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Real Estate Broker Pre-Licensing

This is an introductory level real estate course with heavy emphasis on real estate brokerage law, principles and practice. Two hands shaking over top of a toy houseThe class provides you with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to act as a licensed real estate broker in a manner that protects and serves the public interest and prepares them for the real estate license examination. Course is a total of 84 hours.


May 19 - Aug. 18 | Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. 
PLUS Saturday Classes: June 20 & July 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with one-hour lunch break
Location: Lee Building, Room 3, Hamlet Campus
Cost: $180, plus textbooks


  • Basic real property law
  • Property taxation
  • Land use controls
  • Environmental hazards,
  • Brokerage relationships and practices
  • Real estate contracts
  • Real estate financing
  • Closing a real estate sale transaction
  • Real estate valuation
  • Fair housing laws
  • Landlord and tenant property management
  • Federal income taxation of real estate
  • Basic house construction
  • Basic real estate investment
  • North Carolina Real Estate License Law
  • North Carolina Real Estate Commission Rules and Trust Account Guidelines  


To qualify for a Real Estate Broker License in N.C., you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a United States citizen, a non-citizen national or a qualified alien under federal law.
  • Have a Social Security Number.
  • Satisfactorily complete a broker pre-licensing course with a minimum of 75 classroom hours at a North Carolina school approved by the NC Real Estate Commission. Richmond Community College is an approved school.


Angineek Gillenwater, Workforce & Economic Development Program Director
(910) 410-1848

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