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International Real Estate
05/12/2013 05:00:01 PM
What is a "ABR, CCIM, CIPS, CRB, CRS, GRI,
AHWD, A-REO, CDPE, CNHS, e-PRO, QSC, RCC, RSPS, QSC, TRC"? (Some are Designations and
some are Certifications)
- The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®)
designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This
coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real
Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council ("REBAC") of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience
criteria. The criteria are:
|Completing a comprehensive two-day REBAC course
in buyer representation.|
|Obtaining a passing grade on the written
|Demonstrating practical experience by completing
and closing five real estate transactions in which you functioned as a
buyer's representative. Transactions must be completed and closed
anytime prior to and up to 36 months after completing the ABR® course.
|Maintaining membership in good standing with the
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and with the Real Estate BUYER'S
AGENT Council. (40,000 members)|
At Home with Diversity.
This certification is geared toward
increasing an agent’s sensitivity towards a wide range of cultural
issues, thus inviting a wider volume of business from a greater variety
Accredited REO Agent.
Recognized by leading default management companies,
the A-REO™ designation is viewed as a base-line resource for experienced REO
agents. Developed with input from REO Asset Managers, VPs of REO
Operations and successful, seasoned REO agents� working within the default
industry today, our program is a compilation of best practices from some of
the best minds in the business
Commercial Investment Member.
This real estate designation is geared to
experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management
valuation and investment analysis (includes over 7,500 designees).
Distressed Property Expert®
: A real estate professional with specific understanding of the
complex issues confronting the real estate industry, and the foreclosure
avoidance options available to homeowners. Through comprehensive training
and experience, CDPEs are able to provide solutions for homeowners facing
hardships in today’s market, specifically
The prospect of foreclosure can be financially and emotionally
devastating, and often homeowners proceed without guidance of any kind. The
developers of the CDPE Designation believe that the best course of action
for a homeowner in distress is to speak with a well-informed, licensed real
estate professional. They have the tools needed to help homeowners find the
best solution for their situation. Often, when other options have been
exhausted, CDPEs can help homeowners avoid foreclosure through the efficient
execution of a short sale.
While enduring financial difficulties is challenging for any family, the
process of finding a qualified real estate professional should not be.
Selecting an agent with the CDPE Designation ensures you are dealing with a
professional trained to address your specific needs. For more information,
contact a CDPE in your
CDPEs don’t merely assist in selling properties, they serve and help save
their clients in need.
Default Resolution Specialist:
The primary goal of America's Home Rescue is to ensure that struggling
homeowners are directed to the rightIf you ultimately determine that you can
no longer afford to maintain your mortgage payments and need to sell your
home, it is extremely important that you work with a Certified
Default Resolution Specialist who is qualified and properly trained
to assist you in working with your mortgage lender when you need to sell
your home, especially if through a Short Sale. These transactions require
specialized training and not every Agent is qualified in facilitating these
complex transactions. The America's Home Rescue CDRS Agent Network
ensures that you get connected with a qualified and properly trained
Certified Default Resolution Specialist in your area who can help
you navigate your current situation and find a solution that is right for
you. No matter where you are located in the USA, we can connect you with a
CDRS Agent who can help!
to search for a CDRS Agent in or near your Zip Code.
- Certified International Property Specialist. This real estate
designation is geared to professionals that have demonstrated their
international experience and participate in international programs
offered by NAR. (Membership: 850,000 world wide)
- Certified New Home Specialist.
CNHS™ is recognized as Real Estate's #1 certification
representing professionalism in working with Builders & New Home Buyers.
More than 25,000 brokers, builders, managers & sales associates have
increased their knowledge, confidence and professionalism.
Certified Real Estate Brokerage
This real estate designation is geared toward real estate professionals
that consistently increase their level of industry knowledge and
increase their firm's profitability. (7,000 Members)
- Certified Residential Specialist.
This designation recognizes professional
accomplishments in both experience and education. The Residential Sales Council grants the
CRS designation to only the most outstanding sales associates in the residential sales
field. Besides the completion of a rigorous course of study, the candidate must be able to
demonstrate 75 successful transactions or average sales of $1M per year of experience. It
is no wonder that only 4% of all REALTORS® are awarded the CRS designation. When it comes
to your biggest investment, it makes sense to choose a CRS. (45,000 members)
- The Internet has added a new
dimension to the real estate world. Now you can be assured that the REALTOR® you choose
will have the knowledge and skills to put the power of the Internet behind your real estate
All e-PRO Internet Professionals are REALTORS® who completed a rigorous
program endorsed by the prestigious NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Real estate agents and brokers who have earned e-PRO Certification are
who have completed extensive training using the Web. e-PRO Certification means the real estate professional is prepared to employ
the latest techniques and services for your benefit, just
you've grown to expect from a professional.
