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.

Designed for 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