Real Estate Professionals

Real estate is a regulated profession in Ontario, so all salespersons and brokers must be registered with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO). RECO regulates the trade of real estate on behalf of the Ontario government.

Whether you are an aspiring real estate professional or a registrant renewing or reinstating your registration, the information below will help you.

  • Becoming a Registered Salesperson, Broker or Brokerage

    Here are the three steps you must take to lay the groundwork for your new career.

  • Registration Renewal, Reinstatement and Changes

    Click here to renew or reinstate your registration, or to make changes to a registration’s status (such as changes to a brokerage’s name or address or changes to an employee’s status, including transfers and terminations).

  • Registration Application Fees

    Please click here to view the application fees.

  • Education

    The learning path for real estate professionals includes courses:

      • To become registered as a salesperson (pre-registration)
      • To be completed in the first two-year registration cycle (articling)
      • Required to maintain registration after articling (Mandatory Continuing Education)
      • To become registered as a broker (Optional: broker)

     

  • Insurance for Registrants

    If you are a real estate salesperson or broker in Ontario, you must participate in RECO’s insurance program and renew your coverage annually.

  • Registration Forms

    Forms for renewing, reinstating or changing your registration, declaration of education and more can be found here.

  • Registrar’s Bulletins

    Bulletins that address current matters affecting the industry can be found here.

  • News

    Read the latest news for real estate professionals.

  • Resources

    Find guides, information about advertising, MyRECO Certificate Mobile App, For the RECOrd newsletters, forms and other useful resources for real estate professionals.


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