REALTOR® Designation Information
When you look at the business card of your
REALTOR® and see all those letters after their name, did you ever wonder what
the letters mean? It means that they have taken the time to obtain
additional training to increase their real estate skills, proficiency, and
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes,
Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that
assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge.
Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in
various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon
completion of required courses.
There are many designations that a REALTOR® can obtain to increase their
knowledge and professionalism. Visit NAR's
Designation Program page to get a complete list or learn how to obtain