The Council of Residential
Specialists is the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, with its headquarters in Chicago, Ill. It is
composed of over 45,000 Certified Residential Specialists (CRS)
Designees and Candidates/General Members.
The association was created to
recruit and retain those REALTORS® seeking the knowledge, tools and
relationship-building opportunities needed to maximize their income and
professionalism in residential real estate.
The Certified Residential Specialist
(CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the
residential sales field. It
means an agent has earned the residential real estate industry’s most
advanced “degree.” The CRS
Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and
education. Professors have the Ph.D.
Physicians have the M.D. REALTORS® have the CRS.
receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have
demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real
38,000 Realtors nationwide have earned the credential.
Only 4% of REALTORS® are Certified
Residential Specialists because only one in every 25 REALTORS® has the
advanced training, experience, and commitment to call themselves a
Certified Residential Specialist.
and sellers can be assured that CRS Designees subscribe to the strict
Realtor code of ethics, have access to the latest technology and are
specialists in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when
buying or selling a house.
About BUYER'S ADVISORS
Our real estate brokers
are both members of the Council of Residential Specialists.