The Accredited Buyer 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.
ABR Designation Requirements:
Individuals must meet four requirements to attain and use the ABRŪ designation:
Successful completion of the two-day ABRŪ Designation Course, including an 80% passing grade on the exam
Successful completion of one approved elective course, including an 80% passing grade on the exam, within three (3) years of completing the ABRŪ Designation Course
Membership in good standing in the Real Estate BUYERS AGENT Council and the National Association of REALTORSŪ
Documentation verifying five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative (no dual agency). Any transactions closed prior to taking the ABRŪ Designation course or closed within three years after completing the ABR Designation Course are eligible for credit. Documentation necessary for each of your five (5) completed transactions includes a copy of the signed buyer agency agreement OR purchase/sale agreement OR disclosure. The contract must verify the agent's name and/or include the agent's signature as the buyer's agent.
Find ABR Training
To find training for the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation, go to the "Designation/License" section of the search box below, then select "Accredited Buyer Representative" and the appropriate state to see all options.
Find Self-Study, Online, Or Classroom Courses In Your Area
Designations/Certifications Improve your knowledge and industry standing!
Professional Development Products & Services to help manage and grow your career!
Need training or resources in other areas? Try our other Training Center sites:
RETrainingCenter.com provides Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) training for Real Estate professionals seeking the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation. This includes Accredited Buyer Representative seminars and other Accredited Buyer Representative training courses.