Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®)

Who is it for? The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate buyer’s agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process. What You Gain Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers. Ongoing specialized information, programs, and updates that keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers. Access to members-only publications, marketing tools and resources(link is external). Networking and referral opportunities.

PRICE: $0! (Normally $295) – Available to LOTSAR members only.

NAR’s GREEN Designation

Who is it for?

NAR’s GREEN Designation is designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in real estate.

What You Gain

  • Access to members-only marketing tools to help you build your business and gain a competitive edge
  • Comprehensive understanding of how homes with green features should be marketed differently than traditional homes
  • Market research about communicating with clients interested in different facets of green
  • Improved visibility as a trusted advisor and source of information on green homes
  • Listing in the online GREEN directory(link is external)
  • Exclusive industry webinars
  • Pre-written green content for your social media channels
  • The GREEN REsource Council’s monthly newsletter
  • Promotional tools including:
    • Customizable GREEN client handouts on a variety of green topics
    • Social media headers and images
    • Professionally designed banner ads for designee use
    • Logos for print media and member Web sites
    • Customizable postcard options
    • Marketing brochures for consumers and builders
    • Personalized press releases
    • Access to the GRC Facebook group
  • Toolkits, guides, and other resources are available through the members-only section of the GREEN REsource Council website.

For more info, go to https://www.nar.realtor/education/designations-and-certifications/green

When: March 23-24, 2023, 9am-4pm
Where: LOTSAR/Sky Land School
21 Restaurant Ct, Asheville, NC 28805

Military Relocation Professional (MRP) In-Person

Who is it for?

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service members. The MRP certification program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.

What You Gain

  • Understanding of the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices
  • Ability to provide information to help members through a rent or buy, sell or rent decision-making process
  • Ability to identify and provide services that help service members sell or find and purchase suitable homes
  • The knowledge of the military relocation process you need to guide service members through the real estate transaction
  • Ability to explain the basics of VA financing
  • Access to the members-only marketing tools and resources
  • The Military Relocation Professional Certification Core course is an approved elective for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation.

How to Get Certified

  • Be in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • Complete the one-day Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification Course.
  • Submit a one-time certification fee of $195.

What: MRP When: October 18, 2024
Time: 9am-4pm
Where: LOTSAR, 21 Restaurant Ct, Asheville, NC 28805
LUNCH PROVIDED

Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS)

The goal of the Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist Certification Course is to help real estate practitioners adapt and apply their core real estate skills, develop business and branding strategies, understand the issues and trends that impact the second-home market, and help buyers choose properties that meet their vacation or investment second-home goals. Participants will gain knowledge of the essentials of buying and selling second-home properties for recreation and investment and build a second-home business

This course qualifies REALTORS who are in good standing with NAR to apply for the RSPS Certification (separate application fee required).

Stephanie Walker

Stephanie Walker has been in the real estate business for more than 3 decades Her experiences give her plenty of real life stories to supplement her courses with actual scenarios that bring relevance, substance, and humor to attendees. 
Attendees remark that sessions with Stephanie are enjoyable, informative, interactive and full of real world examples that are relevant to the issues they face on a daily basis.  She has found a way to make Ethics fun! 
Stephanie holds a number of NAR Designations and is trained in both REALTOR® and Superior Court Mediation. She is a past President of both the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® and the North Carolina Association of REALTORS®.  Stephanie was honored as the 2016 NC REALTORS® REALTOR of the Year. 

Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

Who is it for?

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service members. The MRP certification program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.

What You Gain

  • Understanding of the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices
  • Ability to provide information to help members through a rent or buy, sell or rent decision-making process
  • Ability to identify and provide services that help service members sell or find and purchase suitable homes
  • The knowledge of the military relocation process you need to guide service members through the real estate transaction
  • Ability to explain the basics of VA financing
  • Access to the members-only marketing tools and resources
  • The Military Relocation Professional Certification Core course is an approved elective for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation.
How to Get Certified
  • Be in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • Complete the one-day Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification Course.
  • Submit a one-time certification fee of $195.
What: MRP When: October 28, 2022 Time: 9am-4pm Where: LOTSAR, 21 Restaurant Ct, Asheville, NC 28805 LUNCH PROVIDED

Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS)

The goal of the Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist Certification Course is to help real estate practitioners adapt and apply their core real estate skills, develop business and branding strategies, understand the issues and trends that impact the second-home market, and help buyers choose properties that meet their vacation or investment second-home goals. Participants will gain knowledge of the essentials of buying and selling second-home properties for recreation and investment and build a second-home business

This course qualifies REALTORS who are in good standing with NAR to apply for the RSPS Certification (separate application fee required).

Stephanie Walker

Stephanie Walker has been in the real estate business for more than 3 decades Her experiences give her plenty of real life stories to supplement her courses with actual scenarios that bring relevance, substance, and humor to attendees. 
Attendees remark that sessions with Stephanie are enjoyable, informative, interactive and full of real world examples that are relevant to the issues they face on a daily basis.  She has found a way to make Ethics fun! 
Stephanie holds a number of NAR Designations and is trained in both REALTOR® and Superior Court Mediation. She is a past President of both the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® and the North Carolina Association of REALTORS®.  Stephanie was honored as the 2016 NC REALTORS® REALTOR of the Year. 

Cracking the Code: A Guide to REALTOR® Code of Ethics and Professional Standards Enforcement (ZOOM)

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES (4 hrs Elective credit)

By the end of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the history of the Code of Ethics, including the benefits to members and the public alike in having and enforcing the Code
  • Differentiate between the various articles in the Code of Ethics
  • Apply your knowledge of the articles to various scenarios involving potential violations of the Code of Ethics
  • Breakdown and analyze the Professional Standards process, including the roles of various personnel and committees
  • Synthesize your knowledge by going through the Professional Standards process based on a specific set of facts and determining whether a violation has occurred.

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Cracking the Code: A Guide to REALTOR® Code of Ethics and Professional Standards Enforcement (ZOOM)

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES (4 hrs Elective credit)

By the end of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the history of the Code of Ethics, including the benefits to members and the public alike in having and enforcing the Code
  • Differentiate between the various articles in the Code of Ethics
  • Apply your knowledge of the articles to various scenarios involving potential violations of the Code of Ethics
  • Breakdown and analyze the Professional Standards process, including the roles of various personnel and committees
  • Synthesize your knowledge by going through the Professional Standards process based on a specific set of facts and determining whether a violation has occurred.

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Cracking the Code: A Guide to REALTOR® Code of Ethics and Professional Standards Enforcement (ZOOM)

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES (4 hrs Elective credit)

By the end of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the history of the Code of Ethics, including the benefits to members and the public alike in having and enforcing the Code
  • Differentiate between the various articles in the Code of Ethics
  • Apply your knowledge of the articles to various scenarios involving potential violations of the Code of Ethics
  • Breakdown and analyze the Professional Standards process, including the roles of various personnel and committees
  • Synthesize your knowledge by going through the Professional Standards process based on a specific set of facts and determining whether a violation has occurred.

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National Real Estate Ethics Day® (Zoom)

Need to fulfill your COE requirement?

Join NC REALTOR® Leigh Brown LIVE on Thursday, May 23, for this year’s virtual #NationalEthicsDay. CE Included

About Leigh Brown This is my gift to my profession, no fee goes directly to me — after we pay for the overhead for the event, we’re going to make a giant gift to our charity.” said Brown. “This is going to be fun! We’re going to get the hashtag trending again #NationalEthicsDay and get our REALTOR® members talking about what it means to be bound by the Code of Ethics. Not just talking about it like words on paper.” ~ Leigh Brown


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