Memberships and Accreditations
ASR, Accredited Seller Representative
Unlike other sellers’ agents, ASR agents have a proven industry track record and exemplify a strong commitment to exceed seller expectations throughout all aspects of the real estate transaction. The ASR designation has become the benchmark of excellence in seller representation and there are only 7 realtors in Boston with this designation.
ABR, Certified Accredited Buyer Representative
A successful real estate transaction requires knowledge and experience. ABR certified realtors represent buyers in housing transactions, and understand the home buyer's perspectives and are committed to helping you achieve a successful transaction. ultimately providing better service to real estate home buyers.
CRS, Certified Residential Specialist
There are over one million REALTORS® in business today. So if you want to find that one-in-a-million REALTOR®, start with one who holds the Certified Residential Specialist Designation. CRS is the symbol of excellence in residential real estate. A CRS realtor has proven they have the experience, training and commitment to be among the best in their profession. CRS members comprise just 4 percent of all REALTORS®.
CNE, Certified Negotiation Expert
Because negotiation skills are so critical and necessary in real estate transactions, the Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE) designation was created to recognize agents who have taken the extra step to receive professional negotiation training. The CNE designation shows advanced training and skill development in this key area, and clients can be much more confident in their agent's ability to help them achieve their desired goals if the agent has earned the CNE designation.
Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate
An international network of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world collectively selling in excess of $200 billion of real estate annually and representing the finest residential luxury estates and property brokerages in the world. LuxuryRealEstate.com, the most viewed luxury real estate website in the world, has more than 35 million hits a month.
National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)
REALTORS® are committed to treating all parties to a transaction honestly. They subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. Smart home buyers and sellers realize they need the expertise that a REALTOR® has for pricing their home, making connections and working with buyers, arranging and staffing open houses, and coordinating with other professionals in the sales process.
Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB)
The Greater Boston Real Estate Board counts as its members more than 8,000 professionals engaged in all sectors of the industry. One of the local boards of the National Association of Realtors®, BOMA International and the National Apartment Association, GBREB is considered unique nationally due to its varied membership base. The Board also has five major divisions which are: Building Owners and Managers Association, Commercial Brokers Association, Real Estate Finance Association, Rental Housing Association and Greater Boston Association of Realtors®.
Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council
REBAC is the world’s largest organization of real estate professionals focusing on buyer representation. By providing specialized training and ongoing skill development, REBAC helps its members—and the home buyers who work with them—experience more successful real estate transactions.