2021 Dates: May 6th – 7th
Who is it for?
CE Credits Approved: 3hrs Code of Ethics and 4hrs hours Real Estate Related
Seniors Real Estate Specialists® or SRES® designees are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+. By earning the SRES® Designation, you have demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.
The SRES® designation course seeks to instill knowledge and understanding of and empathy for 50+ real estate clients and customers.
Develop the business building skills and resources needed for specialization in the 50+ real estate market. The SRES® designation program provides professional training and development suitable for continuing education credit.
What You Gain
- Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
- Ongoing specialized information, programs, and updates that keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers.
- Access to members-only publications, marketing tools and resources (link is external).
- Networking and referrals
How to Earn It
- Complete the two-day core designation course.
- Complete one of the ABR® elective courses.
> Take the course (link is external).*
> Take an elective (link is external).
- Documentation of five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative.
- Membership in good standing in REBAC
- Membership in good standing in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
o Exception: International members of REBAC do not have to be members of NAR.
Pass the ABR® core designation course exam with an 80% or better score.
Pass the exam for the ABR® elective course of your choice with an 80% or better score.
- Submit the designation application along with documentation of five completed transactions.
- $325 | Active PWAR Members & Guests
o First year of REBAC membership is free
o Second year is $110, but prorated based on the month you joined REBAC
o $110 per year thereafter
For more information, visit the REBAC website (link is external).
Why work with an Accredited Buyer’s Representative? This designation is to prepare real estate professionals to represent buyer-clients in real estate transactions and provide the quality of service and degree of fidelity to buyers that sellers have customarily enjoyed. In addition, this course will offer ideas and methods for building a buyer representation business.
The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. Your first step in becoming a ABR designee is to become an ABR candidate.
Only REALTORS® who have met all requirements for the designation are permitted to call themselves an ABR® and use the ABR® logo.
- By successfully completing this comprehensive two-day ABR® course and passing the written exam, you will have reached the status of ABR candidate. ABR® candidates cannot use the ABR® logo or refer to themselves as an ABR®. (You have up to three years to complete).
- Demonstrating practical experience by completing and closing five real estate transactions in which the practitioner functioned as a buyer’s representative.
- Maintaining membership in good standing in the National Association of REALTORS® and in the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council.
- Successful completion of one approved elective course and passing the written exam.
As an ABR® candidate, you receive a one-year free membership to REBAC (from the date of your ABR course). After that, you will be billed $110.00 ($US), for the next calendar year will be due on January 1st and will be prorated to reflect the number of months remaining after this first 12-month period. No payment is needed at time of ABR candidacy application.
In order to hold the ABR designation, it requires continued membership in REBAC.
Member: 2-day Course – $315 PWAR Members
Non-Member: 2 day Course – $325 Non-Members
$20 cancellation fee applies. Click here for cancellation policy.