Become a Realtor®

Real estate is an exciting business and a rewarding career. If you want to become a Realtor®, we’re here to help you live your dream.


To become a licensed Realtor® in New York state, you must:

  • Successfully complete a 75-hour pre-licensing class from an approved real estate school. You can take all the classes you need right here at HGAR.
  • Pass the state licensing test
  • Choose a broker to sponsor you
  • Join HGAR. You’ll also get all the benefits of the New York State Association of Realtors® and the National Association of RealtorS®

We’re at your side to support your new career from the very start. You can take the class you need to earn your salesperson’s license through HGAR in person or online. We make it easy for you — live classes are taught at all three of our locations or you can take the course online.

Every HGAR pre-licensing course instructor is selected for their teaching capabilities backed by real-life experience and has been approved by the New York Department of State. The online courses allow you to take your coursework on your schedule.

Once you join HGAR, you’ll join an elite group of professionals who are the best at what they do. HGAR partners with you to grow your business, stay on top of the industry, and is an advocate for you at the local, state and national level.

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