Center for Real Estate Education
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
All courses have been approved by the New York Department of State. For further licensing and exam information, contact the NYS Department of State at 518-474-4429 or
Real Estate Career Exploration Seminar
Wed., Sept. 12, 6:30-8:00 pm, KNC-5.
FREE, but please call 914-606-6830, choose option 1 to reserve your space.
Commercial and Investment Real Estate Certificate (CIREC)
This extensive program serves to teach new agents the foundations needed to provide commercial and investment real estate brokerage services and as a refresher course for experienced commercial agents. Students will receive a certificate of completion and be recognized as “Commercial and Investment Real Estate Certified” (CIREC) agents. Approved for 22.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers and includes the mandatory 3 hrs. of Fair Housing/Discrimination and 1 hr. Law of Agency training for license renewal.
CE-REAL 2071, 3 Sat., Sept. 15-29, 9:00 am-5:30 pm (1-hour lunch break), KNC-3, $325.
E Smith. #83383
Real Estate Property Management Certificate
Can be completed in 3 Saturdays!
Effective management in real estate enables property and facility managers, investors, appraisers, and realtors to forecast building operation costs and services, establish budgets, reduce liability, maximize cash return, and enhance appreciation. Includes both financial and hands-on aspects and covers fundamentals of real estate management and appraisal, finance and cash flow, investment properties, rent collection, tenant selection and landlord/tenant relations, construction, environmental impacts, and real estate ownership. Course concentrations will be structured to residential and multi-unit properties. Salespersons and Brokers: Complete this certificate and earn 19.5 hours of CE, then complete your CE requirement by taking the required 3-hr. Fair Housing course to reach 22.5 hours.
Appraisal Principles and Procedures
Approved for 6 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2004, 1 Sat., Nov. 17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), KNC-3, $125, C Daniello. #82976
Property Management and Construction
Approved for 4 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2011, 1 Sat., Dec. 1, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-3, $80. C Daniello. #82973
Real Estate Investments
Approved for 3.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2022, 1 Sat., Dec. 1, 1:30-5:00 pm, KNC-3, $75. C Daniello. #82974
Real Estate Management
Approved for 6 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers. This course includes 1 hour of agency to meet the NY DOS requirement for all licensees for 2017 and moving forward.
CE-REAL 2023, 1 Sat., Dec. 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), KNC-3, $125. C Daniello. #82975
Real Estate Licensing Courses and Professional Development
All courses, unless otherwise indicated, have been approved by the NYS Department of State as meeting the educational requirements under Sections 176.3 and 176.4. For further licensing and exam information, call 518-474-4429 or visit www.dos.state.ny.us/lcns/realestate/index.html.
NOTE: NYS Department of State requires 90% attendance to sit for the Real Estate Sales exam.
Real Estate Salespersons
Meets the current NYS Department of State requirement of a 75-hr course for the salespersons licensing exam.
CE-REAL 2024, KNC-5, $620 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: 20 T/Th, Sept. 18-Nov. 27 (skip 11/22), 6:00-10:00 pm. #82979
Sec. B: Intensive: 13 Sa/Su, Oct. 13-Nov. 24, 9:00 am-3:45 pm. #82980
Interview a Sponsoring Broker for Salespersons
After the real estate salespersons course, it is time to interview your potential sponsoring brokers. Learn how to identify and define professionalism and distinguish between two etiquettes: netiquette and teliquette in the business environment. No CE credit awarded.
CE-REAL 2056, 1 Mon., Oct. 15, 7:00-9:00 pm, AAB-305, $30. C Daniello. #82981
Becoming a Successful Real Estate Agent
This workshop will provide you with the tools that are necessary to become successful in the real estate industry. Topics will include how to sell yourself, developing a list of contacts, how to draw business, and much more. No CE credit awarded.
CE-CRXPL 2021, 1 Mon., Oct. 22, 7:00-9:00 pm, AAB-310, $30. C Daniello. #82982
CE Courses Approved for Salespersons and/or Brokers
The following continuing education (CE) courses are approved for Salespersons and Brokers. Please check individual courses for appropriate approval status. No textbooks are required for CE courses; applicable handouts will be distributed in class and are included as part of the tuition. NYS requires 100% attendance to earn a certificate of completion. If you are taking the classes for Salespersons or Broker CE, please bring your pocket card with your Unique ID number to class so that your CE certificate can be processed properly.
Code of Ethics
Mandatory 2.5 hours of ethics training required for new and continuing REALTOR members. Covers the standards of conduct and ethical judgment by addressing the different concepts that contribute to ethical business practices, including the aspirational concepts found in the Preamble to the Code of Ethics. Approval pending for 2.5 hours of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2068, 1 Wed., Sept. 19, 6:00-8:30 pm, KNC-2, $40. J Baratta. #82983
Short Sales & Foreclosures
Learn what qualifies as a short sale and what qualifies as a foreclosure. Make money in the default real estate market. Navigate the process and get the deal done by following these steps. Approved for 7.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2026, 1 Sat., Sept. 22, 9:00 am-5:30 pm (1-hour lunch break), AAB-307, $95. S Macaulay. #82985
The Three Principles of Real Estate: Patience, Problem Solving & Persistence
A must for every real estate licensee and investor. Patience, problem solving and persistence cover the essential tools required to bring about a purchase and sale of real property. This course offers a step by step guide from the first substantive meeting to the closing table, including the entire timeline and the need to think outside the box to make the transaction complete. Approved for 3.5 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2053, 1 Sat., Sept. 29, 9:00 am-12:30 pm, AAB-307, $70. S Macaulay. #82987
3-Hour Fair Housing Class
This is a mandatory class that must be taken every 2 years as part of the continuing education renewal cycle. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2032, 1 Mon., Oct. 1, 1:00-4:00 pm, KNC-3, $40. J Baratta. #82977
1-Hour Law of Agency
An update of the fiduciary responsibilities in agency relationships and the agent’s responsibilities to other parties in the transaction. Approved for 1 hour of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2066, 1 Mon., Oct. 1, 5:00-6:00 pm, KNC-3, $25. J Baratta. #82978
Real Estate Agent Safety: What You Need to Know!
Learn about personal awareness when hosting open houses, how to prevent being victimized, and how to use technology to stay safe. Learn simple steps and safe practices that real estate professionals can implement to enhance safety and reduce risk. Approved for 3 hours of CE for Salespersons and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2067, 1 Wed., Oct. 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $70, C Daniello. #82984
Price it Right: Pricing Homes to Sell
The most important factor when selling a home is to price it correctly. If it is overpriced, the appeal will wear off. Learn to price properly by analyzing other active listings to recently sold comparables. For anyone who is interested in real estate values as well as real estate professionals. Approved for 3 hrs. of CE credit
for Appraisers, Salespersons, and Brokers.
CE-REAL 2052, 1 Mon., Oct. 29, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-2, $70. C Daniello. #82986