Steps to Getting Your Real Estate License

Congratulations! You’ve decided a career in real estate is for you, and you’ve come to the right place!

With award winning instructors, flexible class times and student support to help you pass the exam, Canopy Real Estate Institute can help make your dreams of working in real estate a reality.

Here are the steps to getting your license:

Step 1 – Know the Requirements

Step 2 – Enroll in a Course

Step 3 – Get Your Course Materials

Step 4 – Take the Course

Step 5 – Apply to Take the North Carolina Real Estate Exam

Step 6 – Congrats! You’ve Passed the North Carolina Real Estate Exam!

  • The North Carolina Real Estate Commission will issue you a Provisional Broker license.
  • Affiliate with a firm and activate your license.
  • Complete three 30-hour Postlicensing courses within 18 months.
  • Complete eight hours of continuing education by June 10 each year after your first renewal to remain active.

What Students Are Saying About Canopy Real Estate Institute:

“Grateful that I chose Canopy. The school provides all tools to study, prepare and learn the course. I feel confident.”

“The Instructor's greatest strength is definitely her extensive knowledge/experience about real estate, and also how she makes learning about real estate relatable to real world situations.”

“Awesome experience. Glad I chose Canopy - I would recommend this school to anyone!”

“Canopy Real Estate Institute has a beautiful facility, the course is extremely helpful and they have excellent instructors.”

“I am so happy I chose Canopy as the starting place for my real estate career, and I look forward to each new class I take with them! To anyone considering real estate schools in the Charlotte area, I would say Canopy's outstanding instruction and low costs make them an easy choice!”