Online Courses

New York State Real Estate Classes Available Online

  • Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course
  • Real Estate Broker Licensing Course
  • 30 Hour Remedial Course (for persons having taken the 45 hour Salesperson course prior to July 1, 2008)
  • Continuing Education for Real Estate License Renewal

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Online Real Estate Courses For New York State Department of State Credit

Distance Learning education is designed for students who want to get their Real Estate license or renew an existing one on their own schedule, any time. These interactive courses are available by logging onto our online programs.

CLICK HERE for app information for use of on-line courses on an iPad.

These classes come with step-by-step easy to follow directions.

Salesperson Online Option - New York State

$465 – complete course with textbooks
This package includes the required online course, and the following textbooks: New York Real Estate Sales - The Complete Guide and New York Real Estate Sales - Review Crammer.

$395 – complete course; does not include hard copy of materials.

Click Demo to sample this ONLINE Distance Learning course. Sample a lesson to experience the ease of using on-line courses.

Click Order to select this ONLINE Distance Learning course. For course-related questions, please call us at 646.391.7406.

School Exam Once you have completed your course, contact us to schedule your school exam. New York State Department of State Licensing requires this exam be given in person.

State Exam As soon as you sign up for this course, go to the New York Department of State web for the state application and exam scheduling:

Select one of their exam sites convenient for you and review the requirements. Seats fill up fast, since there is only one Manhattan location. Check the cancellation policy should you need to reschedule.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SALESPERSON LICENSURE ARE
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Demonstrate fair knowledge of the English language
  • Complete a NY DOS approved 75 hour qualifying course such as given by Real Estate Academy
  • Pass the Real Estate Academy qualifying course exam
  • Pass the NY DOS licensing exam
  • Obtain broker sponsorship

    be in one of four citizenship categories:
  • Citizenship status
  • Permanent residency
  • Have a work authorization card obtained from the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Have a work permit obtained from your sponsoring employer

Broker Online Option - New York State

$290 – complete course; This package includes the required online course, plus exam preparation tools included in this package are: Broker Exam Review, and MathMaster. Also included is the book (meant to be supplemental only): New York Real Estate for Brokers.

$245 – complete course; does not include online prep option or the book.

Click Order to select this ONLINE Distance Learning course.

For course-related questions, please call us at 646.391.7406.

School Exam Once you have completed your course, contact us to schedule your school exam. New York State Department of State Licensing requires this exam be given in person.

State Exam As soon as you sign up for this course, go to the New York Department of State web for the state application and exam scheduling:

Select one of their exam sites convenient for you and review the requirements. NOTE: The seating fills up fast, especially at Manhattan's one and only location, and an appointment is required. Select a best guess time and date now to reserve your spot. Check the cancellation policy should you need to reschedule.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BROKER LICENSURE ARE
  • Minimum age of 20
  • Demonstrate fair knowledge of the English language
  • First complete a New York DOS approved Salesperson qualifying course such as given by Real Estate Academy
  • Then complete a New York DOS approved 45 hour qualifying course such as given by Real Estate Academy (note: you may need an additional 30 hour remedial course if your Salesperson qualifying course was 45 hours)
  • Applicant has to have worked at least two years, as a licensed real estate salesperson, or has had equivalent experience in general real estate business for a period of at least three years
  • Pass the Real Estate Academy broker qualifying course exam
  • Pass the New York DOS broker licensing exam
  • Obtain broker sponsorship if you will be practicing as an associate broker

    Be in one of four citizenship categories:
  • Citizenship status
  • Permanent residency
  • Have a work authorization card obtained from the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Have a work permit that obtained from your sponsoring employer

Have earned required experience points as a salesperson or required points through equivalent experience.

30 Hour Remedial Online Option - New York State

$245 – complete course with textbook
This package includes the required online course, and the following textbook: New York Real Estate Sales - The Complete Guide. This is the required textbook for the classroom course; intended to complement the online course and provide an additional convenient way to learn the material.

$200 – complete course; does not include hard copy of materials.

Click Demo to sample this ONLINE Distance Learning course.

Click Order to select this ONLINE Distance Learning course.

For course-related questions, please call us at 646.391.7406.

School Exam Once you have completed your course, contact us to schedule your school exam. New York State Department of State Licensing requires this exam be given in person.

Who Should Take This Course If you have only taken 45 hours of pre licensing education for your salesperson’s license and want to get your broker's license, this remedial course gives you the additional 30 hours required by the Department of State.

Continuing Education Online Option – New York State No Exam

$119 - $135 – full 22.5 credit hours course; renewal package pricing

$45 – per single 7.5 credit hours course

$25 – per single 3.75 credit hours course

$15 – per single 1 and 2 credit hours course

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For all other questions or unresolved tech issues, please call us at 212.262.2662.

Once you have satisfactorily completed each Continuing Education course, you will be able to download and print your school certificate.

Alternative Live Real Estate Continuing Education

If on-line learning is not for you, the Academy continues to offer its in-house classes in an exciting, live environment.

Who Must Take Real Estate Continuing Education

All real estate licensees are required by the New York DOS to successfully complete 22.5 hours of NY DOS approved continuing education (see exemptions below). The course must be completed within your two-year license renewal period before you are eligible to renew your license. A license expired more than two years cannot be renewed.

Who Is Exempt

A real estate broker who has 15 consecutive years of licensure as a broker or combined licensure as a salesperson and as a broker and who was actively engaged in the real estate business as a real estate broker by June 30, 2008 is exempt. Attorneys admitted to the NYS Bar are also exempt.

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The Real Estate Academy has Real Estate courses for credit you can take at your convenience in the office or at home

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Meet the DOS required 22.5 hours credit for re-certification, including 3 hours credit on Fair Housing.