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Pioneers of Real Estate Education Since 1982

South Dakota REAL ESTATE
Salesperson

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We have the most industry driven and market trusted courses, accredited by the SCREC!

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Bronze Package

30-Hr. SD Post-Licensing Package A

Bronze Package

  • Fair Housing, Environmental Issues, and Risk Management (15 mandatory hours)
  • Fair Share: Protecting Consumers and Your Business from
  • Unfair Practices (3 mandatory hours)
  • Using the Code to Solve Ethical Dilemmas (3 mandatory hours)*

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$821

Pass the test or your money back!

Silver Package

30-Hr. SD Post-Licensing Package B

Silver Package

  • Real Estate Brokerage (15 mandatory hours)
  • Assistance Animals and Fair Housing (4 mandatory hours)
  • Diversity: Your Kaleidoscope of Clients (3 mandatory hours)
  • Document Diligence: Safeguarding Your Transactions (4 mandatory hours)

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$821

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SD Salesperson Real Estate Licensing Package

Here’s a glimpse of what you get with our Salesperson License Package

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Two SCREC Approved Courses

There are two educational requirements of the south dakota Real Estate Commission, a 6-hr mandatory course and an elective 4-hr course.

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Multiple Training Delivery Methods

We understand the need for convenience, ease and flexibility and so Fortune is one of the only SC schools to offer multiple training delivery methods that include In-person Classroom, Virtual Classroom, Online Self-paced, and Online Interactive classes - to meet your needs! We offer classes in an extremely convenient and flexible learning style. Choose the right one for yourself below!

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Get Market oriented Education

We do not just provide basic education to check the boxes but dive deep in to the needs of our students in order to succeed in the real estate market.

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94% Student Satisfaction Rate

We have been the one name for all aspiring and established real estate professionals since 1982. As the pioneers of this space, we pay a lot of attention to the satisfaction of our students.

Individual Real Estate Courses for SD Post Licensing

Thanks in part to movements such as #MeToo and Time’s Up, sexual harassment and discrimination have moved to the forefront of the national...

Topics Covered Include:

  • How sexual harassment is defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)
  • Protections offered through Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the federal Fair Housing Act
  • 3 Credit Hours
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Whether you're representing a seller who's listing a high-efficiency home or working with a buyer to find one, it's important to be able...

Topics Covered Include:

  • An overview of the green home movement
  • Green terminology, certifications, and ratings
  • A review of energy-efficient upgrades, including solar panels, wind turbines, geothermal heating and cooling systems, solar water heaters, and more
  • 3 Credit Hours
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In a short sale transaction, the motivation for each party is different than the standard transaction, and as the professional in the scene, you...

Topics Covered Include:

  • Tactics that work with motivated, excited sellers don't always translate well when working with short sale sellers and short sale buyers. Add lender approvals, junior lien holders, and inflexible timelines into the mix, and you end up with a whole new ball game.
  • 3 Credit Hours
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Must a property manager accept a tenant's emotional support animal, and under what conditions? What proof can a property manager or landlord...

Topics Covered Include:

  • The evolving fair housing law
  • How the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act intersect--and don't
  • Types of assistance animals
  • 4 Credit Hours
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The real estate market reflects our nation's diverse population, and the successful real estate professional understands and adapts to each...

Topics Covered Include:

  • The newest fair housing guidelines relating to criminal background screening, reasonable accommodation for assistance animals, and hoarding
  • A look at the socioeconomic impact of discriminatory practices in housing
  • An online test to check your own inherent bias
  • 3 Credit Hours
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A veteran broker once said, "No one ever failed in this business because of the paperwork." It's true: Real estate is a...

Topics Covered Include:

  • Typical transaction documents
  • Standard clauses, addenda, and contingencies
  • How to practice within the scope of your license (but avoid unauthorized practice of law)
  • 4 Credit Hours
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There’s a reason real estate agents often rank among the least trusted professionals in the U.S. But what can you do to improve the...

