Designations and Certifications

REALTOR® Income With Designations Continues to Rise

Earning one or more designations continues to make a difference in REALTOR® earnings.  Based on 2013 NAR survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600. (Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile)

NAR and WVAR offer designations and certifications for a wide range of real estate specialties.  Earning these designations and certifications helps members to increase their expertise and marketability, giving them a professional advantage.

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ABR logoThe Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process.

Green_NAR_CMYKThrough NAR’s Green Designation, the Green Resource Council provides ongoing education, resources and tools to help real estate practitioners find, understand, and market properties with green features.

Graduate-Realtor-Institute-Horiz-RGBREALTORS® with the GRI designation have in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Earning the designation is a way to stand out to prospective buyers and sellers as a professional with expertise in these areas.

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NAR’s e-PRO® certification  teaches you to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to link up with today’s savvy real estate consumer.