Code of Ethics Deadline Change:
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) just approved extending the training requirement to complete a minimum of 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics from every two years to every three years and extends the current cycle from Dec. 31, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2021.
The current Code of Ethics cycle is now Jan. 1, 2019-Dec. 31, 2021.
The next cycle will begin Jan. 1, 2022 and end Dec. 31, 2024.
How to fulfill the Code of Ethics requirement
Realtors® can fulfill their Code of Ethics requirements in a number of ways:
- Take a four-hour continuing-education (CE) elective course that covers the Realtor® Code of Ethics. Below are the courses that fulfill this requirement:
- Breaking Bad/Code of Ethics (classroom)
- Case Law and the Code (classroom)
- Everyday Ethics in Real Estate (online)
- For Your Own Good: The Realtor® Code (classroom)
- For the Good of All: The Realtor® Code of Ethics (classroom)
- Know It Now or Regret It Later/Code of Ethics (classroom)
- Scruples and the Code of Ethics (online/video-based)
- See It, Say It: Demystifying Ethics (classroom)
- Staying on the Right Path/Code of Ethics (classroom)
- Staying on the Right Path/Code of Ethics (online/video-based)
- The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications (approved for S.C. CE)
- Complete NAR’s free online 2.5-hour COE course at www.nar.realtor. The association will be notified when it is completed.
- Take Cindy Chandler's 2.5-hour video Code of Ethics course for $35. (This course only provides Code of Ethics credit, NOT continuing-education credit.)
If you have any questions about the COE requirement, please contact Member Services at 704-940-3110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.