Accredited Buyer's Representative

The ABR® Designation: For Real Estate Professionals that Want to Represent the Needs of Homebuyers During the Real Estate Transaction 

Th Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.  This coveted designation is awarded by Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council  (REBAC) to Realtors® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.

The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients.  When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:

  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends associated with buyer representation.
  • Access to members-only benefits such as marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitve edge for ABR® designees.

ABR® Member Benfits incude customizable marketing tools, The Home Buyer's Toolkit, Consumer One-Sheets, access to the ABR® Print Shop, the online referral database, a Home Buyer's seminar guide, access to the ABR® designation Facebook App and various print and online information sources.

How can I earn the ABR® Designation? 

To attain and use the ABR® designation, agents must successfully pass the ABR® designation course, complete an approved ABR® elective, and document five completed transactions in which they acted as a buyer representative.  Membership in REBAC and the National Association of Realtors® is also required.  Read more about these requirements.