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NAR Designations and Certifications

Leap EDU makes it easy for real estate pros to expand their knowledge and advance their careers
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NAR Designations and Certifications

Leap EDU makes it easy for real estate pros to expand their knowledge and advance their careers

Leap EDU NAR Designations/Certifications

Leap EDU is the only non-association in New York State approved to offer the prestigious designations and certifications offered by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

NAR awards designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors upon completion of required courses. Leap EDU makes it easy for real estate professionals to expand their knowledge and advance their careers by offering a wide array of NAR designation and certification courses frequently throughout the year. Our courses do not have minimum enrollment restrictions, as many associations that offer the courses do.

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For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.

NAR Family Designations

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation confirms the expertise of real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home buying process.
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Certified international Property Specialist (CIPS)
Align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. It requires completion of five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions. CIPS designees are connected to an influential network of over 3,500 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.
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NAR Green Designation
Through NAR's Green Designation, the Green Resource Council provides ongoing education, resources and tools to help real estate practitioners find, understand and market properties with green features.
 
Seller Representastive Specialist (SRS)
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills essential for seller advocacy. SRS designees represent a global community of REALTORS® who use their advanced training and expertise to go above and beyond their client’s expectations.
 
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
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+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.
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For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.

NAR Family Designations

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.
Military Relocation Proffessional Certification
NAR's Military Relocation Professional certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about 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.
 
NAR e-PRO Certification
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.
 
Pricing Stratagy 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 NAR’s PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification.
 
Real Estate Negotiations Expert (RENE)
The first and only negotiation credential recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®, the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification is designed to elevate and enhance negotiating skills so that today’s real estate professionals can play the game to win.
 
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 destination are involved in this market niche.
   
Shorts Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.
cell-phone

For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.


Upcoming NAR Courses



Leap EDU NAR Designations/Certifications

Leap EDU is the only non-association in New York State approved to offer the prestigious designations and certifications offered by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

NAR awards designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors upon completion of required courses. Leap EDU makes it easy for real estate professionals to expand their knowledge and advance their careers by offering a wide array of NAR designation and certification courses frequently throughout the year. Our courses do not have minimum enrollment restrictions, as many associations that offer the courses do.

cell-phone
For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.

NAR Family Designations

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation confirms the expertise of real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home buying process.
ABR logo
 
Certified international Property Specialist (CIPS)
Align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. It requires completion of five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions. CIPS designees are connected to an influential network of over 3,500 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.
CIPS logo
 
NAR Green Designation
Through NAR's Green Designation, the Green Resource Council provides ongoing education, resources and tools to help real estate practitioners find, understand and market properties with green features.
 
Seller Representastive Specialist (SRS)
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills essential for seller advocacy. SRS designees represent a global community of REALTORS® who use their advanced training and expertise to go above and beyond their client’s expectations.
 
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
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+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.
cell-phone

For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.

NAR Family Certifications

ABR
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home buying process.
ABR logo
ALC
The esteemed Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) are the most trusted, knowledgeable, experienced, and highest-producing experts in all segments of land. Conferred by the REALTORS® Land Institute, the designation requires successful completion of a rigorous LANDU education program, a specific, high-volume and experience level, and adherence to an honorable Code of Conduct.
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CCIM
The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation is commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement, earned through an extensive curriculum of 200 classroom hours and professional experiential requirements. CCIMs are active in 1,000 U.S. markets and 31 other countries and comprise a 13,000-member network that includes brokers, leasing professionals, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, investors, lenders, and other allied professionals.
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CIPS
Instantly align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the CIPS designation. The designation requires completion of five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions. CIPS designees are connected to an influential network of over 3,500 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.
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CPM
CPM® designees are recognized as experts in real estate management. Holding this designation demonstrates expertise and integrity to employers, owners, and investors.
CRB
The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) is one of the most respected and relevant designations offered in real estate business management and is awarded to REALTORS® who have completed advanced educational and professional requirements. CRB Designees are better positioned to streamline operations, integrate new technology and apply new trends and business strategies.
CRS
The CRS designation is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers, and brokers. On average, CRS designees earn nearly three times more in income, transactions, and gross sales than non-designee REALTORS®.
CRE®
The Counselors of Real Estate® is an organization of commercial property experts worldwide who provide seasoned, objective advice on real property and land-related matters. Only 1,100 professionals from all disciplines of real estate, academia and government hold the CRE credential. Membership is selective and extended by invitation, although commercial real estate practitioners with 10 years of proven experience may apply.
GAA
For general appraisers, this designation is awarded to those whose education and experience exceed state appraisal certification requirements and is supported by the National Association of REALTORS®.
cell-phone

For Leap EDU's latest schedule of upcoming NAR courses, please call 1-844-900-LEAP.


Upcoming NAR Courses