CE & Beyond – Your Guide to Continuous Learning

As a real estate professional, continuing education is not only critical for maintaining your license and membership, it is about the constant expansion of skills and skill-sets through learning and increasing knowledge.

Your personal continuous learning plan can include:
  • CE classes to satisfy your licensing requirement
  • Designation classes that take your skills to a higher level
  • Complimentary GAAR classes/forums/workshops to improve your knowledge of the local market
  • Professional groups like the Women's Council of Realtors, the Exchangors, and Toastmasters
  • Online webinars to improve your proficiency in technology, including Flexmls, Supra, ShowingTime, RPR, Instanet and more

NMREC's New Continuing Education Requirements

The recently adopted rule changes that became effective on January 1st contain a provision that requires licensees to have 36 hours cumulatively in a 3-year cycle.

Breakdown of the 36 hours:
  • 4-hour "core elective"
  • 4-hour ethics course
  • 4 hour CORE Course annually (unless the 8-hour Mandatory Course has already been taken).

The lists of approved core electives has been integrated with the master list which can be accessed by clicking on the following link:  List of NMREC Approved Courses.

Upcoming GAAR Classes that meet these requirements:

Class Details Link
NMREC Core Course: 4 CE (Education) Thursday, March 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Business Ethics in Real Estate: 4 CE (Education) Friday, March 17, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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NMREC Core Course: 4 CE (Education) Monday, March 20, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Anatomy of a Purchase Contract **Core Elective: 4 CE (Education) Friday, March 24, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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More Classes at GAAR Year Long Calendar

NAR's New Code of Ethics Requirements

December 31, 2016 was NAR's last Quadrennial. Existing members are now required to take an approved  Code of Ethics Class every TWO years. The current cycle ends December 31, 2018.

Approved Class List
NAR Code of Ethics & Enforcement Classroom 4 CE
REALTOR® Code of Ethics Classroom 4 CE
The REALTORS® Ethical Roadmap
(Note: Part of GRI Curriculum)
Classroom 8 CE
Business Ethics in Real Estate Classroom 4 CE
Cracking the Code Online 3 CE
REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Online 2CE
Ethics in Real Estate Online 4CE
Understanding the Code of Ethics Online 4CE

Additional Learning and Professional Development Classes

Beyond the requirements, you can grow your career with these opportunities offered through GAAR.

Women's Council of Realtor's Luncheon 
at Mykonos Cafe and Taverna
Thursday, March 16, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Online: Flexmls Coffee Break - Photo Uploader Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:00 am - 10:15 am
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CRS 204:  Buying and Selling Income Properties: 10 CE (Education) Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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GAAR Lunch & Learn: Business Mission, Vision & Goals Monday, March 27, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Affiliate Q&A: Why Photos and Staging Matter Wednesday, April 05, 2017
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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"Real Spiel" Toastmaster Club 1st & 3rd Monday of Every Month
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Be sure to check our Education Calendar and our Special Events page for all of GAAR's 2017 classes and events.