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Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education

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How To Renew Your Michigan Real Estate License

Real estate licenses are managed by the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG). The department has placed real estate licensing on a three year cycle, with all license set to expire on October 31, 2009, and every 3 years after. A Michigan real estate license must be renewed before the October 31st date, else the license will be set to an expired status.

All real estate salespersons and brokers are required to take at least 2 hours of "law and rule updates" CE course study every year. Depending on when the Michigan real estate license was issued within the 3 year cycle, a licensee will need to complete a different number of CE credit hours before the October 31st expiration date:

  • The license was issued in year 1 of the cycle: 18 hours required
  • The license was issued in year 2 of the cycle: 12 hours required
  • the license was issued in year 3 of the cycle: 6 hours required

The DLEG has a online continuing education online monitoring system called iCOLA that assists salespersons and brokers with meeting the required yearly CE credits. Real estate schools are to submit a student's course hours withing 5 days of course completion. The iCOLA system has an online completed credits verification system for licensees to review their required continuing education progress.