To protect the public interest in real estate brokerage transactions

To assure that applicants are competent and possess the requisite character and fitness to act as real estate brokers

To assure that licensees comply with the Real Estate License Law and Commission rules

To identify and address issues affecting real estate consumers and licensees

To effectively and efficiently administer Commission programs and operations

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Renew licenses, certifications, approvals, and registrations by June 30

Broker, firm, and LNCL licenses, EP certifications, instructor approvals, and timeshare registrations must be renewed by 11:59pm on June 30 to avoid expiration. Here are links to the various renewal systems:

Questions about broker, firm, or LNCL license renewal should be directed to License Services at or 919.875.3700, x772.
Questions about EP certification or instructor renewal should be directed to Education at
Questions about timeshare registration renewal should be directed to Regulatory Affairs at

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The NCREC Personnel Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. via video conference in closed session pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(a)(5) to discuss the Personnel report.

Hurricanes and Vacation Rentals

The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30 each year, though North Carolina is most at risk for hurricanes during the months of August, September, and October. It is important for tenants, managers, and owners to be aware of the laws governing hurricanes and evacuations related to vacation rentals. For more information on relevant laws and for additional resources read more in the Commission's Hurricanes and Vacation Rentals ebulletin article.


The North Carolina Real Estate Commission is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture and community. We understand, and celebrate, the differences that make each of our Consumers, Licensees, Commission members, and Commission staff unique. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are a top priority for the Commission and we seek to enhance these principles in real estate brokerage through education, intentional actions, and partnerships.

For more information on the Commission’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives see the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage.

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