Although short sales and foreclosures are not new trends, mortgage defaults, short sales, and sales of foreclosed and REO properties are on the rise and not expected to peak until 2012. Learn to profit in today’s real estate market with a course from C.A.R. Education. Courses offered:

  • Certified HAFA Specialist (CHS) Certification:the Certified HAFA Specialist (CHS) training program will provide you with valuable information about the distressed housing market along with everything you need to know about the HAFA short sale progra,. Now with the recent extension and expansion on the HAFA program, more distressed homeowners will be turning to HAFA Short Sales as an alternative to foreclosure. Become a Certified HAFA Specialist and provide homeowners with the expertise, knowledge, and guidance they’re looking for to avoid foreclosure and help them understand their options.
  • NAR’s Short Sales and Foreclosures Resource (SFR) Certification:The SFR designation course will teach you how to maneuver the complexities of a short sale as well as how to identify the distinct real estate opportunities in today’s foreclosure market. Build your business for the long term by acquiring the tools and training you need to close successful short sales and foreclosures.
  • NAR’s BPO Resource (BPOR) Certification: Learn how to take advantage of the growing demand for property valuations, provide professional and accurate BPOs, and reduce your risk with NAR’s BPO Resource (BPOR) Certification. During the core course, “BPOs: The Agent’s Role in the Variation Process,” you will gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate a property and learn to efficiently generate accurate and professional reports. The course will explore the multiple uses of BPOs, how BPOs can and cannot be used, and how to filter and select comparables to create expert and precise BPOs. The one-day core course is required to earn your certification.
    In addition to completing the course you will need to view a free one-hour webinar and submit your application with a one-time certification fee.