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Our Highest Exam Pass Rate Ever!

Agent Professor Utah Real Estate School Logo and Celebration

We are excited to announce that our first time pass rate on the Utah real estate sales agent exam for the most recent reporting period was 16% above the state average of all Utah real estate schools! 

Along with recent features added to our training program, this increase is due to the great students that have recently completed our course. Great Job!

We have added some great features to help students to focus their time on the topics that are featured on the exam, resulting in greater success and confidence when they take the state exam.

As the year progresses we are excited to see this pass rate continue to impress because of our great students and the study resources available here at Agent Professor!

If you are interested in getting your Utah real estate license with the help of Agent Professor, feel free to enroll today or contact us with any questions!

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Benefits of joining a Realtor® Association

We often get asked by our real estate students about Realtor® associations, what they are and what the benefits are of becoming a member. Hopefully this post will give you a solid understanding of Realtor® associations.

What are Realtor® Associations?

  • Realtor® Associations are trade organizations made up of licensed real estate professionals.
  • The National Association of Realtors® -This is the largest trade organization in America. The core purpose of the National Association of REALTORS® is to help its members become more profitable and successful.
  • Local and State Organizations - Aside from the national level association, there are also state and local organizations. For example there is a Utah Association of Realtors®. There are also local associations such as the Salt Lake Board of Realtors® or the Utah County Association of Realtors. Members are usually members of local, state and the national level.

 

What are the benefits to these associations?

  • One of the greatest benefits that the associations of Realtors® bring to real estate markets is that the members adhere to a strict code of ethics and standards of practice. This promotes honesty and integrity in real estate markets, protecting the public and other licensees.
  • Another huge benefit to these associations is access to Multiple Listing Services. Usually, in order to become a member of an MLS, agents must be a Realtor® or a member of a Realtor® Association. Agents will be able to list properties on the MLS for sellers, and have access to information about current listings and past listings for buyers.

 

What is the difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor®?

The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.*

To put is simply, all Realtors® are real estate agents, but not all real estate agents are Realtors®. It is not a requirement to become a Realtor® if you are a real estate agent, but there are many benefits to becoming a Realtor®.

 

If you feel like you are ready to become a Utah real estate agent and perhaps a Realtor® feel free to enroll in our real estate school or contact us today with any questions! We are happy to help you get started in getting your real estate license!

 

*Source: http://www.realtor.org/realtororg.nsf/pages/AboutREALTORS

 

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Utah Real Estate School....All about the 120 hour requirement!

In order to get a Utah real estate license candidates must first complete 120 hours of real estate education. This 120 hour requirement is set forth and regulated by the Utah Division of Real Estate, a Division of the Utah Department of Commerce. We wrote this blog entry to further explain the 120 hour requirement and what it entails.

Breakdown

The 120 hours are broken down into 13 different subjects or categories outlined below. The total hours are split up into these categories ranging from the 2 hours of New Construction to the 24 hours dedicated to Utah Law. Questions from each of the categories will be encountered by licensee candidates on the Utah Real Estate Exam.

Curriculum Content Hours
Ownership of Real Estate 12
Real Estate Brokerage and the Law of Agency 12
Contracts 16
Property Management 4
Settlement 8
Federal Taxation 2
Real Estate Finance 16
Valuation and Appraisal 6
New Construction 2
Math Skills 4
Federal Laws 6
Utah Law 24
Testing and Review 8

 

Utah Real Estate School Education Curriculum - Download PDF

 

Completing the 120 Hours

In order to complete the 120 hours, one must enroll in a Utah real estate school such as Agent Professor. Once enrolled students may begin working on the education. Some important things to keep in mind while completing your education are outlined here:

- Utah Real Estate Schools are only allowed to give credit to students for up to 8 hours per day. This means it will take at least 15 days to complete the required education to get your Utah real estate license.

- Utah Real Estate Schools track and record your time. The Agent Professor system is easy to use and students are able to see the progress they have made and how far they have left to go. Students have a lot of flexibility in the course and will not lose their progress if they have to pause their learning and come back later.

- Once you have completed the 120 hours, please keep in mind that in order to get your license you still need to take and pass the state exam through a Pearson Vue testing center and then complete the application process with the Utah Division of Real Estate. Students should apply for a license within one year of completing their education and within 90 days of passing the state exam.

 

If you are ready to get started on your Utah real estate education click the link below to get started at Agent Professor!

Utah Real Estate School - Agent Professor Registration

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