Most frequent questions and answers

All courses in the series are typically offered 3 times per year, in the spring, summer, and fall.

Yes. The NM Real Estate Commission requires that you pass all 3 classes to take the exam.

You can sign up for the series and take all 3 courses concurrently, or you can register for them individually and spread them out over a longer period. If you take them separately, we suggest starting with Real Estate Law, followed by Principles & Practice, then Broker Basics. All 3 courses must have been completed within the 3 years prior to applying to take the exam. There is a 10% discount if you take all 3 classes simultaneously.

Expect to spend at least three hours each week per class. If taking the entire series, expect to spend at least nine hours.

Classes can be accessed at any time of day you have available to complete your schoolwork. There are no scheduled meeting times, however there are due dates for specific assignments within the class.

Ingenuity will send you login information just before the class begins. Please login immediately to make sure you have access to your classes.

CNM Ingenuity has a number of funding resources available, some of which may applicable for these courses. Since this is a non-credit class, it is not eligible for financial aid or payment plans. You must pay upfront for the entire amount at registration. Please click the link above to see if you are able to take advantage of any of the funding opportunities.

You can receive a full refund if you cancel at least two business days before your class starts. After that point, you may cancel or drop out but you will not receive a refund.

Courses fill very quickly. Check to see if the course(s) you want are being offered at any other times. It’s best to sign up early. You can always cancel and receive a full refund as long as you do so more than two business days before the start date. Since people do often drop classes, continue checking back to see if any spaces have opened up.

Please refer to the NM Real Estate Commission site for the current requirements in New Mexico.

If you are planning to move out of New Mexico, you will want to go to the Real Estate Department/Commission for the state you are moving to in order to find their rules and requirements regarding transferability.

No. The cost of the series only includes the training required to apply to take the exam. We do not administer the exam; it is administered by the NM Real Estate Commission.

Once you have passed the classes and receive a certificate you must visit the NM Real Estate Commission to schedule the exam.