Becoming a Realtor®

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You’ve decided to pursue a career in real estate. What’s your next move? Once you’ve completed the Virginia licensure requirements, you’ll want to become a Realtor® and make NVAR your local association. Be the trusted professional that buyers and sellers rely on for their most significant investment. Become a Realtor®.

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About Eloise

"I believe anything is possible if you look for the right opportunity. I decided to change the direction of my career and opted to become a Realtor®. I see this as an opportunity to continue to help people in my community achieve the American dream of homeownership."

Eloise took an intense pre-licensing training course through NVAR. This rewarding learning experience gave her the necessary skills to pursue even higher goals for her future endeavors, and to become part of something professional, noble and positive.
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License Requirements

Learn about Virginia's DPOR Requirements by visiting their website. You can also view this Quick Reference Guide: How to Apply for a Salesperson/Broker License.

If you're not a licensed salesperson yet, NVAR has the classes you need to get started! Learn more about our Realtor® School.


View our Calendar of Events to find upcoming classes and sign up


Eligible honorably discharged military veterans since 1993 may register for no-cost pre-licensing training at NVAR. This program applies to November classes only.