We all know what “MD” or “DDS” signify after someone’s name. What about letters like “GRI,” “CRB,” or “CRS” after a Realtor’s name? What do they mean? Is it important for you to know this? Absolutely!
In previous articles, I have given you ideas on how to choose an agent. By knowing what it takes for someone to earn these letters, you will have one more tool to help in your selection.
Real estate designations are granted by institutes, societies, councils and specialty sections affiliated with the National Association of Realtors (NAR), a trade organization with a membership of approximately 720,000 real estate licensees in the United States and its territories.
In this article, I will review the three designations you will most likely encounter as a buyer or seller of residential properties. At the end, you will find a glossary of designations for other real estate specialties.Read More