The College is Closing

The OREA Real Estate College will cease to operate on December 31, 2020. Find out how the closing will affect admissions and the deadline to complete programs.

Deadline for Admissions

  • Admissions documents for The Salesperson Registration Education Program must be received by the OREA Real Estate College no later than April 30, 2019
  • The Admissions Test (if applicable) must be successfully completed on or before April 30, 2019
  • Admissions to The Broker Registration Education Program will not be accepted after April 30, 2019
  • No exceptions or extensions will be permitted

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June 20, 2018

OREA Statement on Federal Government’s Refusal to Allow Provinces the Ability to Ban Home Growth of Cannabis

TORONTO, ON, June 20, 2018 – Ontario Realtors are disappointed the federal government rejected the Senate recommendation that would have allowed provinces to ban home growth of cannabis. Provinces should have the ability to protect home owners and communities from the problems associated with former grow ops. Quebec and Manitoba have committed to standing firm on this issue and the ambiguity in the legislation has opened the door to court challenges. We look forward to working with Premier-Designate Ford to address Realtor concerns and ensure we protect Ontario homes and families.

Former cannabis grow operations, even on a small scale, can pose significant health and safety issues for unsuspecting home buyers – in particular young children and the elderly. These risks are often masked by owners of existing grow operations when the property is sold making it very difficult for home buyers and Realtors to detect. Every day Realtors work with Ontarians who have spent years saving up for a home where they can raise their families. They want to know exactly what they’re buying with their hard-earned money. And, they deserve to know.

With the legalization of cannabis going ahead, governments must take steps to protect home owners and prospective home buyers against the health and safety risks associated with former marijuana grow operations. That’s why Ontario Realtors have put forward a five-point action plan for cannabis legalization, which, if implemented, will create a regulatory shield for home owners and unsuspecting buyers against the ill effects of former grow ops and also homes where marijuana was grown legally.

- Tim Hudak, CEO for the Ontario Real Estate Association

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For more information contact:

Katarina Markovinovic-Praljak

Head of Communications & Media Relations

katarinam@orea.com

416-385-6615


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