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South Carolina Real Estate License Course

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The fastest and most affordable way to become a licensed real estate salesperson in South Carolina! Here you'll learn:

  • How To Get Your SC License Online
  • What's Included In Our Courses
  • Why You Should Get Your South Carolina License

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South Carolina Real Estate License Commission Approval Numbers:

60-hour South Carolina Unit I: DPL 1062 001

30-hour South Carolina Unit II: 1062

ARELLO Approval Numbers For Each SC Licensing Course:

60-hour South Carolina Unit I Approval #: 8644

30-hour South Carolina Unit II Approval #: 8645

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The RealEstateU Online 90-hour South Carolina Real Estate Salesperson Course Bundle includes everything you need to fulfill the SC Real Estate Commission’s education requirements.

How to Get a Real Estate Salesperson's License in South Carolina

In order to be eligible to get your South Carolina real estate salespersons license, you must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma (or a certificate of equivalency), and be lawfully present and eligible to work in the U.S.

There are 5 steps you need to take in order to get your South Carolina real estate salesperson’s license.

Step 1: Complete the 90-Hour SC Real Estate Salesperson Pre-License Courses
The 90-hour pre-license education requirement includes two courses:
1) 60-hour South Carolina Unit I Sales Course
2) 30-hour South Carolina Unit II: Advanced Real Estate Principles Course

At the end of each course is a final exam, which you must pass in order to get your Certificate of Completion for the course.

Step 2: Submit an Exam Application For Real Estate and Schedule Your State Exam
Once you complete the 60-hour South Carolina Unit I Sales course, you can then apply to take the state exam.

You must first submit an Exam Application For Real Estate, along with a $25 fee, to the SC Real Estate Commission.

Once the Commission approves your exam application, they will send you an Examination Eligibility Letter, which will allow you to schedule your state exam with PSI.
Your Examination Eligibility Letter is valid for up to 1 year.

You can schedule your exam online through PSI’s website, or by phone at (800)733-9267.

PSI charges a state exam fee of $63 per attempt.

Please note, you must pass the state exam within 5 years of completing the 60-hour Unit I Sales course.

Step 3: Pass the State Licensing Exam
The South Carolina state licensing exam is divided into a National portion and a State portion.

You must answer 56 out of the 80 questions (70%) correctly on the National portion and 28 out of the 40 questions (70%) correctly on the State portion in order to pass.

You must pass both portions of the exam in order to pass the overall exam.

There is a 120-minute time limit for the National portion and an 80 minute time limit for the State portion.

Step 4: Apply for Your South Carolina Real Estate Salespersons License
After passing the state exam, PSI will provide you with an Initial Salesperson license application.
You must submit your license application along with a copy of your state exam score report.

You must also provide a copy of your Certificate of Completion for the 30-hour South Carolina Unit II: Advanced Real Estate Principles course.

There is a license application fee of $50.

Once your application is approved by the Commission, your license will be mailed to your managing broker.

Congratulations, you are now a licensed South Carolina real estate salesperson!

Step 5: Get Your Fingerprints Taken
All applicants must get their fingerprints taken.

Your fingerprints will be used to conduct a background check by the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the FBI.

Instructions on how to obtain your fingerprints will be emailed to you by the SC Real Estate Commission after your Exam Application For Real Estate application is received..

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What you get when you sign up for the RealEstateU Online 90-hour South Carolina Real Estate Salesperson Course Bundle

60-hour South Carolina Unit I Sales Course

60-Hour Online AUDIO Course
* Required Course

30-hour South Carolina Unit II: Advanced Real Estate Principles Course

30-Hour Online AUDIO Course
* Required Course

Course Structure

The RealEstateU 90-Hour South Carolina Real Estate Salesperson’s Course bundle is structured in the following way:

  • The course primarily consists of audio lectures with written transcripts of each audio lecture.
  • The course begins with an Orientation.
  • The course consists of chapters, which are further broken down into lessons.
  • Most lessons consist of audio lectures with transcripts, but a lesson may also include an infographic or a contract document.
  • At the end of each chapter is a multiple-choice quiz.You must answer at least 70% of the questions correctly in order to pass, which will allow you to advance to the next chapter.
  • After you complete the last chapter in the course, you will then be eligible to take the final exam. There are two final exams (one for each course).
  • You will earn your Certificate of Completion for each course right after passing each final exam.

