Frequently Asked Questions

Is the MREA licensed?

Yes. The MREA is licensed by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and Proprietary School Unit (License No. 19830015) to offer real estate pre-licensing courses. The MREA is also a credible provider for real estate and appraisal Continuing Education courses for licensees.

What are the requirements for obtaining a real estate salesperson license?

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has three primary requirements:

  1. Education- 40 Hours of classroom instruction (four of which must include Equal Opportunity in Housing and Civil Rights Law).
  2. Application- Upon successful completion of the required education, license candidates may apply for a real estate salesperson license.
  3. Examination- All license candidates must successfully complete and pass the Michigan Real Estate Salesperson Exam administered by PSI Exams to obtain their real estate salesperson license.

What is the cost of the Licensing Exam and how do I register?

The licensing exam fee is $76.00. To register, contact PSI Exams or call 1 (800) 733-9267. Exam brochures are also available at the MREA office.

What is the cost of the real estate license application and where do I find it?

The license fee is $88, and it can be found at the Bureau of Professional Licensing

Does the MREA offer the training I need to obtain my real estate salesperson license?

Yes. The MREA provides the required pre-licensure education in its Real Estate 101 course.

What is the course fee for Real Estate 101?

The fee for this course is $285, includes all required books and materials, and must be paid prior to beginning the course.

Will the MREA help me find employment after I complete the required training?

The MREA provides educational support only and does not assist students with job placement in a real estate firm.

What will a real estate salesperson license allow me to do?

Licensed real estate salespersons may list properties for sale and assist buyers in the purchase of property under the supervision of a real estate broker.

What other courses are offered by the MREA?

View Course Catalog (PDF) | View Upcoming Courses

Where can I...


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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