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Continuing Education

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the GSAR offices at 5958 East Taft Rd., N. Syracuse, NY 13212.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to download our continuing education booklet.

CLICK HERE  to register OR download our registration forms below.  You can also contact the education department at or 315-457-5979 x 224.

GRI Registration Form

CE Course Education Form

Scheduled Classes

CANCELLATIONS: Requests for cancellation must be received in writing no later than 72 hours prior to the class to avoid a $25 penalty.

REFUNDS: If a written cancellation request is received less than 72 hours prior to the course start date, a refund less a $25 processing fee will be granted. No refunds will be granted after the start date of the course. NO EXCEPTIONS. Send cancellation requests to 

(E) - Course Fulfills NAR's Ethics Requirements - The new Code of Ethics cycle began January 1, 2017 and ends December 31, 2018

(FH) - Course Fulfills DOS Fair Housing Requirement - Required: 3.0 hours for each license renewal

(A) - Course fulfills DOS agency requirement - Required: 2.0 hours for the first license renewal, 1.0 hour for each renewal thereafter

2017-18 Education Schedule

 (E, A) Mandatory Ethics & Local Association Training with Don Radke

Dec. 12,  9:00am - 1:00pm  4Hrs CE   $20 for GSAR members/$60 for non-members

Are you "living by the Code"?  The REALTOR® Code of Ethics is your pathway to professionalism and adhering to the Code is what separates you, as a REALTOR®, from other real estate professionals. Your instructor will review: changes to the Code of Ethics; your duties to clients, customers, the public and REALTORS; the professional standards process.  REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 min. of instructional time within each ethics training cycle. This course meets the specific learning objectives and criteria established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.


From Purchase Offer to Closing - A Legal Perspective with Rob Carter, Esq.

Dec. 13,  9:00am - 1:00pm  4Hrs CE   $48 for GSAR members/$60 for non-members

From a legal perspective, attorney Robert Carter will discuss what happens between purchase offer acceptance and the closing and how issues that arise in the contract, title documents, the mortgage commitment, etc. affect both the buying & selling sides of the transaction.


(E) Grievance, Arbitration and Procuring Cause with Fran Carroll

January 10,  9:00am-12:00pm  3HRS CE  $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members

Exactly what is procuring cause?  Learn how procuring cause is determined as your instructor discusses the grievance and arbitration process.  This course satisfies the NAR Code of Ethics training requirement.


Fair Housing - It's Everyone's Right with Don Radke

January 25,  9:00am-12:00pm  3HRS CE  $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members


(E) (A) Ethics for REALTORS

February 15,  9:00am-12:00pm  3HRS CE  $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members



As the Appraiser Sees It I: Selecting Comparables with Jane Mostow

February 27,  9:00am-12:30pm  3.5 HRS CE   $42 for GSAR members/$53 for non-members

This course is designed as an introduction to the principles of appraisal practice as it relates to the sale of real property.  Choosing comparable properties for the appraisal analysis will be discussed.  You will learn about housing styles, components of the property inspection, and how location (e.g., town, school district) affects the appraised value of a property.  

As the Appraiser Sees It II: Data Collection & Analysis with Jane Mostow

February 27,  1:00pm-4:30pm  3.5 HRS CE   $42 for GSAR members/$53 for non-members

A continuation of “As the Appraiser Sees It: I”.  This class will increase your understanding of the appraisal process.  The instructor will focus on the importance of proper information gathering and recording, requirements for the secondary market, how to read and interpret appraisal reports, and how to refute an appraisal.  Upon completion of this course, you will be better able to effectively communicate with the appraiser