What Is the C-RETS Certification, and Who Is It For?

The Certified Real Estate Team Specialist (C-RETS) certification is designed to improve team development, individual leadership skills, and financial performance. The courses provide the tools, strategies, and knowledge that are required of today’s real estate professionals who are either considering or currently operating in a team environment. It is for team leaders, team members, those looking to start a team, and those who simply want to sharpen their management skills.

Benefits of Becoming a C-RETS

• Better team management skills
• The C-RETS certification counts towards the CRB designation

How to Earn the C-RETS Certification



  • An exam is required for online/self-paced courses. No exam is required for most classroom or live virtual courses.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®


  • One-time application fee
    • $159
  • There are no annual dues

For more information, visit the C-RETS website.

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