Get Your Real Estate License

3-Step Process

A member of our staff will personally walk you through the steps to getting a Real Estate License and will act as a resource for Continuing Education throughout your real estate career.

Step 1 - Education

Successfully complete a state-approved 40-hour pre-licensure course.

Register for Real Estate 101 Pre-Licensure Course

Step 2 - Application

Apply for a real estate salesperson license with the State of Michigan and submit the appropriate licensing fee. Important! You will have 36 months to submit this application after you successfully complete the licensing exam. During this time, you will need to select a supervising broker.

Step 3 - Exam

Sit for and pass the State of Michigan Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

Real Estate 101

Real Estate 101 is the Michigan Real Estate Academy's 40-hour pre-licensure course that provides prospective real estate professionals with the knowledge, statutory hours, and study materials necessary for taking the State of Michigan Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Exam

Time Commitment: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily over five days / lunch break 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm; Please note that there is assigned pre-reading for this course, designed to help you succeed on the final exam.

Course Fee and Materials: $285 
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Registration Deadline: Tuesday prior to your course start date by 5:00 pm. Once you complete the Registration form at the bottom of this page, you will be contacted for your tuition payment in full. Your registration is not complete until your tution is received. Should you need to withdraw your registration prior to your course date, please submit the Pre-Licensing Withdrawal Form (PDF).

Upcoming Course


Download Real Estate Licensing Catalog (PDF)

Register for Real Estate 101


5830 Venture Park Drive
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (269) 373-1554
Fax: (269) 382-3462 

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