Who is it for?

The Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) certification is for REALTORS® who specialize in buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in resort, recreational, and/or vacation destinations.

What You Gain

  • Differentiate yourself on nar.realtor and realtor.com®
  • Receive monthly e-newsletters
  • Participate in quarterly webinars on investment, second-home, and vacation property issues
  • Gain the right to use RSPS logos and marketing materials
  • Be eligible to join the private RSPS Facebook group for networking
  • Access to
    • Logos
    • Referral form
    • RSPS customizable press release
    • Marketing materials

How to Earn It

Education

  • Successfully complete the Resort & Second-Home Specialist (RSPS) certification course online or in a classroom

Exam

  • For the online Resort and Second-Home Markets course only, pass the exam at the end of the course with an 80% or better score. The exam is also required by some states for continuing education (CE) credit.

Professional Affiliation

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

Application

Cost

  • Course
  • Application Fee
    • $194.50

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Copyright

Real estate professionals must be cognizant of copyright issues when it comes to listing content, most notably in connection with listing photographs.

Commitment to Excellence

Developing and enhancing 11 competencies that indicate a REALTOR®'s commitment to ethics, advocacy, technology, data privacy, and customer service.