NAR Family of Certifications
The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that help members increase their skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. These courses are recognized by the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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This certification is for real estate professionals who want to sharpen their negotiation skills. The RENE certification program gives REALTORS® the tips and tools they need to be skillful advocates for their clients.This is a 2-day course and is an elective for the SRS designation.
Take it online here: RENE
Certified Real Estate Team Specialist / C-RETS
The Certified Real Estate Team Specialist certification is designed to improve team development, individual leadership skills, and financial performance. The courses provide the tools, strategies, and knowledge that are required of today's real estate professionals who are either considering or currently operating in a team environment.
C-RETS is for team leaders, team members, those looking to start a team, and those who simply want to sharpen their management skills. The full series consists of five 1-day courses.
Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist / RSPS
This certification is designed for REALTORS® who facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destinations. This is a 1-day course.
Take it online here: RSPS
Pricing Strategy Advisor / PSA
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 NARs PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification. This is a 1-day course.
Take it online here: PSA
At Home with Diversity / AHWD
Learn to work effectively with - and within - today's diverse real estate market. The At Home With Diversity certification teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all client profiles and build a business plan to successfully serve them. This is a 1-day course.
Take it online here: AHWD