Alphabet Jumble after your Realtor's Name?
Have you ever wondered what all these initials mean after a REALTORS name??
I have been asked this several times, and I wanted to tell you about a few.
- ABR- Accredited Buyer’s Representative
This Designation is designed for real estate buyers agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home buying process.
- GRI- Graduate, Realtor Institute
In-depth trying in legal and regulatory issues, technology and professional standards, and the sales process.
- SRES- Seniors Real Estate Specialists
Designation educates the REALTORS on how to ethically serve the real estate needs of the clients' age 50+
- AHWD- At Home With Diversity
Teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all clients' profiles and build a business plan to serve them successfully.
Helps REALTORS mast the advanced digital marketing techniques of today.
- SFF- Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource
The certification teaches real estate professionals to work with the distressed seller and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify for short sales.
- C2EX-National Association of Realtors Commitment to Excellence Certificate
Thanks to the National Association of Realtors for a more in-depth explanation of the Designations.
This list is a portion of the Designations, and REALTOR can obtain by more education. Designations and Certifications acknowledging experience in various real estate sectors.
If you would like more information on a specific designation, you can feel free to contact me.
As a REALTOR and member of NAR we are required to have a number of hours yearly for continuing education, be assured that as an Agent/Broker it is important and you can tell the ones that have had the extra training and continuing education with their designations.