RRC Member | CRS Designation - Residential Real Estate Council

Become a Member

Become part of the Council and shift your career into high gear. 

Gain access to the industry’s best education, professional training and one of the most powerful referral networks in the business.


RRC members are recognized leaders in the industry who have more experience, more education and earn more than the average REALTOR®.

Starting Your Path to CRS Designation

Members who meet education and experience requirements are eligible to apply for the CRS Designation.


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Membership Benefits 

RRC members represent the top 3 percent of all REALTORS® in the country. With more than 29,000 members, you are immediately connected to a professional network of top producers for best-in-class education, networking, valuable referrals and more.

When you join ranks with the most accomplished agents and brokers in the U.S., you gain the credentials and advanced professional knowledge that commands the trust and attention of your clients and peers. And you set yourself on the path to earning the most prestigious designation in real estate.

Local Networking

When you join RRC, you also get free access to your local State RRC organization. There are 40 State RRC entities across the country where you can connect with other successful agents through local networking and educational events and get involved in community service or RRC volunteer opportunities.

News & Information

RRC members get access to a host of complimentary leading news and information sources to keep you in the know like free subscriptions to Inman Select News (a $199 value) and The Council’s award-winning magazine, The Residential Specialist in print and online formats. Members also have access to the RRC Bottom Line Brief, which is an electronic brief full of timely, relevant and actionable information in a short, digestible format.


Enjoy discounts on best-in-class education including live classroom courses taught across the country, self-paced eLearning, live and recorded on-demand webinars, video and more. As a Council member, you are entitled to discounts of up to 50% on most education. This savings more than pays for the cost of your annual membership fee. Members also receive twelve new complimentary webinars each year (a $325 value), as well as access to a Free webinar library, which has over 50 webinars available. 


Attend RRC Events like our annual Sell-a-bration conference at preferred member pricing. Sell-a-bration attracts hundreds of top-producing REALTORS® seeking to improve their business and increase their referral networks through high-quality education and networking. You won't want to miss it!


The Council has partnered with USI Affinity, a national leader in insurance member benefits, to create a convenient and secure member portal where members can find competitively priced insurance coverage. Members also have access to the RRC Vendor Marketplace where you can get discounts on a wide variety of products and services. 

Download the Council's Member Guide here.

  • Do I have to be eligible for my CRS Designation in order to join RRC?

  • How do I get my CRS Designation?

  • Can I become a RRC member and get my CRS Designation at the same time?

  • Can I use the CRS Designation trademark on my business cards and other materials if I haven’t completed the designation requirements or do not renew my membership?

  • What are the main benefits of RRC membership?

  • What are the requirements for designation?

  • What are the best ways to get involved with my State?