NAR Education Matrix

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course

The overall goals of the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation course are 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.
  • Offer ideas and methods for building a buyer representation business.
  • Develop a self-customized tool for conducting a buyer counseling session.

Topics include:
  • Buyer Representation
  • Understanding Types of Agency Relationships
  • Creating an Agency Relationship
  • Client and Customer Relationships, Duties, and Responsibilities
  • How We Work with Buyers
  • Buyer Services
  • The Buyer Counseling Session
  • Offers and Negotiations
  • Building a Buyer Representation Business

Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council, Inc.
Course Length:   
Two-day classroom course or 12 hour online course
Available Online:   
Additional Information:   
Upon completion of the two-day course and successfully passing the exam, you will have achieved ABR® candidate status, a three-year period during which you must fulfill the educational and experiential requirements to earn the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, Inc.

  • Required course for the ABR® Designation

For course dates and locations go to Training4RE

To take the course online go to Center for REALTOR® Development

Designation or    Certification:   
This course can be credited towards the following designations or certifications:

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