The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. Approximately 32,000 Realtors with an ABR designation represent less than 4% of the total membership in the National Association of Realtors.
The Real Estate Buyers Agent Council, REBAC, was founded in 1988 to promote superior buyer representation skills and services. An affiliate of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS since 1996, REBACs membership now numbers well over 40,000 and is the worlds largest organization of real estate professionals concentrating on buyer representation. Members who meet all course and professional experiential requirements are awarded the
ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative).
VALUE OF USING AN ABR TO FIND A HOME
Why should you look for the ABR designation before looking for a home? These three letters after a REALTORs name tell you that youll be working with someone committed to your best interests, someone who has both made education a career priority, and has also demonstrated the abilities needed to provide the finest in buyer representation.