Designation & Certification Courses Accredited Luxury Home Specialists Requirements may be met in one of three ways:
Visit www.wrar.com Designation link for scheduled Designation Classes visit www.luxuryhomecouncil.com • 10 qualifying activities that total $10 million or more
Des igna tio n Req uireme nts : • 1 or more transactions totaling a minimum of $40 million
Accredited Buyer Representative) C omplete the comprehensive two day ALHS Course. • 30 activities regardless of volume
For more information visit the REBAC Web site. C omplete two sales with a luxury home buyer or seller 4. Successfully pass the Comprehensive Examination
where the purchase price is at least two times the average 5. Pay the $495 annual membership dues
1. Successfully complete the ABR® Designation Course sales price in the market.
2. Successfully complete 1 of the following electives: The transactions must take place within 24 months of taking
e-Buyer the course or anytime prior to taking the course. CLHMS designation
Effective Negotiating for Real Estate Professionals Be a member in good standing with the NAR® and the Luxury Home (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist)
Foreclosure: Prevention and Opportunities for Buyer-Clients Council, dues in the Luxury Home Council are paid for you the first www.CLHMS.org
Harnessing the Power: Skills Based Performance year! 1. Attend the 2 day training program
Management 2. Submit the application and broker verification forms.
Innovative Marketing Techniques for Buyer Representatives 3. Performance must be EITHER 2 closed upper-tier ($500,000 or the
International Real Estate for Local Markets CBR designation (Certified Buyer top 10% of your MLS area single family home sales in the last
Land 101 Representative) 12 months whichever is higher) OR 4 closed upper-tier sales
Resort and Second-Home Markets www.CBRsource.com and/or listings in 24 months.
Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation Course The First Nationally Recognized Buyer Agency 4. Annual Membership Dues: $195
Successful Buyer Representation in New-Home Sales Designation, Sponsored by REALTOR® Boards and Associations
Successful Relocation Representation Nationwide -- CBR®
3. Submit documentation verifying that the REALTOR® served as a 1. Successfully complete the Certified Buyer Representative Course
buyer representative in 5 transactions CIPS designation (Certified International Property
2. Pay $99 for voluntary membership in CBR Graduate Club and a
4. Be a member in good standing with the NAR and REBAC. (You have Specialist) visit CIPS Education page.
one time Activation Fee of $25.
(3) yrs in which to complete the remaining requirements. 3. No Annual Membership Dues
Annual Membership Dues: $110 REBAC (first yr membership is free 1. Successfully complete 2 required courses:
upon successful completion of two-day course) plus NAR membership. • International Real Estate for Local Markets
• Investment & Financial Analysis for International Real Estate (this
Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant
Accredited Buyer Representative Manager course is waived for students who have passed the CCIM Intro, CCIM
(Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council) 101, or CRS 204 courses for a $100 fee)
1. Successfully complete the course and pass the exam
visit the REBAC Web site 2. Successfully complete 3 of the following regional courses:
2. Remit the first years annual dues of $99
1. Successfully complete the ABRMSM Designation Course • The Americas & International Real Estate (one day)
3. Complete and submit the following post-course work to NAREC
2. Successfully complete the ABR® Designation Course or successfully • Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate (one day)
within 6 months of course completion:
challenge the ABR® exam • Europe & International Real Estate (one day)
Copies of two completed Consumers’ Needs Assessment (CAN)
3. Submit documentation verifying that the broker/owner/manager has • The Middle East and Africa & International Real Estate (one day)
forms initiated by the consumer
overseen a minimum of 25 real estate transactions that involved a 3. Submit documentation verifying 3 closed international transactions
A copy of the designee’s three page business plan showing how
buyer agent or had more than 2 years of experience in the oversight of involving other cultures or countries, including those occurring in your
two or more fee for service components will be integrated into
buyer representatives local market
current business practices OR
4. Be a member in good standing with the NAR and REBAC 4. Pay the $225 CIPS application processing fee
Complete a detailed paragraph stating what your initial
Annual dues $110 REBAC plus NAR membership. 5. Annual Membership Dues: $220
approach will be for integrating fee for services into your
ALC designation (Accredited Land Consultant) 4. Pay the $99 annual dues
Successfully complete 3 required courses: Certified Buyer Representative Council of Real
• Land 101 Estate Brokerage Managers visit the CRB Web
• Land Investment Analysis site.
