Terms

Term Logo Description
ABR® (Accredited Buyer Specialist) Accredited Buyers Representative

When you look for an ABR® before you look for a home, you’ll be served, not sold. Your interests become their interests. And you’ll be working with someone who has gone the extra mile by completing specialized training in delivering the best in buyer-representation services. Plus, a REALTOR® who has an ABR® Designation also has an established track record, with proven experience in representing the concerns of homebuyers. ABR Website

Associate Broker

This license requires additional education and experience. Requirements include 2 years of full time real estate sales experience, over $2,000,000 in sales volume and an additional 90 hours of education.

Broker

A real estate broker or a real estate agent is a person who represents sellers or buyers of real estate/real property. While a broker may work independently, an agent must work under a licensed broker to represent clients.

CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)

The CRS designation is awarded by the Council of Residential Specialists and is the highest professional designation awarded to a REALTOR. Less than 4% of all REALTORS hold this designation. CRS Website

REALTOR®

REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. More...