The ABR® Designation

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation demonstrates to peers and consumers your commitment to providing outstanding service for real estate buyers. 

The ABR® designation provides many membership benefits to help your business and network grow, keeping you up-to-date with new enhancements added annually.

The path towards becoming an ABR® begins by taking the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course. You must also complete one of the ABR® elective courses, and have five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer's representative.

Through REBAC, real estate professionals can hone their skills in representing the needs of homebuyers in real estate transactions and earn the coveted Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation. In addition to providing comprehensive training in buyer representation, REBAC helps its members maintain their superior skills and develop their business opportunities through continuing real estate education, updates on issues and trends, marketing tools, membership events, consumer awareness campaigns and more. 


The ABR® designation is both a market distinction and a valuable tool for building a buyer representative business. Agents who earn the ABR® designation benefit from improved buyer loyalty, extensive resources, tools and education unmatched in the industry. 

These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of the ABR® designation requirements, membership and dues.