Washington, DC asked in Civil Litigation, Education Law and Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: Under what law am I or anyone , required a GED to become a real estate agent.

I’d like to know the exact law or statue that states I have to have a ged to attend classes to become a real estate agent. Or any other special trade school.

2 Lawyer Answers
Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Section 475.17(1)(a), Florida Statutes, requires you to be a high school.diploma graduate or equivalent, as the minimum education level, to be a licensed real estate agent

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Jane Kim
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  • Naples, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Here is the link to the licensing requirements from the regulatory body- https://www.myfloridalicense.com/CheckListDetail.asp?SID&xactCode=1010&clientCode=2501&XACT_DEFN_ID=744

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