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ABR® Designation Course

The ABR® Designation Course

The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course is more than just the first step towards earning your designation, as it aims to provide you with valuable insights and information to make you a better real estate professional.

Course Goals

Be fully prepared with your ABR®

Be fully prepared for future real estate transactions.

Enhance communications

Enhance client communications

Build a successful business

Build a successful buyer representation business

Develop templates for buyer consultation

Develop your own template for a buyer consultation session

Earn at least 80% on the exam

Earn at least an 75% on the final exam (online course takers)

Choose Your Course

There are dozens of ABR® designation courses available online or in a live classroom format to choose from and the list is always being updated. Explore the options below to find a course that best fits your schedule.     

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Why I earned my ABR®

  • Always remember who you are working for—your client, not your commission. Do your job well and the rewards will come.

    Andrea (Andi) DeFelice, ABR®, Broker
    Savannah, GA
    Andrea DeFelice, ABR designee

Member News

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    In light of the current market dynamics and shifting industry norms, it’s critical for buyer agents to prioritize building and nurturing their client pipeline like never before. With severely limited inventory, high interest rates, and high prices, the home search can be a lengthy and uncertain process for many buyers.

    Even if you have a healthy number of buyer-clients you’re currently working with, they may be slower to get to the closing table—if at all!

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  • Low Inventory and Overcoming Implicit Bias

    It’s clear that 2023 was challenging for homebuyers and agents alike, but 2024 market forecasts signal increased buyer activity.

    In the recent “NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun reported that the number of existing-home sales declined an estimated 18% in 2023 after another near 18% drop in home sales in 2022. That puts 2023 on track as the worst year for home sales since 2008 and 1995. 

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