(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) The Oregon Real Estate Agency has changed the steps required to apply for and obtain an Oregon Real Estate Broker license. As of July 1, 2011 the following steps must be completed: 1. The applicant must submit the appropriate license application with the required fee to the Oregon Real Estate Agency […]
Oregon’s new rules for real estate licensee continuing education became effective on January 1, 2011. To get ready for the rule change, Oregon began certifying continuing education providers on July 1, 2010. Only providers who meet the requirements of the new rules will be certified.
Beginning January 1, 2011 only an Oregon Real Estate Board “Certified Continuing Education Provider” can offer continuing education to Oregon brokers, principal brokers, and property managers. The certifying licensee currently responsible for certifying continuing education will no longer be required and all licensees will self-certify their education as part of the license renewal process.
Oregon requires certain real estate licensees to complete an Oregon Real Estate Agency approved Advanced Real Estate Practices course. This article helps to clarify who does or does not need to take an Oregon Real Estate Agency approved Advanced Real Estate Practices course.
The Oregon Real Estate Agency is changing its principal broker licensing law. The law change becomes effective January 1, 2011 and is a result of Senate Bill 640 (“SB 640”). The Bill requires that only an Oregon Real Estate Agency Certified Continuing Education Provider can offer the required 40-hour principal broker licensing course.