In this guide you’ll learn all the details you need to know to get your license and become a real estate agent in Oklahoma.
You’ll learn the basic real estate licensing requirements in Oklahoma, information about the exam including pass rates and test prep, reciprocity rules, county by county breakdowns of the most expensive real estate in Oklahoma, and more.
Okay, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s start at the beginning.
Basic Oklahoma Real Estate Licensing Requirements
Getting a real estate license in Oklahoma is rather easy compared to other states. You only need a total of 90 classroom hours of commission-approved pre-licensing courses. In comparison, to get a license in Texas, real estate licenses require applicants to complete 180 hours of courses. Here’s a quick breakdown of the real estate licensing requirements in Oklahoma:
Pre-licensing Courses Required in Oklahoma
In order to get a real estate license in Oklahoma, you will need to complete 90 hours of real estate pre-licensing courses that will cover:
- 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
- Property Management and Landlord/Tenant
- Common Interest Ownership Properties
- Commercial, Industrial, and Income Property
- Laws and Rules Affecting Oklahoma Real Estate Practice
- Oklahoma Broker Relationships
- Property Management
- Psychologically Impacted Property
- Broker Operational Procedures and Qualifications
- Closing Statements
Oklahoma Real Estate Exam Information
If you work hard and take the courses seriously you should have no problem passing the exam. If you’re looking for help studying for the test, we check out Real Estate Express. They help thousands of students pass their real estate exams using practice and final exams, real estate math questions, and hundreds of real estate definitions. Their Exam Prep Master program is so successful that if you don’t pass your exam on the first try, you get your money back.
Oklahoma Pre-Licensing Exam Questions
- Total of 120 multiple-choice questions (to be completed within 3 hours)
- 80 questions on the national portion
- 40 questions on the state-specific portion
What to Bring to the Exam
- 2 valid forms of identification with signatures. One ID must be a government-issued Photo ID
- Confirmation number when the test reservation was made.
You must earn a score of 75% to pass the Oklahoma Real Estate Sales Associate Exam
Oklahoma Real Estate License Fee
Exam Fee in Oklahoma
You need to have at least a high school diploma or GED in order to apply for a license in Oklahoma.
Applicants must be at least 18 of age or older
Any U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted alien can apply.
Any active member of the Oklahoma Bar who is in good standing and qualified under the real estate license law is exempt from taking the real estate sales associate prerequisite course.
Applicants who have an existing criminal record may still apply for a real estate license. It would be best if applicants were to include their criminal history along with the necessary documents related to the conviction, if any, on their application. After submitting your fingerprints, your application will be forwarded to the Division of Criminal Justice Information Systems and to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Upon investigation, each applicant will be considered on their own merits.
Online Real Estate Schools in Oklahoma
While taking your real estate pre-licensing course in person can be helpful, online courses are much cheaper and offer the exact same education. Real Estate Express is the leading online school for aspiring Oklahoma real estate agents, offering everything from pre-licensing courses to exam preparation programs that help give agents a strong start in their careers.
Oklahoma Real Estate License Reciprocity and Portability
If you plan on working in states besides Oklahoma, then you need to know the real estate license reciprocity and portability laws for Oklahoma.
- Reciprocity: Oklahoma has mutual recognition agreements with 8 states:
- Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
- Portability: Physical Location
To learn more about real estate license portability in Oklahoma, check out our guide on real estate license reciprocity and portability here.
How to Choose the Right Real Estate Company to Work For in Oklahoma
Let’s face it. Choosing the right brokerage to work for in any state isn’t easy. In order to make your choice a little bit easier, check out our in-depth guide on choosing the right real estate company to work for.
If you’re curious about which Oklahoma brokerages are the most successful, check out Real Trends list of the top real estate brokerages in Oklahoma for 2017 below.
|Real Estate Brokerage|
|Keller Williams Realty - Tulsa|
|Coldwell Banker Select|
|Chinowth & Cohen Realtors|
|Real Estate Brokerage|
|Keller Williams Realty Platinum|
|Keller Williams Elite|
|Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties|
|Keller Williams Realty|
|CENTURY 21 Goodyear Green|
*Data from Real Trends Market Leaders 2017
Oklahoma Counties with Highest Average Listing Price and Highest Median Sales Price 2017
Let’s face it, higher listing prices mean higher commission checks! To get a sense of which counties offer the best opportunities for big bucks in Oklahoma check out this sales data from Trulia’s Oklahoma home price page below (week ending June 21):