Iowa

Welcome to the Iowa Realtyna. Here you will find a complete list of the real estate boards available in Iowa. Realtyna services all of the MLS's Boards listed below. If you don't see your MLS Board listed below, you may request the board on this page. For more information about Realtyna, visit the features list today.

Southeast IOWA Regional MLS Southwest Iowa MLS Spencer MLS Spirit Lake MLS Waterloo-Cedar Falls BOR West Central Iowa Regional MLS Poweshiek County MLS Oskaloosa MLS Northwest Iowa Regional BOR Iowa Great Lakes BOR

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    How to get a Real Estate License in Iowa

    In Iowa, you must be 18 years old and undergo a criminal background check.  You must complete a 60-hour computer or classroom as well as the following three classroom courses:
    • Buying practices (12 hours)
    • Listing practices (12 hours)
    • Developing professionalism and ethical practices (12 hours)

    Exam

    The Iowa real estate exam consists of 120 questions to be completed in 180 minutes. The first section will test your knowledge of national real estate subjects, such as:
    • Property ownership
    • Land use controls
    • Valuation
    • Financing
    • Principles of agency
    • Property condition and disclosures
    • Contracts
    • Transfer of title
    • Practice of real estate
    • Calculations
    • Specialty areas
    The second section will test your knowledge of state real estate subjects, such as:
    • Licensing requirements
    • Licensing maintenance
    • Disciplinary actions
    • Education
    • Trust accounts
    • Contracts
    • Agency
    • Prop disclosure requirements
    • Civil rights
    • Unlicensed assistants
    • Broker responsibilities
    • Property management
    Fees Exam fee: $95 License fee: $125

    Links

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