Who is it for?

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation is for REALTORS® who want to be able to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties. By earning the SRES® designation, REALTORS® are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions.

What You Gain

  • Access to the online SRES® member database
  • Access to the members-only section of the SRES® web site
  • Consumer marketing materials
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Marketing letters
  • Scripts and concepts for contacting clients age 50+

How to Earn It

Education

Exam

  • For the online 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 NAR or cooperating association
  • Member in good standing in the SRES® Council

Application

  • None

Cost

  • Online version of the course*
    • $295
  • Classroom version of the course
    • Varies by provider
  • SRES® Council annual dues
    • First full year is free
    • $99 per year thereafter

For more information, visit the SRES® website.

*Course discount available through the REALTOR Benefits® Program.

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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.