What does it all mean?

Real Estate Fundamentals - Delta College (Bob) & Sharp real estate school (Michelle) 

Graduate REALTOR Institute - Involves 3 separate courses in basic real estate practices, general marketing, investing, negotiating, real estate law, rental law, and much more.

Certified Residential Specialist - Involves 3 or more intense courses in advanced residential negotiating, business planning, servicing clients and customers, advanced marketing techniques, and much more!  Must also have years of proven experience and at least one other designation in order to earn the CRS designation.  Only 4% of all Realtors have this designation!

e-PRO - Involves an online course lasting approximately a month.  Covers advanced ways to work with buyers and sellers via the Internet.

Certified Buyer Representative - Involves a 2 day course covering only buyers rights and services provided by a Buyer Representative.  Buyer representation is now world wide, but FEW have the background of how to really work FOR the buyer.

Relocation Specialist - An in-house designation, earned by working with national relocation networks and our companies relocation department.

Associate Broker - You must have 3+ years as a full time agent with a minimum of 30 transactions and pass a state level exam.  Exam covers items such as real estate laws, ethics, fair housing, advertising practices, etc.

We hope this gives you a little insight into the advanced real estate education that we have and shows how serious we are in helping our clients in a professional and courteous manner.  Thank you for your time.
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My marketing has always been very important to me and my clients, helping them get the best price for their home and saving them money on the buying end. 
                                   NO ONE does more for their clients!
Call Bob Smith - (989) 529-5321
Bob Smith - (989) 529-5321

Designations earned & positions held:

Owner/Broker
Certified Residential Specialist - CRS
Graduate REALTOR Institute - GRI
e-PRO
Certified Buyer Representative
Relocation Specialist
REALTOR
Courses in Commercial Real Estate
The "Talking House" Realtor
Years in Real Estate:Full time since May 1994 - 24+ years
Michelle Smith - (989) 529-5319

Designations earned & positions held:

Relocation Specialist
Michigan State licensed agent
Buyer's Representative


Years in Real Estate:  Part time 15+ years - Licensed Assistant to Bob Smith

Full time profession:   3rd/4th Grade Teacher with Master's Degree
The late Judy VanSumeren  - Missed



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