Pennsylvania Real Estate Exam Frequently Asked Questions

Every Question You Need Answered About Taking The Real Estate Exam In Pennsylvania

Do you have questions about the Pennsylvania real estate exam? We’re here to help. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the real estate exam. If your question isn’t answered here, our Customer Support team is ready to assist via chat, email, or by phone at 888.827.0777. We’re dedicated to helping you feel as confident as possible about your upcoming exam.

What score do I need to pass the Pennsylvania real estate exam?

In order to pass the Pennsylvania real estate exam, you'll need a score of at least 75 %. Passing the exam is much less stressful for anyone who has completed an Exam Prep course

How much does it cost to take the Pennsylvania real estate exam?

The Pennsylvania real estate exam will cost students $49. There are other fees associated with licensing, but you can expect the test alone to cost this much.

Is the Pennsylvania real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In Pennsylvania, 32% of students have to retake the test in order to pass. Upon follow up after the test, it is rare that someone would report the exam as "easy." The best way to alleviate your nerves and pass the test is to work hard and prepare as much as possible

Where do I take the Pennsylvania real estate exam?

The Pennsylvania real estate exam must be taken at an approved testing facility. These testing facilities are located in the following cities:

  • Allentown
  • Bristol
  • Cranberry Township
  • Erie
  • Greensburg
  • Harrisburg
  • Bala Cynwyd
  • Pittsburgh
  • Clarks

What topics are covered on the Pennsylvania real estate exam?

The topics covered on the National portion of the exam include the following:

  • Property Ownership
  • Land Use Controls and Regulations
  • Valuation and Market Analysis
  • Financing
  • General Principles of Agency
  • Property Disclosures
  • Contracts
  • Leasing and Property Management
  • Transfer of Titles
  • The Practice of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Calculations


The State portion covers the following topics:

  • Real Estate Commission
  • Licensure
  • Regulation of the Conduct of Licensees

Can you take the Pennsylvania real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Pennsylvania real estate exam online. All students must travel to a testing location where they will be monitored for the duration of the test.

When will I get my Pennsylvania real estate exam results?

Most students receive their results shortly after taking the exam, ranging from the same day to within a week.

Can I retake the Pennsylvania real estate exam if I fail?

Candidates are able to retake the exam if they fail. These candidates should contact PSI again in order to retake the test.

 

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