The MAAR Excellence (ME) Certification aims to promote a more professional, ethical and knowledgeable industry for new and seasoned REALTORS® alike. With members' needs in mind, the MAAR Education Foundation devised the program and tailored its courses to develop well-rounded REALTORS®. After obtaining the ME Certification, REALTORS® will be armed with the essentials to embark on a successful career in real estate.
The ME Certification is a new certification approved by the MAAR Board of Directors in 2020. The certification will operate as a pilot program until Dec. 31, 2022. It will become mandatory for new members in 2023.
The certification is open to all members of MAAR. It will be offered to those new to MAAR at no additional cost. Beginning in 2023, all new members will be required to complete the ME Certification within two (2) years of joining the Association. Others who wish to obtain the ME Certification will be subject to a fee.
To complete the ME Certification, members must complete the following courses:
Co-Op Like a Pro (1 Hour)
Business Planning for Agents (1 Hour)
Real Estate Safety Matters (1 Hour)
The Rise of Cyber Crime (2 Hours)
Multiple Offers = Multiple Confusion (3 Hours)
Closing: From Start to Finish (3 Hour)
Contracts 101 (4 Hours)
For more information about the MAAR Excellence Certification or questions about progress, contact O'Hara Keszler, 901.818.2421.