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.

If you have not completed the required articling courses previously offered by OREA by June 11, 2021, you must complete the following equivalent requirements through Humber College to renew or reinstate your registration:

OREA College Humber College
No elective completed Post-Registration Phase (3 courses)
Real Property Law Course 1: Real Estate Essentials
Exam 1: Invigilated Exam
The Residential Real Estate Transaction Course 2: Residential Real Estate Transactions
Exam 2: Invigilated Exam
The Commercial Real Estate Transaction Course 4: Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Exam 4: Invigilated Exam

Here is more information on the Registration Education Salesperson Program delivered by Humber College.

  • This page of the RECO website highlights substantive changes to TRESA and its regulations.

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

  • 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).

  • Please click here to view the application fees.

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

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

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

  • Legal Corner articles are real-life examples of misconduct to help salespeople and brokers understand recent disciplinary decisions.

  • Read the latest news for real estate professionals.

  • How brokerages can support buyers and sellers who wish to engage in an auction for the purchase or sale of property.

  • Find guides, information about advertising, MyRECO Certificate Mobile App, and other useful resources for real estate professionals.

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