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Residential Real Estate Council Partnership

Live and On-Demand Certification Programs With an Exclusive Offer for NEAR Members!

Stand out above the rest by gaining knowledge, skills and proficiency in certifications that will boost your business. As a REALTOR® being able to demonstrate specialized skill sets tells your potential clients that you are willing to take the time to master competencies to better assist them.

In the ongoing spirit of offering our members opportunities to learn and succeed, NEAR is proud to announce a new member benefit! In partnership with the Residential Real Estate Council, NEAR is proud to offer all council certifications for 50% off. These certifications are recognized by NAR and can count toward the CRS designation.

By taking advantage of this exclusive offering, you will be able to:

  • Better serve clients as an agent and facilitate listings and transactions.
  • Stand out with unique marketing ideas in a growing real estate niche.
  • Build stronger relationships as an agent with potential clients and partners in the community.
  • Act on what you have learned immediately with pre-made toolkits.

Please note: You do not need to be a member of the Council to enjoy this exclusive offer and you are not required to join. If you are already a member of the Council, you will enjoy the member price in addition to your 50% off.



  • Digital Marketing: Social Media Certification
  • Inside Sales Agent Certification
  • Luxury Homes Certification
  • Real Estate Investing Certification
  • Residential Listing Certification
  • Smart Home Certification
  • Divorce Specialist Certification
  • Cryptocurrency, Blockchain DeFi & NFTs Certification
  • Probate Specialist Certification
  • Advanced Residential Home Buyers' Agent Certificate
  • Mobile Technologies: Virtual Agent Certificate
  • Negotiations Certificate

*Certificates are not recognized in the NAR certification program.

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