Real Estate Negotiation Expert

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As the first and only negotiating certification recognized by NAR, the RENE certification equips you with the know-how of when and how to negotiate, craft negotiation strategies, apply principles of persuasion, and achieve optimum results with any party in a transaction!

You're required to complete two one-day courses when working toward the certification. 

Upcoming Course

Real Estate Negotiation Expert Certification Course

May 29-30 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day Virtual classroom 

The RENE certification course is an interactive experience to help negotiators elevate their game. You will examine all types of negotiation formats and methods so that you can play the game to win!  A full spectrum of tips, tools and techniques are provided so that you can produce effective results for your client.

Training takeaways

  • Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations and the skills needed for successful negotiating.
  • Recognize patterns and tactics being utilized. 
  • Adjust your communication style to achieve optimum results with any party in the transaction.
  • Effectively negotiate face to face and on the phone as well as through email, text and virtually.
  • Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself.
  • Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain.
  • Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of agreement.
  • Secure the best possible outcome for your client and protect their interests.
  • Deal with difficult issues.

Course details

  • Location: Virtual classroom via Zoom. Students are required to be on camera for this class. 
  • Instructor: Jody OBrien
  • Credits: This course qualifies for the RENE certification and provides elective course credit when working toward the ABR designation. This course also provides 12 hours of GRI live course credits. There is no CE credit for this course. 
  • Course fees: $200 members |  $250 nonmembers


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