NY Real Estate Continuing Education

We have all the required hours needed to renew any real estate license in the state of New York built into one easy to use package. All of our courses can be completed At Your Pace online in order to help you maintain your license. Once you finish your class you will have an official certificate of completion available and we will report your course completion to the NY Department of State for you automatically.

We are approved by New York State to offer online CE.


New York Real Estate 22.5 Hour Complete CE Course (with Legal Matters)

clock hour icon 22.50h course

This 22.5 hour core course will fulfill all of your continuing education requirements to renew your New York Real Estate License every 2 years. This course meets all of the subject requirements including 1 hour on legal matters, 1 hour on agency law, 2.5 hours on ethics, and 3 hours of Fair Housing. The other 15 hours of the course cover various elective topics, including brokerage, real estate finance, and more.

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New York Real Estate License Renewal Dates and Continuing Education Requirements

  • You must renew your New York real estate license every two years. The renewal date is the same date on which you received your original license. 
  • In order to renew a license, both brokers and salespersons must complete the New York real estate continuing education requirements for each two-year term. 


Beginning September 21, 2022, both real estate salespersons and brokers will be required to meet the following continuing education requirements to renew their license:

  • 22.5 hours of continuing education, including
    • 2 hours on cultural competency (new)
    • 2 hours on implicit bias (new)
    • 3 hours in fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real estate
    • 1 hour in law of agency
    • 2.5 hours in ethical business practices
    • 1 hour in recent legal matters
    • 11 hours of electives

First-time renewals must also complete a second hour in law of agency.


Information on Final Exams

In order to receive credit for a real estate continuing education course in the state of New York, a final exam must be passed. Depending on your provider, an exam may be taken as many times as necessary.

Agency Requirements for licensure