Ward Elliott Institute of Real Estate​​​​

Western Kentucky’s Most Successful Pre-Licensing Program!

Prepare for your licensing exam with the area’s most successful program.  Most licensees in Western Kentucky completed their education through the Ward Elliott Institute of Real Estate.  Our first-time pass rate on the Kentucky Real Estate Sales Associate Licensing exam is one of the highest in the state.

For class locations, dates, and times, click here to view our calendar of offerings.

Success is Guaranteed!

You’ll succeed by taking your pre-licensing course with Ward Elliott of Institute of Real Estate.  In fact, we guarantee it!  We offer the best guarantee in the business!  If you don’t pass the license exam, you can come back (for any part or all of our class) any time in the next year at no cost whatsoever!

The State of Kentucky requires that all persons practicing real estate be licensed in accordance with KRS 324.020.  The WEI assists prospective licensees navigate through the real estate licensure process:

  • Complete your pre-licensing education
  • Obtain your FBI criminal background check
  • Pass the state licensing exam

The pre-licensing class is 96 hours of classroom instruction providing an overview of the Kentucky Real Estate law and regulations as well as other requisite information required to pass the Kentucky Real Estate Sales Associate Exam. The course curriculum includes:

  • Overview of Exam Preparation
  • Land Descriptions
  • Kentucky Real Estate Law and Regulations
  • Real Estate Interests, Rights and Responsibilities
  • Concept of Real Property
  • The Closing Process
  • Appraisals (Valuation)
  • Federal Fair Housing Laws
  • Real Estate Contract Law
  • Control of Land Use
  • The Loan Process
  • Preparing for Real Estate Success
  • Financing Sources
  • Property Management
  • The Mortgage Process
  • The Property Tax Process
  • Mortgages and Other Liens
  • Brokerage and Management
  • Listing Contracts and Relationships Established
  • The Easy Approach to Real Estate Math
  • Deeds

All materials needed to complete the licensing process are provided. Students are required to bring writing instruments and calculators.

All courses are taught by experienced real estate instructor and offered in Bowling Green. Registration in one of our classes is quick and easy. Click on the location at which you would like to attend, print and complete the registration form and mail it to our offices.

More information is available in the class brochure:


Register for a Pre-Licensing Course