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
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
$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.
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.”