Purchase Publications

The following publications are available for purchase and may be ordered either online or by submitting the mail-in order form.

  • North Carolina Real Estate Manual
  • Working With Real Estate Agents
  • Questions & Answers on: Home Inspections, Earnest Money Deposits, Offer and Acceptance, Real Estate Closings and Owning Vacation Rentals
  • Residential Square Footage Guidelines
  • Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules
  • Broker-in-Charge Guide
  • Real Estate Agent Safety Guide

Real Estate Manual

  1. Online Orders

  2. Mail-In Order Form
About our Online Subscription

The NC Real Estate Manual is available to view Online in digital format via the Commissions's online subscription program.

To purchase a digital subscription, click here.

To purchase a paper subscription, click here.


If you have already paid for your subscription and have never accessed the Online Manual before, you will need to create an account on this site to access the Online Manual. You need to provide the same email address that was used to purchase the subscription for account verification. Please note that it may take up to 24-48 hours for the system to reflect your paid status, until then you will still be provided with temporary access.

Current Subscribers

If you have already created an account on this site, you can access your subscription here

Trial Subscription

If you would like to try this service before buying, we offer a FREE TRIAL subscription, that allows you 5 free accesses to the Online Manual. You can create your free trial account here


Rosters of new licensees and exam candidates can be ordered online or by using the mail-in order form. The roster files contain names and addresses formatted as comma separated values.

Free Publications

Mail-In Order Form

Online Order Form

  • The North Carolina Real Estate Commission brochure may be viewed online.
  • Guide to Contacting the Commission may be viewed online.
  • Residential Square Footage Guidelines may be viewed online.
  • Real Estate Licensing in North Carolina may be viewed online.
  • The North Carolina Real Estate Commission Bulletin may be viewed online. Current and past issues are available.
  • The North Carolina Real Estate Agent Safety Guide may be viewed online.

Residential Property Disclosure Form

G.S. 47E requires owners of residential real estate (single-family homes and buildings with up to four dwelling units) to furnish purchasers a property disclosure statement. This form is the only one approved for this purpose.

Q&A Brochures

The Commission publishes informative brochures to view online, download, or print. You can also order them in quantity. Titles include:
Working with Real Estate Agents

English - HTML, PDF, PDF(brochure format), PDF (print as 8.5X14 legal size) Spanish - PDF, PDF(brochure format).

Fair Housing

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format) Spanish - PDF, PDF(brochure format).

Renting Residential Real Estate

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format) Spanish - PDF(brochure format).

Tenant Security Deposits

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format) Spanish - PDF, PDF(brochure format).

NC Military Personnel Residential Lease Termination

English - PDF(brochure format)

Home Inspections

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Residential Subdivisions and Planned Communities

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Condos and Townhouses

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Purchasing Coastal Real Estate

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Earnest Money Deposits

English - PDF(brochure format)

Closings Brochure

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Offer and Acceptance

English - PDF, PDF(brochure format)

Owning Vacation Rental Property

English - PDF(brochure format)