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Designations

Increase your income. Build your expertise. Earn an official REALTOR® designation this year!

Most are Idaho CE-approved (for more info, see IREC CE-approved designations). To see how your designation course counts toward other designations, see the Designation Matrix!

GRI-Graduate REALTOR® Institute

GRI is one of the most widely recognized designations available to real estate professionals nationwide. New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require REALTORS® to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism. GRI after your name indicates an increased level of skill and professionalism to your clients and colleagues. The benefits from GRI are many and the learning value is significant. GRI 102/102 & 201/202 are approved Electives for the Brokers License

SFR-Short Sales & Foreclosures Certificate

As many agents can attest, your ability to close short sales and foreclosures depends in part on your confidence in seeing these transactions through. Begin building your confidence today by earning the NAR certification SFR or Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource. Visit www.realtorSFR.org for more information.

e-PRO Certification

e-PRO® is presented entirely online to certify you as an Internet Professional. e-PRO® is not just about technology - it's about how you can leverage your most powerful asset, your people-skills, into doing more business on the Internet. Take courses online now!

GREEN

NAR's sustainable property designation. Visit http://www.greenresourcecouncil.org/ for more information.

ABR-Accredited Buyer Representative

The ABR® designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation, awarded to REALTORS by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. ABRM®, Accredited Buyer Representative Manager designation, is geared to real estate firm brokers, owners and managers that have or wish to incorporate buyer representation into their daily practice. Take courses online now!

CRS-Certified Residential Specialist

CRS is a nationally recognized designation for residential agents. The CRS® Designation is awarded to experienced REALTORS® who complete advanced training in listing and selling, and meet rigorous production requirements. Take courses online now! To inquire about live classes contact the Idaho Chapter at www.IdahoCRS.com

SRES-Senior Real Estate Specialist

The SRES® Designation program trains REALTORS® to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of clients age 50+. Topics include senior legal issues, planning properly for future years, vacation and second homes, Medicaid and Medicare planning, and much more. Take courses online now!

CCIM-Cert. Commercial Investment Member

CCIM designees are recognized experts the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of more than 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Take courses online now!

RSPS-Resort/Second-home Prop. Specialist

RSPS helps the real estate practitioner to facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination. Take courses online now!

PMN-Performance Management Network

The PMN is a REALTOR® designation built from the ground up to bring you the real-world skills, the know-how and the tools that will keep your business out front and on top of an evolving market. It is offered through the Women's Council of REALTORS®. Take courses online now!

LC-Accredited Land Consultant

Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) aren't just land sales professionals, they are the most accomplished, the most experienced, and the highest performing land sales experts. Offered through the REALTOR® Land Institute. Take courses online now!

CIPS-Cert. International Property Specialist

The CIPS network is comprised of real estate professionals from 50 countries who deal in all types of real estate, but with one common element: they are focused specifically on the "international" market. Whether traveling abroad to put deals together, assisting foreign investors, helping local buyers invest abroad, or serving an immigrant niche in local markets, CIPS designees are consumers' best resource to ensure they are dealing with a professional skilled in the unique aspects of international real estate. Take courses online now!

At Home With Diversity Certification

A ground-breaking professional education initiative designed to provide America's real estate professionals with training and tools to expand their business as well as home ownership opportunities for more Americans. Take course online now!

NAR GREEN Certification

The National Association of REALTORS® created NAR’s Green Designation to provide ongoing education, resources and tools so that real estate practitioners can successfully seek out, understand, and market properties with green features. The course curriculum requires completion of a 12hr Core Course and a 6hr Elective Course in either residential, commercial, or property management. All courses are available in live lecture and online formats. NAR’s Green Designation gives designees the tools to become a community leader and resource in sustainable issues.