Topics Covered Include:

  • Meets both regular ethics renewal requirements and new licensee ethics course requirements
  • The importance of ethical behavior in NAR members and non-members alike, fostering a spirit of cooperation
  • History and evolution of the Code, the preamble, and the Code’s influence on state licensing laws
  • 4 Credit Hours
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Fair housing, environmental hazards, and risk management strategies are issues for every real estate licensee. Knowing and adhering to fair housing...

Topics Covered Include:

  • This 15-hour course reduces risk for licensees and those they serve, specifically covering the areas of fair housing, environmental issues, and risk management techniques at the organizational and transactional level, emphasizing the importance of a robust policies and procedures manual and errors and omissions insurance.
  • 15 Credit Hours
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Real estate professionals wear many hats: expert communicator, attentive listener, trustworthy confidant, obedient servant, loyal advocate, and...

Topics Covered Include:

  • Federal antitrust laws and violations
  • Avoiding antitrust violations and protecting consumers from them
  • Antitrust complaint process and penalties
  • 3 Credit Hours
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In this course, you'll learn everything you need to know about starting and operating a real estate brokerage business: how to plan for and...

Topics Covered Include:

  • Planning and organization of a brokerage business
  • Operational policies and procedures
  • Records and controls
  • 15 Credit Hours
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State-of-the-art Delivery Methods

Our instructor-led classes provide complete support and equip you with the right information for your license acquisition.

In-Person Learning

The best education option for students who prefer a traditional, in-person learning format where instructors and students share a learning environment.

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Virtual Learning

Learn Real Estate at a comfortable pace, in an online environment where you can access learning materials and examinations.

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NEW: Online Interactive Learning

Complete quizzes, submit assignments and learn from tenured Real Estate experts in an integrative online classroom experience.

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Online Self-Paced Learning

View on-demand video lessons from virtual Real Estate instructors and receive 24/7 email support for help completing assignments.

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Why Fortune Academy?

100,000+ Trained
100,000+ Trained

We are the pioneers of the real estate education space and fourth school in SC (SCREC School #004) We have been around since 1982 and have established ourselves as one of the pioneers in the Real Estate education space!

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100% Money Back Guarantee

We succeed when you do! If you do not get the license in your first attempt, we will refund 100% of the payment you made because we are certain that all our students clear in the first attempt.

Exceptionally High Pass Rates
Exceptionally High Pass Rates

Through commitment and expertise, we make sure you pass on the first attempt. We have had the highest pass rates for the last several years.

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24/7 Support

We provide complete support to our students through calls, emails, and chat. So, you are in safe hands at all times.

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The tenured and experienced instructors at Fortune Academy are committed to providing students with the best possible education and are dedicated to helping them succeed. They go above and beyond in their efforts to ensure that every student is well-prepared for a successful career after graduation from our school.

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Frequently Asked Question

Have questions regarding the SD real estate Salesperson course? We got you covered.

Yes, one needs to be 18-year-old or above as per the requirements of the SCREC

Ten (10) hours biennially if a SD resident licensee. 4 hours must be the core mandatory course and 6 hours must be electives. Brokers in Charge will have to take a mandatory BIC Responsibility 4-hour course in addition to the core course, and will only have to take 2 hours of electives. If you are a non-resident and licensed in your resident jurisdiction, you have to meet the CE requirements of your resident state. If you have 25 years of active licensed experience you may submit a request for Partial Continuing Education Exemption. If you meet the experience requirements based upon licensure in another jurisdiction, we will need you to obtain and submit certifications of licensure history. If you are active-duty military, you are exempt from CE while on active service

Our current courses are 100% self-paced and online. All course content is presented in a series of online screens with quizzes to determine mastery before moving to the next series.

If you are considering taking the state licensing exam, you can apply online by going to the PSI website and following the online prompts after registering for an account. Once your eligibility has been forwarded to PSI, you have received approval to schedule the state exam.

The South Dakota Real Estate Commission has contracted with PSI. PSI will provide examinations for real estate licensure through a network of computer exam centers. Registering online is recommended for the fastest and convenient exam-scheduling process. If you have any difficulties scheduling your exam, call the PSI help line at 855-340-3701.

