Federal and Provincial Support Programs for Ontario REALTORS®

  Federal and Provincial Support Programs for Ontario REALTORS® The Federal and Provincial governments have released a number of programs that will assist those who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. OREA has made it a priority to ensure that all Ontario REALTORS® are aware of the programs they are eligible for to … Continued

Ontario Government Prohibits Open Houses.

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the fastest moving issues in our lifetime. Nothing compares to this global public health crisis. Governments, at all levels, are continuing to update their action plans daily, and I wanted to share with you an update on changes made to the province’s essential services list.   As you may be aware, yesterday’s announcement from the Ontario Government kept real estate land registration services and real estate … Continued

Not Business As Usual – Essential Services Message to OREA Members

Dear OREA Member, COVID-19 is the fastest moving, most dramatic issue I have seen in my lifetime. That means that governments make quick decisions, and all the implications are not immediately clear. As you know, the Ontario Government ordered most workplaces to close-down effective Tuesday, March 24, at 11:59 p.m. This measure is to prevent … Continued

Land registration services, and real estate agent services and moving services.

Early today, the Ontario government ordered non-essential workplaces to close-down effective Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59pm. This measure was announced to prevent the spread of COVID-19. When OREA learned the Province was considering a shutdown of non-essential businesses we launched a full court press with officials to ensure that REALTORS® were permitted to continue to support clients … Continued

COVID-19 – Message from Sean Morrison

  Dear REALTORS®, Like you, I have spent the last few days watching the development of the COVID-19 pandemic with feelings of concern and uncertainty. These are extraordinary times and as a society, we are in unchartered territory. It’s critical that we continue to stay calm and work together to keep our families, clients and … Continued

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

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


OREA volunteers form the heart of our Association. Every single day, they commit to bettering our profession and industry. If you are interested in becoming part of a team that’s leading the way on issues that matter to you and Ontario home owners, volunteer now! Positions currently available: OREA’S 2019 Board of Directors Interested in running … Continued