How do I file a complaint if I am not happy with the service provided by a Realtor?
The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is responsible for setting and enforcing the standards of practice for the industry. RECA will investigate complaints about licensees breaching those standards, and issue discipline when necessary. RECA also investigates individuals or companies practicing without a license.
RECA reviews complaints from consumers, licensees, industry associations, financial institutions, law enforcement agencies, and other regulatory bodies. RECA will also review information received from any source that could potentially breach RECA legislation.
For information on RECA's process, and to check requirements, please click the link ahead for Submitting a Complaint
How do Commissions and Fees work?
You may need to reach out to a Realtor, or fill out our Contact Form to reach out to our Executive Officer for more information
Where can I find information about the Real Estate Industry Associations?
You can visit our Consumer Resources Page for links and videos of the various different associations that work in unison to form the industry from Municipal to Federal levels.
How do I become a Realtor?
There are a few requirements to become a Realtor. CARA is dedicated to providing assistance to members who are active Real Estate Professionals., and is not able to issue licenses.
The Real Estate Council of Alberta's Website contains information about becoming licensed for the first time, opening a brokerage, and for re-instating, parking, renewing, or transferring your license. You can visit the website Here
Where do I find statistics on sales in Central Alberta?
For sales statistics in Central Alberta and all of its areas updated monthly, please visit our Residential Market Update page for more detailed information.