for January 23, 2017
DATE: December 15, 2016
The New Mexico Real Estate Commission will hold a public rule hearing on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Real Estate Commission office, 5500 San Antonio Drive NE in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Commission is seeking real estate broker and public input on proposed amendments to its rules 16.61.1 NMAC, General Provisions; 16.61.3 NMAC, Real Estate Broker’s License: Examination and Licensing Application Requirements; 16.61.13 NMAC, Continuing Education Requirements; 16.61.15 NMAC, Approval of Real Estate Courses, Sponsors, and Instructors; 16.61.16 NMAC, Qualifying Broker: Affiliation and Responsibilities; and 16.61.19 NMAC, Broker Duties and Brokerage Relationships. The Commission will take final action on proposed rule amendments at its March 20, 2017 regular meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at the Commission offices at 5500 San Antonio Drive NE in Albuquerque.
Copies of the proposed rule amendments are available from the Commission office at 5500 San Antonio Drive NE, Suite B, Albuquerque, New Mexico or by clicking on the following link: Proposed Rule Amendments Jan 2017. Copies of the agenda for the rule hearing may be obtained from the Commission office no later than seventy two (72) hours before the hearing.
Real estate brokers and members of the public may comment on the proposed rule changes during the hearing and may submit written comments to the Commission during the 30-day period before the hearing and at the hearing. Written comments submitted prior to the hearing should be mailed to Wayne W. Ciddio, Executive Secretary, New Mexico Real Estate Commission, 5500 San Antonio Drive NE, Suite B, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109 or emailed to Mr. Ciddio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the rule hearing, please contact Wayne W. Ciddio, Executive Secretary, New Mexico Real Estate Commission at (505) 222-9829 or by email at email@example.com at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and proposed rule changes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact Mr. Ciddio if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
Real estate brokers may receive up to four hours of continuing education credit during their three-year licensing cycle by attending a Real Estate Commission meeting, rule hearing, disciplinary hearing, or meeting of the Commission’s Education Advisory Committee.
Notice of Rule Filing and Adoption
Pursuant to Section 61-29-4 of the Real Estate License Law which provides that amendments to the Real Estate Commission Rules become effective 30 days after notification to brokers that such amendments have been filed with the State Records Center and Archives and published in the New Mexico Register, brokers are hereby notified that rule amendments adopted by the Commission on June 20, 2016 have been filed and published in the November 30, 2016 edition of the New Mexico Register and will become effective January 1, 2017.
Brokers may access the amended rules through the link below. The user will have to scroll down to the Regulation and Licensing Department/ New Mexico Real Estate Commission section to be able to access specific Titles of the Adopted Rules. A .pdf version is also available.
Click Here for a Copy of the Newest NMREC Updated List of Approved Courses
Real Estate Commission: Overview
The mission of the New Mexico Real Estate Commission is to protect the public and enhance the professional competence of real estate brokers. The New Mexico Real Estate Commission was created by state law in 1959 and charged with enforcing the Real Estate License Law and the Real Estate Commission Rules.
The real estate industry in New Mexico is one of the largest economic activities in the state. Through upturns and downturns, real estate professionals in New Mexico remain committed to the highest standards in professionalism.
The New Mexico Real Estate Commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Governor. Four of the members are licensed New Mexico real estate brokers, and one is a non-broker public member appointed to bring a consumer perspective to the Commission.
The Commission’s primary responsibilities include:
- Issuance, renewal, and transfer of real estate broker’s licenses.
- Establishment and enforcement of real estate broker pre-licensing and continuing education requirements.
- Certification of providers of real estate broker education.
- Investigation and adjudication of consumer and real estate broker complaints about potential and actual violations of the Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules.
- Education of consumers and real estate brokers about the Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules.
Real Estate Commission
5500 San Antonio Dr. NE Suite B
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109
(505) 222-9886 FAX
TOLL FREE: 1-800-801-7505
(Clicking on the name of the staff member below will take you to their email).