November is Designation Awareness Month

To help you enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the National Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with its Institutes, Societies and Councils, offer a wide array of educational resources and encourage members to start or complete an officially-endorsed designation or certification throughout the month of November.

Why Earn Official NAR Designations and Certifications?

Be Better than the Competition

In today’s market, continuing education is your best way to stay ahead of the competition.  Now more than ever, successful agents must keep current on issues, involving technology, changing legalities, and many other central components of the business to keep pace in such a dynamic environment.  Although other designations exist, only these carry an official NAR endorsement. Look to NAR for the resources you need to stay on top of trends, including many high-value, online courses offered through the Center for REALTOR® Development. Continuing Education credit can be earned by completing many of the online designation and certification courses.

Learn More about Official Designations & Certifications

View a complete list of NAR’s official designations and certifications.

Get a Discount in November

During the month of November, all online designation and certification courses offered through the Center for REALTOR® Development are 20% off.

Course Offerings

See a list of all education provided by NAR and its affiliated Institutes, Societies and Councils.  Live and online course offerings available.


Young Professionals Network

YPN helps young real estate practitioners become more business savvy through networking events, communications, and sharing tips and tricks.

Tax Reform

NAR seeks to assure that tax reforms support the goals of homeownership and freedom to buy, maintain and sell real estate.