Who is it for?

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

What You Gain

  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs, and updates that keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers.
  • Access to members-only publications, marketing tools and resources.
  • Networking and referrals

How to Earn It

Education

  • Complete the two-day core designation course.
  • Complete one of the ABR® elective courses.

Take the course.*
Take an elective.

Work Experience

  • Documentation of five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative.

Professional Affiliation

  • Membership in good standing in REBAC
  • Membership in good standing in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

o Exception: International members of REBAC do not have to be members of NAR.

Exam

Pass the ABR® core designation course exam with an 80% or better score.
Pass the exam for the ABR® elective course of your choice with an 80% or better score.

Application

  • Submit the designation application along with documentation of five completed transactions.

Cost

  • Cost of courses
  • REBAC Dues

o First year of REBAC membership is free
o Second year is $110, but prorated based on the month you joined REBAC
o $110 per year thereafter

For more information, visit the REBAC website.

*Course discount available through the REALTOR Benefits® Program.

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