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Real Estate Council of Ontario


In November 2019, the Ontario government introduced the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019, a bill proposing changes to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA).

OREA director David Oikle, left, and president Sean Morrison announce that the Trust in Real Estate Service Act has passed.


The mood was jubilant at the Ontario Real Estate Association’s REALiTY Conference last week when OREA president Sean Morrison announced that the Ontario Government has passed the Trust in Real Estate Service Act.


The Real Estate Council of Ontario says it is looking into allegations that real estate brokerage Purplebricks Canada used staff to write online reviews about the company.


The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) says it is “actively seeking passionate, experienced industry members to join its Board of Directors.


When buying or selling a home, we know that working with a regulated real estate professional is in the consumer's best interest. With that in mind, it’s important to reflect upon what defines professionalism in the industry.


The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) has suspended the registrations of Re/Max North Country Realty, which is based in Huntsville, Ont.


Nearly 20 years after it was passed, the act governing Ontario’s real estate industry is getting an update. The government introduced the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019 in the Ontario legislature on Tuesday.

The system reduces safety risks for customers and salespeople showing properties in part because it does not permit unauthorized code-sharing.


The traditional lockbox has come to a crossroads as high-tech lock systems that offer better security and transparency build a following in Canada’s real estate world.


As a regulator, our most important responsibility is to educate consumers. It’s a lot easier when you and the consumer are both well informed.


Whenever I speak to real estate boards and brokers of record, I like to remind them that consumer protection is a shared responsibility between the provincial real estate regulator and the profession.