Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

Membership in the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) is a powerful tool that sets you above a million other REALTORS. It is the first step down a proven path to success. When you join CRS, you join a group of elite professionals who generate three time higher sales and income than the average REALTOR. If you’re prepared to invest 10 minutes in the success of your business, take that time now to explore what CRS can offer you—both as member and as a designee.

Find more information about the CRS designation at www.crs.com

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Course Descriptions:


CRS 201 – Listing Strategies
Presenter:          Gee Dunsten
Date/Time:         June 23-24, 2016, 8:30am – 5:30 pm
Location:            Greater Syracuse Association of REALTORS, 5958 E. Taft Road, No. Syracuse
CE:                    15 hours
The quality of your listing skills can give you a strong competitive edge. Only those professionals who learn proven listing strategies will win over the client and increase their conversion rate.  This course provides you with the important skills necessary to conduct successful listing presentations, price a home to sell, close the transaction and market the listing effectively.  You’ll work through an actual listing presentation in class so that you better understand the key steps in this process and can create a system for your success.
You’ll learn about:
Conducting an effective listing presentation
Pricing a home to sell
Providing guidance and counseling to the seller 
Closing techniques
Identifying and understanding sellers’ needs and motivations 
Incorporating marketing plans and servicing systems to improve results
Cost: $295 for REALTOR members/$320 non-members

Click here to watch a video about CRS 201. 
Find more information at www.crs.com
Register online today or call 800-239-4432 x219. Click here for a registration form.

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