We are conveniently located at 139 West 35th Street between Broadway & 7th Avenue on the 2nd Floor. We also have courses available in Queens and Brooklyn.
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You can sign up on our website, by visiting Online Courses
Mon–Fri: 9am – 5:00pm
Sat: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Sun: office closed
Please refer to the Schedules page for office hours at our other locations.
NYREI currently does not offer any financial aid to students, however payment plan options are available for most courses offered at NYREI. Email email@example.com to learn more.
Call the department of state at (518) 474-4429
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a replacement certificate. Each replacement certificate is $25.
According to the DOS:
“A real estate salesperson works for and is supervised by the representative broker. The salesperson acts as the representative broker’s agent. All listings, although perhaps negotiated by a salesperson, are accepted by the representative broker.”
“A real estate broker is responsible for the supervision and conduct of the real estate brokerage business. He or she applies for and holds the license on behalf of the brokerage. This person is known as the “representative broker.” All listings, although perhaps negotiated by a salesperson, are accepted by the representative broker.”
You must get your salesperson license FIRST in order to be a broker!
The real estate industry is one of the most accessible to anyone. To be eligible for a career as a licensed salesperson, an individual must:
In order to obtain your Sales License, you need 77 hours of sales class time.
You do not need to have any previous sales experience to become a salesperson, nor are there any prior education requirements. No GED required.
Unless you are a lawyer or attorney, all persons must complete 77 hours of sales time in order to obtain a license.
Anytime! Sales classes are offered seven days a week in our Manhattan office (Mon-Thurs 9am, 1:30pm and 6pm. Fri-Sun 9am and 1:30pm). We also offer our Salesperson program online.
You may need to take notes during the lessons, so bring a highlighter and a note pad. We also offer our students a textbook authored by one of our certified instructors for a fee of $50.00.
Yes! Registration is always ongoing, and you can attend the same day. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the class start (for a list of class schedules, click “schedules” on our index tab).
You have four (4) months from the time you attend your first course to complete the sales course and school exam.
NYREI offers its students a one month and a two month extension after four months. We encourage all students to finish within 4 months.
One Month extension fee is $100
Two Month extension is $150.
Each class is approximately 2 ½ to 3 hours long.
The Salesperson course includes 20 modules (classes) that will give you all the information you need to be a salesperson.
Yes. You can re-attend any class as many times as you like within the 4 month period that you paid for, but you only get credit for each chapter once.
Absolutely! Tutoring sessions are held by our certified NYREI instructors every week. You can also purchase private tutoring sessions with our certified NYREI instructors.
Monday 9-11am via zoom for School Tutoring
Mondays 4-6pm via zoom for State Tutoring
Private Tutoring Sessions (Your choice of time)
To be eligible for a career as a licensed broker, an individual must:
In July of 2008, the Department of State changed the sales course hourly requirement from 45 hours, to 75 hours. Those already licensed prior to July 2008, who are now going for their brokers license are responsible to take the new additional 30 hours from the sales person’s class (sessions 13-20)
I am applying for a Real Estate Broker license on or after December 21, 2022, and I have completed the 45-hour salesperson course. What other courses do I need to complete?
You will need the 30-hour salesperson remedial, a two-hour continuing education course on Fair Housing and/or implicit bias training, and the 75-hour broker course.
I am applying for a Real Estate Broker license on or after December 21, 2022, and I have completed the 45-hour salesperson course, the 30-hour salesperson remedial course and the 45-hour broker course. What other courses do I need to complete?
You will need to complete the 32-hour broker remedial course.
I am applying for a Real Estate Broker license on or after December 21, 2022, and I have completed the 75-hour salesperson course. What other courses do I need to complete?
You will need to complete the 75-hour broker course and a two-hour continuing education course on fair housing and/or implicit bias training.
I am applying for a Real Estate Broker license on or after December 21, 2022, and I have completed the 75-hour sales and the 45-hour broker course. What other courses do I need to complete?
You will need to complete the 32-hour broker remedial course.
According to the DOS: “If completing the broker course for continuing education, you must also complete 2.5 hours of ethical business practices and 1 hour of recent legal matters topics to satisfy the requirement.”
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.”
Yes! The following courses have been approved for continuing education:
*In addition to taking these courses, please make sure you also register for the mandated Fair Housing course.
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You must complete all 22.5 hours of continuing education before your license expires.
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.
176.25 – The student must successfully complete a distance learning course within 12 months of starting the program. This includes the passing of the school’s final examination. Refer to Real Estate License Law.
441.2 – A renewal period within the meaning of this act is considered as being a period of two years from the date of expiration of a previously issued license. The department shall require any applicant, who does not apply for renewal of license within such period, to qualify by passing the written examination as provided herein, and may require any licensee who has not yet passed the written examination, and who cannot reasonably prove to the satisfaction of the department, that he can meet the competency requirements, to pass the written examination before a renewal of license shall be granted;
Exam results will be available online by utilizing your account in eAccessNY. The exam results will be available as soon as possible after they are received by the Exam Unit and scored.