Professional Development

In our ever-changing industry, we find one tool that gives us the cutting edge – education!  BNAR is the best source for your real estate education.  We strive to deliver high quality courses with the finest instructors and accurate and up to date records.  We look forward to updating our membership with current issues as well as any needs you may have.  BNAR will be offering Hybrid - In-Person and Live Distance Education via Zoom to help you fulfill your continuing education requirements.

Course Calendar


BNAR Book Club

Spearheaded by the 2023 education committee, this committee will be announcing approximately once per month, a "recommended" book to read.  The content of the books will be either personal growth or real estate related.  The purpose of this recommendation is to encourage our members to increase their knowledge of our business or promote their own personal growth. 


Congratulations to our recent Residential Specialist Designees

Congratulations to Elizabeth Ishmael, Ashley Klenk, Karen Mock, Noah Munoz, Suzanne Orlando and Rebecca Simpson who were awarded scholarships toward a National REALTOR designation course through the New York State Real Estate Education Foundation. To apply for the scholarship or to contribute to the foundation go to

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Online Sales Course 

The Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS®  have partnered with The  CE Shop, the leader in online real estate education. We are excited to co-sponsor the online pre-licensing course. The 77-hour New York State License online interactive course that teaches you everything you need to obtain your New York real estate license.  It fulfills the state’s pre-licensing requirements and prepares you for the state exam. The inquiry based scenarios helps the student relate to on-the-job situations, better preparing them for their new career.

The CE Shop also offers Continuing Education programs!!!   That's why we've partnered with The CE Shop--to give our students more flexibility and control over how to obtain and continue a real estate license.

The CE Shop's courses not only provide the most relevant and current information, and are delivered in user-friendly language, but you can pause and bookmark any time where you left off in a course and return to your learning environment when you have the free time to do so.  Go to The CE Shop to check out the site and to leverage our partnership's monthly promotional discount.

Check the CE Shop Daily since they offer many discounts through the month.