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Welcome to the Lowa Realtyna. Here you will find a complete list of the real estate boards available in Lowa. 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.

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How to get a Real Estate License in Lowa

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)


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


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