Certified Residential Specialist

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The Certified Residential Specialist® (CRS) is the professional designation offered by the Council of Residential Specialists. The highest designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field, the CRS designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. 


Upcoming Courses 

CRS 204: Buying and Selling Income Properties

April 5-6, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
More people have become wealthy investing in real estate than many other investments. In this course, students will discover the specific secrets to smart real estate investment. Students also will learn how to identify the right opportunities in both downmarkets and upmarkets, compare real estate investment with other types of investment, and create additional wealth — for themselves and their clients. This high-energy course explores a commonly overlooked method of generating sales, and the results can be life-changing! This class is a must for any real estate professional looking to create wealth through residential real estate investment.
Course topics
  • Identifying money-making opportunities.
  • Comparing potential investment opportunities.
  • Retirement planning and investing.
  • Calculating initial investment to rate of return.
Course details
  • Location: WRA headquarters live / classroom webcasts to remote locations TBD.
  • Instructor: Douglas Richards. 
  • Credits: This course qualifies for 16 CRS education credits and ABR elective course credit. Also qualifies for two GRI live elective course credits. Will be submitted for six hours of 2017-18 CE elective course credit.
  • Sponsor: This course is co-sponsored with the Wisconsin CRS chapter. 

New CRS online testing format: The CRS council now requires you to take the final exam online. Bring your mobile device or laptop to take the test and receive your results immediately. No hard-copy exams will be available. A CRS online account is not necessary.


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