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The Certified Residential Specialist

Buying or selling a home is one of the most crucial financial transactions of your life. In what can be a confusing and sometimes difficult process, it pays to leave as little to chance as you can. But with the help of a professionals, you can navigate unknown territory with ease.

To fill the specific residential needs of homebuyers and sellers, the Residential Sales Council of the National Association of Realtors instituted a class of expert real estate professionals: the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS).

How can a CRS help me?
Every CRS has undergone a rigorous, specialized course of detailed training, aimed at making residential transactions as smooth and worry-free as possible.

A CRS brings special qualifications to your needs:

Membership in a local Board/Association, state association and the National Association of Realtors. Every CRS is part of a much larger network of real estate professionals. Successful completion of the courses leading to the Certified Residential Specialist designation--one of the most successful residential real estate educational programs in the country. Every CRS is a real estate professional equipped with special expertise, thanks to advanced study in listing, selling, investment, taxes and more.
A history of demonstrated sales performance through the documented execution of residential sales transactions.

What this means is that when you work with a CRS, you�re working with someone who is more connected, more knowledgeable, more experienced.

What if my needs are special?
If anything about your transaction is special, seek out a specialist. It�s as simple as that. Only 3% of all Realtors and Realtor-Associates have earned the right to be called a CRS. Only 3% have developed special residential skills and enhanced their residential sales knowledge through study, dedication and experience.

A CRS can help you optimize your transaction by identifying better prospects, clarifying investment potential and helping you understand tax ramifications. It all adds up to one thing: better service.

What special qualifications does a CRS bring to my transaction?
Your trust in a CRS is well earned, thanks to these distinctive credentials:

A professional designation of residential specialty, the highest in the industry A higher level of education in residential sales.
Professional affiliation with thousands of other real estate professionals on the local and national levels.
Up-to-the-minute industry information, with respect to taxes, investment, legislation and other areas of critical importance.
Local market knowledge--special residential expertise unique to your area.

Put your trust in the best.
Put 24 years of experience in Ventura County to work for you.

Call Ralf at 985-RALF  - - -  985-7253

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