Accredited Buyer's Representative

Homebuyers need a REALTOR® with knowledge and expertise to represent them throughout a real estate transaction. With the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) designation, that REALTOR® is you! 

With the ABR, you gain:

  • Valuable education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of homebuyers. 
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing homebuyers. 
  • Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources that provide a competitive edge. 

Upcoming course 

ABR Elective Course

Real Estate Investing: Build Wealth Representing Investors and Becoming One Yourself

May 17-18, 2023 I 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. both days I Virtual livestream

Explore the fundamentals of real estate investment in order to expand your business services and meet the unique needs of real estate investors. This course helps you to adapt core real estate skills and learn new skills to effectively serve clients who want to invest in single family homes, condos, townhomes and small multifamily properties. You will also learn how to “walk the talk” and become a real estate investor yourself.

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Course topics

This course explores these topics and more:

  • Why invest in real estate? Recognize the advantages of expanding business services for clients and customers to include investment real estate.
  • Making the purchase decision: Comply with the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and SEC guidelines for providing advice to clients and customers.
  • Working with investor-clients: Identify and make contacts with clients and customers who need investment real estate services and help them refine their investment goals.  
  • Financing options and tax issues: Alert investors to tax considerations for various investment strategies and transactions, and recommend that they seek advice from tax experts.
  • Owning a property: Suggest exit strategies for owners who want to divest of investment properties. 
  • Investing as a real estate professional: Take advantage of favorable tax treatment for real estate professionals who invest in real estate properties.

Course takeaways

Course takeaways
You'll leave this course with the ability to:

  • Adapt core real estate business skills to work with investor-clients and customers.
  • Use statistical data on investor profiles and preferences to plan business strategy.
  • Describe techniques for selecting tenants and managing tenant relationships, including tenant and manager rights.
  • Apply investment techniques presented in the course to build your own portfolio of real estate investments.

Course details

  • Date/time: May 17-18, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. both days
  • Locations:  Virtual course via Zoom. 
  • Instructor: John LeTourneau
  • Credits: Qualifies for one elective course credits toward the GRI designation and qualifies as ABR elective course credit when working toward the ABR designation.

Fees per course

  • Through May 2: $135
  • After May 2: $145
  • At the door: $165

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