Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)

Course Length: 
Classroom 1 day; Online 6 hours
Available Online: 
Additional Information: 
Counts as an elective course towards the ABR® designation. Counts as eight elective credits towards the CRS designation, and counts towards SRS designation. For course dates and locations, go to Training4RE ( To take the online course go to Center for REALTOR® Development (
Designation or Certification: 
Accredited Buyer’s Representative® (ABR®), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures represent the new “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as how to identify the distinct real estate opportunities in foreclosure are not merely good skills to have in today’s market—they are critical. This course helps students evaluate all available options for distressed homeowners and identify the components of an effective short-sale package. This course looks at how real estate professionals can counsel buyer-clients in the purchase of foreclosure properties. And as a practical resource, this course shows students how consumers can foreclosure in the future.

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