It's not uncommon in the real estate industry to see a number of acronyms following an agent's name on their business card, email signature or profile pages across the internet.
You work hard earning the designations that the industry has created to help you become a better agent. CRS, GRI, ABR, IMSD......all designed to help a practitioner become more proficient in some aspect of the industry.
So which of these certifications or designations actually help you become a better agent? In this weeks Product Reviews newsletter we will focus on the Certifications and Designations area of ActiveRain Product Reviews.
Have you taken any of the courses below? We'd love if you would share that experience with your peers. Every day there are new people entering our industry and they are faced with trying to determine which certifications and designations are worth adding to their resume. You can help them figure it out by giving honest feedback on the courses you have tried in your career.
If there is some certification or designation that we don't currently have available to review, but you absolutely loved it (or maybe thought it was a complete waste of time and resources) you can add it to be reviewed by going here.
If you have participated in any of the certifications and designations below, we'd love your opinions so we can share them with anyone interested in expanding their expertise. (click the image to leave a review of each certification or designation)
Graduate, REALTORS® Institute (GRI)
Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP)
National Association of REALTOR E-Pro (e-Pro)