Enhance your skills and receive special pricing while earning any of these designations or certifications.
Elevate your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers. Gain the competitive edge to build your buyer representative business by earning the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation, which is offered through REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education.
Evaluating properties depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a commitment to approach the valuation assignment from all perspectives. The BPOR certification was designed to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in creating BPOs, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation techniques. The one-day core course: "BPOs: The Agent's Role in Property Valuation," explores the multiple uses of BPOs, how they can and cannot be used, and how to filter and select comparables. Upon completion of the core course, members will need to take a free webinar and pay a one-time fee to earn the BPOR certification. Members who earn the BPOR certification will be eligible to receive BPO orders. Access the course online at REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education.
e-PRO® is the roadmap to help you build your business and serve the hyper-connected consumers of today and tomorrow. 66% of REALTORS® feel a good web presence best attracts buyers. 41% of today's tech-savvy consumers prefer to find information online on their own time. NAR's e-PRO® certification will teach you how to create a web presence with impact and integrity. Topics include the changing market, how to connect with consumers, the online conversation, reputation management, business tech tools, and NAR resources. This course is offered through REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education.
NAR's Green Designation provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features. This is the only NAR-recognized real estate designation designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in the various facets of real estate. As consumer demand for knowledge on these issues increase, so will your awareness of green issues. Access the course online at REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education.
This course helps students evaluate all available options for distressed homeowners and identify the components of an effective short-sale package. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are critical skills to have in today's market. Access the Short Sale Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification course online at REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education.
Gain the knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing or selling the family home. Earn the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation through REALTOR® University School of Professional Development & Continuing Education