At the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA), we are dedicated to strengthening the real estate profession and supporting future REALTORS® in upholding the highest standards of practice. AREA provides educational tools to help prospective learners develop technical skills and achieve professional excellence. AREA is recognized by the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA), the real estate regulator, as a third-party course provider.
Take AREA's NEW Pre-Licensing Real Estate Education course to become a licensed real estate professional in Alberta. Developed in partnership with leaders in the real estate industry, AREA's program prepares students with the tools and skills required to excel in real estate.
Since 1947, AREA has been providing strategic leadership and advancing the Alberta real estate profession through member-centric services, advocacy, and professional development.
We foster professional excellence for future & existing REALTORS® through formal & informal education, respecting a diversity of learners.
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Connect with AREA's Practice Advisor, attend member-only webinars, and use AREA forms – the contracts most trusted in Alberta.
Learn at your own pace 24/7 with no deadline to complete, through self-directed, online, mobile-friendly courses. Easily accessible through Alberta's leading learning management system Absorb.
Start your career today by accessing the AREA Fundamentals of Real Estate course for $600 and each Area of Practice course for $400.
This is the first course that you are required to take on your real estate journey.Learn more here.
Pick your practice course once you complete the Fundamentals and your RECA exam.Learn more here.
Begin the application process for all AREA courses.Learn more here.
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