If you're looking to obtain a real estate license in Indiana, you may be able to take advantage of reciprocity agreements with other states. Real estate reciprocity is an inter-state agreement that allows real estate agents licensed in one state to obtain licenses in reciprocal states. In some cases, you only have to pass the reciprocal portion of the state real estate exam; in other cases, you must retake and pass the full real estate exam. The remaining twenty-eight states offer what is known as partial license reciprocity, which means they can offer licensing reciprocity to real estate agents in some states, but not all.
Indiana only offers reciprocity with Illinois. To receive your license through reciprocity, complete a broker application form and submit an official Illinois license verification. You will need to have an Indiana sponsor broker to receive an active license. Florida residents can also apply for a reciprocal license, but will need to take the state portion of the real estate exam.
New York and Pennsylvania offer full reciprocity for real estate agents who are in good standing. This means that your new state can offer licensing reciprocity to real estate agents who move from one state, but not to agents who move from another state. Idaho has no reciprocity agreements, but licensed agents can skip all experience and pre-licensing requirements and only have to take the state portion of the real estate exam. States that create reciprocal real estate agreements are doing the right thing to help reduce barriers to employment for those who move between states and whose ethical skills and obligations are generally the same.
Florida state broker licensing courses are online and, as long as you've been licensed in any state for a minimum of two years, you can become a Florida real estate broker. Some states don't offer any form of reciprocity in licensing, which means you'll have to retake your real estate exams and get licensed again.If you're looking to obtain a real estate license in Indiana, you may be able to take advantage of reciprocity agreements with other states. Make sure you understand the laws of the new state and contact the Oregon Real Estate Commission directly (50) 378-4170 for specific information about the requirements before settling in a new state.