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.
The latest information and requirements for becoming a New York State Real Estate Salesperson are available on the New York State Department of State website at: http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/re_salesperson/re_salesperson.html
$50 - Initial Application
In 2015, there were 39,544 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of December 31, 2015, there were 67,382 active licenses for this occupation.
New York State Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
One Commerce Plaze
99 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, New York 12201-2001
Phone: (518) 474-4429
Fax: (518) 473-6648
41-9022 - Real Estate Sales Agent
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New York State Association of Realtors, Inc.
130 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12203
Phone: (518) 463-0300
Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 11/21/16.
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