Certified Residential Specialist

One of the largest REALTOR® member organizations for the top producing agents around the world.

Interested in a CRS designation?

With more than 28,000 members, you are immediately connected to a professional network of top producers, best-in-class education, networking, valuable referrals and more. When you earn your CRS Designation, you gain the credentials and advanced professional knowledge that commands the trust and attention of your clients and peers. You also join ranks with the most accomplished agents and brokers in the U.S., setting yourself on the path and investment of lifelong learning and professional development.

In addition to all of the member benefits you receive for belonging to the Council, when you earn and maintain the CRS Designation, your benefits grow and the value of membership increases exponentially.


The Certified Residential Specialist Designation is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers and brokers, and you can only earn and maintain your CRS Designation through your Council membership.