September is REALTOR Safety Month!
The Association is proud to present NBPD Crime Prevention Specialist Sara Verscheuren to speak to the membership about being alert and safe while conducting business. Click here for details.
Here are a few articles:
The Safety Talk You Need to Have With Clients
Keep all parties safe in a transaction by offering buyers and sellers these important tips.
Educational Seminars available at the Association Office
Educational courses for new and continuing licensees:
The CE Shop – Innovating Career Education – (Click banner below)
REALTOR® Designations Available
Real estate agents boost their professionalism with designations and potentially double their income, per the NAR 2007 Member Profile.
Become the green real estate resource for your community. Two days of live lecture, plus a six-hour elective completed online are required for this NAR designation. The core curriculum includes green building principles and practices, as well as regulatory issues. Learn the financial advantages of eco-friendly, energy efficient properties and how to market to the green consumer.
Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
The GRI designation is considered the foundation for all other advanced real estate designations. The education you receive in the GRI program is considered by many as the most comprehensive training program available today to REALTORS® in the nation. The GRI program is designed to enhance REALTORS®’ knowledge of real estate marketing and hone skills that will set you apart from the competition.
Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®)
Seniors Real Estate Specialists are REALTORS® qualified to meet the special needs and concerns of maturing Americans. By earning the SRES® designation, your REALTOR® has demonstrated the requisite knowledge and expertise to counsel older clients through major financial lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.
NAR’s Family of Designations
REALTORS® can get an edge on the competition and enhance their professional development by obtaining a designation. Whether specializing in a certain segment of the industry or broadening their general knowledge of the real estate brokerage business, a designation heightens REALTORS®’ authority and makes them more attractive to clients. The designations and certifications range from the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation to the e-PRO® Certification.