Real Estate School Comparison


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How do you decide which school makes sense for you?

We’re glad you asked. Choosing the real estate school that best fits your goals is critical to career success. For that reason, we’re here to arm you with the best information possible so you can make the right decision the first time!


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Each year, tens of thousands of Florida real estate professionals choose Gold Coast Schools for their real estate education. Will you be one of them?

Our instructors are here for you

We have dozens of dedicated real estate instructors (many of whom speak Spanish), ready to educate new and seasoned industry professionals (that’s you!).

You’re in good company

We educate tens of thousands of students each year, many of whom go on to work with Florida’s most prestigious real estate brokerages.

Your success matters

From pre-license courses to exam prep to professional development, we have the experience (over 50 years!), curriculum, and resources to help you thrive.

Students love us

Gold Coast Schools students give our courses a 4.9 out of 5 stars!


Gold Coast Schools vs. Other Real Estate Schools

Gold Coast Schools

Since 1970, Gold Coast Schools has helped more than a million students obtain and renew their professional licenses through classroom, livestream, and online learning. But we’re more than just an accredited real estate school — we put budding Florida real estate agents on the path to career success, thanks to benefits like: experienced instructors, top-rated courses, helpful support, unmatched exam prep, professional development resources, and continuing education classes to help you become a top agent in your market.

We offer three learning methods: in-person classroom instruction with multiple locations throughout Florida, online self-paced courses, and livestream classes, which offer the convenience of online learning, but with the interactions of a classroom.

Plus, we offer career-building resources, personal access to experienced instructors, live Q&A sessions, exam prep (in English and Spanish), networking opportunities with other students and potential employers, and so much more.

Other Real Estate Schools

Other real estate schools often deliver a one-and-done transaction, leaving students to fend for themselves once they’ve enrolled in classes. With Gold Coast, you are guided by our team of instructors to make sure you understand the material and have the tools to become a top agent. Plus, we partner with thousands of brokerages across Florida so you can find a place to hang your hat once you receive your license.

Additionally, many real estate schools only offer one method of learning. With Gold Coast Schools, you can choose between in-person, self-paced learning, and livestream classes. So, however you prefer to learn, we have something for you.


Here’s why students love us


Below you will find links to Google, Yelp, and Facebook review pages where you can see all of the feedback that we receive on a daily basis. These review sites are open to anyone, cannot be edited by us, and provide unbiased opinions about our courses. After all, what we say about ourselves is nowhere near as important as what our students say about us. We encourage you to see for yourself why Gold Coast Schools is so highly recommended.


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Gold Coast Schools: The proof is in the passing!

At Gold Coast Schools, our students are at the center of everything we do. That’s why we make it our mission to give all of our students the tools they need to create long-term, sustainable success in real estate.  From personalized customer service to live Q&A sessions with instructors to professional development and continuing education, you’ll have everything you need to launch a successful career in real estate.

We offer regular instructor interaction.

Gold Coast Schools: Enjoy regular support from course instructors through live Q&A sessions, direct 1-on-1 access, and email interactions for questions and discussion.

Other schools: Many schools don’t provide instructor 1-on-1 time or Q&A sessions. If you do have access to an instructor, often the only type of interaction is through email, which translates to potentially long wait times for student needs.

We accommodate different learning styles.

Gold Coast Schools: Everyone learns differently, which is why we offer three different learning styles: self-paced online courses, livestream classes, and in-person classroom. You get to decide which one is best for you. Whichever method you choose, we supplement courses with video, quizzes, structured reading, and more to help you retain what you’ve learned.

Other schools: Learning options are limited with other real estate schools. You’ll find most only offer only one type: online only or classroom only. With Gold Coast Schools, you get to choose the learning style that best fits your needs.

We have highly experienced instructors.

Gold Coast Schools: With dozens of real estate instructors in our arsenal, we’re confident you’ll find unbounded success in the industry. Each instructor has deep knowledge of Florida real estate, and they come with years (often decades) of experience. And while they know what’s needed to pass the Florida real estate exam, they also provide priceless tips and lessons for leading a strong career in real estate after you’ve received your license.

Other schools: Other schools only have a small handful of real estate instructors, many of whom are busy real estate professionals. This limits face-time and 1-on-1 instruction they can provide.

We accommodate different learning styles.

Gold Coast Schools: Our Weekend CRAM Review Course and Exam Prep Package are designed to fully prepare you to ace the real estate license exam and are included with most of our pre-licensing courses.

Other schools: Other schools may or may not provide tools and courses to help you prepare for the real estate exam. With Gold Coast Schools, you can feel confident about your ability to pass on the first try.




Learn from the industry’s best.

With dozens of dedicated instructors — known for their leadership and expertise in Florida real estate — you can’t go wrong. No matter the course material or topic, your instructors will guide you through the nuances of pre-licensing. Plus, they’re always on tap to answer questions via email or in real-time in our in-person or virtual classrooms.


We cater to your schedule.

When it comes to selecting a real estate school, you deserve flexibility and convenience. With us, you can choose how, when, and where you learn (with plenty of support along the way). We offer three great ways:


  • Self-paced
  • Read your course
  • Take notes inside your course
  • Available 24/7
  • Take courses on your computer, iPad, or iPhone
  • Access to instructors via email and live Q&A sessions
  • Stream courses in real time
  • Experienced instructors
  • Interact with other real estate students
  • State-approved content
  • Interactive instruction using whiteboards, conversation, and slide decks
  • Access to instructors via email and live Q&A sessions
  • Experienced instructors
  • Interact with other real estate students
  • State-approved content
  • Interactive instruction using whiteboards, conversation, and slide decks
  • Access to instructors via email and in-person Q&A sessions




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