Generally, you’ll need to complete 60 hours of real estate education, pass your licensing exam, apply for your license and establish a relationship with CBSHOME, where you’ll receive ongoing development training over the course of your career.
Your track to meet each of those milestones is unique to you. We encourage you to explore your different options and invite you to speak with us for advice. Check out our Create Your Timeline tool to chart a reasonable personal timeline and truly visualize starting your career. (We recommend creating a user login so that you can save your timeline, revisit it along the way and have access to other helpful resources.)
Nebraska Licensing Requirements
To become a real estate agent, the State of Nebraska requires the following:
- Age 19 or older
- A high school diploma or GED equivalent
- A background check
- 60 hours of real estate education
- A passing grade on the licensing exam
- Application for license with the Nebraska Real Estate Commission
Pre-Licensing Education Options
For your required 60 hours of real estate education, which typically includes two 30-hour courses, you have options. You should make the choice that’s right for you.
- Master Real Estate Academy
- Randall School of Real Estate
- University of Nebraska and Metropolitan Community College
Making Your Initial Investment
Starting your career in real estate requires a number of initial investments, regardless of your choice of brokerage. At CBSHOME, we want to help you understand those expenses and have realistic expectations for the foreseeable future. We have resources to help make this crystal clear and would love to share them with you. Contact us today to come to a Career Night or set up a one-on-one conversation.
Ongoing Development at CBSHOME
You really start to learn the business of real estate after you finish school, pass your exam and get licensed. This is a hands-on, person-to-person, relationship-centered career. When you get started in the field, you want to establish yourself with people you trust and respect; you want to be working with people that help you learn your own way of doing things. CBSHOME will surround you with experienced managers, attentive staff and the very best agents to fuel your success. We provide ongoing training and growth opportunities to keep you on top of your game. You will never stop learning. Explore your career at CBSHOME to learn more!