Education Rochester Chapter

Apply for an RAC NYSCAR Education Scholarship

​Money is being set aside to assist members of the Rochester Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of REALTORS® (RAC NYSCAR) in pursuing education focused on the Commercial Real Estate field.  These funds are made available by the Glazer Memorial Foundation and the RAC NYSCAR.  They are to be utilized for any of the following: General professional education in the commercial real estate industry - SIOR, CCIM, NAIOP, IREM, seminars, on-line, etc., with preference to courses that qualify for NYS Continuing Education Credits.  How do I  apply?

RAC NYSCAR Continues to Endeavor to Offer Quality Education Opportunities in Rochester, NY

September 26, 2017 -- Fall Education Class -- CCIM's "Commercial Real Estate Negotiations"

We had an impressive turnout of 30 people who signed up to take RAC NYSCAR’s September 26 Fall Education CCIM course offering, "Commercial Real Estate Negotiations." The Upstate NY CCIM Chapter and the Rochester Area Chapter of NYSCAR co-sponsored the class, and Pyramid Brokerage was the Breakfast and Lunch Sponsor.  Joseph Larkin, CCIM, MCR, SIOR, was our instructor.  It was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Rochester, NY.

Fair Housing Licensing Requirement and the
New Agency Requirement for License Renewal
January 1, 2017

Any real estate licensee who renews their license must have completed 22.5 hours of approved continuing education, three hours of which must include Fair Housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property along with the new required Agency-related coursework. Licensees making their first renewal are required to complete two hours of Agency-related coursework while all other licensees are required to complete one hour of Agency-related coursework. This change does not apply to those Brokers that are exempt from continuing education requirements.
The law of Agency is one of the most important duties for a real estate licensee. Many Department of State enforcement actions against licensees relate to violations of Agency law. This new education requirement will help you serve your customers and clients better, and reduce your risk for prosecution by the DOS.
Specifically, the coursework will help better your understanding of the relationships created between buyers/sellers, landlords/tenants and the real estate professional representing them during the real estate transaction. Understanding what fiduciary duties are owed, the proper use of the Agency disclosure form, and the ability to properly represent clients in various forms of Agency are critical for all individuals involved in the transaction.
View a list of approved courses which meet the Agency requirement. Any approved course that contains the topic of Agency within the coursework will satisfy either the one or two hour requirement.
Real estate licensees have the option to renew their licenses up to 90 days prior to expiration. Therefore, if your license expires between January 1 and March 30, 2017 and you renew prior to January 1, 2017, this CE requirement will not apply until your next two-year license period.

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If you are a CCIM member, you can take an online course for free

Available Online Continuing

Education Courses/Training


Listed below are suggestions for online courses available for your Continuing Education.

  1. Marnell Schools:  New York State Real Estate Continuing Education. Complete your New York real estate continuing education online. Our courses are designed to help you fulfill your CE credits for your New York real estate license renewal.
  2. New York CE Real Estate: Our Sole Purpose is Real Estate License Renewal.
  3. Real Estate Classes NY:  NY Real Estate Institute. We offer the largest selection of online courses that someone is required to take for real estate or appraisal. These courses are interactive, with video clips and activities to highlight and reinforce key concepts.
  4. New York Real Estate Continuting Education - McKissock:  McKissock Online Courses. You can trust that all of our courses meet the requirements of the regulatory agencies so you will receive the applicable credit hours.
  5. ICE - Institute for Continuing Education, Inc.:  ICE Online Continuing Education.  Real Estate CE that is Simple, Convenient & Approved.
  6. NYSAR:  NYSAR Online Education Options:  Earn New York State Real Estate CE Credit from the comfort of your home or office.
  7. Realty Institute:  New York Classroom Education. We are a family owned business dedicated to making your learning experiences in all phases of the real estate industry interesting, exciting and filled with all of the most up to date information to assist you in passing your exams with ease and continuing your real estate education.
  8. Kaplan Real Estate Education:  New York Real Estate Agent Continuing Education.  Kaplan’s salesperson license renewal courses offer a wide variety of topics to keep you at the forefront of your career.
  9. CBT Alliance Real Estate School:  CBT Real  New York State approved school.  22.5 online CE credits from the comfort of your home or office - only $98. Complete license renewal package for Brokers and Salespersons.  Individual courses also available. 

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