For a lot of people, real estate is more than just a career. It's a passion and a lifestyle. With significant opportunities for personal and professional growth, a career in real estate can be empowering as you help others achieve their dreams while working to achieve your own.
Before applying, applicants should understand and meet the admission requirements.
The Real Estate Education Programs’ components and support services are delivered in English. Learners should possess strong English writing, comprehension and speaking skills in order to be able to successfully complete the program(s). Learners are asked to assert they meet the English proficiency requirement during application to a Real Estate Education Program.
Applicants must use their full legal name, as required by RECO for registration as a salesperson or broker, when applying to a Real Estate Education Program.
Please note that a non-refundable $75 application fee will apply for all applicants.
Pay as You Go
The Real Estate Salesperson Program follows a pay as you go model. That means you pay for each component of the program as you progress through the program instead of paying the total program fees all at once.
For example, when you register for Course 1, you only pay for Course 1. Upon completion of Course 1, you can register and pay for Exam 1. This pay as you go structure helps you manage the expenses of embarking on a new career.
The total fee for the Pre-Registration Phase of the program is $3,590.00 and total cost for the Post-Registration Phase is $570.00.
The total cost for the Real Estate Salesperson Program is $4,160.00.
If you have a Diploma or Equivalent, you can start the Application Process now. If not, follow the instructions under Applying Without a Diploma or Equivalent.
Application Fee: $75.00
In real estate, a “day at the office” isn’t exactly a day at the office. One of the most exciting aspects of the real estate profession is the variety you will find from one day to the next and the independence that goes along with it.
As a real estate professional, you won’t find yourself boxed into the confines of the typical 9-5 workday. Instead, you will be able to manage your schedule based on what best suits you and your clients and customers.
As a real estate professional your growth is often a direct result of the time you invest in finding, building, and leveraging opportunities. You'll find that your earning potential isn't limited by a salary cap or hourly wage but by the effort you are willing to put in.
As you do your best to provide compliant, high-quality service to clients and customers, you'll find yourself building opportunities for the future as the real estate needs of people you help continue to evolve.
Real estate professionals in Ontario come from different backgrounds and often bring with them the knowledge and experience they gained while working in other fields. People have made a transition to real estate from backgrounds like IT, banking, legal, medical, sales, retail, teaching, hospitality, public services, and more.
Whether you are a recent graduate looking to enter the job market or an experienced professional looking for a second career, the real estate profession is open to all. In fact, everyone is welcome to start a career in real estate in Ontario as long as they meet the minimum requirements to apply to the Real Estate Salesperson Program and register with the Real Estate Council of Ontario.
Buying or selling a home is often the single biggest financial decision people make and your role and responsibility as a real estate professional is to help them navigate this critical moment in their lives. You will meet people from all walks of life and build long lasting relationships along the way.
Real estate is an ever-present industry and an essential service. Real estate professionals continue to stay informed and see new opportunities irrespective of social and economic circumstances. A career in real estate provides you with independence and flexibility to control your professional journey. You’ll have many