Certified Commercial Investment Member
• Tax Deferred 1031 Exchanges The designation is awarded by the Council of Real
visit the CRB Web site
2. Successfully complete 3 of the following electives: Estate Brokerage Managers to REALTORS® who have completed the
1. Successfully complete 4 required core courses:
• Agricultural Land Brokerage and Marketing Council's advanced educational and professional requirements. CRB
2. Successfully earn three elective credits:
• C reative Land Planning designees consistently increase their level of industry knowledge,
•C ompletion of Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate
• Land Development advance their earning and career potential, increase their firm’s
Analysis (one credit)
• Practical GPS/GIS Navigation profitability and benefit from active involvement in our network of real
• Attending the Course Concepts Review program (one credit)
• Site Selection estate professionals. The new CRB Program now provides credit for
• One credit for every year of continuous Institute candidacy (up to
• Tax Implications of Real Estate management experience, higher education and previously earned NAR
• Transitional Land designations. Additional credits can be earned through the Council's
• Attending a CCIM Symposium or Conference (one credit)
3. Submit documentation verifying $5,000,000 in land transactions management education programs delivered live or by Self Study on CD-
• Transfer Credits—maximum of three credits may be earned for
(sale, purchase or lease) or a minimum of 25 separate land ROM.
qualifying graduate level courses in finance or real estate, attaining
transactions, of which no more than 80% involve residential lot sales. Annual Membership Dues: Candidate dues-$185. One time application
certain qualifying professional designations, and qualifying corporate
For more information visit: http://www.rliland.com fee: $250, CRB Designee dues $185, regular member dues $25.
educational offerings and former CCIM courses.
4. Pay the $350 ALC application processing fee. Annual Dues: $295 3. Prepare and submit a portfolio of qualifying experience.
within the past 24 months totaling 30 points as follows:
Certified Residential Specialist • To/from another national WCR member (10 points each)
visit www.CRS.com • To/from a non-WCR REALTOR (5 points each) SELLER REPRESENTATIVE SPECIALISTSM
1. There are two options to choose from. Choose the • From a client (2 points each) For more information visit www.srscouncil.com
path that matches your level of experience. 1. Be a member in good standing as REALTOR®, REALTOR- 1. To qualify for the SRS Designation, a two day, four
Path 1—Production Requirements Associate®, or Association Executive module course on various aspects of seller
75 Transaction sides within any five year period OR $25 million within representation must be completed. At this point, there are no additional
any five year period. elective course requirements.
Path 2—Production Requirements Real Estate Professional Assistant) 2. The two day course is available through real estate associations and
25 Transaction sides (with no time limit) OR $8 million with a minimum www.Professional-Assistant.com trainers partnering through a live classroom Calendar or our Online
of 10 transactions within any two year period. REPAsm is a comprehensive two-day format with SRS Council, LLP.
2. Education: certificate course that provides an intensive I finished the course, what now?
Two core courses for Path 1 and three core courses for Path 2. introduction to the real estate business and to the specific ways support When you have completed the course material, the sponsoring
Core Courses—each course is a two day course staff can become valuable assets to their employers. organization/instructor will send your designation application directly to
CRS 200: Business Planning and Marketing for the Residential Specialist Every administrative employee in the brokerage office, from listing SRS Council to complete your candidacy for the SRS Designation.
