HOW TO BECOME A REALTOR®

The Real Estate Council of British Columbia (RECBC) is the regulatory body responsible for licensing individuals and brokerages engaged in trading in real estate. 

 

For information on how to obtain your real estate license in BC, please visit RECBC's website at: 

 

https://www.recbc.ca/licensing/career.html

What are the benefits of becoming a REALTOR®?
 

Once you have your BC real estate license, you may choose to become a REALTOR® - this is not an automatic classification.  To become a REALTOR®, you must become a member of a real estate board, which in turn grants you membership to the provincial association (the British Columbia Real Estate Association in BC) and the national association (the Canadian Real Estate Association). 

 

Key benefits include:

 

  • Access to the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®)

  • Professional standards and business practices

  • Access to standard forms

  • Educational standards and opportunities

  • Access to statistics, newlsetters and other industry communications

  • Leading-edge marketing and technology tools

  • Arbitration services

  • Networking opportunities

The REALTOR® mark specifically identifies a person who is a member of the Canadian Real Estate Association and subscribes to a higher standard of professional real estate services and code of ethics.

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