5 Reasons Why You Should Attend REALiTY 2020

OREA’s upcoming Conference, REALiTY 2020, boldly confronts the big issues impacting real estate today and previews what is coming down the road. This three-day Conference is a can’t-miss opportunity for learning about new technologies, real estate tools and businesses from dynamic speakers you haven’t seen at other Canadian conferences. Here are five reasons why you … Continued

Ten Things You Need to Know About Bill 145 – Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Minister of Government and Consumer Services, the Honourable Lisa Thompson, introduced Bill 145, the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019. Bill 145 amends the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, bringing forward a series of changes that, if passed, will raise professional standards, strengthen consumer protection and … Continued

Tribute to OREA Past President Ettore Cardarelli

It is with a very heavy heart that the OREA family recognizes the loss of friend, Leader and a true legend of organized real estate in Canada – Ettore Cardarelli. Ettore was a pillar in the real estate community for over 30 years and has excelled in some of the most important leadership roles in … Continued

An Opportunity to Help all Members – OREA New Member Initiatives and Consultation on the Strategic Use of Reserves

  Our mission at OREA is to help all 78,000 Members succeed in building stronger communities. That means providing products and services that make a difference to the business success of Ontario REALTORS®. Services like over 200 OREA Standard Forms and Clauses that Individual Members used last year to complete 200,000 real estate transactions. Services like … Continued


The Ontario Government told us today that it wants to make Ontario ‘A Place to Grow,’ which is a theme that is inherent in the work Ontario REALTORS® do every day. By connecting young families with homes, and helping first-time buyers find an affordable place to live, Ontario REALTORS® know what it takes to build … Continued


On Feb 28th at OREA’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto, the Association thanked 2018 OREA President David Reid (Muskoka) for all his accomplishments and welcomed in Karen Cox (Grey Highlands) as OREA’s 2019 President, along with 2019 President-Elect and Provincial Director for Southern Ontario, Sean Morrison (St. Catharines). As Directors-at-Large, Tehreem Kamal (Mississauga) and Mike Douglas … Continued