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GETTING STARTED
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Register for the Accredited Buyer Representative Class with the New Home Construction or Military Relocation Professional Elective Class.
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Submit the ABR application and evidence of representing 5 buyers in a 36-month period to REBAC.
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Receive the NAR® Recognized ABR designation and become listed in the REBAC Relocation Directory!
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Complete enrollment and get started today!

Accredited Buyer Representative(ABR) Accredited Buyer Representative
Designation (ABR)


Champions School of Real Estate Catalog Show your clients that you are an expert in representing buyers with the designation that says it all.

Why take an ABR class?
    Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation
  • You receive a NAR® recognized ABR designation
  • Your name is in the REBAC Relocation Directory distributed to over 1,600 corporations
  • You will have confidence in your ability to offer client-level services to your buyers
  • Learn how to use the Buyer Representation Agreement without fear of rejection
  • Understand retainer fees, hourly fees, transaction fees and how to earn them
How Do I Receive the ABR?
  • Take the 15-hour ABR course from Champions
  • Take an additional 8-hour course accepted by REBAC from Champions within 36-months
  • Show evidence that you have represented 5 buyers within in a 36-month period. REBAC will hold the application open for 36-months for new people wanting to get their ABR. You can take the class anytime, even prior to becoming a Realtor®
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ABR Designation Program
Accredited Buyer Representative Designation (ABR) plus your choice of one elective course (New Home Construction or Military Relocation Expert).(LEARN MORE)
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ABR Designation Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

This Texas real estate program includes the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation and your choice of one of three possible certifications for a total of $280. Together, these two designations equal up to 24 TREC elective hours, which can be used for continuing education, Broker's hours, or general designation education! In order to receive your ABR designation, you have to take a 9 hour course accepted by REBAC within 36 months of completion of the ABR course. Any of these three elective courses meet that requirement.

TEXAS REAL ESTATE DESIGNATION Program OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this Texas real estate designation program include:

  • Agency Relationships (ABR)
  • Client and Customer Relationships (ABR)
  • The Buyer Counseling Session (ABR)
  • Your choice of New Home Construction (NHC), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), or The Power Negotiator's Playbook (PNP)
ABR Course

COURSE
ENROLL (CHOOSE METHOD)
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Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course will teach you how to use the Buyer Representation Agreement without fear of rejection and it will help you understand retainer fees, hourly fees, transaction fees and how to earn them. It will give you confidence in your ability to offer client-level services to your buyers. With this course you will receive the NAR® recognized ABR designation and your name will be listed in the REBAC Relocation Directory that is distributed to over 1,600 corporations.

This course includes case studies, example forms, quizzes, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and thoroughly understand the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Agency Relationships
  • Client and Customer Relationships
  • Buyer Service
  • The Buyer Counseling Session
  • Offers and Negotiations
  • Building Your Buyer Representation Business
  • Tools
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ABR Elective Courses

COURSE
ENROLL (CHOOSE METHOD)
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New Home Construction (NHC)

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Solid increases in single-family starts, still historically low interest rates, and high buyer demand point to healthy sales of new-home construction. This one-day course provides buyer's representatives with the product knowledge and increased confidence to make new-home construction a win-win transaction for buyer clients.

This one-day course provides buyer's representatives with the product knowledge and increased confidence to make new-home construction a win-win transaction for buyer clients.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Topics covered in this course include:

  • The Opportunity for Real Estate Professionals
    • Gain an appreciation for the business of new homes from the perspective of the builder and sales representative
    • Describe the role and responsibilities of the buyer's representative when the buyer client pursues new-home construction
  • New Homes from the Ground Up
    • Explain how new homes are constructed&mdashfrom groundbreaking to walkthroughs, inspections, and closing
    • Describe the characteristics of new homes&mdashfrom custom to spec construction
    • Help clients evaluate pros and cons of purchasing new homes versus existing homes
  • The New-Home Sales Transaction
    • Help clients understand new-home construction sales contracts
    • Guide a client through the process and stages of building from contract to release
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Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

When service members and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This course focuses on preparing the real estate professional to successfully work with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support. Learn how to provide real estate services - at any stage in the service member's military career - that meets the needs of this niche market and win future referrals!

COURSE OUTLINE:
  • Learn the processes and procedures involved with military relocation
  • Use military market demographics to formulate business strategies.
  • Provide valulable information to help service members through a rent or buy, sell or rent decision-making process.
  • Explain the basics of VA financing.
  • Learn to recognize situations in which a buyer is eligible for VA financing.
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Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This 'Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA' course covers comparative market analyses or CMA's, and their purpose, impact, and terminology. Understand the difference between CMA's and appraisals. This course will prepare you to be able to effectively address concerns about pricing, choosing appropriate comparables, and preparing CMA's as well as working with appraisers.

Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels and those working with either buyers or sellers, the National Association of REALTORS® PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification provides a framework for understanding:

  • The purpose and benefits of CMAs
  • Terminology of pricing and valuation
  • The Code of Ethics as it relates to pricing
  • How to identify appropriate comparables, and where to find information about them
  • The role of supply and demand in pricing
  • How to adjust comparables
  • Specific challenges and special situations in making adjustments
  • How to guide clients through the CMA
  • How to work with appraisers
  • How to hone your pricing skills and practices
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