Do you wonder what it costs to be a real estate agent?
For the state of Maryland, startup costs are outlined here: Best Real Estate Licensing Courses in Maryland and Beyond.
Once you have gotten your license, it’s time to join a real estate brokerage. Each brokerage has its own fee structure.
Essential service providers also have fees.
To be a member of brightMLS, where you can access and share listings of homes for sale, currently costs $120 per quarter. (verified 5/1/2022)
To be a subscriber to the Sentrilock service, which you use to access lockboxes when you show homes, currently costs $169 per year. (verified 5/1/2022)
And renewing your Maryland real estate license every two years costs $70. (verified 5/1/2022) Continuing education classes are also required, and the cost depends upon where you take them. More details are on the Maryland Department of Labor (DLLR) web site.
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We have agents across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia, and can assist you with getting your real estate license and starting your real estate career anywhere.
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