Ask a REALTOR - I'm thinking of becoming a Real Estate Sales Representative

As of July 2019, you will be able to enrol with Humber College, the new providers of real estate education in Ontario. Programs will begin in September 2019 for online and in-class courses. According to Humber, the courses can begin at any point in the year and will allow you to learn at your own pace. 

The first step to getting your real estate license will be the "Pre-Registration Learning Path", which consists of the following sections:

  • Real Estate Essentials
    • An introduction to the fundamentals of real estate, lays out the role of a salesperson in relation to their obligations under the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA) and its associated regulations, including the Code of Ethics. It also touches on other (non-REBBA) legislation.
    • You must pass an in person theory exam
       
  • The Residential Real Estate Transaction
    • Following the flow of the real estate transaction, this course details the requirements and processes for listing, selling, and completing residential real estate transactions. Modules explore a variety of topics, including: seller and buyer services; residential dwellings and attributes; advertising and marketing; and the agreement of purchase and sale.
    • You must pass an in person theory exam
       
  • Additional Residential Real Estate Transactions
    • This course expands on the content presented in the Residential Real Estate Transaction course, exploring how key concepts are applied in other types of residential transactions, including: condominiums; new construction; rural properties; residential multi-family dwellings; and residential leasing.
    • You must pass an in person theory exam and an in person simulation session
       
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
    • This course introduces learners to the unique requirements and processes for listing, selling and leasing various types of commercial properties—including office, retail, industrial and agricultural properties—as well as brokering the sale of businesses. Modules explore a variety of topics, including: commercial construction; requirements for different types of commercial transactions; and, how to prepare contractual agreements.
    • You must pass an in person theory exam and an in person simulation session
       
  • Getting Started
    • This course guides learners on how to kick-start their careers, with a focus on topics, including how to obtain and maintain registration and insurance, and strategies for how to select a brokerage for employment. 
    • You must pass an in person cumulative exam
       

Once you have successfully completed this phase, students will be able to register with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) to obtain their Real Estate license. To learn more about registering in Humber College's real estate education program you can visit their website here.

Want to talk to us about employment opportunities as a Sales Person? Contact Vanessa Oake Hogan at 705.743.4444 today!

 

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