North Carolina Real Estate Practice Exam

Here are some actual questions you’ll find on your 2024 North Carolina Real Estate Exam!

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Study For The North Carolina Real Estate Exam

We can assume that you do understand the best way to pass any test is to fully understand the material. After all, getting your North Carolina Real Estate License is one of the most important accomplishments of your life. So, how do we do that?

  1. Take real estate practice exams over the course of 1-3 months depending on your knowledge level.
  2. Watch YouTube videos of real estate exam prep teachers. They are awesome and they are free! We have quite a few but there are other great teachers as well.
  3. Memorize all the real estate vocabulary. This should be common sense, but make flashcards and just go over them until you know them all.
  4. Sign Up For A Real Estate Exam Prep that guarantees you to pass

How many times can you take the North Carolina real estate exam?

When you apply for your North Carolina real estate license, your examination will have a 180-day elegibility period, within this period, if you fail or miss the exam there will be a period of 10 calendar days to wait before you can apply again. So, it isn’t a “as many times as you want” but as many times as you can within these intervals.

How many questions are on the North Carolina Real Estate Test?

We have interviewed PSI and spoken to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. We can confirm at this time there are 120 total questions on the real estate exam. On the national portion of the exam there are 80 questions and the remaining 40 questions are North Carolina specific.

Is the North Carolina Real Estate Exam hard?

Yes! It is very hard. As of 2024, only 73% of agents pass the licensing exam on the first try.

The good news is, the people passing the real estate exam are using a real estate exam test prep (like us!) and their pass rate goes to 93%.

how much is the North Carolina real estate exam?

The cost of the exam is $65 for brokers and salesperson, whether you take the State exam only or the National Exam only (or take both), while the application fee is $100. Candidates must complete all course requirements and request their FBI report prior to taking the licensing exam. Payment will not be accepted at the test center. Examination fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Often, if you fail the exam, the fees are a little cheaper for the next one.(but don’t fail, work with us)

Can You Take The North Carolina Real Estate Exam Online?

No. In North Carolina, you as a student will have to go to an approved PSI testing to get monitored throughout the exam (computer-based). There is no final grade given when you complete the test, it will simply tell you if you have passed or if you have failed.

What Questions Are On The North Carolina Real Estate Exam?

 If you review the real estate exam person candidate guide located on the North Carolina Real Estate Commission website, they list the following. Also, we often conduct exit interviews with our prior students to confirm what questions are on the North Carolina R.E. Exam as well as insure the below is accurate. 

The exam breakout is as follows:

1. Property Ownership – 8%-10% 

2. Land Use Controls & Regulation – 5% 

3. Valuation & Market Analysis -7%

4.Financing – 8% to 10%

5. General Principles Of Agency – 11% to 13%

6. Property Disclosures – 7% 

7. Contracts – 17% – 18%

8.Leasing & Property Management – 3% – 4%

9. Transfer Of Title – 7%-8%

10. Practice Of Real Estate – 11%

11. Real Estate Math – 5% – 7%

What Score Do I Need On The North Carolina Real Estate Exam To Pass?

The passing score for the national portion of the examination is 57 correct answers (70%), and the passing score for the state portion is 29 (70%) correct answers.