Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing

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The Fordham Real Estate Institute offers the 77-hour New York Real Estate Salesperson's License Qualifying Course, which is required to become a licensed real estate salesperson in New York state. As per Article 12-A of the Real Property Law, anyone who, on behalf of another and for a fee, negotiates a sale, exchange or rental of real property; collects rent; or negotiates a commercial loan secured by a mortgage must be licensed.


Three steps to become a licensed real estate salesperson in New York:

  1. Successfully complete the 77-hour New York Real Estate Salesperson’s Licensing Course (REPM-0200 at the Fordham Real Estate Institute)
  2. Locate a licensed broker to sponsor you
  3. Pass the New York State Real Estate Salesperson’s Licensing examination

SELF-PACED Online New York Real Estate Salesperson’s Licensing Course REPM-0200/$395

  • This course enables students to complete the mandatory 77-hour curriculum entirely online in order to confidently prepare for their New York state exam and real estate practice.
  • Students may register for this self-paced course at any time during the semester.
  • Students have six months to complete the course.
  • Students may request an extension of the six-month limit by simply logging into their RE Campus account and select "purchase extension". Extension options are 30 days at $49 and 90 days at $89. With extensions students must complete the course in one year from original registration date. 
  • Students may request to sit for the final course exam in-person at Lincoln Center or online via Zoom. 
  • No textbook is required for this online course.
  • A Fordham Real Estate Institute INSTRUCTOR will be available during the online course to answer questions.
  • Topics covered include residential and commercial real estate matters, license law and regulations, law of agency, real estate instruments, estates, and interests, real estate financing, land use regulations, construction, valuation, human rights issues, fair housing law, real estate mathematics, and environmental issues.
Wendy Tilton

Meet your Fordham REI Instructor
Wendy Tilton is available to assist you as you complete the 77-hour online NY RE Salesperson's licensing course. As an experienced instructor and professional, Wendy can help with all of your course content questions.

Refund Policy for the online Salesperson's Licensing Course
Students are eligible for a 100% tuition refund if they withdraw from the course within seven calendar days of the date of registration. No refund thereafter.