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Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course (2024)

Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course (2024)

Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:00 AM - Friday, May 31, 2024 4:00 PM (MDT)


This 2-day course is available for in-person attendance only. The registration deadline is 5/28/24 at 3:00 pm. This event is unfortunately NOT eligible for CE Hours. 

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate professionals who have a passion for working with buyer-clients and want to take their excellence and service to the next level.

Accredited Buyer’s Representatives (ABR®) stand for the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. What’s their key to success? They know that you can't count on the market—you have to count on your skills. ABR® education provides the expertise you need for an edge in serving today’s homebuyers.

Course Goals: 

• Understand and demonstrate your value to today’s buyer. 

• Acquire the skills and resources to succeed as a buyer’s agent in a dynamic real estate market. 

• Help buyers find the right property at the right terms and price in both buyer’s and seller’s markets.


Completion of the two-day ABR® Designation course is the first step in earning the designation. In order to obtain the ABR® designation you must also successfully complete of one of the ABR® elective courses, submit documentation verifying five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer’s representative, and be a member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®. More information is below.

Steps For Earning Your ABR®: 

Benchmark 1: ABR® Designation Course
Complete the two-day designation course May 30 & 31 through MOR.

Benchmark 2: Additional Education
Complete one qualifying elective course. MOR is offering an elective course on October 3: click here

Benchmark 3: Confirmed Transactions
Finalize (5) transactions solely as a buyer's representative (no dual agency).  

Benchmark 4: Active Status
Maintain active and good membership status with the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) and the National Association REALTORS®. You may apply to be a member of REBAC once you have completed the two-day designation course.

Lastly, once you have completed the benchmarks, please note the annual student designation fees are as follows:

  • 1st year free.
  • 2nd year prorated depending on when the course was taken.
  • 3rd year $110 with a 5% discount if paid online before the end of the year.

Traveling to Missoula and need hotel accommodations? MOR has reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn, and please use this booking link: Click Here

About the Instructor: Terry Watson is a Certified Speaking Professional and as a CSP, Terry has been designated one of the world’s top-speaking professionals. (Only 10% of the speakers who belong to the Global Speakers Federation hold this title – fewer than 600 worldwide.) His 20+ years of experience serving thousands of clients has made him a consummate professional in the world of wannabe speakers. Terry’s style is bold, funny, and wildly entertaining – while still delivering real world lessons that resonate with your audience and solve real problems for his clients.


Free to attend for NAR Members. There is a $325 registration fee for non-members of the National Association of REALTORS®  and please contact MOR staff to register as a non-NAR Member.

Hilton Garden Inn
3720 North Reserve Street
Missoula, MT 59808 United States
Event Contact
Sonya McCloney
(406) 728-0560
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Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:00 AM - Friday, May 31, 2024 4:00 PM (MDT)

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