Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation Course

Join the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) for their Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) Designation Course

CCIAOR Members must call the Greater Boston Association directly to Register at 617-423-8700

August 9th, 10th, & 11th

9:00 - 1:00 pm | Offered via Zoom

Agents must attend each class day in its entirety to receive CE Credit and to quality 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 Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® is hosting a special virtual offering of the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation Course with instructor Kimberly Allard on August 9th, 10th & 11th! Kimberly Allard is a local Real Estate Instructor with a long history in the industry, including serving as MAR President, Chair of the State’s Education Subcommittee and services on the board for the Real Estate Brokers and Salesperson for the Division of Professional Licensure.

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 Cost*:

$200 for CCIAOR members! Receive the same rate as Greater Boston!

*REBAC Dues - Cost of Maintaining ABR Designation:

First year of REBAC membership is free

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

3rd year is $110 with a 5% discount if paid online before the end of the year.

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.”