The Accredited Buyer Representative Manager (ABRMsm) designation is the only Buyer Representation Designation for Managers, Brokers and Owners affiliated with the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. This one-day course was developed in partnership with the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) of NAR specifically for managers, brokers and owners who wish to incorporate buyer representation into their companies' service offerings. Below is a list of the ABRMsm course objectives as well as the ABRMsm course outline.
Course Credit: One of the requirements needed to earn the ABRMsm Designation
Course Duration: 8 hours
Take the ABRMsm course online: You can preview the first online module for free before purchasing the entire online ABRMsm course
About the ABRMsm Designation
The ABRMsm (Accredited Buyer's Representative Manager) designation course was developed in partnership with the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) specifically for managers, brokers and owners who wish to better incorporate buyer representation into their companies' service offerings. Course topics include:
Creating a new company vision
Company and technology policies
Disseminating policy changes
Training and marketing systems
Marketing and evaluations
The ABRMsm designation is awarded by the Real Estate BUYERS AGENT Council (REBAC) of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® to those members who met the specified educational and practical experience criteria as listed below (in the ABRMsm Designation Requirements).
ABRMsm Designation Requirements
Four (4) requirements must be met to attain and use the ABRMsm designation:
Successful completion of the one-day ABRMsm Designation Course, including an 80% passing grade on the exam.
Successful completion of the two-day ABR® Designation Course, including an 80% passing grade on the exam OR a successful challenge of the exam.
Documentation verifying that the broker/owner/manager has overseen a minimum of 25 real estate transactions that involved a buyer agent or had more than 2 years of experience in the oversight of buyer representatives.
Membership in good standing in the Real Estate BUYERS AGENT Council and the National Association of REALTORS®.
ABR® Course Objective
The overall goals of the ABR® Designation course are to educate and prepare buyer's reps to provide the kind of service and fidelity to buyers that sellers have always enjoyed, and to offer methods for building your buyer representation business. In each Course Module, you will examine a different topic, and together they create a comprehensive guide to help you become an effective, efficient-and profitable-buyer's representative.
After completing this two-day course and successfully passing the exam, you will have achieved ABR® Candidate status, a three-year period during which you must fulfill the ABRM® Designation requirements to earn your ABR® Designation.
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