Professional Development

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Excelling with Professional Development

The REALTOR® Association of Prince William (PWAR) Real Estate School is dedicated to meeting the needs of our members by providing tools to succeed in a challenging and competitive marketplace.  PWAR is your partner offering you classes, seminars, work groups and the competitive advantage in working with our professional Affiliate partners in specialty areas such as; appraisals, property management, and commercial development. PWAR offers special designations throughout the year to further advance your career. PWAR is your resource for all your educational needs.





A designation for REALTORS® is a major part of professional development.  With this in mind, PWAR offers a variety of educational opportunities with over 100 classes annually, including designation courses, such as:

GRI_largeThe Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. It increases the skill level across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process.



The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) is a skill that will help REALTORS® change the way they do business and cater to clients at every stage in the home buying process. This designation will gain a unique understanding of home buyers’ needs and how to best serve them, specialized information to stay on top of home buying issues and trends, and exclusive resources to share with clients and give a competitive edge.

The goal of Military Relocation Professional Certification Core Course is to educate real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs as sellers or buyers and take full advantage of military benefits and support. Students will learn how to provide the real estate services at any stage in the service member’s military career that meet the needs of this niche market and win future referrals.

Click here to view more designations & certifications being offered at PWAR.

Lunch & Learns

PWAR also offers monthly complimentary Lunch & Learn Series for members designed to broaden your knowledge and to stay updated on current changes. As always, these Lunch & Learns are free for our members with lunch provided and a topic provided by our Affiliate members.