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Q: How do I find out about starting a career in Real Estate?

A: All the information including course content, fees, classroom schedules and availability of courses can be found at


Q: Who is RECO? (Real Estate Council of Ontario)

A: RECO is the regulatory body that issues licenses and is responsible for monitoring the conduct of all registrants. RECO will respond to written complaints surrounding the ethical conduct of all registrants and their mission is to protect the public. Further details can be found by contacting RECO at or by calling 1.416.207.4820 or toll free at 1.888.296.8755.


Q: What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®)?

A: The Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) is a registered trademark of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and is a cooperative system used only by REALTOR® Members of the National Association (CREA).


Q: Can the Sudbury Real Estate Board recommend a REALTOR® to use?

A: The Sudbury Real Estate Board is unable to recommend any REALTOR® to anyone, and we do not have knowledge of their fees or commission structures. The Sudbury Real Estate Board is not licensed to trade in real estate and represents all 300 members equally. To search for a REALTOR®, please click on Find A REALTOR® located on the home page of this website.