Start Your Career In Real Estate
The most important step in becoming a licensed REALTOR® is making sure that you understand all of the steps and costs involved in the process.
So what do I need to do?
In order to become a REALTOR® in Alberta you must first obtain your real estate license and associated authorization to trade in real estate in the province of Alberta. RECA® provides the required pre-licensing education, and you can only become a member of CREB® by completing the pre-licensing education, obtaining your license to trade in real estate, and joining with a CREB® member brokerage. Once you have completed the required pre-licensing education (REAP) and have chosen a brokerage to work with your broker will help you join CREB®. CREB® will give you a complete orientation to make sure you know how to utilize the many tools that are offered to agents.
Step One: Meeting the Initial Eligibility Requirements
Note: RECA considers an Education Eligibility Application form abandoned after 180 days of inactivity. When abandoned, RECA destroys all documents related to the application.
Step Two: Complete Pre-Licensing Education
- Complete the Fundamentals of Real Estate course. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that you will require to complete the Practice Courses
- Choose the Areas of Practice Courses that you wish to complete. Your Real Estate Career Path can take you in a variety of directions, and you can choose to become authorized in any or all of the areas of practice below:
Step Three: Provide a Certified Criminal Record Check
You Require a Certified Criminal Record (CCRC)
Step Four: Obtain Employment with a Brokerage
NOTE: it is required that you meet with a brokerage and receive a Brokerage Endorsement Letter around the time of completion of your real estate course. You will need this for your licensing. Fill out the form below to schedule a meeting with our Broker, Cara Morgan.
Step Five: Begin The Licensing and Registration Application
Once you have completed your Education and RECA has your Certified Criminal Record Check, our Broker - Cara Morgan - can initiate your licensing and Registration Application. You will need to Provide our Broker with your MyRECA username.
Step Six: Complete the Licensing and Registration Application
Login to MyRECA and follow the directions to complete your application