Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)


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Who is it for?  

Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers and brokers. 

What You Gain  

  • Discounts of up to 50% on most education offered by the Residential Real Estate Council (RRC)
  • Access to the Council’s referral network
  • Listing in the Council’s online and print directories
  • Eligibility to join the Qualified Consumer Leads program
  • Attend RRC events at preferred member pricing
  • Free subscription to Inman Select News
  • Subscription to the Council’s magazine, the The Residential Specialist
  • Professionally branded materials like customizable sign riders, fact sheets, business cards, and the bi-monthly Your Home newsletter
  • Local Networking through your state RRC organization
  • Recognition of your expertise—the CRS designation is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers, and brokers
  • Discounts on insurance coverage through USI Affinity 

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Course Benefits

Designations and Certifications are a great way to make you stand out from the crowd and have that extra cutting edge knowledge to better succeed in this competitive market.

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With classes and programs focused on developing Realtor® skills and expertise, NVAR is a business partner to rely on. Professional designations and elective continuing education are included in the packed programming calendar that fuels industry I.Q. The Shop Realtor® menu of in-store and online publications shares the latest professional development strategies to keep Realtors® operating at peak performance in a highly competitive marketplace.