A high school diploma (or certificate of equivalency) is necessary as per the requirements of the SCREC

SCREC recognizes the qualifications of non-resident licensees of other jurisdiction, however one must still must apply for and take the SD portion of the real estate examination (and if applying to become a broker, meet the 3 years actively licensed sales experience requirements). With your examination application, you will need to submit certification(s) of licensure from any jurisdiction(s) in which you have held licensure in the last 5 years. You must also have been licensed within 6 months prior to SD Application. Resident applicants with licenses in other jurisdictions who have been residents for more than 6 months cannot qualify to take the SD. examination with just a certification of licensure from another jurisdiction. The resident applicant will also need to take the following pre-licensing education:
For a Salesperson exam applicant
A SC resident (for more than 6 months) with a license in another jurisdiction who will have to take Unit II: Advanced Real Estate Principles class (30 hours)
For a Broker exam applicant
a SC resident (for more than 6 months) with a broker license in another jurisdiction will have to take Broker Unit IIIA and Broker Unit IIIB classes (60 hours) PDF Exam Application Link: https://llr.sc.gov/re/recpdf/doc231.pdf Online Applications Link: https://llr.sc.gov/re/Instructions.aspx

Courses are designed to help you pass your South Dakota licensing exam and prepare you for a career in real estate. Topics include local government regulations and agency relationships. Courses are inspired by real-life scenarios you'll face as a Salesperson in South Dakota.

All courses include an exam, which consists of 100 multiple-choice questions each. You must achieve a passing grade of 70% or more to receive your certificate of completion.

Yes, our agency requires that we receive and verify social security numbers through a copy of the social security card prior to issuing any license for any licensing Board.

5 Simple steps to Get Your South Dakota Salesperson License

According to the real estate license SD requirements, complete the following steps

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    Complete 90 Hours of Approved Pre-Licensing Education

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    Pass the Course Final Exam.

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    Complete Your Real Estate Exam Application.

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    Complete Your Background Check Form.

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    Take the South Dakota Real Estate Salesperson Exam

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Complete 90 hours of approved pre-licensing education

Complete 90 clock hours of approved Pre-Licensing Salesperson courses. Learn more about your package options here. The 60-hour Unit I Salesperson Pre-Licensing course must be taken before sitting for the South Carolina Salesperson licensing exam. The 30-hour Unit II Advanced Real Estate Principles course can be taken before or after passing the licensing exam, but must be taken before applying for licensure. Both courses must be completed before obtaining initial licensure. For further information, please see the South Carolina real estate commission's website Click here for the education and examination requirements in detail for your specific situation.

  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Promulgated Contract Forms

Estimated Cost:

$120 (included in package)

Estimated Time:

2 - 4 Days

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Pass the course final exam.

After completing all course materials, there is a final exam for each course. The minimum passing score is 70%. You must take the final exam in the presence of an invigilator whether online or in-person classroom.

  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Promulgated Contract Forms

Estimated Cost:

$120 (included in package)

Estimated Time:

2 - 4 Days

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Complete the real estate exam application.

To sit for the South Carolina Salesperson examination, you must first submit your exam application. Exam application details can be found here.

  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Promulgated Contract Forms

Estimated Cost:

$120 (included in package)

Estimated Time:

2 - 4 Days

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Complete the background check requirement.

You are required to obtain a criminal background report to submit with your application. For all applications submitted after June 30, 2020, instructions will be provided after the initial application is received on how to obtain your fingerprint background check. Learn more here

  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Promulgated Contract Forms

Estimated Cost:

$120 (included in package)

Estimated Time:

2 - 4 Days

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Take the South Carolina real estate Salesperson exam

The South Carolina exam is comprised of two portions: one for state requirements and one for national requirements. PSI administers the South Carolina real estate Salesperson licensing exam. You will have 200 minutes to complete this 120-question test. Once your exam application is approved, you will receive an exam eligibility letter. Fortune Academy also offers comprehensive Exam Prep tailored to South Carolina. If you have any additional questions, please visit our Exam Prep page

  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Promulgated Contract Forms

Estimated Cost:

$120 (included in package)

Estimated Time:

2 - 4 Days