e-PRO® FAQs.

What is the cost?

Currently our 2018 e-PRO® course content is only available in-person. New content will be available online in Fall 2018. Until then, students can choose either of these options:

 

2018 e-PRO® Course:

  • Live: Currently this course is only available in-person. Course rates vary and are decided by the course provider. Check the course schedule on training4re.com for pricing.

 

Original e-PRO® Course:

  • Online: All courses are available as a self-paced, web-based course through the Center for REALTOR® Development. Until the updated 2018 coursework is available online, students may choose from two options:      
    • Original Course Bundle: Register for the two-part online bundle for the e-PRO® program: $219.
    • Part 2 Online: Sign up for Part 2 online for only $129.

Students are also required to submit a one-time application fee of $149. 

What are the requirements to earn the e-PRO® certification?

Before being conferred with NAR's e-PRO Certification, you'll need to complete an online application with a one-time application fee.
 

As long as you are a current member of NAR or a NAR cooperating international association and have you have completed both parts of the e-PRO® curriculum, you will receive your official e-PRO® notification via email. Then you may download your e-PRO® certificate from our website and begin taking advantage of all e-PRO® has to offer.
 

Are annual dues required to maintain the certification?
As long as you are a current member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), you may use the e-PRO® certification with no annual recertification fees.

 

Is CE available?

Please contact your local course provider to make sure they have secured CE. For the online course, you can see if the online course qualifies for CE in your state.

 

When will the classroom course be available?
Please check www.Training4RE.com frequently for e-PRO® courses scheduled in your area. If you don't see anything scheduled in your immediate area, please contact your state or local association to request a course.

 

When will the online course be available?
The updated 2018 e-PRO® courses will be available online in Fall 2018. Until then, students may take the original content online through the Center for REALTOR® Development

 

I took the previous version of e-PRO®. Does anything change for me?
As long as you are a current member of NAR, you can continue to use the e-PRO® certification no matter when you earned it. You will be included in the new e-PRO® online directory. A new e-PRO® logo and marketing materials will be available for use as you reprint your business cards, update your web site, etc. If you wish to refresh your social media and technology skills, please visit NARTechEdge.com for a list of one day technology skills conference events.

 

What are the benefits of earning the e-PRO® certification?

  • Online member directory
  • e-PRO® certificate
  • Bi-monthly newsletter
  • Marketing resources
    • Digital banner ads
    • e-PRO® logos
    • Press release template
    • Print ads
    • Postcards
    • Differentiation at Realtor.org and Realtor.com®
    • Lapel Pin available for purchase through REALTOR® Team Store
  • Ongoing education through Facebook Live events
  • Private e-PRO® Facebook Group


How soon can I begin using the e-PRO® certification in my marketing materials?
You may begin using the e-PRO® certification after you receive an email from NAR that you have officially been awarded the certification.

 

Does completion of the e-PRO® certification count towards other NAR designations/certifications?
NAR's e-PRO® Certification counts as elective credit for the ABR® , CIPS, and PMN designations. 

 

Where can I find more information or contact e-PRO® staff?
Email: epro@realtors.org  
Telephone: 1.877.397.3132
Fax: 1.312.329.8232
Website: www.ePRONAR.com
Classroom Schedule and Online Course Registration: www.Training4RE.com