Louisiana Real Estate Agent Exam

Real Estate Agent License Practice Test Kit Need of a License: A real estate salesperson must be licensed by the state of Louisiana to represent clients in the sale or purchase of real estate that is located in Louisiana.

Who Grants a License:  Licenses are granted by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission (“LREC”). 
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Qualifications to receive a License:  A candidate must complete 90 clock hours of study at an LREC-approved real estate school. The pre-licensure curriculum can be completed through either an online provider or classroom provider. All candidates must pass a school-administered final exam, pass a state exam, be at least 18 years of age, and have graduated from high school or obtained a GED. All candidates must submit a full set of fingerprints, and pass a criminal background check. Applicants for an active license must show proof of broker sponsorship, and errors and omissions insurance. For further information, see the Salesperson License Requirements section of the LREC website.

Applying for the Exams:  The testing vendor for the state real estate licensing exam is PSI. Candidates should create an account, and apply to take the state exam through the PSI website scheduling page. For more information, see the Louisiana Real Estate Commission Licensing Information Bulletin.

Test Content:  The Louisiana state real estate licensing exam is comprised of two separate portions: the national portion, and the state-specific portion. Five to ten questions on the test are considered "experimental" questions and are not scored. Both portions are comprised of multiple choice questions with four answer choices provided for each question. Test takers are allotted 180 minutes to complete both portions of the test.  A passing score on the national portion is 56 (out of 80) correctly answered questions. A passing score on the state-specific portion is 40 (out of 55) correctly answered questions. The exam is presented in a computer-based format, but accommodations for paper-based tests and/or oral testing can be provided with special arrangements.

The national test consists of 80 questions and tests the candidate's knowledge of general real estate concepts, including the following subject areas:

Property Ownership
Land Use Controls and Regulations
Valuation and Market Analysis
Laws of Agency
Mandated Disclosures
Transfer of Title
Practice of Real Estate
Real Estate Calculations
Specialty Areas

The state-specific test consists of 55 questions and tests the candidate's knowledge of the state-specific concepts, including the following subject areas:

Duties and Powers of the Real Estate Commission
Licensing Requirements
Statutory Requirements
Louisiana Civil Law System
Louisiana Law of Agency

How to Apply for the License:  A Candidate must submit a copy of a passing score report to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission at either one of the following addresses:

Mailing Address:
Louisiana Real Estate Commission
P.O. Box 14785
Baton Rouge, LA 70898-4785

Physical Address (for overnight delivery):
Louisiana Real Estate Commission
9071 Interline
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Upon receipt of passing score reports for both parts of the examination, the candidate will be contacted by LREC concerning the issuance of the license. For further information, contact LREC at (800) 821-4529.

Upon being contacted by LREC concerning the issuance of a license, candidates must provide LREC with the following documents:  (1) completed application and application fee; and (2) a criminal background check. Further information can be found on the LREC website, here.

Fees:  LREC charges a license application fee.

Who administers the test:  LREC and PSI.

Post Licensing Education: All initial licensees are required to complete 45 post-license education hours within 180 days after the initial license date.

License Renewal Requirements: A Louisiana real estate licensee must take 12 credit hours of continuing education (either online or in the classroom) from an LREC-approved provider every year. Further information is provided on the LREC website, here.

Applicable Regulations:  Real estate licensees in Louisiana are regulated under the Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 37, Section 14, and the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 46, Part LXVII.

To prepare for your Real Estate Agent exam, use our 300 question practice test, with answers fully explained, by expert Karen Bohler.  

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Quality starts with who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writer
Karen Bohler
is a licensed real estate broker and certified real estate instructor. She has worked in real estate sales for over 20 years. She teaches real estate sales and contract law for a real estate sales education company that specializes in the licensing of real estate sales agents and brokers across the country. Karen designs curriculum and other educational materials for real estate sales training courses, licensing exam preparation and continuing education providers. She earned her juris doctorate degree from Taft Law School.

Tabitha May Hasin
is a real estate instructor with Brightwood College (formerly Kaplan Real Estate Education) and a real estate salesperson and trainer with Keller Williams Realty in Fullerton, California. She is also a licensed attorney and received her juris doctorate from Chapman University Law School. Prior to working as a real estate instructor, Tabitha worked in the lender, title and settlement services industries in real estate transactions. She earned her bachelor and masters degrees from the University of California, Irvine.
Our practice exam covers the general principles of real estate law and regulation that is common across the country and is not specific to any one state.  It covers all of the following areas which are typically covered in most state Real Estate Agent examinations:
  • Real Property Characteristics    
  • Real Property Rights
  • Freehold Estates            
  • Real Estate Ownership
  • Land Description            
  • Non-monetary Encumbrances
  • Government Restrictions
  • Real Property Liens
  • Agency
  • Real Estate Brokerage
  • Listings and Buyer Agency Agreements
  • Contract Law    
  • Transfer of Title             
  • Financing Principles
  • Property Management 
  • Leases 
  • Appraisal
  • Investment Analysis      
  • Real Property Environmental Issues      
  • Settlement
  • Federal Laws