Real Estate Agent FAQ

Real Estate Agent FAQs

How long does it take to become a real estate agent in Utah?

120 Hour Program – Utah has one of the longest pre-licensing requirements in the nation. Having the requirement be so high is actually beneficial to you as a potential sales agent because it means not so many people will be inclined to put in the time and effort. Having fewer sales agents beans that each one will make more money.

How much does the average real estate agent make in Utah?

$52,830 – As you can imagine, in a commission based career, salary ranges drastically based on a lot of factors. A real estate agent might make as little as $20,000 a year or might make as much or more than $95,000. The great thing about real estate is that you control how much or how little you make. If you are motivated and put in the time, you can be as successful as you want.

How much does it cost to become a real estate agent in Utah?

$595 – At Stringham Schools, our pre-licensing course costs $595. This will teach you everything you need to know to take and pass the pre-licensing exam administered by the state of Utah. The exam does have a $66 fee and you will have to pay $152 to the state to get your license. That consists of a $100 application fee, $12 recovery fund fee and $40 fingerprint processing fee. All in, becoming a real estate agent in Utah will cost you $813.

What is the difference between a real estate agent and a real estate broker?

An agent works for a broker – Sales agents are not allowed to work independently, they must be associated with a broker who would be responsible for their actions. Becoming a broker generally requires more schooling as well as a more extensive test.

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