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AAREB

Austin Association of Real Estate Brokers called Realtists®

ABoR

Austin Board of REALTORS®

ABR®

Accredited Buyer Representative® (designation)

ACTRIS

Austin/Central Texas Realty Information Service

AHWD®

At Home With Diversity® (certification)

AYREP

Austin Young Real Estate Professionals

B

BPOR

Broker Price Opinion Resource (NAR certification)

C

CBS

Code Call before showing

CCIM

Certified Commercial Investment Member

CE

Continuing Education

CMA

Comparative Market Analysis

CRB

Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (designation)

CRE™

Counselor of Real Estate™

CRM

Client Relationship Management

CRS

Certified Residential Specialist (designation)

CSS

Centralized Showing Service–app for streamlining property showings

CTCAR

Central Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS®

D

DMCA

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

DPR

Down Payment Resource—tool for homebuyer assistance programs

E

ECAD

The City of Austin’s Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure Ordinance

eKEY

Electronic smartphone key for lockboxes

e-PRO®

e-PRO® teaches members how to effectively use real estate technology (certification)

F

FSBO

For Sale By Owner

G

goMLS

The app to access the MLS on-the-go

GREEN

Green Designation by NAR

GRI

Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (designation)

H

HBA

Home Builders Association of Greater Austin

I

IBOX

Infrared lockbox

IDX

Internet Data Exchange

Inman Select

Free subscription to industry news (member benefit)

INRIX

(Drive Time) Real time traffic data

K

KIM

Lockbox information services

M

MLS

Matrix: Multiple Listing Service program used by ABoR members

MMSI

ABoR’s membership database

MRP

Military Relocation Professional (certification)

N

NAHREP

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

NAR

National Association of REALTORS® (your national association)

NARPM

National Association of Realty Property Managers

NRDS

NAR’s membership database

P

PRED

Professional Real Estate Delivery

R

®

The REALTOR® Trademark—indicates to the public you are
a member of NAR

Realist

Delivers property data and local market information

RAA

Residential Accredited Appraiser

REALTOR®

(Real-TOR, not real-a-tor) Members of a board of REALTORS® who pledge to uphold the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®

Realty Line

Monthly real estate publication

RPAC

REALTOR® Political Action Committee

RPR

REALTORS® Property Resource (only available to REALTORS®)

S

SAE

Sales Agent Apprentice Education requiring CORE course hours for license renewal in first 24 months

SEO

Search Engine Optimization

SFR

Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource® (certification)

SOR

Small Office REALTORS®

SRES®

Senior Real Estate Specialist® (designation)

SRS

Seller Representative Specialist (designation)

Supra

Lockbox provider

T

TAR

Texas Association of REALTORS® (your state association)

TREC

Texas Real Estate Commission

TREPAC

Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee

TRLP

Texas Real Estate Leadership Program

TRLS

Texas Residential Leasing Specialist (certification)

TransactionDesk

A full transaction management tool connected to Matrix

TRPM

Texas Residential Property Manager (certification)

U

UL

Unreported Licensee

W

WCR

Women’s Council of REALTORS®

 

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