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Do not recall. Our instructor lost his broker license. He broke the law. A nice guy.
Candice A. Donofrio
Fort Mohave, AZ
Sandy Padula and Norm ...
In 1989 it was not required nor talked about. It was 2001 when it became required every four years and now it will be every two years.
We had to take it when we joined the local board.
Yes. It was a requirement that we take it within 90 days of joining our local board. and what Ken Jones said. Merry Christmas!
There were no pre-licensing classes when I got studied for my broker license.
COE is not emphasized enough. I got virtually zero value from prelicensing class, and I don't recall COE mentioned at all. FORTUNATELY, my first broker who trained me for my first 3 years was very COE, very 'golden rule', very 'do well by doing good'. I have always maintained that charm school be requisite for new agents. And I am only semi-kidding. If agents could be taught 2 phrases to use during transactions, "PLEASE/THANK YOU" and "RECEIVED" I would consider that 'YUGE' as The Donald would say. :D
Ryan Huggins - Thousan...
Thousand Oaks, CA
Not back when I got my licenses, but a lot of exposure as a member of Professional Standards at the Board
It was sprinkled in through pre licensing, but like many others, my local board had required training when I first joined.
It has been greatly reduced over the years . Mentioned , but very little time allotted to it .
The last run I took did not mention it. Doing it is the focus not repeating it
Sally K. & David L. Hanson When I took the classes it was never mentioned. However, when I taught the class I did explain the COE among other things about getting into this business.
I received my first license in NYC, where only the actual brokerage firms belonged to the NAR, so I have to say no. In Charlotte, it was mentioned in passing at the pre-licensing and "studied" in more depth only in orientation when we joined the local board and mls.
Yes, we were required to take an Ethics class. I believe that it is the most important thing we can learn and follow in our real estate careers.
That was 30 years ago but no. Given teh state of many of todays agents maybe it should be
Yes it was
Good morning Sally and David. Briefly.
Good morning Sally. No it was not mentions, that is how many year ago and at the time there was no pre-licensing classes.
Yes and we have to take a CE class on it every 2 years here.
Sally K. & David L. Hanson I think we have to complete COE training once every 4 years - one should be before end of 2016.
I do not recollect anything about Code Of Ethics during pre-licensing course, though - or may be, vaguely I do remember something now....
Here they required new licensees to take a three hour ethics course during the first year.
Yes I remember it from my early days and still read it every year.
Yes, in both pre-licensing and agent training.
It is unfortunate when people fail to adopt a code of ethics for their business and for their lives.
We make sure that it is lived in our business and in our lives.
Yes it was in my training material and the first Real Estate Association I joined required a short test over the Code Of Ethics before you could do anything. It's also in our first 2 yrs of training. I think some agents just don't abide either way.
I have in Week 2 of my training program for my agents.
It's been a long time since I took the classes but I recall it was mentioned. It certainly is a requirement for our renewal in California.
It was mentioned in my pre licensing class, but not in any depth. Although my board does mandatory orientation for new members, and the code is given a lot of attention in that session.
I don't recall it being taught in the late 90s when I had my pre-licensing classes. When you join the board you are forced into joining NAR, but there is never a mention of the code of ethics. I doubt that many realtors here even know it exists. I'm convinced the public has no clue it (or the NAR) even exists! I didn't know it existed until I started seeing questions about it on AR. After some quick research, the way we were forced into joining NAR out here makes the COE null and void.
Pennsylvania pre-license has section on ethics but not specific to Realtor Code of Ethics as not all licensees are Realtors. When agents join the local board they are required to take online ethics class as well as meetthe quadrennial requirement.
It was in our Agency class
It was mentioned, but not in great detail.
not in 1978....
I don't remember it being mentioned...it was a long time ago. I think I did read it. A
On more than one occasion.