Seller Representative Specialist | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation is the premier credential in seller representation.

The SRS Course will redefine your “normal” and reinvent the way you represent sellers. It provides a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interests of sellers in today’s marketplace.

Students will learn to:

  • Increase listings and grow their business
  • Demonstrate and communicate their value package to seller clients
  • Understand and apply the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Understand and comply with state license laws when representing sellers
  • Understand and apply methods, tools, and techniques to provide the support and services that sellers want and need


Upcoming Courses

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Tuition: CAR Members: $299 | Non-Members: $325

To Be Announced!
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CAR Central | 430 N Michigan
8 Hours Elective CE

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Date(s) don’t work with your schedule? Take the self-paced virtual class by following the link below.

Online Course

Requirements For Earning Your SRS Designation

  1. Successful completion of the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation Course.
  2. Successful completion of an approved SRS elective course.
    • The elective course may be taken prior to completing the SRS Designation Course.
    • Click here for a current list of approved elective courses.
  3. Three (3) closed transactions representing the seller
    1. No time limit – transactions can be from before or after you took the SRS Designation Course.
    2. One (1) may be a lease
    3. Any or all may be as part of your role on a team as long as you were an active participant in the transaction representing the seller ( will be verified by your broker on the Transaction Form).
    4. All transactions where you represented the seller must be closed.
  4. Submit the completed SRS Designation application with approved elective course and transaction verification forms
  5. Maintain your NAR membership and SRS Designation.

Please note: There is no application requirement for this designation. Completion of the course and passing the exam automatically enrolls you as an SRS for one year.

Additional Costs

  • First year of membership for an SRS designee: $0
  • Annual renewal of SRS membership: $99