Are you prepared for the future of real estate? Earn NAR’s SRES® Designation

The SRES® Council trains REALTORS® to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties. The Council tracks the over 50 lifestyle and housing issues and educates REALTORS® who are making over 50 real estate a part of their overall business plan. By earning the SRES® designation, REALTORS® are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions.

SRES class will be held May 21 and 22 at ACAR Akron office located at 799 White Pond Drive, Akron, 44320. Instructed by: Ali Whitley, a certified SRES instructor.

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SRES is a qualified designation for the Harold L. Klarreich Professional Program Scholarship Award.

Scholarship Application

Here’s why REALTORS® want to belong to the SRES® Council:

50+ Real Estate Education

Our two-day training program, held nationwide throughout the year, offers REALTORS® the unique opportunity to learn and build key skills in counseling adults 50+ through selling their family home, buying rental property, or moving to a senior community, among many other issues.

Seniors Real Estate Specialists® learn how to:

  • Identify the power of generational demographics
  • Develop and maintain relationship marketing skills
  • Counsel rather than sell to seniors
  • Use team-building skills with other seniors professionals
  • Understand the implications of tax laws, probate and estate planning
  • Create a point of difference from the competition

Continued Market Knowledge

In addition to guiding clients to the right experts on tax laws, probate, estate planning, and a variety of equity conversion strategies, Seniors Real Estate Specialists® can offer clients relevant information on current trends in real estate transactions for the 50+ market.

This seminar is 12-hours in length including an examination given at the end of the course, and can be applied towards the following:

  • 12- hours of real estate continuing education credit
  • An elective for the ABR® Designation
  • An elective for the CRS® Designation
  • An elective for the RSPS® Certification
  • Includes first year of dues at $99

2 responses to “Are you prepared for the future of real estate? Earn NAR’s SRES® Designation

  1. Hello,

    I’m interested in this designation.

    1. Is the annual certification renewal $99?
    2. Are a certain number of specific CE credits required during the year?
    3. What else do I need to understand before committing to training?


    • ACAR says:

      Hi, Belinda. Thank you for your comments. Our Professional Standards/Development Director, Therese Covell, will be in touch with you soon.

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