Audio Lessons on Demand

  • RealEstateU’s 90-hour South Carolina Real Estate Salesperson’s Pre-License course bundle allows you to complete the SC Real Estate Commission’s education requirements on your own time. This self-paced course is broken down into audio lessons that you can listen to on-the-go.

Audio Transcripts

  • Each audio lesson also includes written transcripts, as some students prefer to read the content rather than listen to it.

Beautifully Designed Infographics

  • The courses include dozens of infographics that visually explain the key concepts you need to know for your exams.

Course Glossary

  • A course Glossary is included as a PDF download. The course Glossary includes the key terms you need to know when preparing for your exams.

Course Final Exams

  • At the end of each course is a final exam. You will receive your Certificate of Completion for each course as soon as you pass the final exam.
  • Final Exam Procedures:
    Each of the two courses includes a final exam (2 exams in total).
    • Each final exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.
    • Passing Grade: 70%
    • Time limit: 200 minutes

Buy Our PDF Course Textbooks & Appendixes

You can purchase a PDF version of the course textbook for only $29!
The course textbook is sold as a bundle, which includes two main textbooks (one for each pre-license course) and two appendixes.

The course textbook includes all of the content included in the courses, including all of the audio transcripts, infographics, and supporting documents.

Please note, the PDF textbook is sold separately and not included in the course tuition.The textbook is not meant to replace the course itself.It is only meant to supplement the online course.

This allows you to review all of the course content off-line and even print lessons as you wish.

Hear About RealEstateU’s Recent Success Stories

Jennifer Carlman-Leising

Real Estate Agent in Texas

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Keller Williams Plano, TX

My husband spotted the Real Estate U Groupon deal and he said I should look into it. Honestly at first I thought it had to be too good to be true. But after reading reviews and doing some research I said: “What the heck?!” For the price I really didn’t have much to lose.

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I’m so happy I took the leap of faith! I loved the audible learning and that I could literally bring it with me wherever I went! I finished in 3 months! Trust me when I say if I can do it you can do it. I’m a very busy mother of 3 and they all have extracurricular activities, but somehow I buckled down and finished.

I did take a live test prep class at a local real estate school just to cover all bases. I reviewed all the quizzes from all the chapters to prepare. My advice would be to take your time when you test. I was so nervous but I took my time because I knew the material I just had to take my time!
Passing on my first try felt amazing!

I would not be here had I not had the amazing opportunity to complete the real estate licensing course via Real Estate U! I highly recommend the Real Estate U course. In fact my oldest son has decided to take the course as well!

Frank Contreras

Real Estate Agent in Texas

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Century 21 APD Associates, El Paso, TX

I am currently working as a part time real estate agent for Century 21 APD Associates, in the beautiful city of El Paso, Texas. I wanted to get into real estate to become my own boss and I am looking forward to building a 6 figure income. I closed my first deal in October and looking to close on my second this December.

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To obtain my license I chose RealEstateU. The courses were extremely helpful in passing state and national exam on my first try. I like the fact that I could study at my pace and I was able use my mobile to access my courses when on the road or when waiting on doctor appointments with my children.

I was able to go back and listen again and again to the parts that I did not get from the beginning. This is something that wouldn't have been provided by being in a classroom setting. If you are looking to obtain your license just be persistent and don't give up on your dream! I was able to invest in this course and more than tripled my return on the first home which I sold short after I obtained my real estate license.

If this is something you think you'll enjoy try it out and take the risk. Why not risk on something that has the potential to double or triple your income on the side. Jump on the opportunity of getting your license, which honestly is the easy part. And then go all in on the process helping clients and customers get what they want, which is a great home buying/selling experience.

