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    Accredited Buyer's Representative
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    Accredited Land Consultant
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    Accredited Luxury Home Specialist
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    Accredited Seller's Representative
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    Certified International Property Specialist
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    Certified Residential Specialist
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    Seniors Real Estate Specialist


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    e-Pro Certification
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    At Home With Diversity Certification
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    Military Relocation Professional Certification
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    Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification
  • RSPS
    Resort & Second-home Property Specialist
  • SFR
    Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource

RSPS® Certification

Resort & Second-home Property Specialist

Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification from NARAs a REALTOR®, you are a leader in your community. You open the door to a person's dream of owning a home. What about opening the door to a person's second life? A second home can be the family cabin or the adventure life skiing on the water or slopes on weekends OR it can be the access destination to the local culture, night-life or sports events. Do you have properties for someone looking to escape to their second life on the weekends?

Resort and Second-Home REALTORS® facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination. How do you define this in your area? Isn't it time to diversify your market and expand your business to sell the lifestyle real estate in your community?

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to broaden your business strategy and reach a new clientele - looking for their second-life destination home.

For more information on today's vacation, resort and second-home clients, click here.

Benefits of the RSPS Certification

Benefits exclusively for RSPS certificate holders:

  • Be differentiated on nar.realtor and REALTOR.com
  • Receive monthly e-newsletters, emailed to you on the last Friday of the month
  • Participate in quarterly webinars regarding investment, second-home, and vacation property issues
  • Gain the right to use RSPS logos and marketing materials
  • Be eligible to join the private RSPS Facebook group for networking
  • Have access to: Logos, Referral form, RSPS press release, Marketing materials, RSPS certificate and RSPS lapel pin.

Earning Your RSPS Certification

  1. Have an active membership with the National Association of REALTORS®
  2. Successfully complete the Home Sweet (Second) Home: Vacation, Investment, Luxury Properties Course
  3. View 3 free one-hour webinars
  4. Submit one-time application fee of $194.50.

To learn more about the program and download an application, please log on to www.NAR.realtor/Resort, or contact NAR Resort Specialties at 800-874-6500 x.8268.

This course is also approved as an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) elective course.

Upcoming Course Information

Take the Resort & Second Home Markets (RSPS®) Course online!
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The RSPS® Certification Course is available through Center for REALTOR® Development.