ABR, CBR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RSPS, SRS
ABR, RSPS, SRS, AREAA
Seller Representative and Listing Specialist Designations:
CLHMS – Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
The Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation assures affluent buyers and sellers that real estate professionals have the knowledge, experience, and unique skills to meet their needs. Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation have documented performance in the TOP 10% of their residential markets and have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market.
CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
CRS members who have met certain educational and professional requirements are eligible to apply for the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation. The CRS Designation signals to consumers and other real-estate professionals that you are one of the best of the best.
GRI – Graduate, Realtor Institute
The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide the highest level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. GRI designees act with professionalism and are committed to serving their clients and customers with the highest ethical standards.
RSPS – Resort and Second Home Property Specialist
RSPS is recognized as an official NAR Certification, and allows buyers and sellers to have confidence in the ability of a REALTOR® who specializes in buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination, to assist them with their search.
SRS – Seller Representative Specialist
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation, recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®, 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 practitioners who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.
Buyer Specialist Designations:
ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative
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.
CBR – Certified Buyer Representative
A Certified Buyer Representative (CBR®) is specially trained to represent the buyers, helping them get the best possible price for the home they desire.
REALTOR® – NAR, HAR & RAM
National Association of Realtors
Hawaii Association of Realtors
Realtor Association of Maui
Institute for Luxury Home Marketing – Million Dollar Guild
Recognized as the highest performing achievement in luxury markets around the world, the Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition assures high-net-worth-individuals that real estate professionals who have achieved GUILD status are remarkably knowledgeable, experienced, and have the unique skills necessary to meet and exceed expectations for today’s most discerning luxury buyers and sellers. Luxury real estate professionals achieve GUILD recognition after having completed the luxury home sales and marketing training, becoming an Institute Member, earning the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation, and have documented performance in the million dollars and above residential market.
REBI – Real Estate Business Institute
The Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®. Formerly the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers, the organizational name change was approved in May 2015 to better reflect how our business has evolved. The outstanding credentials are rooted in exceptional learning experiences with practical course content to improve business operations and raise the bar for professional development.
REBAC – Real Estate Buyers Agency Council
The Real Estate Buyers Agency Council (REBAC) is the world’s largest association of real estate professionals focusing on the specialties required in representing the real estate buying public.
AREAA – Asian Real Estate Association of America
The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) is a nonprofit professional trade organization dedicated to promoting sustainable homeownership opportunities in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities by creating a powerful national voice for housing and real estate professionals that serve this dynamic market.