Ready to become a real estate broker?Get a step-by-step plan of action that makes it easy to get started. We’ve taken the confusion out of getting started, and have created a simple and straightforward plan that helps make your path clear. The Superior Plan: The Step-By-Step Guide To Launch Your New Career. If your are interested in becoming licensed in North Carolina to list and sell real estate, please read the following step-by-step plan of action to begin your career. Learn more about Superior’s Plan at our FREE Career Night Events. Download Superior’s Plan Read the first 3 Chapters and Appendix C of North Carolina Real Estate Principles and Practices (7th Edition, Revised) here. Password: NCSuperior1 Additional pre-reading for the pre-licensing class (Appendix C - pp. 633 - 655): Real Estate Commission Rules, License Law & Rule Comments & Chapter 93 A. Complete Superiors 79-Hour Provisional Broker Licensing Course. Obtain the NC Real Estate Commission Licensing Pamphlet. Obtain your criminal report. Submit your completed online application to the to the NC Real Estate Commission, or send certified mail return receipt requested which requires additional postage. After the NC Real Estate Commission receives your completed application, you will receive a notice within 7 to 10 business days giving you permission to contact the testing service and schedule your appointment to take your NC real Estate Commission Examination on computer. If you wish to become active in real estate, you will need to associate with a real estate firm or broker and pay your annual renewal fee to the NC Real Estate Commission on or before June 30 of each year. Removing your “provisional” status. Take continuing education courses of 8 hours annually before your second license renewal to keep your license on active status. Opening your own real-estate firm.