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Now, picture the support and knowledge of the world's largest, most recognized real estate brand working for you ̶ towards your goals.

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Do you want to succeed FASTER? You can with a CENTURY 21® office. Making your licensing worth it - connect yourself to progress!

If you are in the licensing process, you are probably wondering where you will be working and with what brand. Let a CENTURY 21 office help you discover how effective marketing and the attachment of a progressive image can propel your business to success. We’ll help you succeed FASTER.

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Grab your career by the sign posts. Not where you want to be? Unsure where to start? You keep refreshing your email. Where are all the leads? You keep hearing social media, lead farming, referral building. Great theory, but you want practice. You know success is no accident. Get education online, on demand, local, or interactive.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does a CENTURY 21 Sales Associate do?
A CENTURY 21 Sales Associate is a respected, licensed professional who provides clients with valuable advice and guidance in the often complex and sometimes emotional process of purchasing or selling a home or property. A Sales Associate plays a very important role in the real estate transaction process and responsibilities may include showcasing homes, gaining new customer relationships, helping buyers and sellers come to agreements, offering expertise in home selection and local market knowledge, negotiating, and guidance in the closing transaction. In addition, CENTURY 21 sales professionals provide ongoing guidance and support to home owners.
2. Why choose the CENTURY 21 System?
The CENTURY 21 System is more than the most recognized name in real estate. It is an entire system of professional tools and unparalleled support that puts CENTURY 21 Sales Associates at the top of the industry. The unwavering dedication of CENTURY 21 Sales Associates and their commitment to serving customers to the best of their ability creates an atmosphere of success and pride found only in the best organizations. When you join the CENTURY 21 System, you will take your place in a heritage of success with a support team committed to your achievements.
3. How much can I expect to earn?
As a CENTURY 21 Sales Associate, the opportunities for rewards can be great. Typically you can earn based on your performance and compensation may vary within each local broker's office. Plus, you’ll have the training and resources of the CENTURY 21 System at your disposal. For 30 years now, we’ve been helping our real estate professionals maximize their career potential.
4. What can I expect out of the first few months?
As with any career, you usually get out of it, what you put in. Real estate sales are no different although you should expect that it will take at least a couple of months for you to become completely familiar with your new environment and establish a routine that works best for you. CENTURY 21 has many tools to assist with your start-up in the real estate business including the award winning Create 21 online training program for new sales associates. This program will help fast-track you to a successful real estate sales career. In addition, many local CENTURY 21 brokers have in-office education and mentoring programs available for new sales associates.
5. How will I find clients?
The CENTURY 21 System's award-winning Intranet, 21online.ca, provides numerous online and off line tools to help in prospecting for new clients, maintaining a contact list and building relationships with clients. Every member of the CENTURY 21 System has access to the resources of 21online.ca, as well as the guidance and mentoring of their local broker.
6. Does CENTURY 21 provide training? Is it paid for by CENTURY 21?
CENTURY 21 has a complete career path training system available for sales associates. Many of these programs are instructor lead, online programs although, other educational opportunities exist at consistently held CENTURY 21 events across Canada. There are minimal costs associated with the introductory programs and many of the continuing online educational programs are free to CENTURY 21 sales associates. Some local CENTURY 21 offices pay for the online training programs offered by CENTURY 21.
7. Can I set my own routine?
Generally, you can enjoy a varied schedule, spending time out in the community with clients and also meeting and working with colleagues from a CENTURY 21 local broker's office. As a CENTURY 21 Sales Associate, you can often build a schedule that fits your lifestyle.
8. How long will it take me to get established as a CENTURY 21 Sales Associate?
Individual success varies, but the CENTURY 21 System's platform of education and ongoing career support helps you get on the fast track to real estate career success. With your ambition and the high visibility of the CENTURY 21 brand, you are on your way to great personal and professional growth.
9. Where can I get information on getting started as a real estate agent?
It’s easy to get started as a CENTURY 21 sales associate. Submit your resume online and your information will be forwarded to a CENTURY 21 careers representative who will make contact with you and will advise you of the next steps in the process. If job opportunities are available in your community and you are qualified, then your information will be submitted to a local CENTURY 21 broker, who will contact you directly with more information. It’s that easy.
10. Do I need a real estate license?
Each Province does require that a real estate sales associate be licensed. The licensing requirements vary, depending on what Province you are located in. Your CENTURY 21 careers representative can provide you the appropriate information for your Province.
11. Where can I get information about how to obtain a real estate license?
Once you submit your online resume, a CENTURY 21 careers representative will contact you and provide you with the appropriate online web address for the Province you are located in. This web site will inform you of the necessary steps required in your Province.
12. How long does it take to get a real estate license?
The time to obtain a real estate license varies from one Province to the next and of course, also depends on your aptitude and ability to master the licensing requirements. In some cases there may be pre-licensing courses available and some local CENTURY 21 brokers do offer tutorial sessions to assist with the licensing process. A CENTURY 21 careers representative will be able to provide further details once your Province of residence is determined.
13. Are there any minimum requirements?
For most Provincial requirements, you must be 19 years of age, a high school diploma or equivalency is required and you must demonstrate English language proficiency. The costs associated with getting a real estate license vary in each Province and you will be required to pay for the appropriate pre-licensing materials along with the exam and licensing fees.
14. Does Century 21 offer salaried positions while going through the licensing process?
Generally speaking, a career as a real estate sales associate means that you are an independent contractor working on commission and are responsible for many of your own expenses and the position does not offer a salary. However, some local CENTURY 21 brokers do provide training and start-up commission advances or draws against pending commissions. This policy is completely up to the local CENTURY 21 broker and it is recommended that you speak directly to the broker regarding this possibility.
15. Are there any non-sales related positions available with the CENTURY 21 System?
If sales positions are not right for you but you still want to be part of the energetic CENTURY 21 System, individual local CENTURY 21 offices may have needs for staff positions, typically administrative or even managerial. It is recommended that you speak directly to a local CENTURY 21 broker in your area to inquire about non-sales related positions.

