Short-Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


This course is specifically designed to show how you can serve as a resource for sellers and buyers in the brokerage of distressed properties. Real estate professionals play an invaluable role in helping homeowners and homebuyers navigate these transactions and, as a result, can help contribute to the real estate recovery in their markets.

Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels, this course gives learners a framework for understanding how to:

  • Direct distressed sellers to finance, tax, and legal professionals
  • Qualify sellers for short sales
  • Develop a short-sale package
  • Negotiate with lenders
  • Tap into buyer demand
  • Safeguard your commission
  • Limit risk
  • Protect buyers

Upcoming Courses

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Tuition: CAR Members: $130 | Non-Members: $145

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Live Webinar
6 Hours Elective CE

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  1. Be a member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®
  2. Complete the course, “Short-Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification”
  3. Submit the one-time application fee of $175

Find more requirement info here: Get certified now for SFR®

Additional Costs:

  • Application fee: $175
  • Annual renewal fee: $0