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Required courses for Idaho real estate licensure are listed below. All courses must be completed within 3 years immediately preceding the license application date.
Prelicense courses are offered by private education providers. Visit the Education Lookup to find a provider and schedule of prelicense courses in your area.
Salesperson license (required 90 course hours):
Sales Module 1 (45 hours) - Study of fundamental real estate concepts.
Sales Module 2 (45 hours) - Study of the knowledge and applied skills involved in listing, selling, buying and closing property.
Broker license (salesperson license PLUS minimum 90 hours):
Brokerage Management (24 hours) - How to set up and run a real estate brokerage office in accordance with Idaho law (includes BCOO).
Real Estate Law (30 hours) - Principles of Idaho law governing interests in real estate, with an emphasis on Idaho Law.
Two (2) electives from the following list:
Real Estate Finance (30 hours) - Introduction to real estate financing, the sources and application of funds, commonly-used financial instruments, institutional structures and policies, and loan processing.
Valuation & Analysis (30 hours) - Introduction to the appraisal process and the different approaches and techniques used to determine the value of various types of property, with an emphasis on residential brokerage practice.
Idaho GRI 101/102 (counts as one elective)
Idaho GRI 201/202 (counts as one elective)
CCIM – CI 101 (credit by challenge exam does not count)
CCIM – CI 102 (credit by challenge exam does not count)
CCIM – CI 103 (credit by challenge exam does not count)
CCIM – CI 104 (credit by challenge exam does not count)
Designated broker or branch office manager (broker license PLUS required Business Conduct & Office Operations course):
Business Conduct & Office Operations (BCOO) - Review of Idaho agency law, procedures for trust accounting and maintaining transaction files in accordance with Idaho license law and rules.
NOTE: Completion of the Idaho Brokerage Management course fulfills the BCOO requirement.
For a broker license
Real Estate Law
If the applicant is currently licensed as an appraiser, the following coursework will be waived upon applicant’s written request
For a broker license
Valuation & Analysis
To request a waiver of these courses, submit a written request to the Commission office along with proof of current licensure.