What do all those letters after Molly’s name mean? Each of those represent hours of learning and real world experience. Molly has obtained many certifications and qualifications to stay in touch with the real estate world outside of Crested Butte and brings these skills to each transaction. Keep reading to learn what they mean and how they help Molly be the best choice to be your real estate guide in Crested Butte.
GUILD Member, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing exists to help buyers and sellers of luxury homes find real estate professionals with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to support their individual needs.
Institute Members who have earned the Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition complete extensive
training, hold the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation, and
have a proven performance in the million dollar and above market.
CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
This is the highest credential awarded to agents, managers, and brokers. The CRS certification is earned by a combination of education and volume (sales) requirements. The CRS is a designation that you cannot buy, but must be earned. Only the top 3% of Realtors in the US have obtained this certification. The education is top notch and is on going in order to maintain this designation.
CRB – Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
This is the oldest and most respected certification in the industry and only 3% of Realtors have met the requirements. CRB exemplifies the highest level of professional achievement in real estate brokerage management. While this focuses more on running a real estate company, the education covers best practices in marketing, customer service, organization, systems and more.
ABR – Accredited Buyer’s Representative
Agents who earn ABR focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process and have your interest as a buyer as top priority. The ABR has a minimum sales requirement. It has to be earned, not just given for taking classes. Molly enjoys working with buyers and sellers, but helping buyers find the perfect piece of Crested Butte real estate is one of her favorite things!
RSPS – Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist
RSPS is recognized as an official NAR Certification. It allows buyers and sellers to have confidence in the ability of a REALTOR®. RSPS specializes in buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination, and help assist them with their search. Clearly, the information learned to obtain this certification applies to almost every transaction in the Crested Butte area.
SFR – Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification
The Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®) certification is for REALTORS® who want to hone the skills that will allow them to help buyers and sellers of distressed properties and help make this sometimes stressful situation a bit easier on all parties. Molly obtained this certification back in the midst of the last recession and definitely put these skills to use!
Please feel free to contact Molly at anytime. She loves to guide clients through the Crested Butte real estate buying and selling process. To read more about Molly’s certifications please click here for the NAR website.