Congratulations Dina Murphy, REALTOR® for receiving the designation of Accredited Buyers Representative.
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process. This valuable real estate education elevates skills and knowledge. It’s ongoing specialized information, programs and updates maintain a knowledge base on the issues and trends facing home buyers. In addition, it offers access to members-only publications and referrals.
Recently, Dina also received her GRI designation. Since joining Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper REALTORS® in February of this year, this is her second designation achieved. Be sure to visit Dina’s REALTOR® profile page here.
Well done Dina another achievement on your continued growth of knowledge in the real estate industry!
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 Dina Murphy!
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 option, 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