Life can be a little easier.
Save time and irritation. Work with an e-PRO Certified real estate
professional who provides both buyers and sellers with high quality, timely information using the
resources of the Internet.
e-PRO Internet Professionals maximize your ability to leverage the enormous
power of the Internet when you are buying and selling property.
Working with the best pays off.
Save money. Only e-PRO Internet
Professionals can help you take advantage of the latest Internet innovations resulting in considerable savings and
whether you are a buyer or a seller of property.
Work with someone who is ready, willing, and very
capable. Your e-PRO Certified real estate professional has already proven that he or
she is prepared to respond to the new market place. e-PRO Internet Professionals
are committed to being more responsive, understand that you are the boss, and
completely respect and guard your privacy.
Rest easy ......Only e-PRO Internet Professionals can offer you the peace of mind that comes
from knowing you have chosen to work with a REALTOR® committed to using the
Internet with skill, integrity, and professionalism.
Work with a professional who has made the extra commitment. Choose an e-PRO.
- Graduate, REALTOR® Institute. The REALTOR® Institute is a series
of 90 hours of required and elective courses conducted by the local Board or Association
of REALTORS®. These courses cover all areas of real estate, such as residential,
investment, construction and mortgage. The GRI designation is a prerequisite of many
specialization courses in the REALTOR® organization.
- Performance Management Network.
Our customers are savvier and more demanding. There's more and more
information, but less time to process it. By becoming a PMN Designee, we've
shown our clients that we are committed to ongoing education and
professional excellence, and we've shown our colleagues that we understand
and value the importance of a powerful network of business connections.
- Quality Service Certification.
This certification is for sales professionals willing to be held to a
standard, which requires accountability, reliability and consistency - the
ongoing delivery of quality service on each transaction.
- Residential Construction Certified.
This real estate certification is for real estate professionals
active in either resale or new home business, Residential Construction
Certified™ delivers the most effective & comprehensive training
available covering materials, methods, terminology and details of
residential construction. The RCC™ Certification
identifies the recipient as a true real estate professional with in-depth
knowledge of the products you they ... knowledge of residential construction
... which allows them to work more professionally with buyers, sellers,
appraisers, inspectors, lenders, designers, engineers and construction
- Resort & Second-home Property Specialist. NAR currently defines a
REALTOR® specializing in resort and second-home markets as “a real estate
practitioner who facilitates the buying, selling, or management of properties
for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort,
recreational and/or vacation destination.”
- Seniors Real Estate Specialist. The Senior Advantage Real Estate Council®, “SAREC”, was created
several years ago to assist qualified REALTORS® wanting to meet the special
needs and concerns of maturing Americans when buying or selling residential
or investment properties. SAREC offers a specific designation to identify those members who have
successfully completed its education program along with other prerequisites.
- REALTORS with the “SRES” designation help seniors make wise decisions
about selling the family home, buying rental property or managing the
capital gains and tax implications of owning real estate. By earning the
“SRES” designation, the REALTOR has demonstrated that they have the
requisite knowledge, experience and expertise to be a senior’s real estate
specialist and counselor.
- Members offer their clients the benefits of: education & ongoing
updates on senior RE issues, the national prestige of the “SRES”
Designation, sources of direct senior Website/Internet Referral clients plus
access to Contemporary Senior Housing from the “Active Senior Builders
Group”, a division of SAREC. All this along with custom designed quarterly
newsletters full of specific housing data for their mature clients.
- Because America is maturing and over 80% of its contemporary seniors own
real estate and/or are buying new properties, the Council provides its
REALTORS with skills and knowledge to service the needs of this unique
section of our community. Nearly 4 out of 10 property owners over 65 have
lived in the same home for over 30 years. The issues facing these clients
are unique and special.
- Transnational Referral Certified. This course prepares real estate
professionals to make and receive compensated referrals using the
transnational referral system developed by the International Consortium of
If you can
find more qualified Realtors®,
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