New Member Education

Online Code of Ethics for New Members

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) requires each new member to complete Code of Ethics training within 60 days of applying for membership. Upon completion, NAR will issue you’re a Certificate of Completion. Please submit this certificate to AAABoR by email to Angella at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax (734) 747-7277, or drop of at the office. (NOTE: Your membership and benefits will be terminated if we do not receive your Cirtificate of Completion within 60 days of application.)

To take the online Code of Ethics you must first set up an account with NAR. No credit card is needed and the Code of Ethics course is free. You'll need your NRDS number that will be e-mailed to you with your MLS user name and password after you've submitted your membership application, application fee and dues.

pdf Instructions for registration & Code of Ethics course


After receiving your certificate, AAABoR will schedule your for the next Orientation class that is held at the Board office. (NOTE: You must complete one of the next two Orientation sessions, offered once per quarter, to avoid termination of your membership.) 

Orientation Shedule

  • 8:45 - 9:00    Registration
  • 9:00 - 9:30    Board Staff Introduction
  • 9:30 - 12:00   Discussion -
    • Review of Code of Ethics, Overview of the complaint process, Grievance Committee, Hearing Panel, Alternate Conflict Resolution, Board Procedures,    Pathways to Professionalism Video, Anti-Trust Video, Safety Video, Questions and Answers.

Upcoming Orientation Dates

  • August 19, 2019
  • October 21, 2019
  • December 16, 2019


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REALTOR® Ethics Training

For Existing Members

A REALTOR® is required to complete 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics training every two (2) years. This cycle runs from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018.

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Existing members wishing to fulfill the Code of Ethics Training Requirement can use these resources:

Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice 2018

Continuing Education State Requirements

State of Michigan Requirements Overview

Your Licensing Requirements
Within each 3-year license cycle, real estate professionals are required to complete at least 18 clock hours of continuing education that involve any subjects that are relevant to the management, operation, and practice of real estate or any other subject that contributes to the professional competence of a licensee. At least 2 hours of CE for each calendar year must also involve laws, rules, and court cases regarding real estate. It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that your continuing education record is complete, correct and that all certificates of completion are recorded for the license cycle of 11/1/2012 to 10/31/2015.


Getting Started with the CE Marketplace

As you may have heard, the way you track your continuing education credits has changed. The LARA site used to track your credits, but as of January 1, 2015, you are responsible for tracking the credits you earn. 

The CE Marketplace has already imported all of your continuing education credits earned through December 31, 2014 from LARA, you just need to register with the CE Marketplace to view your info. Courses taken that have been certified through the CE Marketplace will be automatically tracked on the site, while courses not certified by the CE Marketplace will have to be tracked by the individual. Learn more about how to register with the CE Marketplace and start tracking your credits! 

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Online Education

The CE Shop

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® has partnered with The CE Shop to provide continuing education in an easy to use online format. Visit the CE Shop 

The CE Shop also has salesperson pre-licensing courses online here.


Online Continuing Education

Career WebSchool: 

Classes in Sales Pre-License, Broker Pre-License, Continuing Education, Appraisal, Home Inspection, and Mortgage Pre-License and Exam Prep

 The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® has partnered with Career WebSchool to offer courses in multiple disciplines in an online format.

 Career WebSchool offers Thompson CompuTaught courses. CompuTaught designs and develops courses for delivery on the computer and are the first courses approved for real estate licensing in any state.

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 Appraisal Courses

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Exam Prep courses...

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Home Inspection Courses


Mortgage Courses

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Designation Programs

The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. 

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