Certification Courses

Certification courses are offered by the National Association of REALTORS® or one of their affiliates;
online versions are offered through NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Development.


At Home With Diversity
The multicultural market is rapidly growing and changing. NAR’s At Home With Diversity (AHWD) certification will teach you how to incorporate topics of fair housing, diversity, and inclusion into your business plan. Give yourself a competitive edge by learning how to work effectively with all clientele.



Certified real estate Team specialist


C-RETS Certification Requirements:
Putting a team together is both exciting and stressful. Ensuring success is vital. The courses listed below will provide the training necessary to assure team success.

To become a Certified Real Estate Team Specialist, you must:

(1) Be a member of NAR®,
(2) Complete 3 of the 4 elective courses,
(3) Submit your application with the credentialing fee.


Elective Courses:

Designing and Sustaining Successful Teams (C-RETS)
Positioning Your Team For Profit (C-RETS)
Team Leadership For Maximum Performance (C-RETS)
HR Solutions For Teams (C-RETS)


NAR’S E-PRO CERTIFICATION COURSE:

NAR’s e-PRO® certification program helps REALTORS® master the advanced digital marketing techniques of today. With the e-PRO® certification, REALTORS® increase their ability to reach customers, expand their capabilities, and build trust by safeguarding client information.




MILITARY RELOCATION PROFESSIONAL

When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. NAR’s Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members, veterans, and their families to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.




PRICING STRATEGY ADVISER
Pricing Strategies: Mastering The CMA

Determining property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology and approaching the pricing assignment from various perspectives. Enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values with NAR’s Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification.




REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATION EXPERT

One of the most essential skills real estate professionals need is the ability to negotiate effectively. Mastering the skill of negotiating empowers agents to leverage options and navigate the best possible outcome for the client. The “win-win” scenario is simply a perception. Learning how to achieve that perception for all parties is the key to victorious negotiations. Learn these vital skills in this powerful course.




RESORT AND SECOND HOME PROPERTY SPECIALIST

Just about every market contains second-home properties, not just obvious resort areas. In addition to classic vacation homes, the second-home market also includes college housing and properties for investment purposes. The RSPS certification provides the specialized skills and knowledge required to maximize the business opportunities that the resort and second-home market presents.




SHORT SALES AND FORECLOSURE RESOURCE CERTIFICATION

Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels, NAR’s SFR® certification gives you a framework for understanding how to: direct distressed sellers to finance, tax, and legal professionals; qualify sellers for short sales; develop a short-sale package; negotiate with lenders; tap into buyer demand; safeguard your commission and more. REALTORS® with the SFR® certification can be a trusted resource for short sales and foreclosures.