If you take a look at any Realtor’s website or business card, you’ll often see their name accompanied by acronyms. They show proof of ability and accomplishments. We pride ourselves in our education and certifications; we always aim to be well-rounded experts to best serve our clients’ needs. Here are what these certifications mean:
ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative
This certification is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process. This designation couples experience and education; this recognition is given with a passing test score and provided documentation of buyer agency experience.
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
This is the highest designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. It recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. CRS® agents are experienced REALTORS® who complete advanced training in listing and selling, and meet rigorous production requirements.
GRI - Graduate, REALTORS® Institute
This certification is the symbol of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. The GRI designation confirms understanding and skills in a broad array of technical subjects and real estate fundamentals. The GRI is a nationally recognized designation of the National Association of Realtors®.
MRP - Military Relocation Professional
This certification helps REALTORS® assist service members and their families relocate. A real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables can make the transfer easier, faster and less stressful. This additional education relates to military family needs and the specific requirements of VA loans.
We have all of the above designations! While you're here, take a look at our other accomplishments!
Director South Central Wisconsin Realtors Association – 2010
Member National Association of Realtors
Member Wisconsin Realtors Association
Member Realtor Association of Southern Wisconsin
Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club
Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI)
Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Cartus Network Affinity Specialist (CNAS)
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
Recognized as Restaino & Associates Top Producer 2011-2019
100% Customer Satisfaction Awards
Top 1% of all Realtors in SCWRA 2009-2010 and 2012-2019
Top 2% of all Relators in SCWRA 2011
Top 3% of all Realtors in SCWRA 2008
Coldwell Banker Presdient’s Circle Award (top 3% of all CB agents worldwide) 2009 and 2010
Coldwell Banker Diamond Society (top 7% of all CB agents worldwide) 2008