Professional Development

Professional development is a must for all Realtors® to ensure they keep up with the rapidly changing industry and technologies, but also to improve and grow their firms and the people who are part of those firms. This includes wide-ranging opportunities to explore good business practices, communications methods, community engagement,  and personal growth

FREE Safety Classes in September at Your Local Association

Module 7: Realtor® Safety and Self Defense with instructor Scott Deputy is sponsored by DAR and held at your local association office during September.

  • Sept. 7: NCCBOR, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register here. Nonmembers click here to register.
  • Sept. 14: KCAR Office, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register here.
  • Sept. 19: SCAOR Office, 1 – 4 p.m. Register here.

CRS Announces New Requirements for CRS designation. Council of Residential Specialists Announces New Get Info Here.


Other Opportunities

Through Thursday, August 31: All online Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) courses and bundles are available at a 25 percent discount. More info.

Sept. 6, 3 p.m.: No-Cost Webinar: Is the Voice the Future of Real Estate?, Real Estate Technology Institute, Register here .

Sept. 12, 10 a.m.: A TEDx Wilmington Salon: Personal Finance. Community Results. A Summit on Financial Empowerment. Sponsored by $tand by Me and the United Way. Information and registration are available here.

Sept. 11 – 15:  Council of Residential Specialists’ CRS Week. Complimentary education, training materials, and networking will be available via five webinars. Topics are “How to Differentiate Yourself Using Brand Experience,” “Video Marketing: No More Vanilla,” “How to Create an Email Newsletter that Brings in the Business,” “Choosing the Right Photos to Market Your Properties,” and “Making Social Media Work.” Click here for more.


Special for ABR and SRS Designees

The Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) and Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) have partnered to offer ABR® and SRS designees with a special networking and educational opportunity. Get details here.

PD from NAR

NAR offers a wide selection of real estate training options for members and association executives, including classroom and online courses, training toward earning designations and certifications, webinars, and a Masters of Real Estate degree (link is external). As a member, you also have access to the world’s largest real estate library.

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