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What is the ABR® Designation

The ABR® Difference

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate professionals who have a passion for working with buyer-clients and want to take their excellence and service to the next level.

Elevate your skills with an ABR® designation

Elevate your skills and knowledge

Get ahead with an ABR® designation

Get ahead of industry issues and trends

Gain competitive edge with an ABR® designation

Gain a competitive edge

Why It’s Worth It

You can't count on the market—you have to count on your skills. ABR® designees have continuous access to education, industry information, marketing materials, and more. These resources can boost referrals and lead generation. 

 

 

Separate Yourself From The Pack

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Why I earned my ABR®

  • Don’t keep the designation a secret! Be proud of the accomplishment and share it with friends, family, and clients.

    Anne McCrann, ABR®
    RI and MA
    Anne McCrann, ABR designee

Member News

  • Building Your Pipeline

    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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