The more you learn, the more you earn.®
It’s a fact, real estate agents with more real estate designations earn more money than agents with out designations. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. John Hrisco & Associates is dedicated to continuing to earn and acquire various real estate designations applicable to our industry and our clients. It will in turn help us provide you with the best possible real estate experience.
John Hrisco of John Hrisco & Associates is a Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker; License #480703 . What does this mean to my clients and customers? It means that I am more committed than ever to serve your best interest and look out for all your real estate needs.
NAR’s ABR-Accredited Buyer’s Representative
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
BPOR – Broker Price Opinion Resource: The current housing market presents many challenges to our real estate industry, few more important than valuation. Evaluating properties depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a commitment to approach the valuation assignment from all pertinent perspectives. “BPOs: The Agent’s Role in the Valuation Process” is specifically designed to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in creating BPOs, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation techniques.
CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert: A Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) has a thorough understanding of complex issues in today’s turbulent real estate industry and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners. CDPEs can provide solutions, specifically short sales, for homeowners facing market hardships.
In addition, John Hrisco of John Hrisco & Associates is a CDPE Advanced Member, which includes additional ongoing training not available to regular CDPE members.
Certified Negotiation Expert
One of the top designation courses in real estate taught nationally by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. This 2-day course offers professional negotiation and business building training. Acquired 7/10/14
Better results for your clients and yourself – Negotiation is a blend of using collaborative approaches to help identify and create value for all parties, and competitive approaches that help ensure you capture the value components you want. Understanding the dynamics of collaborative and competitive negotiating will most certainly help you achieve better results for your clients and yourself.
CNHS – Certified New Home Specialist: Real Estate’s Most Respected New Home Sales Training is guaranteed to increase your knowledge, confidence, professionalism and success working with Builders, Developers and New Home Buyers.
GRI – Graduate Realtor Institute: Looking for a REALTOR® who’s taken professional training to the next level? REALTOR®s with the GRI designation have in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Earning the designation is a way to stand out to prospective buyers and sellers as a professional with expertise in these areas. (acquisition in process)
IMSD – Internet Marketing Specialist Designation: A powerful real estate designation with hands-on training and implementation for real estate agents to generate more traffic, more leads, and close more deals. (in the process of acquiring).
NAR’s Military Relocation Professional Designation: When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.
MilRES – Military Residential Specialist: Because active military, veterans and their families often have uncommon real estate needs – due in part to transfers, deployments and specialized loans available to them – it’s important for agents who assist these clients to ensure each and every transaction is as comprehensive as possible.
The MilRES certification course provides insights into what it takes to buy, sell or rent a home for all people with military affiliations, including the more than 23 million American veterans. With such a large veteran population, it’s beneficial for agents across the U.S. – regardless of proximity to military bases – to earn the MilRES certification, available online only through RE/MAX University.
MilRES has developed relationships with the Department of Defense, Veteran’s Administration, key Congressional leaders and others who share our goal to help the “military” community without any additional cost to them. Working together, we hope to make a difference in the lives of our veterans, our active duty personnel and their families. (Sep 2014 acquisition)
John Hrisco is (VLB) Texas Veteran Land Board Certified: Did you know that as a Texas Veteran or Active Duty/Reservists you are eligible for several other loan programs and benefits, totally separate from your VA benefits. Thes include Land Loans, Home Loans, and Home Improvement Loans, plus some various other benefits.
In the midst of disruptive innovation in other industries, the National Association of Expert Advisors® is charging forward to revolutionize the real estate industry. Creating an exclusive organization for like-minded, innovative and determined individuals, NAEA’s mission is to provide it’s members with proven and comprehensive solutions to help real estate agents grow their business exponentially.
Becoming a member will provide you with a wealth of development opportunities. Simply stated, NAEA’s leadership, guidance, materials and resources affects the bottom line of its members and the return on the investment has never been higher. But, membership into the NAEA isn’t just about the value the association provides, rather it is also about sustaining and improving the lives of millions of people around the United States and Canada who want to live the ultimate dream of having ownership in real estate. NAEA wants to help streamline the consumer experience and ensure that home buyers and sellers look to Expert Advisors when buying or selling their largest investments.
RCC – Residential Construction Certified: The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Residential Construction Training allows you to work more professionally with buyers, sellers, appraisers, inspectors, lenders, designers,engineers and construction professionals.
Agents who take professional negotiation training can demonstrate a competitive advantage to their clients very early in the process. Here are some of the benefits you will gain for yourself and your clients with the right negotiation training:
• Better results for your clients and yourself – Negotiation is a blend of using collaborative approaches to help identify and create value for all parties, and competitive approaches that help ensure you capture the value components you want. Understanding the dynamics of collaborative and competitive negotiating will most certainly help you achieve better results for your clients and yourself.
• Become more persuasive and convincing – Using proven persuasion principles can significantly increase your ability to successfully convince the other side to accept your offer. Scripts incorporating effective persuasion techniques should be included, and this will give you a distinct advantage over those who don’t use these proven approaches.
• “Whole Brain” communicating and negotiating – When people make important decisions like buying or selling a house, they make the decisions using emotions (right brain) and logic (left brain). Knowing how and when to impact each side of the brain will drastically improve your success rate.
• Planning– You probably have a marketing plan, a lead generation plan, an open house plan, and other systemic approaches for your real estate business. Effective negotiation training will show you the benefits of using a planning guide of some sort to better anticipate and prepare for your negotiations. Planning is one of the hallmarks of professionals in every field.
SFR – Short Sale & Foreclosures Resource: For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “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 for the long term.
other designations in progress