Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) is a REALTOR® certification for specialists in buying and selling resort and second home properties. The RSPS certification application fee is currently $97.25, 50% off the full price of $194.50, until December 31, 2022.
Resort and Second Home
Keep up on the latest developments in the resort and second home market, earn the Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) certification, and network with other members who specialize in the buying, selling, or management of investment, development, retirement, or second homes.
Lifestyle factors continue to be the primary motivation for vacation-home buyers, with the desire for rental income driving investment purchases. Vacation homes were more likely to be located in a rural area, while investment homes were more likely to be in a suburban location.
The market share of vacation- and investment-home sales held steady in 2010, although the sales volume declined with the overall market according to the 2011 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey.