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.