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The Salesperson Registration Education Program – Pre-registration Segment
To become eligible to be registered as a salesperson with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), you must successfully complete the following courses:
Real Estate as a Professional Career
This course provides a general overview of the real estate profession and how it interacts with other elements of society. This course is available through classroom instruction, correspondence, and e-Learning.
Land, Structures and Real Estate Trading
This course examines detailed statutory requirements, accepted trading practices, and technical requirements concerning representation relationships. This course is available through classroom instruction (60 hours), correspondence, and e-Learning.
The Real Estate Transaction - General + The Residential Real Estate Transaction
Fee $425 – The Real Estate Transaction General and
Fee $425 – The Residential Real Estate Transaction
This course is presented using two textbooks. The Real Estate Transaction–General provides a detailed overview of a real estate transaction, including the forms and clauses used when working with sellers and buyers. The Residential Real Estate Transaction provides an overview on the various types of residential sales, including trends and issues specific to the residential market.
Real Property Law
Real Property Law provides students with a clear understanding of legal issues concerning property ownership and in-depth knowledge of a number of legislative acts.
The Salesperson Registration Education Program – Articling Segment
Once you successfully complete the courses in the Pre-registration Segment and obtain registration with RECO, the Articling Segment begins. During this two-year period, you must complete one elective course.
Principles of Appraisal
Principles of Appraisal provides an understanding of valuation theory and is designed to develop registrants’ ability to evaluate property in the course of trading activities.
Principles of Mortgage Financing
Principles of Mortgage Financing explores the mortgage market and provides hands-on exposure to forms, applications, and mortgage calculations.
Principles of Property Management
Principles of Property Management provides students with a comprehension of issues and day-to-day responsibilities faced by property managers.
Real Estate Investment Analysis
Real Estate Investment Analysis provides students with an understanding of the increasingly sophisticated demands of commercial real estate clients and investors, who demand complex calculations for investment comparisons and valuations. During the course, students are exposed to analytical methodology of comparing cash flows and returns to determine the present value of future benefits.
The Broker Registration Education Program
A salesperson may make application to RECO for registration as a broker by successfully completing The Salesperson Registration Education Program (Pre-registration and Articling Segments) plus an additional elective course from the Articling Segment followed by the Real Estate Broker Course. (Individuals who have not taken Phase 3 Commercial must take The Commercial Real Estate Transaction as the additional Elective course.)