MANDATORY FAIR HOUSING COURSE FOR APPRAISER IN NYS EVERY 2 YEARS

You may be required to take the 7 hour or 4 hour course depending upon which course you have already taken to date.  If you have taken the Fair Housing RE2 or the Fair Housing GE-1 you can take either the 7 hour or the 4 hour class. If you have not taken either of these courses (RE2 or GE1) then you must take the 7 hour course in the first 2 year renewal cycle beginning 1-1-2022. After the 2 year cycle, appraisers must take the 7 hour or 4 hour course in the future.

THE JULY 30TH CLASS IS 9AM TO 4PM VIA WEBEX-CALL TO SIGN UP TODAY-ADVANCED PAYMENT $ 109.00. REG. PRICE $ 169.00

http://www.merrellinstitute.com/FairHousingCourse.htm

https://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/re_appraiser/re_appraiser_faq.html#18

 

What are the Newly Adopted Continuing Education Requirements effective January 1, 2022      

TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE NYS, DEPT. OF STATE WEB SITE- MANDATORY EVERY 2 YEARS FOR ALL NYS APPRAISERS

All real estate appraisers and assistants are required to successfully complete 28 hours of approved appraiser continuing education courses within their two year license renewal period. The education must include the seven-hour National USPAP update course and a course of study pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending. A licensee who previously completed an approved course of study in Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues (RE-2) or (GE-1) prior to January 1, 2022, must complete either the designated four hour or seven hour course on Fair Housing and Fair Lending prior to renewal. A licensee who has NOT completed RE-2 or GE-1 prior to January 1, 2022, MUST complete the designated seven hour course on Fair Housing, Fair Lending prior to renewal. For all subsequent renewals, licensees must complete the seven-hour National USPAP update course and either the four hour or seven hour course of instruction pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending within their two-year license/certification period prior to renewal. Courses will be available at approved schools in the near future and may be completed and applied toward your current continuing education requirements.

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“NYS NEW MANDATORY COURSE” IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RENEWALS ON OR AFTER 1-1-2022 

This New Course Is Mandatory Every 2 Years Before You Renew As Per NYS, Dept. of State.

We have submitted the Course for Full Approval. We are limiting class to 15 WEBEX Registrants max.!

To Be Announced Shortly ! (7 HOURS CREDIT) Attendance Is Mandatory ! 

CALL US TO ENROLL IN THIS NEW, MANDATORY CLASS 631-563-7720- We are only offering the 7 hour course.

COURSE FEE FOR ALL 7 HOURS IS $ 169.00 Complete !  631-563-7720- ADV. REG. $ 109.00

7 HOURS CREDIT

AS MANDATED BY NYS, DEPT. OF STATE EVERY 2 YEARS !

WE ARE PLEASED TO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED FOR THIS 7 HOUR NYS MANDATORY APPRAISER COURSE

TOPIC: APPRAISER FAIR HOUSING 7 HOUR COURSE, (4 or 7 Hours) REQUIRED EVERY 2 YEARS IN NYS

AS PER 28 HOURS CONTINUING EDUCATION. AS OF 1-1-2022 RENEWAL, ALL APPRAISERS MUST TAKE 28 HOURS AS FOLLOWS:

1. 7 HOUR USPAP CLASS IN OUR SCHOOL. VIA WEBEX OR VIA COMPUTER

2. 7 HOUR APPRAISER FAIR HOUSING PROGRAM DEVELOPED BY NYS, DEPT. OF STATE

3. 14 ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES TO MEET ALL 28 HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

4. (28 HOURS ALREADY MANDATED AND IN EFFECT)

5. (7 HOUR USPAP COURSE ALREADY MANDATED AND IN EFFECT)

6. (7 HOUR FAIR HOUSING COURSE MANDATED EFFECTIVE 1-1-2022 AND WE ARE APPROVAL)

7. 7 HOUR FAIR HOUSING CLASS WILL STILL COUNT FOR CE CREDIT IN 2021 ONCE NYS APPROVED FOR CE CREDIT!

8. NYS, DEPT. OF STATE APPROVED- WE ARE CONFIDENT OF OUR APPROVAL  STATUS!

9. WE LIMITED CLASS SIZE THE 15 STUDENTS VIA WEBEX AND WHEN CLASSES ARE PERMITTED IN OUR SCHOOL

CALL AND GET ON LIST! $ $ 169.00- DISCOUNTED FROM $ 279.00- SIGN UP NOW !

631-563-7720- EARLY REG. 109.00

(7 HOURS CREDIT) Attendance Mandatory ! 

 

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Letter from NYS, Dept. of State, Division of Licensing Services, Bureau of Educational Standards:

Dear Appraiser School Coordinator

This email is a reminder that the January 1 through December 31, 2021 annual renewal period for real estate appraiser continuing education courses is underway.   

Please be advised that recent regulatory changes to the State Certified and Licensed Real Estate Appraisers License Law with regard to the continuing education requirements for real estate appraisers and real estate appraiser assistants have been adopted.

The amended regulations  require that any real estate appraisers and real estate appraiser assistants who hold State licenses or certifications submitting an application for renewal on or after January 1, 2022 to successfully complete 28 hours of approved appraiser continuing education courses.  The education must include the seven-hour National USPAP update course, or its equivalent and a course of study in Fair Housing and Fair Lending, or its equivalent.  Please find attached a copy of the full rule text which describes the continuing education requirements.   The topics that are to be included in the 7-hour and 4-hour Fair Housing, Fair Lending Courses are contained within these regulations. Below is description of the educational changes:

Beginning January 1,2022, an appraiser licensee must complete the seven-hour National USPAP update course and a course of study pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending.  A licensee who has previously completed an approved course of study in Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues (RE-2) or (GE-1) prior to January 1, 2022, must complete either the designated four-hour or seven-hour course on  Fair Housing and Fair Lending prior to renewal.    A licensee who has NOT completed RE-2 or GE-1 prior to January 1, 2022, MUST complete the designated seven- hour course on Fair Housing, Fair Lending prior to renewal.   For all subsequent renewals, licensees must complete the seven-hour National USPAP update course and either the four hour or seven- hour course of instruction pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending within their two-year license/certification period prior to renewal. Once a school has obtained approval, schools may begin offering the courses immediately and can be applied toward a licensee’s current continuing education requirements

You may begin submitting applications for approval of this topic immediately. Please indicate that you would like course approval to meet the new requirement with your submission. The course application will be updated with a checkbox for the new requirement in the near future.  If you are renewing a course which you believe meets the new requirement, please notify the Bureau at dosedmailing@dos.ny.gov.

Course renewal for 2021 term: 

The fee for the renewal of the program is $25 which covers the offering at the primary location. Each additional location where the course will be held is a $25 fee.

The continuing education course approval application can be downloaded from the Department’s website at:

 https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/1488-f-a.pdf

The renewal application can be downloaded from the Department’s website at:

https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/1489-f-a.pdf

The credit card authorization form is located at:

https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/1450-f-a.pdf

Please note, the Appraisal Standards Board announced that the current edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) will be extended by one year.  The 2020 – 2021 USPAP version will now be effective until December 31, 2022. 

Please feel free to email the Bureau with any questions that you may have regarding the new legislation or the course renewal process.

Sincerely,

NEW YORK  STATE, DEPT. OF STATE, DIVISION OF LICENSING SERVICES

518-474-4429