• Identify itself corporately through a dignified and honorable procedure with all its associates, established by its own convictions and through its Code of Ethics and its Bylaws.
• Regulate and create the bases for the realization of joint ventures.
• Avoid unfair competition through its disciplinary conciliatory power.
• Promote cooperation among its members.
• Disseminate information to keep its members updated.
• Offer technical assistance through courses and workshops.
• Try to achieve uniformity in the forms and documents used to carry out operations.
• Support the legitimate interests of its members by providing the necessary professional assistance and guidance.
A non-profit legal entity that groups together in a large proportion the majority of the country real estate companies, whose main activity is real estate brokerage and management.
Its efforts are directed towards the companies attached to its association and society with the aim of acting as an intermediary and facilitator in the relations of the companies that make up the real estate sector, trying to avoid unfair competition, putting into practice the prescribed principles in our Code of Ethics.
The Association of Real Estate Companies plans to promote the education, training and development of real estate agents through specialized courses, seminars, conferences and programs in the real estate field, with the clear objective of improving the quality and competitiveness of their activities through the exchange of knowledge, information and business opportunities.
Promote strategic contacts and affiliations with other national and international entities linked to the main activity of each of its members, which contribute to the benefit of these, putting the collective interest before the private interest.
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is one of Canada’s largest single-industry Associations. Our membership includes more than 135,000 real estate brokers, agents and salespeople, working through 90 real estate Boards and Associations across Canada.
Not just anyone can call themselves a REALTOR®. To do so, real estate professionals must either be direct members of their association or be members of both their local real estate board and CREA, depending on the province. As well, they must abide by the ethical standards laid out in the REALTOR® Code.
The REALTOR® Code, which sets out standards of professional conduct for members of CREA, helps protect the rights and interests of buyers and sellers. And our advocacy to governments continues to influence legislation for the benefit of homeowners.
CREA’s efforts also allow our REALTOR® members to better serve their clients. Our vigilant eye on both the economy and government, plus the economic statistics and analysis we provide, enhance our members’ knowledge. This in turn can improve the quality of advice they can provide to clients. As well, the REALTOR® Code helps create a level of trust between REALTORS® and their clients.
Organized real estate in Canada operates at three different levels. The real estate board generally operates at a local level. Provincial and territorial associations represent their province or territory and CREA represents the industry nationally and internationally.
Among the objectives of CILA, are to represent the interests of the Department of Real Estate Services of the member countries of Latin America and in the bodies of any governmental body or not, or any international entity with the participation of the Department of Real Estate Services.
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process.
This accreditation keeps members well informed, and to help their businesses prosper. Besides keep them abreast of management and marketing trends in the real estate industry, and on top of current legal and legislative issues. They also profit by being part of a larger network of
experienced buyer’s representatives who willingly share practical advice with one another.
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.