The National Association of Realtors® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.
Boost Your Income with Designations
Earning one or more designations continues to make a difference in REALTOR® earnings. Based on 2013 NAR survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600. (Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile)
NAR and its affiliates offer designations and certifications for a wide range of real estate specialties. Earning these designations and certifications helps members to increase their expertise and marketability, giving them a professional advantage.
Continuing education credit is also available for many of the online designation and certification courses.