How to get your Real Estate License in Delaware

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get Delaware Real Estate License? McKissock Learning taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Delaware, we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Delaware real estate license requirements.

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18 Mandatory Hours
3 Elective Hours
21 Total Hours
18 Mandatory Hours
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21 Total Hours
12 Mandatory Hours
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12 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Real Estate License in Delaware

This real estate licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Delaware Real Estate Commission. We recommend you contact the Delaware Real Estate Commission for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Delaware Real Estate License: Sales Agent

Total Hours Required: 21
Mandatory Hours: 18
Elective Hours: 3
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 04/30/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2024
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: April 30th of even years.
This includes Broker, Associate Broker and Salesperson licenses, whether in active or inactive status, and all office permits.

Hours Required by Delaware Real Estate Commission: 21 hours.

•18 mandatory hours
    oThree (3) hours in agency and fair housing (Module 1).
    oThree (3) hours in professional standards (Module 2).
    oThree (3) hours in real estate documents (Module 3).
    oThree (3) hours in office management (Module 4).
    oThree (3) hours in legislative issues (Module 5).
    oThree (3) hours in practices of real estate (Module 6).
•3 elective hours
    oThree (3) hours in elective courses (Module 7).

Newly-licensed Education Requirement: All New Salesperson Licensees, other than new Salesperson Licensees previously licensed in another state, shall complete the following twelve (12) hours no later than 90 days after the date of issuance.  
    oThree (3) hours in professional standards. (New Salesperson Module 1)
    oThree (3) hours in agreement of sale and buyer representation. (New Salesperson Module 2)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate documents and seller representation. (New Salesperson Module 3)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate professionalism. (New Salesperson Module 4)

Required Course Evaluation Form: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires all Real Estate licensees to complete & submit a course evaluation form provided at the end of each course prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

Seat Time: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires a timing device for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after several minutes of inactivity.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Delaware Real Estate Commission
Phone: 3027444500
Fax: 3027392711
Address: Cannon Building, Suite 203 Dover, DE 19904

Delaware Real Estate License: Broker

Total Hours Required: 21
Mandatory Hours: 18
Elective Hours: 3
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 04/30/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 04/30/2024
Continuing Education and Renewal Date: April 30th of even years.
This includes Broker, Associate Broker and Salesperson licenses, whether in active or inactive status, and all office permits.

Hours Required by Delaware Real Estate Commission: 21 hours.

•18 mandatory hours
    oThree (3) hours in agency and fair housing (Module 1).
    oThree (3) hours in professional standards (Module 2).
    oThree (3) hours in real estate documents (Module 3).
    oThree (3) hours in office management (Module 4).
    oThree (3) hours in legislative issues (Module 5).
    oThree (3) hours in practices of real estate (Module 6).
•3 elective hours
    oThree (3) hours in elective courses (Module 7).

Newly-licensed Education Requirement: All New Salesperson Licensees, other than new Salesperson Licensees previously licensed in another state, shall complete the following twelve (12) hours no later than 90 days after the date of issuance.  
    oThree (3) hours in professional standards. (New Salesperson Module 1)
    oThree (3) hours in agreement of sale and buyer representation. (New Salesperson Module 2)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate documents and seller representation. (New Salesperson Module 3)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate professionalism. (New Salesperson Module 4)

Required Course Evaluation Form: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires all Real Estate licensees to complete & submit a course evaluation form provided at the end of each course prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

Seat Time: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires a timing device for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after several minutes of inactivity.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of CE hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Delaware Real Estate Commission
Phone: 3027444500
Fax: 3027392711
Address: Cannon Building, Suite 203 Dover, DE 19904

Delaware Real Estate License: First Time Renewal

Total Hours Required: 12
Mandatory Hours: 12
Elective Hours: 0
Renewal Cycle in Years: 0.25
Education Cycle in Months: 3
Post-License Education Due Date: Within 90 days of the license issuance date.

All New Salesperson Licensees, other than new Salesperson Licensees previously licensed in another state, shall complete the twelve (12) hours no later than 90 days after the license issuance date.

Hours Required by Delaware Real Estate Commission: 12 hours.

•12 mandatory hours
    oThree (3) hours in professional standards. (New Salesperson Module 1)
    oThree (3) hours in agreement of sale and buyer representation. (New Salesperson Module 2)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate documents and seller representation. (New Salesperson Module 3)
    oThree (3) hours in real estate professionalism. (New Salesperson Module 4)

Required Course Evaluation Form: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires all Real Estate licensees to complete & submit a course evaluation form provided at the end of each course prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

Seat Time: The Delaware Real Estate Commission requires a timing device for all distance education courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after several minutes of inactivity.

Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after enrollment date.

Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.
 

Limitations

There is no limit to the number of post-license hours that may be taken online.

Governing Agency

Name: Delaware Real Estate Commission
Phone: 3027444500
Fax: 3027392711
Address: Cannon Building, Suite 203 Dover, DE 19904

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.