About Us

About Us

The Residential Real Estate Council is the leading education and networking organization for residential real estate agents.

It awards the prestigious CRS Designation to experienced REALTORS® who complete advanced training and demonstrate outstanding achievement in the industry.

Who We Are

The Residential Real Estate Council was established in 1976 to provide real estate brokers and agents with shared knowledge and tools. Recognizing the need for advanced education, the Council developed training courses and established the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation.

The Council is recognized as the leading provider of real estate education and networking for residential real estate agents, and the CRS Designation is considered the most prestigious designation a real estate agent can achieve.

Download the Council's 2019 Annual Report here.

Download the Council's Membership Survey Highlights here.

Download RRC Edge Fact Sheet here.



To train and empower ethical, efficient, and successful real estate professionals.


To be the premier education, business and networking resource to REALTORS® and international real estate professionals.

Strategic Goals

Download and read in full the Strategic Plan and Goals.

Bylaws & Policies

Download and read the Bylaws of the Residential Real Estate Council.

Rules and Regulations