Provincial licensing

British Columbia and Yukon Territory

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in British Columbia.
Step 1: Register for and successfully complete the licensing course and examination
Step 2: Review the Licence Application Form
Step 3: Talk to brokerages
Step 4: Obtain a Criminal Record Check
Step 5: Register for and start the Applied Practice Course
Step 6: Apply for licensing
Step 7: Complete the Applied Practice Course
Visit the RECBC website for more information: http://www.recbc.ca/licensing/trading.htm
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Real Estate Council of British Columbia
900 - 750 West Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6C 2T8
T: 604-683-9664
TF: 1-877-683-9664
F: 604-683-9017

Education
Caroline Allen, Education & Licensing Officer
callen@recbc.ca

Alberta and NW Territories

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Alberta.
Step 1: Complete the Real Estate Associates Program (REAP).
Step 2: Complete the Understanding Designated Agency and Transaction Brokerage course offered through the Real Estate Council of Alberta.
Step 3: Secure a job with an Alberta real estate brokerage.
Step 4: Submit an application for licensing (through your broker) to the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). A criminal record check is also required. Once your application is approved, you will be licenced to practice real estate as an associate in Alberta.
Visit the ABREA website for more information: http://www.abrea.ab.ca

Alberta Real Estate Association
West Mount Corporate Campus
Suite 300, 4954 Richard Road SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 6L1
T: 403.228.6845
TF: 1.800.661.0231
E: info@abrea.ab.ca  or education@abrea.ab.ca

Saskatchewan

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Saskatchewan.
Step 1: Purchase the initial phase 1 pre-registration course: Real Estate as a Professional Career.
Step 2: Provide Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission with a Language Proficiency Requirement or approved equivalency.
Step 3: Successfully pass the examination, with a mark not less than 70%.
Step 4: Provide a criminal record check prior to applying for registration (licence)
Visit the SREC website for more information: www.srec.ca

Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission
237 Robin Crescent
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7L 6M8
P: 1-306-374-5233
TF: 1-877-700-5233
F: 1-306-373-2295

Education Department
Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS®
2811 Estey Dr.
Saskatoon, SK S7J 2V8

