Designations & Certifications


Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR®) REALTORS® with ABR® after their name have met strict educational and practical requirements set by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) to help guide you in your successful home purchase. The ABR® is a nationally recognized designation of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Assoc. Broker

A licensed broker whose license is held by another broker. An associate broker qualifies to be a real estate broker but still works for and is supervised by another broker. Associate brokers are sometimes called broker-associates, broker-salespersons or affiliate brokers.


A Certified Distressed Property Expert®(CDPE) has a thorough understanding of complex issues in today’s turbulent real estate industry and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners. CDPEs can provide solutions, specifically short sales, for homeowners facing market hardships. Homeowners regularly proceed without guidance of any kind through the often financially and emotionally devastating prospect of foreclosure. Speaking with a well-informed, licensed real estate professional is the best course of action for a homeowner in distress. Through comprehensive training and experience, CDPEs have the tools to help homeowners find the best solutions for their unique situations and to avoid foreclosure through the efficient execution of a short sale. Living through financial difficulties poses a challenge for any family, so why make the process of finding a qualified real estate professional difficult too? Select an agent with the CDPE Designation to ensure you have a trained professional to address your specific needs. For more information, contact a CDPE in your area. CDPEs don’t merely assist in selling properties, they serve and help save their clients in need.


Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist This real estate designation is geared to position agents as an expert for affluent buyers and sellers.


CNE – Certified Negotiation Expert Provides real estate agents provide negotiation training to enable agents to better results in all different types and situations of negotiations


Agents with NARs e-PRO® certification demonstrate: *Advanced training in using the latest technology and social media to promote your property or find your next home *A clear understanding of the ways that e-office strategies, rich media and social networking can benefit today's consumer in a real estate transaction *Excellence in adopting, implementing, and promoting technology best practices *Ethics with commitment to use technology in fair and responsible manner *Professionalism by completing an education program designed to keep one’s technical knowledge and skill sets up-to-date

Presidents Circle


Congratulations! This Kazadu® member is also a member of The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®:, The Voice for Real Estate®, is Americas largest trade association, representing over 1 million members involved in the residential and commercial real estate industries. With offices in Chicago and Washington, DC, the National Association of Realtors is strategically poised to work on behalf of America's property owners providing a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system, and the right to own, use, and transfer real property.


Presented by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, REALTORS® with the SFR® certification can be a trusted resource for short sales and foreclosures. Those agents who have earned the SFR® designation have the knowledge to assist home buyers or sellers through the entire short sale or foreclosure process.


By earning the SRES® Designation, the REALTOR® has demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home. Realtors® that have earned the SRES® designation have special training, and are prepared to offer the options and information needed in making life changing decisions.