EDUCATION - New York Department of Real Estate

Division of Licensing

Under the supervision of a licensed real estate broker, a real estate salesperson facilitates the purchase and sale of property on behalf of customers, obtains lists of property for sale with employing broker; assists buyers (customers) of real estate to locate and purchase property (listed with employing brokers or another broker). A real estate salesperson is associated with a real estate broker to list and negotiate the sale, lease, or rental of real property for others for compensation, under the direction and guidance of a responsible broker. A salesperson cannot operate independently.It is the responsibility of licensees to understand the Real Estate License Law.

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Fair Housing Information

Real Estate Advertising Information

License Requirements

Fees and terms of licensure

Schools Approved to offer Law of Agency Courses

Real Estate Salesperson Education and Exam Information

Real Estate Reciprocity List

DOS Guidance Tenant Protection Act

Real Estate Publications

Photo I.D. Cards

NYS Board of Real Estate

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