Education Outreach through AAR brings education classes to local areas around the state — take time for your professional development — build your network, sharpen your skills, increase your knowledge & increase your income. Many REALTORS® attribute success to their continued real estate education.
Code of Ethics Education Requirement — NAR
REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within four-year cycle. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®. The current four-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2016.
- How to Get Involved in NAR Leadership/Committees (Requires NAR login)
- Leadership Takeaways (April 2010)
- Mattering… a hands-on method of recruiting new volunteers
- REALTORS® Excelling in Association Leadership (REAL) Self-Study Course
This free course from NAR provides association leadership training in six subjects, including budgeting, meeting management, association governance, and legislative and regulatory advocacy. The course can be completed online and is structured so you can complete it at your convenience.
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AAR offers classes to further your REALTOR® knowledge and training. View and Register for upcoming classes here.
Designations, Certifications & Societies
Educational programs designed specifically for brokers and managers.
Earn this new certification and give your clients the utmost protection during their transaction.
The 90-hour course of study meets the accreditation standards established by the National Association of REALTORS®.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has nine affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils, and two certification programs. The ISCs provide a wide-ranging menu of programs and services to assist members in increasing skills, productivity and knowledge. Designations acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. In addition, NAR offers two certification programs.
Property Management: Certified Residential Property Manager (CRPM)
AAR ‘s newest certification program dedicated to property management offering property management classes that you can use for your real estate license renewal. This program was developed and designed to hone your knowledge and skills in topics that relate to your day to day business as a property manager. The curriculum was developed in concert with property management attorneys and long time property manager practitioners. (this certification is not an NAR program)
The Property Management Bootcamp is a required course for those with less than 2 years of property management experience. It can be used as an elective for those with more than 2 years of property management experience.
To earn the certification, students must complete all the required curriculum within two years of the first course taken and successfully pass the course exams.
Required Curriculum includes:
Topics covered in this program include: property management bootcamp, accounting, contracts, agency, fair housing, agency, ethics, legal, disclosure, plus one elective course. All classes are approved for c/e credit and 3 hours in length with the exception of the 6 hour Property Management Bootcamp.
- Successful completion of the course requirements within two years of taking your first course
- Complete and submit the CRPM Completion Form to AAR after your last class
- Active membership in either NAR, NARPM, IREM, AMA
Note: courses may be taken in any order. All program approved courses taken within the prior two years will count towards the certification.
Recertification: attend a free webinar annually to maintain the certification. There is no certification dues.
Instructors include: Sue Flucke, Denise Holliday, Mike Mulvena, Mike Mumford.
Property Management Bootcamp:
- August 13, Tucson (in conjunction with Tucson Association of REALTORS)
- September 25, Scottsdale (in conjunction with Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS)
- October 27, SEVRAR (in conjunction with Southeast Valley Association of REALTORS)
The Anatomy of the AAR Property Management Agreement:
- August 19, Elks Lodge, Tucson (in conjunction with NARPM Southern Chapter)
Complete List of Approved Courses:
|T100: Accounting (choose 1)|
|T101||Property Management Trust Accounting|
|T102||Advanced Property Management Trust Accounting|
|E100: Code of Ethics (choose 1)|
|E101||NARPM Code of Ethics|
|E102||NAR Code of Ethics & Property Management|
|L100: Legal (choose 1)|
|L101||Arizona Landlord Tenant Act Part 1|
|L102||Case Studies in ALTA Part II|
|L103||Unlocking the Mysteries of ARTLA|
|F100: Fair Housing (choose 1)|
|F101||Accidential Fair Housing|
|F102||Fair Housing for the Property Manager|
|D100: Disclosure (choose 1)|
|D101||A Property Managers Duty to Disclose to the Public|
|D102||Property Management bootcamp – The Rules|
|D103||AAR’s Residential Lease Owner’s Property Disclosure Statement|
|C100: Contract Law (choose 1)|
|C101||The Ins and Outs of the AAR Forms and Do I Haave to Use Them|
|C102||AAR Property Management Agreement|
|C103||The Anatomy of the Property Management Agreement|
|C104||The Anatomy of the AAR Lease Agreement|
|C105||Overview of the AAR Property Management Forms|
|C106||Property Management Bootcamp – The Risk|
|C107||Property Management: – AAR Forms & Legal Issues|
|A100: Agency (choose 1)|
|E100: ELECTIVES (choose 1)|
|E101||Will the Real Property Manager Please Stand Up (Propery Management Bootcamp) (6 hour class)|
|E102||BMC For Property Managers|
|E103||Do It Right or Get the Heck out of Property Management|
|E104||3 P’s of Broker Audits|
|E105||How to Evict a Tenant Legally and Practical Application|
Instructor Materials (password required)
National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM)
Resources for New REALTORS® and experienced agents who want to refresh their skills.