How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Florida

November 2, 2019

Get Your Florida Real Estate License: The state of Florida requires anyone looking to obtain a Florida real estate sales associate license to complete a 63-hour pre-license course, submit a state application, and pass the state licensing exam. Here, we’ll break down everything you need to know to become a licensed real estate sales associate […]

Gold Coast Attends 2019 Florida Real Estate Expo

August 21, 2019

Gold Coast Schools is proud to be an exhibitor at the 2019 real estate expo in Orlando, Florida. The event is held on August 21st-22nd and brings the best of what Florida real estate has to offer. Beyond networking and business development opportunities, the hundreds of exhibitors will teach you about new tools and technologies […]

New Florida Real Estate Business Ethics Requirement – Explained

May 29, 2018

The enforcement of a new, mandatory 3-hour Business Ethics course as part of the 14-hour continuing education requirement for renewing a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate or Broker’s license is in effect.   All Sales Associates and Brokers must fulfill this requirement as of September 30th, 2017. Gold Coast Schools, Florida’s leader in real estate education, […]

What You Need to Know: Florida Sales Associate Post-license Requirement

April 9, 2018

In the state of Florida, all real estate agents / sales associates are required to complete a 45-hour Sales Associate Post-license course within 18-24 months of obtaining their license.  Failing to complete this requirement will result in your sales associate license becoming null and void. Don’t lose your real estate license because of a missed […]

How to Get a Florida Real Estate Broker License:

November 13, 2017

Florida Real Estate Broker License Requirements: In the State of Florida, getting a real estate broker’s license requires obtaining 2 years of experience as a licensed sales associate.  Beyond experience, you must complete a 72-hour Florida Real Estate Broker Pre-license course and pass the state licensing exam.  Once complete, you will become a licensed Florida […]

Florida Real Estate License 28-hour Reactivation Requirement

August 27, 2017

As a Florida real estate licensee, you will never need to take a 28-hour reactivation course so long as you complete 14 hours of continuing education every two years prior to your specific March 31st or September 30th renewal deadline.  However, things happen and you may find yourself in a situation where your license has […]

Gold Coast School’s NEXT Step Real Estate Course

June 19, 2017

Gold Coast Schools “NEXT Step” course was developed as FREE real estate course designed to help anyone in Florida who is considering getting a Florida real estate license and starting a new career.  This course is 100% focused on providing students with valuable information, and is not a sales pitch or an upsell opportunity for […]

Finding a Florida Real Estate Job

January 13, 2017

Obtaining a Florida real estate sales associate license is often the entry point into a career in Florida real estate.  Once the individual has taken and passed the 63 hour real estate sales associate course, whether online or classroom based, and passed the Florida state exam, their real estate career begins. Many new real estate […]

How to Start a Florida Real Estate Career

December 7, 2016

Starting a career in Florida real estate is a fairly simple process.  A career in real estate is not easy, but most things worthwhile in life come with some amount of work.  Additionally, the income and career opportunities are significant for those who are serious about being successful. Here are the basic steps to launching […]

Gold Coast Schools Real Estate Career Fairs

November 1, 2016

Gold Coast Schools has served as Florida’s leading provider of classroom and online real estate education since 1970.  Most classes are offered in both English and Spanish, enabling students to choose the format that is most comfortable for them.  In 2014, Gold Coast started hosting career fairs to help students find real estate companies to […]