Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation is a top-tier real estate credential awarded for expertise in senior housing. In the required 15-hour course, agents will learn how to: differentiate between senior housing options; assist seniors with Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA) applications; use pension, 401(k) accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions; analyze how Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security affect real estate; protect clients from mortgage loan schemes that target seniors; and adapt presentation and counseling methods for senior clients. This designation grants you membership in the SRES council and makes you stand out as an elite agent in the field of senior housing.

How To Earn an SRES Designation

Follow the steps below to earn a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation.

Step 1 - Complete the two-day Senior Real Estate Specialist course at Champions School of Real Estate
Step 2 - Remain in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)
Step 3 - Maintain membership in the SRES council (annual dues are waived for the first year and are $99 thereafter)

For more information about the Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation, visit the SRES website.

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The 15-hour Seniors Real Estate Specialist course satisfies the course requirements for the SRES designation. It also satisfies the elective requirement for the ABR and SRS designations.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist

Designation Course 15 CE Credit Hours (TREC)

Support seniors in all housing issues and gain an intricate understanding of how government policies impact it.

Learn how to:

  • Differentiate between senior housing options, from age-restricted communities to assisted living facilities
  • Assist seniors with Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA) applications
  • Use pensions, 401(k) accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions
  • Explain how Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security affect real estate decisions
  • Protect clients from mortgage finance and loan schemes that target seniors
  • Textbooks / PDFs included
  • TREC Provider #0005
  • TREC Course #31836

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Important Information

Important Information Related to Seniors Real Estate Specialist Course:

For Non-Texas Licensees: If you are hoping to earn Continuing Education (CE) credit for a Designation / Certification course, please contact the agency that handles licensing in your state to verify whether or not the course in question is eligible.


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