News & Events

  • News Release: Joe Fournier - Real Estate Licence Suspended Learn more
  • Case Summaries: August now availableLearn more
  • News Release: Sell your home one step at a time with the Alberta Home Seller’s GuideLearn more
  • News Release: Lori Lynn Critch and Philip Fook Shing Tong - Lifetime Withdrawals from IndustryLearn more
  • News Release: Batool Ahmadi - Real Estate Licence SuspendedLearn more
  • Real Estate Update 2017 (Residential/Rural) now availableLearn more
  • Consumer Alert: Mobey (Moby) Real EstateLearn more
  • Consumer Alert: Ali Ghani, Unlicensed Property Management Activity, CalgaryLearn more

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Introducing the Real Estate Council of Alberta

Introducing the Real Estate Council of Alberta

The Real Estate Council of Alberta is mandated to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the real estate profession and the business of industry professionals. As an innovative and agile organization, it works proactively in the areas of education, technology and professional standards.

RECA is the licensing authority in Alberta

Alberta's only licensing authority

As the licensing authority for Alberta real estate, including property management, mortgage and real estate appraisal professionals, the Real Estate Council of Alberta has resources and information available to guide individuals through the licensing process.

RECA administers real estate education

Comprehensive education programs

The Real Estate Council of Alberta takes an active role in education. It offers pre-licensing and re-licensing education in each of the industries it regulates. These education programs prepare learners to work competently, ethically and professionally in their chosen industry.

RECA enforces standards in the industry

The authority behind the real estate profession

The Real Estate Council of Alberta enforces the standards it sets through a transparent complaint handling and investigations process. Its disciplinary processes protect the public while respecting the balance that needs to exist between a need for individual freedoms and the prevention of harm.