Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)

The Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) designation is designed for Real Estate professionals of all experience levels. Whether working with buyers or sellers, the National Association of REALTORS® Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification is designed to improve your skills in creating CMAs, pricing properties, understanding home values, and working with appraisers.

PSA Member Benefits

  • Use of PSA logo and name
  • Downloadable PSA Certificate
  • Customizable Press Release
  • PSA Customizable Marketing Materials
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Facebook private networking group
  • PSA lapel pin available for purchase through the REALTOR® Team Store

Steps to Earning a PSA Certification

Follow the steps outlined below to satisfy the requirements necessary to earn the Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Designation. Click each step for additional information including important resources that you might need along the way.

Step 1 - Complete the Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) course.
Complete the one-day PSA class with Champions School of Real Estate®.
Step 2 - Submit your application and pay the application fee.

Visit to submit your online application and pay your $179.00 application fee.

Please Note - After the initial application fee of $179 is paid, there are no annual certification dues (although you must maintain membership in NAR to use PSA)

Step 3 - Maintain good membership status with the National Association of Realtors (NAR)®.
All tuition fees include your first-year membership dues into designation associations. After your first year, the NAR® dues are $120 per agent. This amount is billed to all active REALTOR® and REALTOR® Associate members through their primary local association and is due by January 1st.
Step 4 - Display your PSA designation logo in your advertisements.
Once you have met all of your designation requirements, and officially been awarded your designation from the NAR, you may call yourself an PSA designee and display the PSA logo on all advertisements.

PSA Certification Course

The Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification course is offered as a stand-alone course to anyone wanting to learn more about working with Appraisers and pricing properties. This 8-hour course can also be taken for CE credit in Texas only. Keep in mind that the following course(s) can also be purchased at a discounted rate within the ABR Program below.

Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA (PSA)

Learn to understand and interpret Comparative Market Analyses.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included

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Complete ABR Program
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The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation Program includes the required ABR course and your choice of a Designation elective course. Together, these courses will satisfy the education requirement needed to apply for your ABR Designation. To mix-and-match multiple delivery methods, you can choose the Champions Advantage option.

Complete ABR Designation Program

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Courses Included in this Package:

  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Course
  • Choice of One Elective:
    • Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
    • New Home Construction (NHC)
    • Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA (PSA)
    • Marketing Strategy and Lead Generation (MSLG)

Additional Details:

  • FREE Books / PDFs Included
  • 23 TREC Credit Hours

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In this method, students must attend all hours in person. This method provides real estate classes that allow students to interact with instructors and peers. This method is beneficial for students who want to study alongside classmates. Students who thrive in conventional school environments will enjoy this method. Course exams are administered on the last day.

Virtual Classroom

Our ChampionsLive!™ virtual classrooms allow students to attend live classes remotely. In this format, classes will be live streamed via Zoom and students will be required to attend on set dates. This delivery method gives you the chance to ask questions and interact with instructors in real time. Each course has instructional assistants that answer questions during the lecture.

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