63101 – Real estate agents and salespersons



63101 – Real estate agents and salespersons
Real estate agents and salespersons act as agents for the sale or purchase of houses, apartments, commercial buildings, land and other real estate. They are employed in the real estate industry.

Index of titles
Associate broker - real estate
Commercial real estate agent
Commercial real estate salesperson
New home salesperson
Real estate agency representative
Real estate agent
Real estate agent supervisor
Real estate sales consultant
Real estate sales representative
Real estate sales supervisor
Real estate salesperson
Residential real estate agent
Residential real estate salesperson


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Solicit property sales listings from prospective vendors
Assist vendors in selling property by establishing asking price, advertising the property, listing the property with listing services and conducting open houses for prospective buyers
Assist prospective buyers in selecting, visiting, inspecting and making offers of purchase on real estate properties
Advise clients on market conditions, prices, mortgages, legal requirements and related matters
Draw up sales agreements for approval of purchaser and seller
May rent or lease properties on behalf of clients.


Employment requirements
Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of a real estate training course is required.
Provincial or territorial licensure in the province or territory of employment is required.


Additional information
Real estate agents and salespersons may specialize in residential, commercial, industrial/institutional or rural real estate sales.
Real estate agents and salespersons normally work on a commission basis.
Real estate agents may operate independently by obtaining a broker's licence in accordance with the regulations of the province of employment. A broker's licence is required to become a manager in real estate.


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