What is the ABR® Designation?
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer–clients. This designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation, and is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
By choosing to work with an ABR® designated agent, you will benefit from their valuable real estate education and ongoing specialized information, programs, and updates that help them stay on top of the issues and trends which are most important to you, as a home buyer and client.
What is the CPRES Designation?
Certified Probate Real Estate Specialists have been specially trained on the process of selling real estate through the probate process. Probate is a court-regulated and often complicated series of steps that must be carefully monitored and managed. Legal deadlines are unforgiving, the documentation is very unique and the courts oversight must be adhered to throughout the marketing, negotiation and escrow periods. This is why a REALTOR with the prestigious CPRES designation is in such high demand. A CPRES REALTOR understands the unique complications, the time-sensitive process, and adheres to the best practices necessary to navigate the potentially challenging transaction to completion and help the estate realize a win-win-win transaction.
What is the CRS (or RRC) Designation?
You’ve heard it many times. “The purchase of a home is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime.” In today’s market, selling a home is equally important – getting the most out of your investment. So whether buying or selling, you want a specialist – a residential specialist. Someone who understands the complexities of the housing market, how to best position your interests, and someone who will get to know you and what you want from the transaction. You want success. You want a Certified Residential Specialist.
There’s no coincidence when it comes to CRS success. CRS agents must meet stringent education and experience requirements.mThat’s why only 3% of REALTORS® are Certified Residential Specialists. CRS agents are dedicated professionals. They work to ensure success for their home-buying and selling clients by tapping into their superior training, exceptional professional referral network, and timely and cutting-edge industry Resources.