In New York State, all licensed real estate salespeople and brokers are required to complete the following continuing education before renewing their licenses, and to have done so in the two years preceding its expiration date:
You must complete:
22.5 hours of approved CE
…which must include ALL of the following:
• 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;
• At least 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency (or 2 hours if you are a RE salesperson and this is your first license renewal);
• At least 2.5 hours of instruction on the subject of ethical business practices;
• At least 1 hour of instruction on recent legal matters.
Note: effective September 21, 2022 the 22.5 hours of approved continuing education must also include two hours of instruction pertaining to cultural competency and two hours of instruction pertaining to implicit bias.