How many hours of continuing education must a licensee complete?
Real Estate licensees are required to complete 14 hours of continuing education.
Can a student be late for class or leave early?
The short answer is no. The Rules and Regulations of the PA State Real Estate Commission allow a student to miss a very minimal amount of classroom time. Real Estate Educators strictly abides by the classroom times set by the Commission. If a student is late for class over the amount of time permitted by the Rules and Regulations of the Commission, the student will not be admitted into the classroom. The student will not be charged a fee for the class. We encourage all students to be ontime for class and not to plan on leaving early.
What is the deadline for completing Continuing Education?
Classes must be completed by May 31, 2020 to renew a real estate license.
Are there any required Continuing Education Classes?
Licensees who obtained their licenses December 1, 2017, or later and licensees who have never taken a PA Real Estate continuing education course are required to complete a required 14-hour course. The first seven hours of the required course are applicable to all recently licensed practitioners. The other seven hours of the required course are divided into residential and commercial modules and licensees are permitted to choose which module best reflects their practices.
Experienced Licensees who have met the requirements in the preceding paragraph are REQUIRED to take a MINIMUM of 1.5 Hours of Continuing Education during the June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020 renewal cycle in PROPERTY MANAGEMENT and 2 hours on the topic of ADVERTISING. New licensees who are renewing for the first time are exempt from this one time requirement and are still required to meet the mandatory courses for new licensees as stated in the preceding paragraph.
Can a Broker Course be used to fulfill the 14 hour Continuing Education Requirement?
Yes however,you will still be REQUIRED to take 1.5 Hours of Continuing Education during the June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020 renewal cycle in PROPERTY MANAGEMENT and 2 hours on the topic of ADVERTISING IF the Broker course has not been approved to meet 1.5 Hours of Continuing Education during the June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020 renewal cycle in PROPERTY MANAGEMENT and 2 hours on the topic of ADVERTISING Requirement.