Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education
Complete your continuing education to renew your Michigan real estate license today. All of our courses can be completed At Your Pace Online in order to help you maintain your license. Once you complete your class you will have an official certificate of completion available to print or save for your records.
We are an approved online prelicense education provider for the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) - Professional Licensing (Provider # 490), and are approved by CEMarketplace to offer continuing education.
Michigan 12 Hour Real Estate Elective Course
This 12-hour course is designed to provide real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan with a comprehensive education on a number of elective topics. This package explores such subjects as professional ethics, the creation, handling, and disposal of records, investment in real property, and the valuation and taxation of real estate.
Michigan 6 Hour Real Estate NAR Ethics
This 6-hour course will meet the requirements for one year of Michigan Real Estate Broker and Salesperson CE, including the law update. The course includes two hours of Law Update content, as well as NAR Code of Ethics Training.
Michigan 4 Hour Real Estate Electives
This 4 hour course will cover one year of elective Continuing Education credits for your Michigan Real Estate Broker and Salesperson license. The course includes instruction on Contract law, Errors and omissions, Integrated Mortgage Disclosures and Supervision and management techniques.
Michigan 4 Hour Elective Course A: Investment
This is a 4 hour course of elective training for real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan. The primary focus of this course is investment in real property. This course will also talk about how property values are determined and the taxation of real estate.
Michigan 4 Hour Elective Course B: Professional Ethics
This 4 hour electives course is a discussion of ethics and ethical behavior. Real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan who complete this course will gain training on such subjects as ethical concepts, the importance of ethics, and ethical duties.
Michigan 4 Hour Elective Course C: Record-keeping
This course of elective content contains 4 hours of education about records and recordkeeping. This course will provide real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan with training on the creation, handling, and disposal of financial records, listing files, transaction records, and property management records.
Michigan Real Estate License Renewal Dates and Continuing Education Requirements
Michigan Real Estate licensees must renew their license every three years from the date of issuance.
Effective January 1, 2022, licenses issued or renewed will only be sent electronically unless a paper copy of the license is requested during the application or renewal process.
To renew, you’re required to complete a total of 6 continuing education (CE) credit hours per year for a total of 18 hours during each three-year period. This requirement includes:
- 2 credit hours per year related to real estate law, rules, and court cases -- 6 hours per renewal cycle in total
- 4 credit hours per year in any subject about management, operation, and practice of real estate -- 12 hours per renewal cycle in total
If you were issued a new license or relicensed after 8/24/2020, you may need 12, or 18 total credits depending on the license expiration date indicated on your pocket card.
If you were issued a new license or relicensed 8/25/2020 and expire on 8/25/2022, then you need:
- 4 hours of legal credit
- 2 hours required each license cycle year between 8/25 - 8/25
- 8 additional credits that may be taken anytime between 8/25/2020 – 8/25/2022
- A total of at least 12 credits prior to renewal on 8/25/2022
If you were issued a new license or relicensed 8/25/2020 and expire on 8/25/2023, then you need:
- 6 hours of legal credit
- 2 hours required each license cycle year between 8/25 – 8/25
- 12 additional credits that may be taken anytime between 8/25/2020 – 8/25/2023
- A total of at least 18 credits prior to renewal on 8/25/2023
To keep your license in good standing, you can choose courses that fulfill these requirements from AYPORealEstate’s continuing education packages.
Information on Final Exams
You must pass a final exam for each course with a score of 75% or higher for CE credit hours to be accepted. You may retake the final exam as many times as necessary to receive a passing score.