New Member Orientation
Applicants for Greater Nashville REALTORS® membership must attend New Member Orientation in the classroom within three months of application. The New Member Orientation program is approved for the following continuing education credit: three (3) hours of ethics and three (3) hours of risk management. The ethics portion meets the National Association of REALTORS® requirement that all REALTORS® complete an approved ethics training between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2018. Click here to view 2017 New Member Orientation course dates.
Orientation classes are held from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. unless noted as night classes. Day orientation classes include lunch. Night orientation is held from 5 - 9 p.m. on two consecutive nights and includes snack dinners. You must attend 100% of the class.
Course for New Affiliate Brokers
The Course for New Affiliate Brokers must be taken prior to licensure. Greater Nashville REALTORS® offers an online course for new affiliates that includes: Listings, Agency, Contracts, Fair Housing, Anti-Trust, Laws, Rules and Policies of the Tennessee Real Estate Commission, Property Management, Ethics, Etiquette and Closing.
Office and Brokerage Management Course for Broker Candidates
The 30-hour Office and Brokerage Management Course is required for all affiliate brokers who want to sit for the broker’s exam. The candidate for the broker’s license must successfully complete the Office and Brokerage Management Course prior to sitting for the Broker’s exam. All four modules (Theories in Management; Documents, Agreements and Methods of Control; Tennessee License Law, Agency, Fair Housing, Disclosure; Estates and Interests, Tenancies and Brokerage, Finance and Math) must be completed in order to receive course credit. Greater Nashville REALTORS® offers this course online. Check with the Tennessee Real Estate Commission for other course providers.
TREC Core 17/18 Course
TREC Core 17/18 is a specific six-hour course required by the Tennessee Real Estate Commission of certain licensees in order to renew a license. Only one TREC Core course will count for credit in each licensing cycle. Greater Nashville REALTORS® offers the course in the classroom and online. For more information on who is required to complete the TREC Core course contact the Tennessee Real Estate Commission at (615) 741-2273.
Agents who must complete continuing education must take the TREC Core course and elective hours for a total of 16 hours. There are no substitutions for the TREC Core course. (Note: TREC Core is not the same as the Code of Ethics course.)
Affiliate Brokers licensed before July 1, 1980 and Brokers licensed before January 1, 2005 are not required to take the TREC Core course.