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How to Pass Your RES Examination

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How to Pass Your RES Examination

If you’re reading this, we assume you’ve already enrolled in the Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Course with one of the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) Approved Course Providers. If you haven’t enrolled yet, please click here to access the list of approved course providers.

Real Estate Salesperson Examination Format

The Real Estate Salesperson (RES) Examination consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper has a duration of 2½ hours. Starting in 2023, both Paper 1 and Paper 2 follow this format:

  • Section A:

  • 60 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) worth 60 marks.

  • Section B:

  • 20 MCQs with reference to 1 or 2 Case Studies, totaling 40 marks. Duration: 2½ hours for each paper.

Real Estate Salesperson Examination Syllabus

Please follow this link to view the comprehensive breakdown of the examination syllabus.

How to Study for It?

To help you prepare effectively, we’ve put together a comprehensive study plan. Follow these steps to increase your chances of acing the exam:

  • Understand the Examination Syllabus and learning outcome:

    • Familiarize yourself with the syllabus provided by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA). Know what topics are covered so you can focus your efforts on the right areas.

  • Create a Study Schedule:

    • Develop a realistic study schedule. Break down the syllabus into manageable sections and allocate specific time for each topic. Consistency is key, so stick to your schedule.

  • Gather Study Materials:

    • Invest in quality study materials. Textbooks, online courses, and practice exams are essential for comprehensive preparation. Look for resources approved by CEA or reputable educational providers.

  • Seek Professional Guidance:

    • Consider reaching out to experienced instructors who can offer valuable guidance, answer your questions, and provide insights into the examination. At Navis, we also offer dedicated revision sessions for aspiring RES candidates.

  • Stay Informed:

    • Keep up with the latest industry news and regulations. Staying informed about the real estate market can also be valuable in the examination.

  • Review Regularly:

    • Regularly review your notes and practice questions. Repetition is key to retaining the information you’ve learned.

  • Stay Positive and Stay Committed:

    • The journey to becoming a real estate salesperson can be challenging, but a positive attitude and unwavering commitment will help you overcome obstacles.

  • Exam Day Preparation:

    • The day before the exam, relax, get a good night’s sleep, and ensure you have all your necessary documents ready. On exam day, stay calm and confident.

Remember, success in the Real Estate Salesperson Examination is achievable with a well-structured study plan, dedication, and the right resources. Best of luck on your journey to becoming a certified real estate salesperson!

If you have any questions or would like additional tips, feel free to contact me. I’m here to support you on your path to success!

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