Licensing Process

MASSACHUSETTS LICENSE REQUIREMENTS 

Massachusetts Real Estate License Requirements/Salesperson 

To obtain a new real estate license in Massachusetts as a salesperson, you need to: 

    • Complete 40 hours of classroom course time. Upon successful completion, you will be given a school completion certificate, which is valid for two years from the date of issuance.
    • Pass a Salesperson license exam with a score of 70% or better. The exam consists of 80 national/general and 40 state-specific questions.
    • Be at least 18 years old.
    • Provide a valid Social Security number.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen/national or alien authorized to work in the United States.
    • Be prepared to pay for your license on the day you pass the real estate exam.

SPECIAL NOTE: Have, pursuant to MA General Laws, Chapter 62.C, to the best of his or her knowledge and belief filed all state tax returns and paid all taxes required by law.

Massachusetts Real Estate License Requirements/Broker

Prior to the broker examination, a salesperson shall complete 40 hours of pre-licensure broker education AND must affiliate with a broker for three (3) years.

 

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Success Stories

Working for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate is like being part of a large family, there is support from the management level all the way down to your coworkers within the office. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate has many different systems that help agents achieve their business goals and helps keep agents on track. I have also been able to develop a marketing plan that ensures a continuing stream of business. My business continues to grow, year in and year out.

Meg Steere, Watertown

We have worked for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate for 3.5 years and highly recommend the company for agents who want to grow their business. Having worked for other companies it is refreshing to have support staff that is highly responsive to our needs. In addition, management has an interest in EVERY listing we take. Alan visits all of our listings and the office environment is equally supportive. It is a true team atmosphere where agents help each other. The training is also excellent and we have systems in place to use every listing opportunity to get more business. This helps us always feel we have resources to do what we do best - sell real estate. Because we have support we never have to worry about where our next sale is coming from. Our business runs much easier knowing we have systems in place and a team of people to help us grow.

Barbara and Miah Kattman, Wellesley

I believe a top-notch graphic arts and design department is crucial to any growing business. I feel Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate offers the marketing and public relations support required in an ever-growing and competitive marketplace. It has made all the difference to my public image and helping to keep my name in the forefront of buyers and sellers.

Medea Palandjian, Watertown

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate continues to train and educate us with all the upgraded and innovative technology. This keeps us topnotch and professional. The support we receive is invaluable to my business.

Bo Lee, Natick

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate has programs that provide insights to prospecting and gives structure and accountability to my efforts. I will take away valuable lessons in prospecting, setting goals and creating clients for life. I have measurable results to prove their programs work — with one deal closing before I will have completed the course and several others in the works.

Michelle Lane, Newton

It has been a year since I started with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate. I am so happy that I was hired to work with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate. I have grown so much because of the people I work with. Everyone has been so helpful.

I have grown so much because of the people I work with. Everyone has been so helpful.
Cheryl Holmes, Watertown