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Real estate education changes now in effect

OREA Real Estate College students must now complete five courses instead of three

Learn more about the changes. Read more

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2016 course sessions now available

Enrol now for July – Dec 2016 Registration Education courses

Detailed course information is available on the website in the College section or by calling 1-866-411-6732. Read more

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June EDGE: Emotions in real estate

How to steer clients through the demands of property deals

Plus, the issues with Kitec plumbing, and supporting the motorcycle ride for charity. Read More

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Meet the 2016 OREA Board

The new OREA board of directors has been installed

Meet your new president, president-elect and provincial directors. Read more

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OREA Member benefits

Log in for Standard Forms, legal info and back issues of the EDGE

When did you last log in to the OREA Members area? Read more


Do you understand governance?

Watch the latest Leadership video series for a simple guide

Discover what governance is and how it impacts the success of an association. Read More

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Join our Alumni Program

…and enjoy the perks and privileges of being an alumni member

To join you must be a member of OREA and have a valid MLS ID. Learn More


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Emotions in real estate: Be a calming influence

Buying or selling a home is fraught with emotion and the sooner you accept that, the better you will be able to help your clients handle the challenges of the transaction. The Edge newsletter spoke with three Ontario REALTORS® about how they approach the emotional issues that arise during a home sale or purchase. Emotions

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OREA Real Estate College

OREA Real Estate College

OREA Real Estate College, the award-winning designated provider of real estate education in Ontario, provides all real estate registration courses in Ontario through the Salesperson Registration Education Program and the Broker Registration Education Program. Delivered on behalf of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), the comprehensive programs prepare students for the complex business of trading in real estate. Through its educational programs, delivered via classroom, correspondence, and e-Learning, the College advances competence and professionalism, which increases consumer confidence in the profession.

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Member Engagement


The Member Engagement department works to engage members across the province. To this end it offers a series of tools and technology events throughout Ontario to help members stay informed and on the cutting edge. The conference series, Emerge: Moving You Forward with the Tools of Tomorrow has been a huge success and the Young Professionals Network continues to grow providing an ever-larger networking pool for OREA members.

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Government Relations

Government Relations

OREA’s Government Relations department aims to promote a legislative and regulatory environment in Ontario that favourable to REALTORS® and real estate. It is a busy department that advocates vigorously on numerous realtor® issues including the Municipal Land Transfer Tax and personal real estate corporations. REALTORS® are encouraged to play a role in the association's lobbying efforts through participating in Calls For Action, serving on member board political action committees, and attending OREA's annual Political Affairs Conference.

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Centre for Leadership Development


Leadership skills can be learned. Since 2006 the OREA Centre for Leadership Development (OCLD) has been helping boards provide leadership education to volunteers and staff across the province. OCLD courses have reached over 9,000 enrolments with an average satisfaction rating of 4.4 out of 5. OCLD aims to ensure that all volunteer leaders have the training and support they need to succeed.

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Representing the 64,240 real estate brokers and salespeople members of Ontario’s 40 real estate boards, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) serves its members through a wide variety of publications, educational programs and special services. The association provides all real estate licensing courses in Ontario. Read OREA's Annual Report.

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