November is Designation Awareness Month

To help enhance skills, marketability, and professionalism, the National Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with its Institutes, Societies, and Councils, encourages members to start or complete an official designation or certification during the month of November.

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Why Earn Official NAR Designations and Certifications?

In today's quickly changing real estate business, continuing education is the best way to stay ahead of the competition. Successful agents need to keep current on issues, technology, changing legalities, and other aspects of real estate to keep pace. Designation and certification courses offer this knowledge, and many of the courses can also be applied to Continuing Education (CE) requirements .

Get a 20% Discount in November on Center for REALTOR® Development Online Courses

Designation Awareness Month Marketing Resources

To help you promote Designation Awareness Month, download and use the following social media images and web banners:

Download and share these images on social media:

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2017 Designation Awareness Month ad to share on social media

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Post these "November is Designation Awareness Month" banners on your web site and link them to the "All Courses" page at the Center for REALTOR®Development site: :

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Earn Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Continuing education credit is offered for many of the designation and certification courses. Browse the online courses at the Center for REALTOR® Development that can be applied for CE credit.

Professional Development Line of Credit

The REALTORS® Federal Credit Union offers a Professional Development Line of Credit. The competitive rates provide an excellent low-cost resource for education expenses.

You can apply for this line of credit for:

  • NAR Designation and Certification Courses
  • REALTOR® University's Master of Real Estate degree program
  • State Licensing Requirements
  • Continuing Education (CE)
  • Other related fees

For more information, contact the REALTOR® Federal Credit Union's (RFCU) lending center at 703-709-8921 or 1-866-709-8921. Obtaining any loan with the Credit Union requires RFCU membership; you can become a member by opening a primary savings account with a minimum deposit of $5.00.



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

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