If you’ve ever seen abbreviations after a Realtor’s name,
like “SRES,” “CRS,” or “ABR” and wondered what they mean – You’re about to find
out! These are real estate designations and certifications. Realtors earn
specific designations and certifications to acknowledge their experience and
expertise in various real estate sectors after completing required courses.
Let’s take a look at some of the most common designations
you may see:
- SRES®: This stands for Senior Real Estate
Specialist. The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to
profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing
market in real estate, clients age 50+.
- PSA: Pricing Strategy Advisor. This
certification helps realtors better price properties, create CMAs, and work
- E-PRO: The Electronic Pro (e-PRO) designation
allows realtors to distinguish themselves in their online capabilities and
fluency. The e-PRO courses cover the three basic areas of online marketing,
reputation management, and mobile office capabilities.
- MRP: The NAR’s Military Relocation Professional
(MRP) certification focuses on working with current and former military service
members to find housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full
advantage of military benefits and support.
- CNE: Certified Negotiation Experts (CNEs) help
to better negotiate on their client’s behalf and deliver results.