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Education Providers and Instructors

Registration & Renewal
Pre-Licensing
School
Appraiser
To certify an Appraisal Pre-license School an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-103 regarding pre-license education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Note: Applications must be submitted not less than 30 days prior to the date of the first class.

Mortgage
To certify a Mortgage Pre-license School an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2c regarding pre-license education.
  2. Read and be familiar with the Mortgage Originator Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  3. Read and be familiar with the PLM Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  4. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy,  renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Real Estate
To certify a Real Estate Pre-license School an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2f regarding pre-license education.
  2. Read and be familiar with the Real Estate Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  3. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy,  renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Instructor
Appraiser
To become a certified Appraisal Pre-license Instructor an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-103 regarding pre-license education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period.  As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Mortgage
To become a certified Mortgage Pre-license Instructor an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2c regarding pre-license education.
  2. Read and be familiar with the Mortgage Originator Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  3. Read and be familiar with the PLM Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  4. Take and pass the Lending Manager's exam.
  5. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period.  Renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Real Estate
To become a certified Real Estate Pre-license Instructor an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2f regarding pre-license education.
  2. Read and be familiar with the Real Estate Pre-license Education Curriculum.
  3. Take and pass the exam for which you plan to teach (Sales Agent and/or Broker).
  4. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Continuing Education

Instructor
Appraiser Instructor
To become a certified Appraisal Continuing Education Instructor an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-103 regarding continuing education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Note: Applications must be submitted not less than 30 days prior to the date of the first class.

Mortgage Instructor

To become a certified Mortgage Continuing Education Instructor for an NMLS-approved course an individual must be a certified Continuing Education Provider through NMLS.  To become a certified Mortgage Continuing Education instructor to teach the state-specific continuing education courses, an individual must submit to the Division:

 

Real Estate Instructor
To become a certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor an individual must:
  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2f regarding continuing education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Note: Applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the date of the first class.

Course
Appraiser Courses

To certify an Appraisal Continuing Education Course an individual must:

  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-103 regarding continuing education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

NOTE: Continuing Education Courses are not required to be certified with the Division of Real Estate but must be in compliance with the AQB. Courses must be for a minimum of two hours in length and must meet the subject matter requirement of the AQB, which includes the following list:

  1. Ad Valorem Taxation
  2. Arbitration
  3. Business Courses Related to Practice of Real Estate Appraisal
  4. Construction Estimating
  5. Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice
  6. Land Use Planning, Zoning Related Computer Taxation
  7. Management, Leasing, Brokerage, Timesharing
  8. Property Development
  9. Real Estate Appraisal (Valuations/Evaluations)
  10. Real Estate Law
  11. Real Estate Litigation
  12. Real Estate Financing and Investment
  13. Real Estate Appraisal Related Computer Applications
  14. Real Estate Securities and Brokerage, Timesharing Syndication
  15. Real Property Exchange
Mortgage Courses

Note: 8 hours of NMLS-approved continuing education are required to be completed annually as part of the renewal requirements. In addition, beginning with the 2015 license renewal, which begins November 1, 2014, state-specific continuing education will be required each year. The length of this course will vary. To be sure of an on time renewal, both courses must be completed no later than December 15 of each year. To certify a mortgage continuing education course through the NMLS, the provider must become an approved provider through the NMLS. To certify a state-specific continuing education course an individual must submit to the Division:

  1.  A completed and signed Continuing Education Course Application
  2. A completed Instructor Application for a new instructor or the name of a currently approved instructor
  3. $75 non-refundable fee.

Certifications expire December 31 of each year and updated course materials must be submitted each year. Applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the date of the first class.

Real Estate Courses

To certify a Real Estate Continuing Education Course an individual must:

  1. Read and be familiar with Administrative Rule R162-2f-206c. regarding continuing education.
  2. Submit to the Division:

Certifications are valid for a two-year period. As a courtesy, renewal forms will be mailed out six weeks prior to the expiration date.

Note: Applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the date of the first class.


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