonstrate mastery of the content at certain levels of the course, there are no passing requirements for final exams.

For information on continuing education exemptions or for dual credit you will need to contact the Real Estate Commission directly.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Effective 7/1/2017 - Rosters are uploaded every Tuesday. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 PO Box 11847 Columbia, SC 29211

South Carolina Real Estate License: Broker and Salesperson

Effective 1/1/17, every two years, licensees must complete a total of ten (10) hours of Continuing Education prescribed by the Real Estate Commission for renewal of an active license. The continuing education must consist of the following: 1) a 4-hour CORE course 2) 6 hours in Elective course(s).

The 4-hour Core course for this renewal cycle is "3Ps of Professionalism: Principles, Practices, and Pitfalls."

While students are required to demonstrate mastery of the content at certain levels of the course, there are no passing requirements for final exams.

For information on continuing education exemptions or for dual credit you will need to contact the Real Estate Commission directly.

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Effective 7/1/2017 - Rosters are uploaded every Tuesday. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 PO Box 11847 Columbia, SC 29211

South Carolina Real Estate License: Property Manager

At this time South Carolina does not require Property Managers to take Continuing Education to renew their license.


No Final Exam Passing Requirement

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Effective 7/1/2017 - Rosters are uploaded every Tuesday. During high volume periods, such as near renewal deadlines, they will be submitted daily.**If you need or want the roster submitted earlier than the scheduled date, there is a $10 rush fee for that service.**
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Carolina Real Estate Commission
Phone: 8038964425
Fax: 8038964402
Address: 110 Centerview Dr.; Suite 201 PO Box 11847 Columbia, SC 29211

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.