The following Certifications and Designations provide you Excellence in Service and Knowledge:
WOMEN'S COUNCIL OF REALTORS® 2014 VIRGINIA Member of the Year
We are a network of successful REALTORS®, advancing women as professionals and leaders in business, the industry and the communities we serve. Straleys are listed in leadership on the National Network receiving buyer and seller calls nationwide.
ABR® (Accredited Buyer's Representative)
The ABR® designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria, by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Why should you look for the ABR® designation before looking for a home? These three letters after a REALTORS® name tell you that you’ll be working with someone committed to your best interests, someone who has both made education a career priority, and has also demonstrated the experience needed to provide the finest in buyer representation.
E- Pro - Instructor - certified by the National Association of REALTORS®
The e-PRO® certification graduates assist clients to effectively use real estate technology to provide business tools that make life more efficient when buying and selling real estate. . Applying advanced technologies and social media strategies to your business plan expands your capabilities, increases your reach, building trust and authority through relationships and authenticity in business.
AT HOME WITH DIVERSITY INSTUCTOR - certified by National Association of REALTORS®
Heighten awareness of and sensitivity to the social and cultural constituencies of local real estate markets. Participants will learn about the people who make up the local market, their values, customs, real estate needs, and expectations of real estate professionals.
Provide practical skills and tools to increase the professional’s effectiveness in servicing all social groups. Specifically, the course helps participants develop skills in cross-cultural communication and strategic business planning.
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT NETWORK DESIGNATION (PMN)
Straley with this knowledge and experience is the next-generation REALTOR® designed to give real-world tools and a connection to a network like no other. Networking produces additional buyers and sellers outside the normal agent sphere of influence, providing nationwise exposure to buyers and sellers relocating. Diving into hot topics such as leadership, negotiating, networking and business planning, the PMN's suite of professional performance training courses are focused on keeping you on top of an ever-changing market.
SHORT SALE / FORECLOSURE RESOUCE - certified by Naitonal Association of REALTORS®
For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new, almost, “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s market—they are critical. And while short sales and foreclosures are not for the faint of heart, agents with the proper tools and training can use these specialty areas to build their business and client trust for the long term. Straley was an early advocate of the Short Sale Process and worked with National Bankers to design the procedures and systems for approvals.
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Moseley has been training students in the real estate industry since 1972 and offers real estate education for Salesperson Licensing, Broker Licensing, Continuing Education, and Post License Education. Sign up for a licensing course with our Sponsor Discount or check out their FREE CE/PLE today!