Real Estate Agent Designations

There are many possible designations a real estate agent can have. An experienced agent can have an alphabet soup following her name. Here are some of the most common in the San Francisco Bay Area:

The most important are:

The accreditation an agent lists may not reflect their training. An agent often only lists only a few which they themselves feel are most meaningful. An agent must complete "continuing education" courses to renew their license. The courses can be chosen to yield another designation.