2017 ORS 696.174¹
License renewal
  • continuing education courses
  • rules

This section is amended
Effective April 10, 2018
Relating to real estate licensees; creating new provisions; amending ORS 696.174; and declaring an emergency.

(1) To renew an active license, a real estate licensee must complete 30 hours of real estate continuing education courses that are eligible for credit under ORS 696.182 (Continuing education) during the two years preceding the renewal. The 30 hours must include:

(a) At least three hours in a course on recent changes in real estate rule and law approved by the Real Estate Board; and

(b)(A) If the real estate broker is renewing an active license for the first time, an advanced course in real estate practices approved by the Real Estate Agency; or

(B) If a licensed real estate property manager is renewing an active license for the first time, an advanced course in property management practices approved by the agency.

(2) The agency, in consultation with real estate professionals and educators, shall develop a reporting format to ensure that a real estate licensee has completed the number of hours required by subsection (1) of this section. The reporting format must include:

(a) The date, name and length of time of each course attended;

(b) The name of the real estate continuing education provider that offered the course;

(c) The name of the instructor who taught the course; and

(d) Any other information that the agency requires by rule.

(3) The agency may waive any portion of the requirements of this section for a real estate licensee who submits satisfactory evidence that poor health or other circumstances beyond the real estate licensee’s control prevented the real estate licensee from attending part or all of the continuing education courses required by subsection (1) of this section. [1969 c.674 §11; 1973 c.416 §6; 1977 c.649 §25; 1981 c.617 §9; 1983 c.359 §1; 1987 c.611 §19; 1989 c.724 §6; 1991 c.5 §33; 1995 c.335 §1; 2001 c.300 §14; 2009 c.324 §4; 2009 c.502 §2; 2011 c.158 §§11,12; 2017 c.234 §10]

Chapter 696

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Sales of subdivision lots by mobile home salespeople, (1975) Vol 37, p 865; sales or offers of interests in limited partnerships to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 696—Real Estate and Escrow Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors696.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 696, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano696.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.