Salespersons with 2+ years experience
Fair Housing is dynamic. Over decades since the 1866 Civil Rights Act, America has seen sweeping cultural changes accompanied by legislation, court challenges and government enforcement. The Fair Housing movement is by no means slowing down. New issues and trends continually arise.
Real estate licensees are on the front lines of Fair Housing. Because of our role as housing experts, it is of primary importance that salespersons and brokers understand Fair Housing in the context of current events.
The easiest way to complete your CE requirements is to purchase a package below.
The purpose of this course is to move beyond a mere review of the time-honored laws with which licensees are familiar. This course examines recent New York State Fair Housing legal changes and government enforcement. For example, the effect of the new legalization of gay marriage in New York will be explored. The class also looks at what groups are protected and not protected in New York, along with a review of groups protected only locally, such as legislation protecting obesity in Broome County. Fair Housing developments in other states will be documented, which may spread to New York.
At the end of this course, students will not just review existing law, but fully understand new laws and possible upcoming trends in our industry.
No. A recent legislative amendment REMOVED the 15-year real estate broker continuing education exemption and now requires all brokers who were previously exempted to complete continuing education starting July 1, 2021.
Yes. There are 5 classes required.
According to the DOS: “All licensees must successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education. The education must include at least 2 hours of instruction pertaining to cultural competency, 2 hours of instruction on implicit bias, 2.5 hours on the subject of ethical business practices, at least 1 hour of recent legal matters, at least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property and at least 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, 2 hours of agency related instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.”
Real estate professionals must complete 22.5 hours of continuing education every two years to keep their licenses active.
You must go to your eAccessNY account and renew.
If you do not renew your license, you cannot conduct any real estate activities that require a New York State real estate license in accordance with Article 12-A of the Real Property Law. There are no grace periods that allow you to continue working while not licensed. You have two years from the date your license expires to renew your license. If you fail to renew within that period, you will be required to pass the state written examination. No continuing education will be required to repeat the licensing process again.
When you submit your new salesperson application, you must include the following: your new examination results, application fee, and a copy of your expired license/pocket card or ORIGINAL proof of completing the salesperson course. If possible, it is better to submit original proof of your salesperson course. If you do not have an original certificate, then call the school where you took the course to request another certificate. If you are applying for your broker’s license, you must submit ORIGINAL proof of your 75-hour salesperson course and 45-hour broker course, or a copy of your expired broker’s license.