South Carolina Real Estate Practice Exam

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Study For The S. Carolina Real Estate Exam

(Hopefully) We can assume that you do understand the best way to pass any test is to fully understand the material. After all, getting your South 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 South Carolina real estate exam?

Anyone who fails the exam may retake it an unlimited amount of times within one year of their first attempt. Remembering that every examination consists of both national and state portions and you must pass both portions in order to apply for licensure.

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

We have interviewed PSI and spoken to the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. We can confirm at this time there are 120 total questions on the real estate exam for salesperson (80 national and 40 state). And for a broker there are 130 total questions (75 national and 50 state).

Is the South 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 South Carolina real estate exam?

The cost of the exam is $63 for brokers and salesperson if you take both the State exam and the National Exam, the fee for applying just one portion is $55. 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 South Carolina Real Estate Exam Online?

Yes. In South Carolina, you as a student have the opportunity to apply and take your exam online in the PSI Online (this option may be temporary)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 South Carolina Real Estate Exam?

 If you review the real estate exam person candidate guide located on the South 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 South 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 South Carolina Real Estate Exam To Pass?

The passing score for a salesperson of the examination is 56 correct national answers and 28 correct state answers (70%), and the passing score for a broker is 60 correct national answers and 36 correct state answers (70%).