How does an 18 year old go about in obtaining a real estate salesperson license?

I'm a graduating senior in high school and about to enter college during the Fall. I am wondering how long is the process to obtain a real estate salesperson license. Also, what is the simple difference between a broker and salesperson? I believe a broker is above the salesperson, correct? And how do I get MLS? Thanks to anyone who can help. Thanks so far! Very informative from all of you.

Asked By: - 5/29/2009
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You need to study at a local school where they train you so you can pass the exam to get a license. The broker is the top dog above the salesman. The realty usually just has to join the MLS after they have a license to operate. You should be able to become a realtor is jobs are available in about 6 months. It's not... More
Answered By: Stephen T - 5/29/2009
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Talk to a real estate broker you know or call First Tuesday or a real estate school or somebody at the college. We have Fivehundred Thousand real estate licencees here in CA. Thats what I said; $500,000. This is not a very good time to sell real estate but it is a good time to get your license.
Answered By: jacjon - 5/29/2009
Its a tough Business. I know a realtor who is 20 who has had her license two years. she is the exception. Her father is a realtor and she still lives at home. In this market you will need at least two years expenses to get you on your way unless you are very lucky. Talk to a broker before you make any decisions. Most... More
Answered By: clay - 5/29/2009
you will first need to take some pre-license classes, then the exam for salesperson. You will need to find a good broker to sponsor you. After a few years of experience you can then take the Broker classes and exam. To get into MLS you will first need to be an agent and the you just pay your fees... More
Answered By: Donna S - 5/29/2009
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