Standards of Professional Excellence for REALTORS® in Ontario

Late last year, OREA Real College began a project to determine the feasibility of developing a set of professional standards for REALTORS®. The standards would represent the hallmark of professionalism in our sector. Rather than requirements, these would be standards of excellence that real estate professionals would aspire to, practise, and achieve. In February, we … Continued

Do standards stifle individuality?

I have a concern.  I worry about real estate representatives who consider standards illusory.  I am apprehensive about registrants who view standards as just words on a piece of paper.  I fear real estate practitioners who follow only those standards that “benefit me” or “make me money.” “Standards choke creativity” is an all too common … Continued