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June 2015


Cusack Center for Professional Development

5500 Main Street, Suite 104

Williamsville, NY 14221


Phone: 716-683-4080, Fax: 716.276.8028


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In This Issue
Buffalo Walks
7-Hour NUSPAP Update
Supervisory Appraiser FAQs
NYS 75-Hour Accelerated Daytime
NYS 30-Hour GAP Accelerated Daytime
Residential Appraisal R-9
Residential Appraisal R-10
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Quick Links...
Buffalo Walks  chuck5


Walks Start June 26th
7-Hour National 
USPAP Update


Remaining Instructor
-led classes
June 23rd
Dec 1st
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 


Course Fee: $219.00

Appraisal CE &

Assessor Ethics



Includes USPAP manual & Student Workbook.



15-Hour National 


July 21, 23 & 28th


5:15 PM - 10:15 PM 

Course Fee: $349.00

Appraisal Qualifying


Includes USPAP manual & Student Workbook.


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Important FAQs
Supervisory Appraisal Requirement & Upcoming 
FHA Changes

Who needs to take the Appraiser/Trainee Supervisory Course?
As of January 1, 2015, all new Supervisory Appraisers and new Appraiser Assistants must complete the course prior to application.  
All currently approved Supervisory Appraisers who enter into a new supervisor/trainee relationship must complete the course prior to assuming the new supervision.  
 All other currently approved supervisory appraisers who do not enter into a new supervisor/trainee relationship must have completed the course by December 15,2015.

2015 NYS Department of State Division of Licensing FAQs


Effective September 14, 2015 new guidelines will take effect. See complete 2015 FHA Handbook above.

NY Real Estate
Early-Mid Summer Sessions 
75-Hour Salespersons
2-Week Accelerated
Daytime Course
Starts 6/8/15

NYS 30-Hour Remedial (GAP)
Daytime Course
Starts 6/16/15

75-Hour Salespersons
4-Week Evening & Sat
Starts 7/6/15

National Association of REALTORSŪ
If you don't need CE credit, take the free NAR Code of Ethics course


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Appraisal License
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Real Estate License

Buffalo Walks: Exploring an Architectural  Legacy:

Allentown Revisited!
June 26th: Meets 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM




Each tour is NYS approved for 4.0-hour of Real Estate, Appraisal, Assessor & Home Inspection CE.



Fee per individual tour: $45.00 or $40 per walk for 2 or more prepaid walks.


For more tours click on Buffalo Walks photo (left).


Preregistration is required for all tours. Prepayment is required to obtain discounted price on multiple tours.  All Buffalo Walks are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Limited reservations per Walk.


NYS Salesperson's 75-Hour Qualifying Course
Accelerated Daytime Program - Starts June 8th

Salespersons book

Cost: $549.00 includes Text & Review Manual. Starts on June 8th & ends the 19th. Meets Monday through Friday,
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.   


This course meets the current NYS standards for real estate licensing and covers the 75-Hour syllabus which became effective July 1, 2008. 

Our proven learning system offers thorough preparation for the NY State licensing exam and is led by real estate expert, Tom Cusack, who shares his interactive teaching style, developed with hundreds of licensing candidates over 38 years of experience in his WNY classrooms.
NY Real Estate 30-Hour Remedial (Gap) Course
Accelerated Daytime Program Starts June 16th

Gap Book

NSalesperson's Remedial Gap Course: $249.00 includes textbook.
Daytime sessions start June 16th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and also meets the 17, 18 & 19. Approved for 22.5 hours of Real Estate CE, but does not include 3-Hour Fair Housing requirement.


This course covers modifications to the NY Licensing syllabus which became effective July, 2008 and must be taken by salespersons licensed prior to July 2008 who wish to obtain a NYS Broker's License.


Topics include Contract Preparation, Predatory Lending, Pricing Property, Municipal Agencies, Property insurance, Taxes & Assessments, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Commercial & Investment Properties, Income Tax Issues, Mortgage Brokerage and Property Management. This program is instructor-led by Tom Cusack. 
Residential & General Appraisal Qualifying
2014-2015:15-Hour NUSPAP
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Evening Classes Start July 21st 



NY Residential & General Appraisal Qualifying course evening sessions starts July 21st. This course meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM 7/21, 7/23 & 7/28 including exam. 

 Course fee: $349.00 includes manual & student workbook, available at time of class. For more information on the NYS Appraisal Qualifying Requisites go to Quick Links section of this newsletter.   


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Think Summer 2015!
Cusack Center for Professional Development
thanks you for your continued patronage.