When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.
Learn how to provide the real estate services—at any stage in the service member’s military career—that meet the needs of this niche market and win future referrals. Hone in your knowledge and skills for working with active duty military buyers and sellers, as well as veterans with the NAR's Military Relocation Professional Certification.
Learn the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices.
Use demographics of the military market to formulate business strategies and determine service offerings for sellers and buyers.
Provide information to help members through a rent or buy, sell or rent decision-making process.
Enhance your sensitivity to the emotional issues involved when a military family relocates.
Identify and provide services that help service members sell or find and purchase suitable homes.
Apply knowledge of the military relocation process to guide service members through the real estate transaction.
Explain the basics of VA financing.
Recognize situations in which a buyer is eligible for VA financing.
Earning NAR's MRP certification provides a number of important benefits, in addition to the knowledge you receive from taking the Military Relocation Professional Core Course.
Education in classroom and online formats that teach you how to work with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs
Use of the MRP logo and marketing materials to promote your certification
Free Webinars that you can download anytime and anywhere
Downloadable MRP certificate
Differentiation as an MRP at REALTOR.org and REALTOR.com®
Access to an exclusive online network to locate other Military Relocation Professionals for referrals and to share ideas.
Monthly email updates
MRP lapel pin available for purchase through the REALTOR® Team Store
To Earn the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification you must:
Be a member in good standing of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Complete the Military Relocation Professional Certification Core Course
Pass the final exam.
Complete two online webinars.
Submit an application and a one-time fee of $195, which is discounted to $149 through December 31, 2013..