Once you have earned your Oregon real estate broker license, one thing that is essential to your career is keeping up with the continuing education requirements. Time flies in the day-to-day life of a successful Oregon real estate broker and before you know it, two years will have gone by, and your Oregon real estate broker license will require renewal. In order to renew your Oregon real estate broker license you must complete the state’s continuing education requirements. Whether you have had an Oregon real estate broker license for years or just recently been licensed, there are a few changes coming at the end of the year that you should be aware of.
Through the end of December 2010, Oregon will requires Bottom of Form
completion of 30 hours of approved continuing education courses every two years to maintain a current Oregon real estate broker license. Starting January 1, 2011, Oregon real estate broker licensees must complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years within the eligible course topics, including a three-hour Law and Rule required course. They will also be required to maintain their own continuing education records of hours completed on or after January 1, 2011. These records must include certificates of attendance issued by the real estate courses providers as well as the completed continuing education record form.
One of the most difficult things about keeping up with the continuing education requirements is finding the time to take the required real estate courses. With online real estate schools you can take all of the 30 hours needed from any place with an internet connection. The necessary course work is available to you at any time of the day or night so the requirements can be completed whenever your schedule allows. You will never have to worry about when you can find the time to get your continuing education done.
The convenience of having your continuing education courses available online means that you will never have to struggle to fit traditional courses into your busy schedule to keep your Oregon real estate broker license current. Do not let overlooking your continuing education requirements stand in the way of keeping your Oregon real estate broker license active. Find an online real estate school and sign up for the required continuing education courses today.
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About David Goldstein — David Goldstein is an Owner and Founding Partner of Express Schools, LLC. which operates online education providers Real Estate Express, Insurance License Express and License Tutor. Follow him on Twitter.