Manitoba

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Manitoba.
Step 1: Complete a self-assessment like Take the Test to determine if a career in real estate is right for you
Steps 2 – 4: Register for your courses, complete modules and take the exams.
Step 5: Secure employment.  Your employer’s signature is required on your application for a salesperson licence (Step 6)
Step 6: Licence. Apply to The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) to acquire your salesperson licence
Visit the MREA website for more informationhttp://realestatemanitoba.com/become-a-salesperson/process-chart/

Manitoba Real Estate Association
1873 Inkster Blvd.
Winnipeg, MB
R2R 2A 6

T: 204-772-0405
TF: 1-800-267-6019
F: 204-775-3781

Ontario

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Ontario.
Step 1: The Program begins with the Pre-registration Segment, which must be completed within 18 months of the start date of the first course.
Step 2: Following completion of the Pre-registration Segment, students have up to 12 months to obtain employment with a brokerage and obtain Registration as a Salesperson with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO).
Step 3: The final part of the program is the Articling Segment, a mandatory 24-month period following the student’s registration as a salesperson.
Visit the OREA website for more information: https://www.orea.com/OREA-Real-Estate-College/Become-a-Real-Estate-Salesperson

Ontario Real Estate Association
99 Duncan Mill Road
Don Mills, Ontario
M3B 1Z2
T: 416-445-9910 or 1-800-265-6732
F: 416-445-2644
E: info@orea.com

Quebec

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Quebec.
Step 1:  Complete a Residential Real Estate Brokerage program at one of the OACIQ recognized educational establishments
Step 2: Take OACIQ certification exam
Requirements: Knowledge of French (except if you have successfully taken the OACIQ examination in French).
Visit the OACIQ website for more information: http://www.oaciq.com/en/pages/educational-institutions-and-training-programs-recognized-by-the-oaciq

The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec
4905, Lapinière Blvd.
Suite 2200 
Brossard (Québec)
J4Z 0G2   

T: 450 676-4800
TF:  1 800 440-5110
F:  450 676-7801

Newfoundland

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in Newfoundland.
Step 1: Complete the pre-licensing course.
Step 2: Take the exam.
Step 3: Get employment.
Step 4: Apply to the provincial government (ServiceNL) for your licence.
Visit the NLAR website for more information: http://www.nlar.ca/becomrealtor

NL Association of REALTORS®  
St. John's, NL
28 Logy Bay Road
A1A 1J4 Canada

T: 709.726.5110
TF: 1-855- 726 -5110
F: 709.726.4221
E: reception@nlar.ca

Prince Edward Island

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in PEI.
Step 1: Register for the Pre Licensing Course offered by the Prince Edward Island Real Estate Association (PEIREA).
Step 2: Take the course.
Step 3: Pass the exam.
Step 4: Complete a Salesperson Licence application form at the Provincial Department of Justice.
Visit the PEIRA website for more information: http://www.peirea.com/assets/real_estate_education_course.pdf

PEI Real Estate Association
75 St. Peter’s Road
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 5N7

T: (902) 368-8451
F: (902) 894-9487
E: office@peirea.com

New Brunswick

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in New Brunswick.
Step 1: Introduction to a career in real estate – Online course through NBCC Saint John.
Step 2: Register for the Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Education Course.
Step 3: Complete the Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Education Course.
Step 4: Pass the exam.
Step 5: Licence / Membership Maintenance.
Visit the NBREA website for more information: http://nbrea.ca/careers/

New Brunswick Real Estate Association
22 Durelle Street
Fredericton, NB E3C 1N8

T: 506-459-8055
TF: 1-800-762-1677
E: education@nbrea.ca

Nova Scotia

Before You Begin

Before registering in the licensing course or applying to the Council for licensing, carefully review the following information to make sure you have considered all the requirements for becoming licenced in New Brunswick.
Step 1: Introduction to a career in real estate – Online course through NBCC Saint John.
Step 2: Register for the Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Education Course.
Step 3: Complete the Salesperson’s Pre-Licensing Education Course.
Step 4: Pass the exam.
Step 5: Licence / Membership Maintenance.
Visit the NBREA website for more information: http://nbrea.ca/careers/

New Brunswick Real Estate Association
22 Durelle Street
Fredericton, NB E3C 1N8

T: 506-459-8055
TF: 1-800-762-1677
E: education@nbrea.ca

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