Reciprocity and DC Real Estate Licensing

 

D.C. LICENSING RECIPROCITY (1)

How to Get Your DC Real Estate License through Reciprocity

To begin the reciprocity process for DC, REALTORS® must take DC's three-hour fair housing course, obtain an original DPOR Letter of Certification from the board(s), and take the DC licensing law exam.

A Real Estate Salesperson or Brokers' Certification of License or Letter of Good Standing is a document that proves the agent is licensed to perform real estate business in their state. The Real Estate Board of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) will license real estate salespersons, brokers, and firms who have completed and passed a written exam, which allows them to represent others in property transactions. A Certification of License is needed if the agent or broker is interested in taking an exam for a real estate license in a state with reciprocity. To obtain a Certification of License for the state of Virginia, please visit DPOR's Main Page

Please call ASI at 888-204-6192 to obtain a copy of the DC Real Estate Statute to learn and study before the exam, and call 800-274-2602 to schedule your test.

On the day of your exam, please bring the original letter(s) of licensure, the fair housing course certificate of completion, payment for the ASI exam fee, and any other required documents, to the exam site. (When you register to take the exam, ASI will send you a confirmation sheet that lists all required documents).

Click Here  for more information or call ASI at 800-274-2602 Ext. 6192
Invest in Yourself!

To enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the National Association of Realtors® and its Institutes, Societies and Councils offer designations and certifications. Add expertise and boost your earning potential!

Invest in Yourself!

To enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the National Association of Realtors® and its Institutes, Societies and Councils offer designations and certifications. Add expertise and boost your earning potential!

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Accredited Buyer Representative Designation

This two day course is the first step towards earning your ABR Designation.  In addition to the core course one must complete an eight-hour elective and verification of five buyer-brokered transactions within three years of the course. For more information visit: http://rebac.net/

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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Designation

International real estate opportunities are everywhere. In this five-day institute, get the knowledge, research, network and tool to globalize your business.

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Pricing Strategies Advisor

Select appropriate comparables, guide sellers and buyers through a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and interact effectively with appraisers. Learn more at www.rebac.net.

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At Home with Diversity (AHWD)

At Home With Diversity (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers.

CRS

Certified Residential Specialist

The CRS designation is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers, and brokers. On average, CRS designees earn nearly three times more in income, transactions, and gross sales than non-designee REALTORS®.

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Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designation

Serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate: clients age 50+. Find out more at SeniorsRealEstate.com.

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Short Sales & Foreclosures Resource Certification (SFR)

The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.

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Graduate, Realtor® Institute

Stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a Realtor® who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical subjects as well as the fundamentals of real estate. A minimum of 90 hours of coursework is required, which includes nine mandatory and three elective courses.

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Military Relocation Pro

Master this niche market and win future military referrals.

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Seller Representative Specialist Designation (SRS)

The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills essential for seller advocacy.
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Check NAR's website for information on Designations and Certifications available to increase your skills and help you stand out.

NAR Realtor® Designations and Certifications

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