South Carolina Real Estate Exam Prep

The South Carolina License Professor is South Carolina’s number one provider of high quality real estate knowledge designed to help YOU pass your South Carolina real estate exam the first time. Explanations and feedback given by the South Carolina License Professor is provided by real estate license instructors and professional realtors from across South Carolina, including Columbia, Charleston, and Mt. Pleasant. Thousands of students have already aced their South Carolina real estate exam by preparing with the South Carolina License Professor.

South Carolina State Licensing

The South Carolina Real Estate Commission registers and regulates real estate salespersons (sales agents) and brokers and has its real estate licensing exam administered by PSI. Our South Carolina real estate prep exams cover all of the necessary fundamentals for both the state and national portion of the PSI exam.

What are the South Carolina NATIONAL Licensing Exam Topics?

  1. Property Ownership
  2. Land Use Controls and Regulations
  3. Valuation and Market Analysis
  4. Financing
  5. General Principles of Agency
  6. Property Condition and
  7. Disclosures
  8. Contracts
  9. Transfer of Title
  10. Practice of Real Estate
  11. Real Estate Calculations
What are the South Carolina STATE Licensing Exam Topics?                    
  1. South Carolina Real Estate Commission and Licensing Requirements
  2. Statutes Governing the Activities of Licensees
  3. South Carolina Agency and Non-agency Relationships and Issues
  4. Additional South Carolina Statutes and Topics
  5. Closing Details

South Carolina License Package Features

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Prepare for Both State and National Exams

Practicing real estate exam questions with the South Carolina License Professor will:

  • Increase your understanding of course material
  • Improve your exam comfort, familiarity, and completion speed
  • Start preparing immediately as there is no software to be delivered
  • Work from home comfortably (slippers allowed): Study wherever and whenever you desire
  • Have no need to attend expensive exam prep classes or real estate license school

The content for each South Carolina real estate exam has been extensively planned out by the South Carolina License Professors editorial staff; professionals who teach real estate license courses all over South Carolina. Through their valuable years of instructional experience they have created a series of practice tests that help future realtors prepare for their real estate exam. Don’t set up to fail. Pass the South Carolina real estate exam using the excellent practice exams and informative feedback that the South Carolina License Professor’s system provides. And don’t forget – we have a 100% money back guarantee!

Topics Covered in our Package

South Carolina exam questions and our comprehensive glossary cover all real estate topics, including:

  1. Introduction to the Real Estate Business
  2. Real Property and the Law
  3. Concepts of Home Ownership
  4. Agency
  5. Real Estate Brokerage
  6. Listing Agreements and Buyer Representation
  7. Interests in Real Estate
  8. Forms of Real Estate Ownership
  9. Legal Descriptions
  10. Real Estate Taxes and Other Liens
  11. Real Estate Contracts
  12. Transfer of Title
  13. Title Records
  1. Real Estate Financing: Principles
  2. Real Estate Financing: Practice
  3. Leases
  4. Property Management
  5. Real Estate Appraisal
  6. Land-Use Controls and Property Development
  7. Fair Housing and Ethical Practices
  8. Environmental Issues and Real Estate Transactions
  9. Closing the Real Estate Transaction
  10. Real Estate Math
  11. South Carolina Law and Practice

Salesperson License Requirements

Individuals who perform acts of real estate services in South Carolina must be licensed by the Real Estate Commission. A salesperson license gives you the ability to work in the office of a real estate broker as an employee or independent contractor. For the purposes of the License Professor, a salesperson is similar to sales agents in other states. Purchasing the sales agent package and selecting South Carolina will provide you with national questions as well as South Carolina-specific salesperson questions.

Minimum Requirements to Apply for the Salesperson License

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • completion of a Commission-approved 60-hour (or more) course in the fundamentals of real estate
  • Within one year after passing the examination, the applicant must be sponsored by a broker-in-charge and apply for a provisional sales license, which is mailed to the broker-in-charge
  • Within one year following licensure, a salesperson shall provide proof of satisfactory completion of thirty hours of post-licensing instruction in advanced real estate principles and practices

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Broker License Requirements

A South Carolina Real Estate Broker License is required of individuals who want to who perform acts of real estate services in South Carolina. A broker license would allow you to operate your own real estate business or act as a broker for a corporation or partnership. Purchasing the broker package and selecting South Carolina will provide you with national exam prep questions as well as South Carolina-specific broker practice questions.

Minimum Requirements to Apply for the Broker License

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Completion of 150 hours, 90 hours of which may be the hours required for a salesman’s license, of classroom instruction in advanced real estate principles and practices and related topics, 
  • Have three years of experience within the past five years with a salesperson’s license 
  • Evidence submitted to the Department of a Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Laws degree, or a baccalaureate degree with a major in real estate from an accredited college or university or the Commission may accept proof of related education and at least five years of experience immediately preceding license application in business activities equivalent to or closely related to real estate transactions

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Frequently Asked Questions

We know you may still have a number of questions about obtaining your real estate license in South Carolina. Here are the most commonly asked ones. If you still have questions, just go to our contact page and let us know. 

The salesperson exam contains 80 national questions and 40 state-specific questions. You must correctly answer at least 56 of the national questions and 28 of the state specific questions to pass. 

The broker exam contains 75 national questions (80 points) and 40 state-specific questions. You must correctly answer at least 60 of the national questions and 36 of the state specific questions to pass. 

Just because you have a criminal record, it does not mean that you will be prevented from receiving your license. It is always best to provide details on your application. If you are unsure, you can always call the commission to clarify what type of convictions are allowed, and which are not. 

You are given a total of 3.3 hours for the salesperson exam. You are are allowed 120 minutes (2 hours) for the national portion and 80 minutes (1.3 hours) for the state portion, for a total of 200 minutes (3.3 hours).

You are given a total of 3.3 hours for the broker exam. You are are allowed 120 minutes (2 hours) for the national portion and 80 minutes (1.3 hours) for the state portion, for a total of 200 minutes (3.3 hours).