What Does It Cost to Get Into Real Estate in Idaho?
Startup Costs to Become A Real Estate Agent in Idaho
As you can imagine, there are costs associated with starting your real estate career. These include everything from your initial pre-license education, to getting fingerprinted and paying for your final exam, to joining your local board of REALTORS® and your regular MLS membership dues.
Don't forget to budget for regular and ongoing expenses after you become licensed. Some may be covered for you by your broker - be sure to ask when interviewing potential brokerages to hang your license with.
The cost to become a licensed real estate agent in Idaho has a few variables, but can be generally summarized by the below costs:
- $725: Pre-License Education
- $60: Fingerprinting
- $80: License Exam
- $160: Licensing
- $210: E&O Insurance
- $550: REALTOR® Dues*
- $360: MLS Subscription**
- $200: Lockbox Key
** Varies based on local MLS, prorated quarterly
There many optional costs to consider when starting your real estate career. These are a few we recommend starting with:
- $92: Lockbox
- $75: Yard Signs
- $20: Sign Riders
- $40: Business Cards
- VARIES: Brokerage Fees
- VARIES: Marketing Budget