CRS 201: Listing Strategies for the Residential Specialist secretary to the personal assistant, will benefit tremendously from this Completion of your SRS course automatically enrolls you in the SRS
CRS 202: Effective Buyer Sales Strategies quick-start program. Council for one year (a $99 value)
CRS 204: Creating Wealth through Residential Real Estate Investments Following the REPA course, the professionally trained assistant will:
CRS 206: Technologies to Advance Your Business REPA Course Objective: Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation
CRS 210: Building An Exceptional C ustomer Service Referral Business Understand the business of real estate visit www.realtors.org
3. Elective Requirements: A total of 4 units are needed for either path. Know what MLS is and be familiar with input forms and reports 1. Successfully complete the Seniors Real Estate
Please visit www.CRS.com for up to date requirements. Specialist Designation 2- Day Course and pass
Be familiar with local listing and sales forms
the exam to receive the designation
Be able to manage the transaction 2. Be a REALTOR® member in good standing with a Local
e-PRO® Certificiation Identify the difference between licensed and unlicensed Board/Association, NAR and SRES Council
e-PRO® is a revolutionary training program assistants 3. First year’s membership dues ($99) is included in the cost of the
presented entirely online to certify real estate Understand the types of agency representation and disclosures course. ($99 annual renewal fee)
agents and brokers as Internet Professionals. The Comprehend key marketing concepts The goal of the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) is to help
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is the first major trade group seniors make wise decisions about selling the family home, age
to offer certification for online professionalism.
Be familiar with the level of professionalism and ethics
expected of them appropriate financing, buying rental property or managing the capital
e-PRO® is not just about technology - it's about how you can leverage gains and tax implications of owning real estate, among many other
your most powerful asset, your people-skills, into doing more business issues. By earning the SRES designation the licensee demonstrates
on the Internet. that they have the requisite knowledge, experience and expertise to
Resort and Second Home Markets Course
e-PRO® gives you: successfully provide seniors with professional consultation about real
Certification. For info visit NAR Resort Web site
- Exhaustive Internet Training estate.
The RSPS Certification will appeal to REALTORS® in
- Unique Competitive Advantage
resort and second-home markets around the world who
- Professional Distinction
wish to distinguish themselves amongst their peers and
For more information visit the REALTOR e-PRO® Web site.
amongst consumers and fulfill one of the education requirements for the
RSPS Certification! This new two-day course first focuses on the core
essentials of assisting customers and clients in tourist driven areas and Transnational Referral Certification
other second-home markets, then broadens its scope. For more information, visit NAR International: Transnational
GRI Graduate REALTOR Institute Earning the RSPS Certification Referral Certification
Members involved in residential real estate who want a 1. Successfully complete 2 required courses: The goal of this certification offered by the National Association of
solid base of information for their practice will want to •Resort & Second Home Markets REALTORS ® is to prepare real estate professionals to make and receive
participate in the REALTOR® Institute program and earn • Tax-Deferred (1031) Exchanges compensated referrals using the Transnational Referral system
the GRI designation. 2. Successfully complete 2 of the following electives: developed NAR and the International Consortium of Real Estate
Contact your State REALTOR® Association Call 800-443-9956 or • C reating Wealth through Residential Real Estate Investments (CRS Associations (ICREA). Students will learn how to integrate international
www.ncrealtors.org for course dates and locations. 204) referrals, resulting in increased income, into their business plans.
• e-Buyer When you are involved in an international referral, as a referring or
• Generational Marketing (CRS Home Study CD only) receiving agent, the Transnational Referral Certification demonstrates to
• International Real Estate for Local Markets other real estate professionals that you are well versed in the
• Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate Analysis (CCIM) procedures of the Transnational Referral system, have pledged to follow
• Networking and Referral Systems a code of conduct in business dealings, and expect that compensation,
Network Women's Council of REALTORS® • Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation Course
visit the WCR Web site paid in a timely manner, will be an integral part of the transaction.
3. Pay an application fee of $195
1. Successfully complete 3 at least three Performance Management
2. Submit documented evidence of closed referral transactions (sales)