The RES syllabus is designed to ensure real estate agents meet the expectations required of them:
Have good knowledge of the concepts of real estate and agency practice;
Have basic knowledge of the legal requirements and laws governing property transactions and real estate agency work;
Have basic knowledge of the terminologies and concepts used in real estate transactions and leasing with the understanding of the need to comply with the requirements of the law;
Understand the requirements of the Estate Agents Act 2010 and subsidiary legislation including Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, and of the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA); and ability to handle a typical property transaction effectively and in compliance with the law, government policies, rules and CEA’s prescribed regulations and practice guidelines.