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Pearson VUE 2023 Real Estate General Job Analysis

The Louisiana Real Estate Commission (Commission) received a request for assistance from Pearson VUE, a leading provider in real estate licensure examinations. The first step in updating Pearson VUE’s real estate exams is to survey licensed real estate salespersons and brokers to collect information about tasks they perform in their work. As a real estate […]

Important Changes to Initial License Background Check Process

IMPORTANT NOTICE EFFECTIVE – MONDAY, JULY 3, 2023In accordance with Act 553 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, the Louisiana Real Estate Commission (“Commission”) and the Louisiana Real Estate License Law (La. R.S. 37:1430 et seq) require that all initial license and reinstatement applicants shall complete a fingerprint-based criminal history review conducted by […]

Chairman’s Corner – New Background Check and Fingerprinting Rules

It is an honor to have been selected by my fellow members of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission as your chairman for 2023. As chairman, I look forward to continuing the LREC mission to serve and protect the public interest in real estate transactions and other real estate-related activities. At its very core, that mission […]

Important Changes to License Renewal Period

Effective April 1, 2022, Act 193 of the 2021 Regular Legislative Session became law. Accordingly, the license renewal period is changing, beginning this year. The new renewal period for 2023 licenses is as follows: When you complete your renewal during the upcoming renewal period, you are renewing for January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023. […]

COVID-19: Important LREC/LREAB Updates

The LREC/LREAB is closely monitoring the COVID-19 virus situation. This page will be continually updated with new information as decisions are made. April 12, 2021 The LREC/LREAB offices will be fully staffed beginning Monday, April 12. If you do not need to speak with a staff member about your paperwork, we ask that you limit […]