Cindy Mitchell, Realtor-GRI,
Why do I need a
or selling a home is one of the most crucial financial transactions
of your life. In what can be a confusing and sometimes difficult
process, it pays to leave as little to chance as you can. But
with the help of a professional,
can navigate unknown territory with ease. To fill the specific
residential needs of homebuyers and sellers, the Residential Sales
Council of the National Association of REALTORS(c) instituted
a class of expert real estate professional: the Certified Residential
How can a CRS
CRS has undergone a rigorous, specialized course of detailed training,
aimed at making residential transactions as smooth and worry-free
A CRS brings
special qualifications to your needs:
- Membership in
a local Board, State Association, and the National Association
of REALTORS(c). Every CRS is part of a much larger network of
real estate professionals.
- Successful completion
of the courses leading to the Certified Residential Specialist
designation - one of the most successful residential real estate
educational programs in the country. Every CRS is a real estate
professional equipped with special expertise, thanks to advanced
study in listing, selling, investment, taxes, and more.
- A history of
demonstrated sales performance through the documented execution
of residential sales transactions.
- What this means
is that when you work a CRS, you're working with someone who
is more connected, more knowledgeable, and more experienced.
What if my needs
about your transaction is special, seek out a specialist. It's
as simple as that. Only 2% of all REALTORS(c) and REALTOR-ASSOCIATES(r)
have earned the right to be called a CRS. Only 2% have developed
special residential sales skills and enhanced their residential
sales knowledge through study, dedication and experiences.
A CRS can help
you optimize your transaction by identifying better prospects,
clarifying investment potential, and helping you understand tax
It all adds up
to one thing: better service.
What special qualifications
does a CRS bring to my transaction?
in a CRS is well-earned, thanks to these distinctive credentials:
- A professional
designation of residential specialty, the highest in
- A higher level
of education in residential sales
affiliation with thousands of other real estate professionals
on the local and national levels
industry information, with respect to taxes, investment,
legislation, and other areas of critical importance
- Local market
knowledge -- special residential expertise unique to your
The CRS designation:
our badge of expertise and your shield of assurance.
the CRS Shield when considering your next residential transaction.
Put your trust
in the best. Get the job done right with the help of a Certified
The GRI designation
stands for "Graduate of the Realtors Institute". It is
an exciting education program that provides practical real estate
training for the new or seasoned practitioner which leads to the
GRI designation. The GRI designation is a mark of distinction
that earns a REALTOR® member respect and confidence from their
peers and the general public. Graduates are recognized nationwide
for competence and expertise.
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