To Obtain a Real Estate License in the State of Ohio
You must be honest, truthful and of good reputation
You must be at least 18 years old
You must be sponsored by an Ohio real estate broker
You must not have been convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude, adjudged by a court to have violated any civil rights laws regarding real estate within the past two years, or violated any rules of the Ohio Division of Real Estate. If you are found to have done so, you must submit satisfactory proof to the Superintendent of Real Estate that you will not violate such laws again.
If you were born after 1950 you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent as recognized by the Ohio Department of Education.
Any person who has not been licensed as a real estate salesperson or broker within a four year period immediately preceding their current application for the salesperson's exam mush have completed the required 120 hours of online or classroom instruction at an institution of higher education that awards a degree in at least a two year program. Certificates are good for 10 years. See Step 1 of "Steps to Licensure" for more information.
Pass the State of Ohio Real Estate Salespersons Exam
Steps to Licensure
Register for and complete the required 120 hours of online or classroom pre-licensing education.
Once you have completed the above pre-licensing education requirements and have met all other requirements as outlined in items 1-6 under "General Requirements" you must submit a License Examination Application and all applicable fees to the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing. Instructions for completion and fee information can be found on the application. Forms may be downloaded from the Ohio Division of Real Estate's Web site: www.com.state.oh.us/real Applications must be signed by your Sponsoring Broker.
The Division will review your application and determine your eligibility to test and will notify PSI Exams. PSI Exams will then send you a Candidate Information Bulletin which will have an examination Notice of Eligibility indicated on the back page.
You will need a sponsoring broker. Complete the form below to be sponsored by Russell Real Estate Services.
Russell is looking for agents to fill full-time and part-time positions.
Testing Dates and Locations
You may test at any PSI Exam center across the United States. A complete list of testing centers is available by calling or by visiting PS Online at PSI Exams.
Scheduling your Exam
After receiving your Examination Eligibility from PSI Exams, you may register for and schedule your exam by calling 1-800-733-9267. Or you may register for and schedule your exam online by going to PSI Exams.
Please note that exam fees must be paid in order to schedule your exam. All exam fees are nonrefundable. For each exam retaken you must submit a retake application and applicable fees to the Oho Division of Real Estate before you can schedule a re-examination.
**Five Star REO Certified / REO Default Certified Professional Res.net Certified / Equator Certified**
"List by dusk...SOLD by Dawn!"
Rated "One of The Best Agents in America" and #3 in Ohio-2013
Ranked #3 Realtor in OHIO for total homes sold-2012
SOLD over 450 listed homes in 2011!
#1 Realtor in total sales and volume at Russell Real Estate Services for 2 years in a row!!!
Accredited Buyer's Agent
Five Star REO Certified Specialist
Five Star Short Sale Certified Real Estate Professional
HUD, REO/Bank Owned Foreclosure Listing/Sales Specialist
REO Default Certified Professional-RDCPro
New Home Construction Specialist
Senior Housing Specialist
I work with clients to sell homes all across Northern Ohio.
Known for consistently providing service that EXCEEDS client expectation!
"List by dusk...SOLD by Dawn!"
I currently service the following counties: Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Portage, Geauga, Lake, Wayne, Holmes, Huron, Erie, Sandusky Seneca & Ottawa counties.
We currently hold the #2 market position in our area. We are the oldest & the largest locally owned brokerage company in our area.
We are in attendance at national/regional REO Conferences to obtain continuing education and stay abreast of industry developments, changes and challenges
Thinking of purchasing a Bank Owned Home?
Whether you are an experienced investor or first-time home buyer, our experienced team of REO agents are available to assist you every step of the way.
Contact the Russell Real Estate Services REO Department to help!
We will provide the important information you need in order to make informed decisions.
Ask for a list of area bank owned homes that meet your individual needs. We can also provide information on local schools, zoning and building regulations and permits, help obtaining special financing and repair bids, market evaluations and so much more!
One call does it all! 440-652-6362 or Toll Free 1-800-735-2406
We are a full service broker offering our clients a full menu of REO Asset Marketing Services
Pre-foreclosure Through Closing
*Our Dept customizes our services to meet your needs
*Ave list –to-close time is less than 60days
*Reduced Client Expense
*Open Client/Broker Communications
Each of our 7 offices are open 7 days per week
Dawn Doleh & REO Department Team members are available by cell phones anytime
Emails are responded to promptly if not immediately
Any voice messages are generally returned within 1hr
*Secure property and handle trespass situations
*Re-key & board windows/doors if necessary
*Handle emergency calls
*Quick, accurate inspections and price opinions
*Perform routine occupancy status reports within 24 hrs
*Install signs on the property within 24 hrs
*Handle all cash for keys offers
*Coordinate with attorney and Sheriff to gain possession of the property
*Gather and organize each vendors tax ID and contact info
Submit invoices per property with all supporting documentation and photos
Provide detailed monthly or bi-monthly billing (based on client preference)
*Order and supervise the removal and disposal of any personal property
*Initiate all point of sale inspections with local municipalities
*We meet inspectors at the property
*Order utilities in our company name if needed
*Obtain and submit repair bids
*Drive-by exterior and interior Broker’s Price Options
*Aggressive & detailed marketing plan submitted by client deadline
*Title work available in-house if needed
*Routine property inspections for all inventory properties
*Supervise all contractors to assure all work is completed on time and satisfactorily
*Equal effort is made to sell properties of all types and values
*Bank Owned listings have prominence on our company web page
*Revised marketing plan submission 30, 60, 90 days after initial listing
*Monthly marketing reports submitted on all listings
*Negotiation of contracts within client specified platforms/guidelines
*In-house auction services available
*Closing management and coordination
Aggressive Marketing-for every REO Listing
REO Open Houses
REO Broker’s Opens
Highlight Marketing Sheets installed in ‘take-one’ boxes on each property and replenished weekly
Response time less than 3hrs for all website info requests
Advertise every REO listing until it’s sold-in print and online
Each REO listing sent to all company office managers for announcement at weekly office meetings
Weekly fax and email our inventory to area agents and buyers/investors
Gather feedback from every showing and include results in monthly marketing reporting
Newman Russell founded this family owned, locally operated business in 1962. We are one of the oldest Real Estate Companies in Ohio. With almost 5 decades of experience Russell Real Estate Services has built our reputation by focusing on customer satisfaction, honesty, dependability, experience and results oriented success. We continue with that tradition!
We appreciate the opportunity to earn your confidence and business.