Candice Jackson Tate

Real Estate Agent in Texas

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LIV Realty in Frisco, TX

I (still am) a licensed auto insurance claims adjuster for a major insurance company. I held that position for 7.5 years. My family dynamic was changing and myself or my husband needed to be home more for our blended family of 5 children.

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Real Estate allows me to regulate my schedule so I can dedicate time to my children and their activities. I will be working for LIV Realty in Frisco, TX and will be working full-time. My goals moving forward are to continue learning, networking and growing towards my own business. I plan on becoming a broker one day.

I loved the ease of the course. I was able to navigate easily and picked up where I left off each day. If I had any questions I received a response back very quickly from the RealEstateU support team. I was able to study and retain information easily. The workbook and the glossary were easy to follow and allowed me to print them to take with me in the event that I was not able to use my laptop. I loved that the course was accessible from a cell phone as well. We had a planned trip across the United States and I was able to study on my cell phone as we travelled 9 states. I have already recommended the course to a few of my friends!

Melissa Colletti

Real Estate Salesperson New York

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Keller Williams Realty Lancaster, NY

Thank you so much for your help over the last few weeks. I rushed to get through the course because I am so excited to start working in the field as a NYS realtor. I thought this would have a negative impact on me toward the end when I was ready to test, but I feel I retained a lot of the info and am happy with the results.

Why Get a South Carolina Real Estate License

There are many benefits to getting a South Carolina real estate salespersons license:

Unlimited Earning Potential

There is no limit to how much money you can make as a real estate agent. The more deals you close, the more money will make.

Make Your Own Hours

As a real estate agent, you can work whenever you choose. By law, your sponsoring broker cannot tell when and where to work. Real estate is one of the few careers that gives you freedom of time!

Work Part-Time or Full-Time

You are not required to work full-time as a real estate agent. Many agents have other jobs and simply do deals on the side. If you choose, you can simply work part-time and earn extra income on the side.

Sell or Lease All Types of Real Estate

Once you get your real estate license, you will be allowed to sell or lease all types of real estate throughout South Carolina. This includes residential as well as commercial real estate.

Final Exam Procedures

The course final exams can conveniently be taken online from the comfort of your own home.
Here is what you need to know about the course final exam:

  • The final exams are proctored online using the services of ProctorU.
  • The final exams consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • Passing Grade: 70%
  • You have 200 minutes to complete the exam.
  • The exam is NOT open book.
  • In order to access the final exams, a proctoring password is required. You will have to reserve your exam date with ProctorU who will then enter the proctoring password at the time of your exam.
  • A proctoring fee of $15 will apply for each final exam attempt. The proctoring fee is paid directly to ProctorU.
  • Rather than having to drive to a physical proctoring location, ProctorU allows you to take the course final exam from the comfort of your own home. ProctorU's services are much more convenient and allow you to save time (and gas money).

Course Completion Time

Students have 12 months from the time of purchase to complete both courses (90 hours in total), including the course final exam.

Refund Policy

All courses are eligible for a refund within 30 days of purchase, and only if the student has not completed more than 50% of any one of the two courses. However, any refunds issued are subject to a $20 admin charge. Please feel free to read our Terms and Conditions.

Top 3 FAQ's On Getting Your License In South Carolina

Can I take the South Carolina pre-license required courses if I’m still in high school?

You may take the required coursework, but you must be at least 18 years of age to apply for a South Carolina real estate salesperson license. You must also have received your high school diploma or its equivalent.

How long does it take to register and schedule my South Carolina State exam?

Once your eligibility has been electronically forwarded to PSI and you have received approval to schedule the state licensing exam, you can do so by going to the PSI candidate website and following the online prompts after registering for an account. You can also schedule your exam by calling PSI Services at 800-733-9267.

How many questions are on the South Carolina pre-license course exams?

Each of the courses include a final exam. The final exams consist of 100 multiple-choice questions each. You will need to achieve a passing grade of 70% in order to receive your certificate of completion.