Getting Your ABR Designation

Dated: July 1 2014

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Why should I earn the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation?
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.

In addition, REBAC provides many membership benefits to help your business grow and keep you up-to-date and networked, with new enhancements added each year.

What are the ABR® designation requirements?
Four (4) requirements must be met to attain and use the ABR® designation:

Successful completion of the two-day Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course, including an 80 percent passing grade on the exam. After you complete this course you will have three (3) years in which to complete the other ABR® designation requirements.

Successful completion of one of the ABR® elective courses, including an 80 percent passing grade on the exam. This course may be taken prior to completing the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course.

Documentation verifying five (5) completed transactions in which the ABR® candidate acted as a buyer’s representative. Any transactions closed prior to taking the ABR® Designation Course or closed within three years after completing the course are eligible for credit. The documentation necessary for each of your five (5) completed transactions are as follows:

Copy of the signed buyer agency agreement OR purchase/sale agreement OR disclosure statement.

The contract must verify the agent's name and/or include the agent's signature as the buyer's agent.
Providing only the name and/or signature of the buyer's agent's broker is not sufficient.
AND

Copy of the closing/settlement statement verifying that each transaction closed.

Membership in good standing in the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) and the NationalAssociation of REALTORS®.

Important Note: All requirements must be completed within three years of passing the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course.
Denver Colorado Realtor -Michael Steffen Michael is a motivated realtor specializing with investors and new home buyers located in the following areas; DenverArvada Aurora Bennett Byers Castle Pines Castle Rock Centennial Cherry Hills Village Columbine Valley Deer Trail Denver Elbert Englewood Franktown Greenwood Village Highlands Ranch Larkspur Littleton Lone Tree Parker Sedalia Sheridan Strasburg WatkinsWheat Ridge, Lakewood, Castle Rock, Thornton, Westminster, Evergreen, Golden. Michael Steffen 
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