ABR Designation Course

18 Aug

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course (SBOR)

Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course (SBOR)

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (1:00 PM) to Friday, August 21, 2020 (4:00 PM)
12.00 CE Hours

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*To earn the ABR Designation you must complete the 4 half-day core course (12 hours), complete one elective course, have documentation of 5 completed transactions in which you acted solely as the buyer representative, be a member in good standing with REBAC and NAR, pass the final exam with 80% or higher, and submit an application. 

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4:00pm on August 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st. It is required to attend all sessions in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226. 

The ABR® Designation: For Real Estate Buyer Agents
The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) stands for the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. It is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. 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 home buyers. Agents who earn the ABR® designation benefit from improved buyer loyalty, extensive resources, tools and education unmatched in the industry. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:
  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing home buyers.
  • Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, publications, a referral network and more, which provide an additional competitive edge.
Read more about the ABR® designation, benefits of the designation, and steps to complete the designation on the OAR website. Upon successful passing of this two-day course, you will have completed your first step in earning your ABR® designation. 
To obtain and use the  ABR® designation, you must complete all four (4) requirements.

12 CE hrs: Consumer Protection


Barbara Canaday
Barb Canaday (REALTOR®, ePro) is a Principal Real Estate Broker with 24 years industry experience, and has been a Platinum member of the Million Dollar Club and the RE/MAX Executive Club. Barb is the Managing Principal Broker and Senior Portfolio Manager for Relay Resources, a nonprofit provider of housing, education and jobs for the disabled and others facing barriers to employment in the Portland, Oregon area.

Barb graduated cum laude from the University of Portland with a BA in Communications and minors in Marketing and Management, completing a 4-year degree in 3 years while spending one of those years studying abroad. Barb was a National Merit Scholar semifinalist, received Honors at Entrance to the University’s Honors College, and was an Oregon Scholar. As a youth, Barb was an internationally ranked Equestrienne who was offered a junior position on the US Equestrian team in Colorado Springs, Colorado in preparation for the 1984 Olympics. Injuries ended her career.

Barb has volunteered in youth sports for 16 years as a coach, team mom, referee coordinator and athletic director. Barb and her husband have been married for 30 years. The Canaday’s have three children, a well-loved golden retriever and his equally loved cat. 

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