Certified Buyer Representative

This two-day course, a national trademarked designation of REALNET Learning Services, is facilitated by REBNY and is available to those who wish to differentiate themselves with advanced training in buyer representation. These can be taken individually for 7.5 hour NYS continuing education credit, each day. Please note that the Designation courses are not part of the $99/$190 deal.

About The Certified Buyer Representative

It is an intensive program that immerses participants in the laws, industry "best practices," and responsibilities involved in agency representation. The CBR® mark allows consumers to identify a buyer agent who has been trained in the skills necessary to represent purchasers in a legal, ethical, and non-adversarial fashion.
The CBR®, a national trademarked designation of RealNet Learning Services, is taught by Marie Spodek, DREI, who brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to agents who seek to differentiate themselves. As a graduate of the Certified Buyer Representation course, licensees receive the following benefits:

  • Receive the CBR® designation

  • Get a free listing in the CBR Member's Roster on the www.CBRSource.com website

  • Acquire cutting edge knowledge in the field of buyer representation

  • Become part of the NATIONAL CERTIFIED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE discussion group on LinkedIn.com to build exposure

  • Receive CBR logos, press releases, and promotional aids to help build their business

  • Achieve a competitive edge in their marketplace

  • Enhance their representation of buyers through a better understanding of buyer agency

  • Effectively present the benefits of buyer agency to prospective buyers

REBNY Member:  $129.50 for one day; $259 for both days (must attend both days to receive the designation)
REBNY Non-member: $149.50 for one day; $299 for both days (must attend both days to receive the designation)

A cancellation must be received in writing at least five days before the start of the course. A $100 service fee will apply, and the cost of any distributed books will be deducted. NO REFUND will be given once the course starts, however a student may transfer to a subsequent semester within one year. REBNY reserves the right to cancel the course if a minimum enrollment of 10 is not met, in which case a full refund would be provided.


Additional Information: Buyer Representation is rapidly changing the face of real estate. Propelled by knowledgeable home purchasers, legislative action, and consumer watchdog groups, buyer representation has gained momentum in the residential market in recent years. As the advocate for the purchaser in the real estate transaction, the competent CBR gives their clients' the confidence that they have purchased the real estate of their choice on the best terms available and at the best price possible.

Each agent completes two days of extensive training (7.5 class room hours) to earn the CBR Designation and can then be listed as a CBR on the CBRSource.com website. They are posted under CBR Agent Name List and all postings are sorted in zip code order. CBRs also may join other graduates in the LinkedIn CBR social network as well.

Learn more by visiting CBRSource.com


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