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The Real Estate School of York & Adams Counties provides broker courses both in a classroom setting and online. RAYAC courses are approved by the State Real Estate Commission for broker pre-licensing and continuing education credit for Pennsylvania license renewal.

Broker courses allow you to take your education to the next level by increasing your skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Among hundreds of REALTORS® in the York and Adams Counties area, broker courses help you stand out in the crowd.


Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE Certification) – Broker Elective

September 19-20, 2019 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – RAYAC Classroom

15 hours CE credit and 1 broker credit

Want to sharpen your negotiating skills? Course topics include:

When and how to negotiate, crafting a strategy for any negotiation, recognizing patterns and tactics being utilized, adjusting your communication style to achieve optimum results with any party in the transaction, successfully applying the principles of persuasion to any negotiation situation, negotiating effectively, whether face-to-face, on the phone or through e-mail and other media.

Register now to  earn this valuable NAR Certification!

Instructor: Melanie J. McLane

Real Estate Broker Law (REQUIRED for Broker Licensure)

October 10, 15, 18, 25, 2019 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm – RAYAC Classroom

30 hours CE credit and 2 broker credits

Are you working on your Broker’s license? Real Estate Law is one of two required course needed to fulfill your educational requirements. Course topics include:

Introduction to Law & Legal Systems
Real & Personal Property
Land, Water & Air Rights
Contract Law
The Real Estate Transaction
Law and the Real Estate Licensee
Law of Agency

Understand real estate law, how it affects your business, and how to succeed while remaining compliant.

Instructor: Brett Woodburn, Esquire



The School partners with OnCourse Learning to provide a flexible option to complete the broker education requirement. The online courses can be completed from the comfort of your home or business. Once registration and payment are complete, you have access to the course right away and it doesn’t expire for 6 months. You can stop and start the course at any point and it will remember where you left off.

Two online courses available:

Information on Online Broker Pre-licensure Course Final Exams
While the course content is taken online, the exam at the end of each course must be taken at the REALTORS® Association of York & Adams Counties, in York, PA 17404. There are no additional costs for these tests, but pre-registration is required, by calling 717-845-3487. The final exam must be taken within 90 days of completing each course.

Please note: Once you click on the Registration box below, you are leaving RAYAC’s website, and going directly to the online school’s website.



In order to become licensed as a broker in Pennsylvania, a real estate licensee must meet both education and experience requirements and be at least 21 years of age.

Education Requirements:

A total of 16 credits or 240 hours is required to be eligible to sit for the Broker’s Exam.

Required Courses:

Required – 6 credits (90 hours) each in at least three of the following 2-credit courses:

The remaining 6 credits (90 hours) may be taken in any elective topic approved for broker credit by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission. Many designation courses fall in the elective category. Be sure to check the designation course approval to see if it provides any Pennsylvania broker credit.

Experience Requirements:

Broker candidates must also document three (3) years experience in real estate sales and accumulate 200 points in real estate activity. Click here to find the point system on the Broker Examination Eligibility Application, form # 56 SPOA- 2103 on the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission’s website.

Test and Renewal: Once a broker licensing candidate has successfully completed the education and experience requirements, they are eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania Broker License Exam. This exam administered through PSI Examination Services.


Want to Know How Many CE Credits You’ve Completed?

Visit RAYAC’s Member Portal to view the courses you have completed through the Real Estate School of York & Adams Counties.