To Obtain a Real Estate License in the State of Ohio
You must be honest, truthful and of good reputation
You must be at least 18 years old
You must be sponsored by an Ohio real estate broker
You must not have been convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude, adjudged by a court to have violated any civil rights laws regarding real estate within the past two years, or violated any rules of the Ohio Division of Real Estate. If you are found to have done so, you must submit satisfactory proof to the Superintendent of Real Estate that you will not violate such laws again.
If you were born after 1950 you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent as recognized by the Ohio Department of Education.
Any person who has not been licensed as a real estate salesperson or broker within a four year period immediately preceding their current application for the salesperson's exam mush have completed the required 120 hours of online or classroom instruction at an institution of higher education that awards a degree in at least a two year program. Certificates are good for 10 years. See Step 1 of "Steps to Licensure" for more information.
Pass the State of Ohio Real Estate Salespersons Exam
Steps to Licensure
Register for and complete the required 120 hours of online or classroom pre-licensing education.
Once you have completed the above pre-licensing education requirements and have met all other requirements as outlined in items 1-6 under "General Requirements" you must submit a License Examination Application and all applicable fees to the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing. Instructions for completion and fee information can be found on the application. Forms may be downloaded from the Ohio Division of Real Estate's Web site: www.com.state.oh.us/real Applications must be signed by your Sponsoring Broker.
The Division will review your application and determine your eligibility to test and will notify PSI Exams. PSI Exams will then send you a Candidate Information Bulletin which will have an examination Notice of Eligibility indicated on the back page.
You will need a sponsoring broker. Complete the form below to be sponsored by Russell Real Estate Services.
Russell is looking for agents to fill full-time and part-time positions.
Testing Dates and Locations
You may test at any PSI Exam center across the United States. A complete list of testing centers is available by calling or by visiting PS Online at PSI Exams.
Scheduling your Exam
After receiving your Examination Eligibility from PSI Exams, you may register for and schedule your exam by calling 1-800-733-9267. Or you may register for and schedule your exam online by going to PSI Exams.
Please note that exam fees must be paid in order to schedule your exam. All exam fees are nonrefundable. For each exam retaken you must submit a retake application and applicable fees to the Oho Division of Real Estate before you can schedule a re-examination.
Lynn Downing is an Ohio licensed REALTOR®.
She is also a member of the Lorain County Association of Realtors, the Ohio Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and the Women's Council of Realtors.
Lynn is a multi-million dollar producer in the local Real Estate Industry helping clients in Erie, Lorain, and Cuyahoga Counties sell or find their dream homes.
Her office consistently ranks #1 (according to the MLS statistics) in the area for Listings and Sales!
But that is not what makes Lynn so unique, for all of the items mentioned above are what you would expect out of any REALTOR®.
What makes Lynn unique is the life experiences that she brings wi th her, that helps her understand your situation and make her such an effective, pleasant REALTOR® to represent you.
Lynn's level of integrity and professionalism will quickly reassure you that she is not just another real estate agent.
Lynn has earned her ABR designation, which makes her an Accredited Buyers Representative as well.
Most Buyers don't realize they also need representation in their home buying process and for them the professional services of a REALTOR® are free. In this Industry, most REALTORS® are representing the Sellers!
Lynn was born and raised in this area, so she knows the in’s and out’s of this community. Lynn has chosen this area to raise her own four children. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University in Marketing and Management. She is continually taking classes to keep up-to-date with the latest in technology and the changing Real Estate Industry to better represent and serve her clients.
Perhaps the most significant attribute of Lynn’s is her ability to not just be a terrific real estate professional on your behalf, but the way she will get to know you and understand the uniqueness of your situation. Not only will she be effective for you, but she will make it a pleasant experience as well.
Lynn is not a "Here today, gone tomorrow" type REALTOR®.