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Alabama Real Estate Commission

Alabama Real Estate Commission is an agency that was established in 1927 to give real estate license to the brokers across the state. It was Legislative Act 1927 on which the AL Real Estate Commission was found but later it was expanded to Real Estate Law (Acts 1950-51, No. 422) of 1951. After that the act was revised in 1953, 1963 and 1982.

The commission consists nine members out of which eight members are real estate salespersons or brokers who have the experience of ten years in the real estate market and one member is a consumer who is not a licensed salesperson in the realty sector. Governor with the assistance of Senate appoints the members of Alabama Real Estate Commission. One of the members must be African-American. The term of each member is Alabama Real Estate Commission is of five years and one member can be the part of commission only for two successive terms. Even there is an executive director and other staff members who play role in the organization.

Alabama Real Estate Commission functions for the brokers, salespersons, real estate companies, instructors and schools in giving real estate license and the required approvals. Under this rules and regulations for the licensure are also prescribed and along with this correct procedure to apply these is also formulated. The functions of AL Real Estate Commission comes under the sub-function of Promulgating Rules and Regulations and Licensing.

In the Licensing sub function, all the real estate applicants need to fulfill the requirements mentioned in the Code of Alabama. According to this the applicants should be:
  • Nineteen years of age
  • US Citizens
  • High School Graduate
  • Cleared the written examination for the licensure

Alabama Real Estate Commission Forms

Another function of Alabama Real Estate Commission according to the Code of Alabama, Section 34-27-6 is giving approval to the real estate School and Courses. For the approval, all the real estate schools should submit forms and documents to the commission, which are then reviewed and approved by the commission.

Along with licensing, there are vacation time-sharing plans that are regulated, advertised and sold by the Real Estate Commission in Alabama. According to these plans there is a provision to own or rent the part of hotel, lodge, cabins, condos, campground or apartment by the people of the state. These can be used for personal, family or recreational use.

Furthermore, the Alabama Real Estate Commission does the sub function of Enforcing in which inspection of the real estate companies is done to see if these are following the laws, rules and regulations laid down by the commission or not. Along with this any compliant made by public against the company in violating these rules is also investigated by the real estate commission. After this there are many functions that are performed by Alabama Real Estate Commission for its internal functioning that includes managing the agency, finances and human resource.

Alabama Real Estate Commission License Renewal

Alabama Real Estate Commission has an official website that can be checked for the online services that include license renewal, license transfer, changing home address, telephone, email and other such related services. Besides this you can also find information on real estate courses. You can also download the required forms and applications for the same. has also provided the address and contact number for the real estate commission. You can contact this agency for your specific query.

Alabama Real Estate Commission
1201 Carmichael Way
Phone Number:334-242-5544
Fax: 334-270-9118

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