NEW Continuing Education Course Requirements Effective September 21, 2022 Rochester Chapter

Effective September 21, 2022, all New York State real estate licensees will be required to successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education that includes a minimum of each of the following:

  • 2.5 hours on ethical business practices
  • 1 hour on recent legal matters
  • 3 hours on fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property
  • 1 hour pertaining to law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons
  • 2 hours of agency related instruction
  • 2 hours pertaining to implicit bias awareness and understanding
  • 2 hours of cultural competency training

Instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.