All REALTORS® must complete several requirements upon application. Some are on-going while others are fulfilled by attending one class.
NAR Code of Ethics Requirement
All REALTORS® are required to complete a Code of Ethics course within 6 months of joining and then once during every four year cycle thereafter (the current cycle ends 12/31/12.) The training may be satisfied by attending a Code of Ethics class, GRI 1 – Standards of Practice, or by completing an online Code of Ethics course:
Free Course (No CEUs) - Go to http://www.realtor.org/code-of-ethics/training. Under “Get Started” select Training for New Members or Training for Existing Members. You will need an ID and password to log in.
Fee Courses (3 or 4 CEUs) - Go to realestatece.com and select either Code of Ethics course.
RAMC Legal Liability Training Requirement
Within two years of joining and every two years thereafter, every REALTOR® of the Association is required to complete a 3 hour course of instruction on antitrust laws, agency laws, civil rights laws or the REALTORS® Code of Ethics. The 14 Hour Renewal Course and the Core Law course DO NOT satisfy this requirement. Complete one of the following courses to satisfy the requirement:
GRI 1- Standards of Practice
CIPS International Real Estate for Local Markets
Misrepresentation: Property Disclosures
FAR/BAR Sales Contract Seminar
Roadmap to a Successful Closing
At Home with Diversity
Cruising for Diversity: Marketing Diversity on the Internet
7 hour Instructor’s Renewal Education
24.5 hour Attorney’s Renewal Education
45 hour Salesperson’s Post Licensing
Broker Post Licensing
Online Fair Housing course at realestatece.com
Online Code of Ethics Courses (Fee offers 3 or 4 CEUs) at realestatece.com
Online Code of Ethics (Free but no CEUs) Go to http://www.realtor.org/code-of-ethics/training. Under “Get Started” select Training for New Members or Training for Existing Members. You will need an ID and password to log in.
Basic MLS Class:
Completion of Basic MLS is mandatory within 30 days and ensures that every new member has a good working knowledge of the MLS system and RAMC Rules and Regulations. MLS Participants/Subscribers may obtain a User ID and password for the MLS system as soon as their application is processed. Once you have attended you are not required to attend another Basic MLS.
New Member Orientation
New Member Orientation is a mandatory requirement for all new REALTORS®. Classes are held bi-monthly from 9am to 4pm and cover the benefits/obligations of membership and the Code of Ethics. Provisional Members must attend within the first 2 offerings. Once you have attended you are not required to attend another orientation.