The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is offering a new certification, Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Resource (BPOR). The new certification course provides REALTORS® with knowledge and skills to reduce risk and increase opportunities to create professional and accurate BPOs, as well as how to use these skills to increase their revenues.
The one-day BPOR core course is required to earn the certification. The course will explore the multiple uses of BPOS, how they can and cannot be used, and how to filter and select comparables to create expert and precise BPOs.
Upon completion of the core course, "BPOs: The Agent's Role in Property Valuation", you will need to take a free webinar and pay a one-time fee to earn the BPOR certification.
BPOR Certification requirements:
Following are the four steps required to earn the BPOR Certification:
Be a member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®
Complete the one-day core course: "BPOs: The Agent's Role in the Valuation Process"
View the free one-hour webinar. Please note: Once you complete the application and pay the $199 fee, you will need to view the free webinar, which will be available after applying. Upon completion of the webinar, you will automatically be notified that you have been approved as a BPOR.