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Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation Course

ABR NOVEMBER LIVE

This two day, in-person course is now being offered for FREE! See details below!

*Please note, we are only accepting registrations for CCIAOR members at this time.

November 14th & 15th

9:00 - 4:30 pm | In-Person at CCIAOR Offices

Agents must attend each class day in its entirety to receive CE Credit and to qualify for the ABR Designation through NAR.

Earn 10 CE Credits for:

  • RE02R06: Buyer Agency

  • RE57R07: Brokerage Relationships

  • RE35RC03: Offers

  • RE36R05: Conducting Open Houses and Developing a Safety Plan

  • RE90R14: Designated Agency

About the Course:

The Cape Cod and Islands Association of REALTORS® is hosting a special in-person offering of the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation Course with instructor Isabelle Perkins on November 14th & 15th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm In-Person at CCIAOR's Offices! Isabelle Perkins is a local real estate instructor with a long history in the industry, including having served on the Massachusetts Board of Registration Education Sub-Commitee.

With the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) Designation, agents can hone their craft in representing the needs of homebuyers. NAR’s Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) empowers designees to maintain their superior skills and develop business opportunities by providing exclusive member benefits. ABR designees have proven that they have the skills and experience to go above and beyond for their clients.

Before applying to REBAC to become an Accredited Buyer Representative, you must:

  • Be a REALTOR® in good standing with NAR

  • Complete the ABR Designation Course

  • Complete one of the ABR® elective courses

  • Provide documentation of five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative.

ABR is recognized as an official NAR Designation. ABR Designees receive the following:

  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.

  • Ongoing specialized information, programs, and updates that keep you knowledgeable on the issues and trends facing home buyers.

  • Access to members-only publications, marketing tools and resources.

  • Networking and referrals

  • Click here to view all benefits available

Course Fee*:

FREE! - As part of NAR promotions, CCIAOR is offering the ABR Designation Course at no cost to our REALTOR® members.

Cancelation/No-Show Policy:

In order to maintain a fair and inclusive learning environment, we are implementing a $25 Cancellation Fee/ No-Show Fee to encourage responsible attendance and ensure space availability for those who would like to attend. To avoid the $25 Cancelation Fee/ No-Show Fee, attendees must cancel by the End of the Day on November 12th. As such, to register, we ask you to please provide a card to keep on file.

*REBAC Application Fee:

REBAC dues and cost of maintaining your ABR Designation:

- First year of REBAC membership is free

- Second year is $110, but prorated based on the month you joined REBAC

- Third year and beyond is $110 with a 5% discount if paid online before the end of the year

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If you are not a member of CCIAOR and are looking to attend this CE course, please call our Education Department at 508-957-4300, or submit your payment HERE.

All attendees looking to receive State CE Credits must arrive prior to the start of the class. Per the Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons “students must complete the total number of requisite hours. Breaks, tardiness or other interruptions are not to be included in the total number of hours.”