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Taking the 75 hour Salesperson Qualifying Course is the first step toward obtaining a New York State Real Estate Salesperson License.  The Elmira-Corning Association of REALTORS® will offer this course in a classroom setting in the early spring of 2017.   We also offer the course online through our partnership with The CE Shop and Career Webschool . 

SPRING 2017 - 75 Hour Salesperson Qualifying CLASSROOM Course


This course is a prerequisite for applicants who wish to take the NY State Salesperson's Exam.  Classes are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs. evenings.  Classes begin at 6pm, end times vary between 9pm and 10pm.  The complete course schedule is located in the application.

Date:  March 6, 2017 through April 19th, 2017
Time:  Classes begin at 6pm, end time vary between 9pm and 10pm (Monday through Thursday)
Cost:  (prices include text books) $475 if register before Feb. 6, 2017/ $525 if register between Feb. 6 and Feb 24, 2017.
Registration Deadline:  Early Bird February 6, 2017 / Regular Registration Deadline February 24, 2017
Instructor:  Terrie Burke
Location:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors Office


In accordance with New York State Law 176.6, students who miss one or more course module totaling more than 10 percent of the time prescribed for the course, will not receive credit for the course.  Students who fail to attend the required scheduled class hours may, at the discretion of the approved entity, make up the missed subject matter during subsequent classes presented by the approved entity.  (Additional fees may apply).  Final examinations may not be taken by any student who has not satisfied the attendance requirement.

Applicants are responsible for determining eligibility for State Licensure – for more information visit the Department of State Website.

75 Hour Salesperson Qualifying ONLINE Course

If you are unable to fit our classroom course into your busy schedule we do offer the 75 hour Salesperson Qualifying Course online through our partnership with The CE Shop and Career Webschool 

Salesperson Review Course

This course was designed to help students who have taken the Salesperson Course online and would like a classroom setting session with a live instructor to help prepare them for the final exam, state exam and overall knowledge of the subject material.

This two hour classroom course is with instructor Terrie Burke.  The cost of the review session is $49 and is held from 6pm-8pm.  If you are interested in a review class please email Sandy Rose or call 562-7035.

NYS Requirements for Licensing as a Real Estate Salesperson are:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen or be a legal, permanent resident
  • Have no felony convictions (contact NY Department of State for clarification)
  • You must successfully complete the 75 hour Salesperson Qualifying Course within 8 years of date of application
  • You must successfully pass the NY Department of State Licensing Exam (register through eAccess $15)
  • You must have a sponsoring New York State Broker in order to apply for a license
  • Apply for a Salesperson License ($50 for two years)

Note-Applicants are responsible for determining eligibility for State Licensure – for more information visit the Department of State Website

Once you are a licensed real estate salesperson you may wish to join a Realtor® Association

For more information about Realtor® membership and an application for membership at the Elmira-Corning Assoc. of REALTORS® see Association Information/Become a Member this website.

How to become a REALTOR® and MLS member

  • Your broker must be a member of the Realtor® Association
  • Apply for membership at a Realtor Association (application fee ECRAR $200)
  • Once you are a member of a local Realtor® Association/MLS this automatically makes you a member of the State Realtor Association and National Association of Realtors®
  • Local/MLS/State/National Dues must be paid to remain a member (ECRAR yearly dues are roughly $1300 which includes: Local, MLS, State, and National dues).

DISCLAIMER:  The Elmira-Corning Regional Association of REALTORS® reserves the right to cancel the course if there is an insufficient number of registrants.  Space is limited; reservations are taken on a first come first served basis. For more information call 607-562-7035.

CLICK HERE for The Elmira-Corning Association of REALTORS® Education Policy.