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

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Members – $130 | Non-Members – $145
Members: $115 | Non-Members: $130

No CE Credit

7/17/20 Webinar Course

Audit Pricing

  • $65 Member | $75 Non-member

In order to audit this course you must be a current member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®. You must have already received the designation or certification to be eligible. Audit registration may not be completed online. To audit a course, please complete the registration form.

Get 10% Off This July!

When you register for any two of the hot topic webinars in July, you get 10% off your tuition for those courses.* This deal lasts through the month of July!

Eligible Courses:

How to Register:

Complete this registration form and upload it online. Make sure you include every course on the one registration form!

Questions? Give us a call at 312-803-4900 or send an email our way.

*Terms and conditions apply.


  1. Be a member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®
  2. Complete the course, “Short Sales and Foreclosures: What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know”
  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