The mission of the Oregon Real Estate agency is to provide quality protection for Oregon consumers of real estate, escrow, and land development services, balanced with a professional environment conducive to a healthy real estate market.

The agency’s responsibilities include:

  • Examination and education for brokers, principal brokers and property managers
  • Licensing and regulation of the following:
  • Real estate principal brokers and brokers
  • Real estate property managers
  • Escrow and escrow agents
  • Real estate marketing organizations
  • Subdivision
  • Manufactured dwelling subdivisions
  • Condominium
  • Timeshare and campground registration/public report issuance

Each biennium the agency conducts examinations, issues licenses and processes renewals for over 20,000 licensees and registrants and monitors regulated activities in over 4,500 escrow organizations and real estate offices. Land developers with offerings to Oregon citizens have hundreds of disclosure filings with the agency. The agency provides educational material and course oversight for real estate professionals. The agency also conducts investigations and hearings when complaints are filed against licensees, registrants and real property developers.

The agency oversees the education, examination, licensure and regulation of Oregon’s real estate professionals. Its major programs and activities are:

• Office of the commissioner
• Real estate board
• Education division
• Business and licensing services division
• Land development division
• Regulation division

The full agency statutes and rules can be accessed in the additional resources section of this page. To contact the Oregon real estate agency, please call 503.378.4170 or contact them via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Filing a complaint with the agency

If you believe a real estate licensee has violated Oregon Real Estate license law, you may file a complaint directly with the Oregon Real Estate agency who is the licensing authority in Oregon. The complaint form can be accessed in the additional resources section of this page and once completed, can be sent to the Oregon Real Estate Agency by:

• Fax: 503.373.7153
• Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• Regular mail: Oregon real estate agency, 530 center st ne, suite 100, salem, or 97301-2505

For more information on filing a complaint with the Oregon Real Estate Agency, please visit http://www.oregon.gov/rea/complaints_consumer/pages/complaint.aspx.