All REALTORS® who hold primary membership with CCIAOR are required to complete the Code of Ethics as well as a fair housing training every 3 years to maintain their membership. The fair housing requirement was approved by the membership in 2022 with the goal of increasing member knowledge and awareness of issues around fair housing, diversity, equity and inclusion in the real estate industry.
CCIAOR Members who do not complete the Code of Ethics requirement and/or the fair housing education requirement by December 31st, 2024 will have their membership suspended and be subject to a $250 reactivation fee.
If you have any questions about your member requirements, please contact Whitney McNamara.
All REALTORS® must complete the Code of Ethics between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2024, and for successive three (3) year periods thereafter. All REALTORS® will need to take the Code of Ethics class during this time period to keep their membership active and in good standing.
Options for Completing the Code of Ethics
CCIAOR members have the following options for completing the Code of Ethics requirement by December 31st, 2024.
Online On-Demand through MAR
Complete the Code of Ethics requirement online through the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) at any time through their on-demand offering. Click here for step-by-step instructions for completing the Code of Ethics online for free with MAR.
Online Live Webinar or In-Person Class with CCIAOR
Register to attend an upcoming in person or webinar offering of the Code of Ethics through CCIAOR. All classes are free to CCIAOR members. Click here to view our upcoming CE class schedule.
Effective January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2024 and for successive three (3) year periods thereafter, each REALTOR® member of the association shall be required to complete the following continuing education course:
Protecting the Protected Classes Continuing Education Class (RE111RC)
CCIAOR will be offering Protecting the Protected Classes CE Class on a regular basis. Click here to view our upcoming CE class schedule. Additionally, the class be available on-demand to members via our virtual platform, PEARL, staring in early 2023.
Members also have the option of meeting the requirement by completing one of the following in-lieu of the Protected the Protected Classes CE Course:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Why it Matters to RE Commercial Practitioners (RE111C21). Applicable only if you business is primarily commercial real estate.
If you completed the fair housing requirement with one of the options listed above, please send proof of completion to firstname.lastname@example.org so we may update your account.
Completion of any class/certification listed above in 2021 will count toward the 2022-2024 fair housing education cycle requirement.