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Our acclaimed 22.5-hour course includes all July 2021 and September 2022 legal requirements including Recent Legal Matters, Cultural Competency, Ethical Business Practices, Implicit Bias Awareness, Agency Law, and Principles of Fair Housing and Discrimination.

Taught by a talented and knowledgeable mix of professionals in the field, you will learn about historic preservation, the NYC Landmark Law, and practical tips for brokers; the influence of Classical architecture on the stylistic development of townhouses, apartment buildings, and tenements; the evolution of regulatory reforms and zoning laws that shaped urban design and building types in the context of socio-economic, cultural, and political forces; and the realities of working with the Department of Buildings (DOB) and other NYC regulatory bodies today.


Brokers from Corcoran, Brown Harris Stevens, Douglas Elliman, Compass, CORE, Warburg, and more LOVE this Course:

  • “A wonderful experience and the best way to get your 22.5 hours!”
  • “Another great day of learning and feeling fulfilled.”
  • “Very good experience. Very glad I did this course as opposed to a regular classroom or online. Will definitely do this again in 2 yrs.”

Administrative Policies — Please Read

Registration Cancellation/Refund Policies: Cancellations must be received in writing to Village Preservation a minimum of six business days prior to the start of the course to receive a refund. A $25 service fee will be assessed on any refunded monies. NO REFUNDS or CREDIT will be given for NO-SHOWS.
Course Cancellation Policy: Village Preservation reserves the right to cancel the course if a minimum enrollment of 15 is not met.

Continuing Education Requirements: All real estate licensees must take 22½ hours of NYS continuing education credits every 2 years in order to maintain their license. Effective for renewals on or after July 1, 2008, the 22½ hours of required continuing education credit must include at least three hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property.

Course Requirements/Completion: No licensed person shall receive credit for any course or course module presented in a classroom setting if he or she is absent from the classroom, during any instructional period, for a period or periods totaling more than 10 percent of the time prescribed for the course. Once the course is completed and all requirements are met, certificates will be sent via mail within 5-10 business days. Village Preservation also informs the Department of State upon completion of a course. However, the student is responsible for the renewal of their license with the Department of State.

2020-22 Remote Lesson Requirements:

  • Devices with audio and visual are required for course attendees.
  • Attendance will be taken twice per day.
  • In addition to the twice daily attendance, at random times during the day, two 3-digit codes will be sent to students. They must return the codes to maintain attendance requirements for course certification.
  • Each student seeking recertification will submit a signed and dated statement that s/he personally completed the course.

Admission Policy: Village Preservation promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices against any protected classes under the law.

This program is funded in part by Citibank.