NAR Education and Resources Guide
Invest in YourselfTo help you enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OFREALTORS® and its Institutes, Societies and Councils offer a wide array of educational resources.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Education & Resources GuideInvest in YourselfTo help you enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OFREALTORS® and its Institutes, Societies and Councils oﬀer a wide array of educational resources.Earn Oﬃcial NAR Designations and CertiﬁcationsBecome more valuable. Develop your skill sets and show prospects and clients that you have the specialized expertise tonavigate the current marketplace. By earning any of the following oﬃcial designations and certiﬁcations you can as muchas double your income. Many designations and certiﬁcations are available in-classroom or online through REALTOR®University’s School of Professional Development and Continuing Education.Add designations, double your income. REALTORS® who earn professional designations have a distinct competitive edge as aresult of their increased expertise and marketability. Based on 2011 NAR survey data, the median income of REALTORS® withouta designation was $26,900 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $49,300: a diﬀerence of $22,400.Build Your SkillsNAR Designations allow you to: add prestige to enhance your professional image • learn best practices • gain newexpertise • acquire specialized knowledge • increase your value, marketability, proﬁciency and productivityNAR Designations Accredited Buyer’s Representative (REBAC) Certiﬁed Residential Specialist The mark of excellence in comprehensive buyer (Council of Residential Specialists) representation services and expertise. The premier designation for residential sales agents. 800-648-6224 www.REBAC.net 800-462-8841 www.CRS.com Accredited Land Consultant Counselor of Real Estate (REALTORS® Land Institute) (The Counselors of Real Estate) Brokerage and management experts for all types The designation for only the most experienced and of land — farms to development. trusted advisors in real estate. 800-441-5263 www.RLILand.com 312-329-8427 www.CRE.org Certiﬁed Commercial Investment Member General Accredited Appraiser (NAR) (CCIM Institute) Signiﬁes advanced education and experience in Commercial investment real estate experts commercial, industrial and residential property valuation. demonstrating unparalleled ﬁnancial analysis skills. 800-874-6500, ext. 8268 800-621-7027 www.CCIM.com www.REALTOR.org/appraisal Certiﬁed International Property Specialist (NAR) Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (NAR) Ensures REALTORS® success in servicing international The Cornerstone of REALTOR® Education. clients in their local community. 800-874-6500, ext. 8264 800-874-6500, ext. 8369 www.REALTOR.org/GRI www.REALTOR.org/global CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® NAR’s Green Designation (NAR) (Institute of Real Estate Management) This residential-focused program oﬀers speciﬁc themes, The premier real estate management credential for ranging from sustainability, green building science and property and asset managers. business applications. 800-837-0706 www.IREM.org 800-498-9422 www.GreenREsourceCouncil.org Certiﬁed Real Estate Brokerage Manager Performance Management Network (Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers) (Women’s Council of REALTORS®) “THE SOURCE” for real estate business management The REALTOR® designation that combines today’s and leadership solutions. real-world skills with WCR’s powerful nationwide 800-621-8738 www.CRB.com referral network. 800-245-8512 www.WCR.org Course leading to NAR designations and certiﬁcations available online at REALTOR® University.
NAR Designations (continued) Residential Accredited Appraiser (NAR) Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES® Council) Signiﬁes advanced education and experience in analysis Educates REALTORS® to proﬁtably and ethically and valuation of residential property. serve the real estate needs of the fastest-growing market 800-874-6500, ext. 8268 in real estate, clients age 50+. www.REALTOR.org/appraisal 800-500-4564 www.seniorsrealestate.com REALTOR® Association Certiﬁed Executive (NAR) Society of Industrial and Oﬃce REALTORS® (NAR) Exclusive designation for AEs or any REALTOR® The most knowledgeable, experienced and successful association staﬀ with drive, experience and industrial and oﬃce specialists. Expect more. commitment to professional growth. 202-449-8200 www.SIOR.com 800-874-6500, ext. 8545 www.REALTOR.org/RCENAR Certiﬁcations At Home with Diversity® Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist Giving REALTORS® a competitive edge in NAR’s advanced education-based certiﬁcation reaching highly proﬁtable, diverse housing markets. designed for resort and second-home professionals. 800-874-6500, ext. 8393 800-874-6500, ext. 8393 www.REALTOR.org/diversity www.REALTOR.org/resort Broker Price Opinion Resource Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource With the changing real estate landscape and the NAR’s SFR certiﬁcation gives you a framework increased use of broker price opinions (BPOs) by for understanding how to direct distressed sellers market participants, the BPOR certiﬁcation provides to ﬁnance, qualify sellers for short sales, negotiate REALTORS® with knowledge and skills to reduce risk, with lenders, tap into buyer demand, safeguard your increase opportunities and create professional BPOs. commission and more! 855-640-8863 www.bpor.org 877-510-7855 www.realtorSFR.org e-PRO® NAR’s certiﬁcation for social media and online technology. 877-397-3132 www.ePRONAR.com Course leading to NAR designations and certiﬁcations available online at REALTOR® University. NAR’s Online Education Destination Has Expanded! The Online School of Professional Development and Continuing Education remains the leading provider of NAR’s professional certiﬁcations and designations for real estate professionals. REALTOR® University continues to oﬀer more than 400 hours of online real estate education along with webinar, coaching and video centers to help you build your skills and set you apart from the competition. In addition, REALTOR® University plans to oﬀer a new Master’s Degree in Real Estate, beginning spring 2012 subject to approval by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Want to learn more? Visit www.RealtorU.com REALTOR.org/Store Publications and Products — Another Great Way to Learn NAR has more IN STORE to help you boost your business. At the REALTOR® Store, NAR is constantly adding new products, offering great discounts and watching the marketplace for the products you need to succeed in your business. Resources include programs and products like: • Customized print on-demand brochures • Social media guides • Home buying and selling guides • Market-driven tools and research • Staging DVDs • And more! www.REALTOR.org/StoreResources Visit today and get a 10% discount on your order when you use code 10OFFR. Use the discount to purchase the Social Media for REALTORS® Series 4 Pack or products in our Print on-Demand Program, and so much more!151-1505