Ready to start your real estate career?

The first step in getting your real estate license in New Hampshire is to take the NH Real Estate pre-licensing class. Bean Group’s pre-licensing program is approved by the NH Real Estate Commission. Completing our program will qualify you to sit for the NH salesperson’s exam.

Bean Group’s NH Real Estate School

Bean Group’s program includes the required 40 hours of classroom study plus eight hours of classroom review for $249. This fee also includes the textbook and other class materials.

Choose Your Pace

Our classes are offered at our Portsmouth headquarters, located at 1150 Sagamore Avenue. We offer two schedules:

  • A six-week daytime course held on Tuesday and Thursdays, 9am-1pm
  • A 12-week evening course offered on Wednesday evenings, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

2017 Pre-Licensing Education Schedule

Dates Day(s) Time Weeks
January 10-February 16 Tuesday & Thursday 9am – 1pm 6
March 1 – May 17 Wednesday 5:30pm-9:30pm 12
May 30 – July 11 (no class July 4) Tuesday & Thursday 9am – 1pm 6
July 25 – August 31 Tuesday & Thursday 9am – 1pm 6
September 13 – December 6 (no class November 22) Wednesday 5:30pm-9:30pm 12

For more information or to obtain registration materials, email

Experienced Real Estate Instructors

Our classes are taught by experienced REALTORS® with many years in the industry. In addition to teaching pre-licensing, our instructors are actively engaged in the real estate business every day. Applying real life examples to the training is a cornerstone of our program.

Kelly Cullen, PhD

Kelly is an Associate Professor of Natural Resource Economics at the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches New Hampshire Real Estate to college students. A licensed NH Associate Broker since 2004, Kelly enjoys working with buyers and sellers in the towns that make up the Oyster River school district. In addition to her college teaching duties, Kelly teaches pre-licensing classes for Bean Group and was instrumental in starting Bean Group’s pre-licensing program.

Pam Kirby

Pam has been a REALTOR® since 2003 holds a NH Associate Broker’s license. Pam joined the Bean Group in 2009 as a sales associate and became the Director of Organizational Development and Training in 2013. Prior to her real estate career, she had a extensive career in HR & Training. Pam has a Master’s Degree in Organization and Management from Antioch New England Graduate School. In addition to pre-licensing classes, Pam teaches the NH Core course, conducts new agent orientation and develops and delivers courses to help Bean Group agents improve their skills and grow their business.