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NAR Code of Ethics Class Requirements

As part of your membership in The Firelands Association of REALTORS® all members are required to have an ethics class certificate on file with your local board by December 31, 2016.

This requirement includes all Appraiser Members.

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within four-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®. The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.

If you have taken an Ethics class in the past 4 years and have a certificate that you have not sent to the state please sent it to the Board Office before December 27th to ensure we have time to record this to your member record.

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses.

NAR now offers three options for members to fulfill their Code of Ethics training requirement. Please choose one of the following:

1) Continuing Education (CE) Option, $29.95

Take the CE course (link is external)

•This course offers an estimated 3 credit hours of CE for $29.95

• This course is approved for Ohio CE requirements

2) FREE Course for Existing Members

•Take this free course if you are an existing member to fulfill your training requirement

3) FREE Course for New Members

•Take this free course if you are a new member to fulfill your training requirement

To access the class follow the link http://www.realtor.org/code-of-ethics/training

Before you take the training:

•View training resources for new members or existing members

•Learn what login information you'll need, the best browsers to use, what to expect once you complete the course, and other tips for taking the course.

•Check if you have completed the course by clicking the "View My Education Records" link on this page.

What happens if a REALTOR® doesn’t meet the training requirement on time?

Failure to meet the requirement is a violation of NAR membership requirement and results in SUSPENSION OF MEMBERSHIP until the requirement is met or until membership is automatically terminated.  This includes MLS access and is controlled through your NAR member data base.

 Thank you for your membership, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Connie at the Board Office.

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