How to get a real estate license in NY - RELNY Online Real Estate School

About Real Estate Licensing New York (RELNY) NY Real Estate School

The mission of Real Estate Licensing New York (RELNY) NY real estate school is to provide the nation’s highest quality education in real estate professional studies. RELNY is dedicated to the success and satisfaction of NY real estate agents, and our NY real estate classes reach out to provide multi-media, multi-lingual and inclusive NY real estate course delivery, meeting the needs and preferences of all students. Throughout course design, strict compliances with New York State Dept. of State (DOS) requirements and Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO) standards have been upheld.

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FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

A real estate salesperson works for and is supervised by the representative broker. The salesperson acts as the representative broker’s agent. All listings, although perhaps negotiated by a salesperson, are accepted by the representative broker. Get your real estate license in NY HERE.

In order to qualify for licensure as a real estate salesperson, an applicant must have satisfactorily completed a 75-hour salesperson qualifying education course in real estate approved by the Secretary of State, and have passed a qualifying examination administered by the Department of State. An applicant who completed the 45-hour salesperson qualifying course prior to July 1, 2008 may complete the 30-hour remedial course in order to qualify for licensure. Get Your NYS Real Estate License HERE

NOTE: The 75 hour salesperson qualifying and 30 hour remedial courses are valid for 8 years past the course completion date and must be used to obtain a license or will expire and must be retaken.

Please note, that completion of a school administered proctored examination is required in addition to the qualifying examination administered by the Department of State. If you have any questions about the school proctored examination, please contact your school provider.

Once either of these courses have been applied towards a license, they will not expire and can be used for upgrade.

You must submit a written request stating the waiver you are applying for along with ORIGINAL proof of course completion, a detailed outline listing topics and hours, and a course description. (Home-study/correspondence courses are not accepted.) The prelicensing salesperson’s course must be at least 75 hours of classroom instruction and the broker’s course, 120 hours.

In addition, if you have a Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in real estate, you may qualify for a 120-hour qualifying course requirement waiver. Please submit an official transcript with your waiver request.

All licensees must successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education.  The education must include at least 2.5 hours on the subject of ethical business practices, at least 1 hour of recent legal matters, at least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property and at least 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, 2 hours of agency related instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.  

Effective September 21, 2022 the 22.5 hours of approved continuing education must also include two hours of instruction pertaining to cultural competency and two hours of instruction pertaining to implicit bias. 
Any salesperson who successfully completes an approved broker qualifying course (which requires passing the final exam), within their current term, will receive continuing education credit for completion of that course.

Please note: If completing the broker course for continuing education, you must also complete 2.5 hours of ethical business practices and 1 hour of recent legal matters topics to satisfy the requirement.   Effective September 21, 2022 you must also complete 2 hours of cultural competency, 2 hours of implicit bias to satisfy the requirement. 

A recent legislative amendment REMOVED the 15-year real estate broker continuing education exemption and now requires all brokers who were previously exempted to complete continuing education starting July 1, 2021.

All licensees must successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education.  The education must include at least 2 hours of instruction pertaining to cultural competency, 2 hours of instruction pertaining to implicit bias, at least 2.5 hours on the subject of ethical business practices, at least 1 hour of recent legal matters, at least 3 hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property and at least 1 hour of instruction pertaining to the law of agency except in the case of the initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, 2 hours of agency related instruction must be completed within the two-year period immediately preceding a renewal.

Any salesperson who successfully completes an approved broker qualifying course (which requires passing the final exam), within their current term, will receive continuing education credit for completion of that course.  

Please note: If completing the broker course for continuing education, you must also complete 2 hours of cultural competency, 2 hours of implicit bias, 2.5 hours of ethical business practices and 1 hour of recent legal matters topics to satisfy the requirement.

A recent legislative amendment REMOVED the 15-year real estate broker continuing education exemption and now requires all brokers who were previously exempted to complete continuing education starting July 1, 2021.

Learn Real Estate From Kristen Bacorn

Kristen Bacorn, our NYS Licensed Real Estate Instructor, has educated over 100,000 New York real estate salespersons and brokers. Her real estate salesperson classes in New York are considered to be “an educational experience” where you retain the information needed to pass the 75hr NYS real estate salesperson licensing exam.

Kristen has a Masters Degree from Harvard University, and has been teaching for 20 years. She makes herself readily available to all of our RELNY students to make sure all questions are answered correctly.

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RELNY’s state of the art dashboard and features will help maximize your learning experience. Take full advantage of our 75 hour New York real estate Salesperson licensing program’s features with our Premium package!

Detailed Course Outline

Stay organized with our detailed outline which breaks the real estate course up into smaller sections to help you gradually complete the course part by part. With our Exam Readiness Meter (ERM), you will know accurately how prepared you are to pass the course exam and state final exam.

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Our advanced video audio-book styled learning allows for subtitles in 5 languages, as well as side read-along and easy to follow transcripts.

Transcripts Available in 5 Languages

Take the 75hr NY real estate course in your language! Our entire course comes with transcripts in English, Spanish, Russian, Koren and Chinese!

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Learn real estate from Kristen Bacorn. She is the number 1 instructor in the New York real estate industry and this course will give you a wealth of knowledge on how to pass the exams, and be a successful real estate agent in NY.

A multicultural Approach to Learning Real Estate

RELNY is the only New York real estate education center to have a multilingual NY real estate course with eBook, and subtitles in 5 languages.

The NYS Dept. of State offers the State final exam in English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, and Chinese. You can request it!

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Starting a new career in New York real estate can be daunting. At RELNY, our main focus is on the success of our students. Our course provides the most comprehensive real estate educational program in New York. We cover material from upstate, downstate and Manhattan real estate. Our material reflects all of the newest changes to the law.

Kristen has been educating the New York Real Estate industry for 20 years and has successfully educated more than 100,000 real estate agents in New York.

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ARELLO certified & DOS approved online New York 75hr real estate salesperson course. Get Licensed with RELNY.

Over 100,000 NY Real Estate Students Educated

Kristen Bacorn, Top Real Estate Instructor, has educated more than 100,000 real estate students in New York.

A Multi-Cultural Approach To Learning

Course has narration in English, subtitles and transcripts come In English, Spanish, Korean, Russian and Chinese.

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Connect with Kristen Bacorn or a RELNY specialist at any time while taking the course with real estate course questions.

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