Choosing a Realtor
We're always striving to do our best. Part of this effort includes earning the credentials and qualifications that demonstrate our ability to meet and exceed our clients' needs. Below you'll find descriptions of a few of the specialized designations earned our Bellingham real estate agents.
Certified Residential Specialist: CRS
“For over thirty years CRS has been developing real estate training that helps REALTORS® achieve the next level of success. Our classroom and online courses provide systems and strategies that can boost your productivity so you can be more effective for your clients. Subjects include listing, selling, pricing, technology, marketing, referral generation and more.”
Accredited Buyers' Representative: ABR
"The ABR® designation is geared towards agents who wish to enhance their buyer representation skills, and provides proof to prospective buyer-clients of their proficiency at servicing the special needs of buyers. The ABRMSM designation, on the other hand, is intended for owners, brokers and managers who have or intend to incorporate buyer representation into their companys service offerings. Developed in partnership with the Real Estate Brokerage Managers Council of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, the education program includes the ABR® Designation course as a requirement, though not the designation itself…”
Seniors' Real Estate Specialist: SRES
"REALTORS® who want to specialize in the real estate needs of maturing Americans are earning the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation by taking the new SRES course designed and conferred by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council of the National Association of REALTORS®...."
Certified Distressed Property Expert: CDPE
"An Agent who has earned the CDPE Designation has dedicated their time and effort to understanding the issues distressed homeowners are dealing with. The CDPE Professional is an agent who understands the full range of solutions and is ready to help. While experiencing financial distress is difficult for any family, the process of finding a real estate professional shouldn't be, Selecting a CDPE agent ensures you are dealing with a professional ready to address your needs."
Five Star Professional: FSP
The Five Star Professional award is presented to service professionals, such as wealth managers and real estate agents, in more than 45 markets in the U.S., and now in Canada. The Five Star Professional award goes to service professionals who score highest in overall satisfaction.