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The New Ontario Real Estate Salesperson Program

This post is a consolidation of key details currently available for the new Real Estate Salesperson Program launching later this year by RECO in association with Humber College. We’ll keep this up-to-date as details are announced. Jul 4 2019: Applications are now open for the new Humber Real Estate Salesperson Program (courses will start at […]

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Applications Open for New Humber Real Estate Salesperson Program

What you need to know: Humber has opened the applications process for the new program as well as enabling registration for the admissions exam (only required for those lacking a secondary school diploma or equivalent). Starting today, aspiring real estate students can get started with admission to the new Humber College Real Estate Salesperson Program. […]

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Exam Alert: OREA is "Upping Their Game"

If you think memorizing old exam questions works, think again! Not only are new exam questions constantly added to the OREA database, but existing ones are being cleverly altered to catch the unsuspecting student. Some existing MCQs now have reverse wordings that lead to entirely different correct answers, others have one or more deleted (or […]

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Ontario Real Estate Registration Education: Transition Timeline

OREA’s 2019 courses are now available for enrollment at orea.com. Remember the education path to become a real estate salesperson or broker in Ontario is changing and the deadline to enroll in the current education path is April 30, 2019. The costs, timeframes, and locations for the new program are still unknown, so getting registered in […]

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Best Practices for Selling a Smart-Enabled Home

Smart home devices are everywhere, here’s our best practices for selling a smart-enabled home: Video Transcript: With smart home integrations on the rise, it’s important to correctly describe the devices that will be left with the home and the state of the automations at point of sale. Here’s some tips: Prepare a list of all […]

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OREA Changes Delivery Options

OREA has made some important changes to the delivery options for pre-registration courses. Here’s the details: Real Estate as a Professional Career (Course 1), Land Structures and Real Estate Trading (Course 2) and Real Property Law  are no longer available in-class. The Residential Real Estate Transaction (Course 3b) and The Commercial Real Estate Transaction (Course 4) can now be completed online or by correspondence. […]

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New Education Program: Notifications & Updates

In case you missed the news last fall, there will be a new Ontario real estate registration education program starting in the summer of 2019.  There’s limited details currently available, but we will be monitoring the changes closely and keeping you aware of the new program’s impact on your career path via our Facebook Page. Like or […]

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How To Tackle the Course 3 Exam

One of the most challenging exams in the OREA curriculum is the combined one following The Real Estate Transaction—General and The Residential Real Estate Transaction. Here are Passit’s 6 key strategies to better prepare you for this exam: Don’t neglect General. For most students, this exam covers both The Real Estate Transaction—General and The Residential Real Estate Transaction (if you’re unsure, contact OREA). If you […]

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Tripped Up On Trading?

Don’t get confused as a new salesperson about when can you trade. First, you can’t trade in real estate directly; you can only trade on behalf of your employing brokerage. The brokerage is the agent, not you. It’s a very important legal distinction that can pop up in exam questions. Second, be clear about when you can […]

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Studying the Maslow hierarchy of needs for real estate

A Maslow Quick Trip

Is Maslow messing up your mind? Try looking at the hierarchy of needs from a real estate perspective. It may help you remember the five stages. Physiological: First, you need a roof over your head just to get out of the weather. Doesn’t matter where it is—next to the tracks or above the local pizza shop. […]

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