About Us

Now is the best time to invest in
your career as a residential sales agent


The Council of Residential Specialists is the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® -- a professional network of over 32,000 residential real estate professionals in the U.S. and overseas, with one common goal in mind…your success.  


  • We provide real estate agents with the tools, resources and strategies they need to help them guide buyers and sellers through the residential sales process.


  • We offer a host of educational programs including classroom courses, self-paced e-learning, live webinars, archived recordings and events to help members stay ahead in this competitive and changing environment.


  • We award the prestigious CRS Designation to experienced REALTORS® who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate.



Learn more about the Council of Residential Specialists and how the organization can help you today.


2017 CRS Guide


Member Benefits


CRS Education


How to Earn the CRS Designation


2017 Annual Report