36 hour CE Requirement: In accordance changes to the Real Estate Commission Rules, as of January 1, 2017, all active and inactive associate brokers and qualifying brokers shall successfully complete thirty-six (36) credit hours of continuing education in courses approved by the commission during each 3-year licensing cycle. 

The new rules which became effective on January 1, 2017, and apply to any and all who renew after that date. The new rules require the following:

Composition of the 36 Hours: 36 total hours instead of 30 hours. Of those 36 hours, you must have the following:

  1. 4 hour NMREC Core Course OR the 8 hour NMREC Mandatory course which is no longer offered after Dec 31, 2016. Remember that the 4 hour NMREC Core is to be an annual requirement The annual iterations of the NMREC Core Course apply to a specific 3-year cycle.
  2. 4 hour ethics elective (There are online options)
  3. 4 hour “core elective” [not to be confused with the NMREC Core Course]. These are courses in our catalogue of approved courses which have received a “core elective” designation by the NMREC. (There are online options)

CLICK HERE for a list of the New Mexico Real Estate Commision Catalogue of Approved Courses.