North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 1.0

531211 - Real estate agentsCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments, known as independent real estate sales persons that are licensed to participate in the activities of buying and selling real estate for others, on a fee or commission basis. These establishments assist vendors by advertising and listing properties and conducting open houses for prospective buyers, assist prospective buyers by selecting, visiting and making purchase offers. Real estate agents are obligated by contract to represent real estate brokers and can be identified by various names such as sales representatives, sales associates and associate brokers.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • sales agents, real estate

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • brokers acting in the capacity of independent real estate sales persons
    • renting or leasing properties on behalf of clients
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