Just 5% of all the REALTORS® in the U.S. can call
themselves Certified Residential Specialists.
That’s because just one in 20 has the extensive
experience, the unique commitment and the hours of advanced
training necessary to call themselves a Certified Residential
despite all the extra expertise you get, a Certified
Residential Specialist doesn’t cost any more than any other
fact, the skills and know-how you get with a Certified
Residential Specialist may actually save you time and money.
And that’s just the beginning.
Here are some of the other reasons you should consider
hiring a Certified Residential Specialist when you buy or sell
1. A Mix of
Experience and Sales
A hallmark of Certified Residential Specialists
isn’t just the advanced training and education they receive.
Just as important is the marketplace expertise they
bring to the sale or purchase of your home.
To earn the Certified Residential Specialist
Designation, every REALTOR® must have a significant mix of
experience and number of real estate transaction.
Theses strict requirements are your assurance that
your Certified Residential Specialist is able to apply his or
her education in the real world, giving you the knowledgeable,
skilled service you expect.
Highest Standard of Ethics
Ethics are not just important in a REALTOR®, they
are essential. That
is why every Certified Residential Specialist is required to
maintain membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR®
and to abide by its strict Code of Ethics.
That means when you work with a Certified Residential
Specialist, you can rest assured you are dealing with a
trained real estate expert who will treat you fairly and
professionally every step of the way.
A Focus on Home Buying and Selling
Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, you
face many risks along the way.
Financial risks, legal risks, even the risk that a home
purchase or sale will fall through.
A every Certified Residential Specialist is trained to
minimize those risks.
With that in mind, a every Certified Residential
Specialist is guaranteed to bring you the benefits of their
significant experience and variety of successful real estate
expertise, combined with advanced education in area like
finance, technology and marketing, lets you know that your
every Certified Residential Specialist is able to make your
home purchase or sale a success in every way.
Technology is changing the face of real estate.
Computers, the Internet, mobile communications 0 each
has helped make the market more efficient, and at the same
time more daunting. More
than ever, the success of your home purchase or sale depends
on the ability of your REALTOR® to
harness that technology, and make it work for you.
For that reason, the training required of your every
Certified Residential Specialist focuses extensively on
technology and its effect on the real estate business.
You can count on a every Certified Residential
Specialist not just to understand technology, but to use it to
make your home purchase or sale a worry free experience.
An Ability to Maximize Profits and Minimize Costs
Buying a home is not simply about paying the lowest
price. Selling a
home is not just about getting the money you asked for.
Along the way, there are fees, taxes and numerous other
costs that can impact the bottom line of your home purchase or
A Certified Residential Specialist is trained
specifically to help you understand the market place,
negotiate successfully on your behalf and get a clear picture
of a proposed transaction.
The result is a more regarding experience, whether you
are buying or selling, or both.