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 virtual course 

Accredited Buyer's Representative Course

October 24-25, 2023 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. both days Virtual livestream

This educational experience equips you to represent buyer-clients in real estate transactions, matching the stellar service sellers commonly receive. Plus, you'll explore a wealth of innovative ideas and proven methods, empowering you to build a thriving buyer-representation business, forge strong buyer relationships, secure repeat business and referrals and more.

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Course topics

  • Value and role of the buyer representative: Understand your duties and responsibilities and learn what is important to buyers.
  • Buyer counseling: Conduct a successful counseling session that educates the buyer, builds trust and leads to a signed buyer representation agreement. 
  • Search-showing-selection process: Identify ways to manage a buyer's expectations. 
  • Offers and negotiations: Protecting buyer interests, working toward the purchase contract, planning a negotiation strategy.
  • From contract to closing: Guide your client through the home inspection, appraisal and closing process. 
  • Putting it all together: Respond to buyer concerns and utilize tips and tools to ensure success as a buyer's representative.

Course takeaways

  • Properly represent buyers in real estate transactions.
  • Guide buyers through the search-showing-selection process.
  • Negotiate buyers’ offers and bring transactions to a successful close.
  • Start building your buyer representation business.

Course details

  • Date and time: October 24-25, 2023, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. both days
  • Location: Virtual course via Zoom. Students are required to be on camera for this course.
  • Instructor: Bonnie Dixon
  • Credits: Qualifies for 12 hours of the GRI elective course credit and ABR core course credit when working toward the ABR designation.
  • Course fees:
    • Through October 10: $265 
    • After October 10: $285 
    • Day of course: $325 

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