March 2017 — Cynthia Leos, REALTOR® based out of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® New Braunfels Sales Office has proudly achieved another designation. This is her third designation within the past year. Those designations include SRS, PSA and GRI.
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.
According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the SRS Course will redefine your “normal” and reinvent the way you represent sellers. It provides a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interests of sellers in today’s marketplace.
Students learn to:
Increase listings and grow their business
Demonstrate and communicate their value package to seller clients
Understand and apply the Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
Understand and comply with state license laws when representing sellers
Understand and apply methods, tools, and techniques to provide support and services that sellers want and need
Congratulations toCynthia Leos, REALTOR®, GRI, PSA, SRS for her accomplishments in honing her real estate skill set!
San Antonio, TX – The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.
With 8 offices located in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® is the most innovative real estate firm in our market, Texas and possibly in North America. We continually improve and move ahead to meet the demands of our market place. Our focus on exacting the standards of INNOVATION, TRUST, and PARTNERSHIP have allowed us to remain as the market leader and most recognized real estate brand in central and south Texas. Congratulations Cynthia Leos!
The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. This certification increases skill levels across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. A minimum of 60 hours of coursework is required, and subjects covered generally include:
Market Knowledge: Neighborhoods and property amenities, considerations for housing types, developing CMAs and impact of MLS, financing options and home-buying programs, inspections and appraisals/valuations
Business Skills: Prospecting, buyer and seller services, creating your niche market, negotiations, creating and implementing your brand
Systems and Tools: Record retention, form platforms and applications, website portals, marketing tools, hardware and software to streamline your business
Avoiding Setbacks, Fines, and Lawsuits: Professional standards, contract to close, risk management, agency relationships, and advertising
A free festival filled with fun, cultural food, art & crafts, shopping, live music and entertainment, the Dia De Los Muertos New Braunfels Festival was an educational insight for the history of the day. This event was hosted by the Hispanic Business Alliance, a part of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.