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Wed & Thurs, March 27 & 28 Green Designation Course 15 hrs CE & 1 Broker Elective Credit
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NAR's Green Designation is the only NAR conferred real estate designation designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in the various facets of real estate. As consumer demand for knowledge on these issues increase, so will your awareness of green issues. Earn 15 hrs. RE CE and 1 Broker Elective Credit

3/27/2019 to 3/28/2019
When: Wednesday & Thursday, 3/27 & 28/2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: CCAR Office
2040 Sandy Dr. Ste D
State College, Pennsylvania  16803
United States
Contact: Sher Simcisko
814-238-7622 x3


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NAR Green Designation Course

 
Earn 15 hrs. RE CE and 1 Broker Elective Credit

 


NAR's Green Designation is the only NAR conferred real estate designation designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in the various facets of real estate. As consumer demand for knowledge on these issues increase, so will your awareness of green issues.

 

Day 1: The Resource Efficient Home, looks at Green building in terms of the components, strategies, and benefits of a Green approach to real estate.Understand the nuts and bolts of those growing part of the marketplace.

 

Resource-Efficient Home: Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations and New Home Construction covers the distinguishing characteristics that make a home resource thrifty. The course looks at why consumer demand for these homes is increasing and how both the homes and consumer expectations impact the market. The course prepares real estate professionals to provide advice and sources of information to help homeowners improve the resource efficiency of their homes from low-cost fixes and DIY projects to retrofitting and replacing systems to big -budget remodeling projects. The course also looks at constructing a new, resource-efficient home and the value that real estate professionals can bring to the design and build team.

 

Day 2: Representing Buyers and Sellers, considers how best to serve clients who has an interest in Green real estate. What kind of information is needed? Where is it best to find it and share it? Develop a network of Green vendors to support and promote this approach. How to Green your business as well as promote public awareness and demand.

 

Representing Buyers and Sellers of Resource Efficient Homes, the second course in the designation program sequence, focuses on applying your knowledge of resource-efficient, smart, and certified homes and adapting your core real estate skills to build business success in the niche market for resource-efficient homes.

 

  • 61% of REALTORS® said their clients are interested in sustainability (2018 REALTORS® & Sustainability Report).
  • REALTORS® say their clients want more sustainability features in their homes: When asked which items were most important to clients, REALTORS® say 95% of clients seek “comfortable living space,” 87% seek “proximity to frequently visited places,” and 78% find utility costs important (2018 REALTORS® & Sustainability Report).
  • 84% of home buyers find heating and cooling costs in their home at least “somewhat important,” according to NAR’s Home Buyer and Seller Report & Generational Trends Report


Designation Member Benefits

The Green REsource Council holds membership benefits for NAR Green Designees to the highest standards and is committed to making only the best, most relevant information and tools available. Upon earning NAR’s Green Designation, members will have access to a wealth of benefits, such as:

Featured Benefits

  • Online Directory Profile: Displays a members designation and information to connect them with potential clients on four automatic profiles.
  • The Social Engagement Platform helps you communicate ready-to-send messages with your clients on social media. 
  • Customizable Green Client Handouts are specifically designed with home buyers and sellers in mind. These one page, resource-filled marketing pieces help position you as THE green agent in your market. Plus, we're always working with new topics to keep your clients up to date on everything their home needs to stay green.
  • The REsource: An electronic monthly newsletter published by the Green REsource Council. Stay up to date on green building news, events, legislative updates, trends and more with our monthly electronic newsletter!
  • NAR's Green Designation Networking Community offers a platform through a closed Facebook Group to connect with designees nationwide and stay up to date on benefit offerings, and gain best practices and client referrals.
  • Exclusive Industry Webinars are available only to NAR Green Designees at no additional cost. These webinars are hosted monthly by the best and most relevant industry experts and focus on green industry and professional development topics.

Additional Benefits

  • The REsource: An electronic monthly newsletter published by the Green REsource Council. All editions and newsletters are archived in the members' section.
     
  • Print at Home Marketing: Promotional tools include logos for print media and member Web sites, postcard options, marketing brochures for consumers and builders, and personalized press releases on a variety of topics.
  • GRC Online Community: Log on to our closed Facebook Group to connect with designees nationwide to share articles, local events, best practices and client referrals.
     
  • Designation Kits: An official member kit including designation certificate, NAR’s Green Designation lapel pin, welcome letter, and NAR’s Green Designation Membership Guide.
     
  • Additional Credit Opportunities: Completing NAR’s Green Designation gives REALTORS® credit toward the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation, among others, putting you one step ahead of your fellow practitioners.
     
  • National Consumer and Builder marketing campaigns: Increased awareness of NAR’s Green Designation. This campaign focuses on consumer awareness on various elements in green real estate purchases, as well as builder awareness so as to ensure the green philosophy addresses all necessary facets of real estate before, during, and after a real estate transaction.
     
  • Toolkit and Research Resources: Available online through the Members’ section of our Web site, these tools provide up to date information on neighborhood development trends, studies, and more.
  • Green MLS Toolkit: Guides designees through simple steps of adding green fields to their local MLS. Features case studies and sample documents.

  • EverGreen Awards and Networking Reception: Recognizes designees annually who have exceptional accomplishments in the green industry and their communities.

Interested in learning more about the Green REsource Council member benefits? View the Exploring Green Member Benefits Webinar.

 

PLEASE NOTE: If you register for this course but do not cancel by noon on Wednesday, March 20th, you will be charged for the course.

 

Register NOW - $325 for both days

 

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