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.

2019 course sessions are now available for enrolment

The OREA Real Estate College is pleased to announce the availability of 2019 course sessions for Registration Education courses. Detailed course information is available on the Course Calendar page of the OREA website, or by contacting the College at 416-391-6732 or 866-411-6732.

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Fall into technology events

July/August 2015

Fall into technology events

Emerge bannerIf you want to stay on the cutting edge of technology in real estate, come to one or more in a series of events in the months ahead. The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is reprising its tools and technology series designed to develop your technical skills and knowledge with Emerge: Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow. Starting up again this fall, the Emerge series will feature topics designed to develop your skills and knowledge on emerging tools and technologies. Possible topics include: e-signatures, new technology and branding. Each event will feature exciting speakers, including personal branding guru Debra Trappen. The Emerge events will also include breakout sessions and consumer panels. Six events are scheduled as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 17 - Ottawa

Thursday, Oct. 8 - Peterborough

Wednesday, Oct. 21 - Sudbury

Thursday, Nov. 5 - Burlington

Thursday, Nov. 26 - Stratford

Tuesday, Dec. 8 - Mississauga

Topics and venues to be announced.

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