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ACCREDITED BUYER'S REPRESENTATIVE

(ABR®) DESIGNATION COURSE 

​This is a two day course that is a must for agents working with buyers in today's market. Take your business to a higher level of professionalism. Register for this course today!


Who is it for?
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process.

What 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 keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers.

  • Access to members-only publications, marketing tools and resources(link is external).

  • Networking and referrals

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

Course Goals

  • Understand and demonstrate your value to today’s buyer.
  • Acquire the skills and resources to succeed as a buyer’s agent in a dynamic real estate market.
  • Help buyers find the right property at the right terms and price in both a buyer’s or seller’s market.

Learning Objectives

Module 1: The Value and Role of the Buyer Representative

  • Define your value proposition as a buyer’s representative by learning what is important to buyers.
  • Recognize how a buyer-agent relationship is legally formed.
  • Understand your duties and responsibilities as a buyer’s representative.

Module 2: The Buyer Counseling Session

  • Explain the goals of a buyer consultation and how to prepare for the initial session.
  • Conduct a successful counseling session that educates the buyer, builds trust, and leads to a signed buyer representation agreement.
  • Understand the importance of real estate contracts in relation to buyer loyalty and compensation.

Next Course Date:

​In Person - 2 Full Day Classes.
February  8 & 9,  2023
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Lunch provided during 1 hour break each day).

Salisbury, MD
ERA Martin Associates
1000 E. Main Street, Salisbury, MD 21084

Early Bird Pricing:  $250 for two full days until January 31.
Regular price of $295 after Jan. 31.
Note: This course is also approved for 6 hours of MD & DC Continuing Education 

To register: On our class registration page, select this February 8 course  from the "In Person Class" drop-down menu. Click here to register.

Course is approved for 6 hours of Maryland Topic F (elective) continuing education credits.

​This is a two day course that is a must for agents working with buyers in today's market. Take your business to a higher level of professionalism. Register for this course today!
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Next Course Date:

​In Person - 2 Full Day Classes.
March 11 & 12,  2023

Saturday & Sunday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Lunch provided during 1 hour break each day).
Laurel, MD
Exit Right Realty Training Room
8710-16 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20707

Early Bird Pricing:  $250 for two full days until March 7.
Regular price of $295 after March 7.
Note: This course is also approved for 6 hours of MD & DC Continuing Education 


To register: On our class registration page, select this March 11 course  from the "In Person Class" drop-down menuClick here to register.

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​Next Course Date:


​In Person - 2 Full Days of Classes.
March 22 & 23,  2023
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Lunch provided during 1 hour break each day)
Ellicott City, MD
Keller Williams Integrity Training Room
3290 North Ridge Rd. Suite 150, Ellicott City, Md 21043



Early Bird Pricing:  $250 for the two full days until March 8.
Regular price of $295 for registrations received after March 8.

Note: This course is also approved for 6 hours of MD & DC Continuing Education 


To register: 
On our class registration page, select this February 18 course  from the "In Person Class" drop-down menu. Then click "Add Class" 

Click here to register.
​​This is a two day course that is a must for agents working with buyers in today's market. Take your business to a higher level of professionalism. Register for this course today!







What Is the ABR Designation?

The ABR, or Accredited Buyer Representative, is a designation offered by the National Association of REALTORS® to REALTORS® who work directly with buyer clients.

It is reserved for agents who have direct experience working with buyers, who provide a superior client experience, and who are constantly striving to offer their clients more by way of training, professional development, and insight into the latest strategies for meeting and exceeding their clients’ expectations.

Completing the ABR® designation course is the first step toward earning your ABR® designation. These additional steps include doing the following within three years after taking this course: 1) Successfully completing one applicable elective course; 2) Submitting the designation application including five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative; and 3) Being a member in good standing in both REBAC (1st year: free; 2nd year: $110, but prorated based upon join date; $110 per year thereafter) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

For additional information on how to earn your ABR® Designation visit:
 https://abr.realtor/earn-your-designation