Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council
430 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
For prompt processing of your application:
> Submit your application only after you have met all of the requirements, including completion of
the elective course.
> All of the fields in the application must be completed. Incomplete applications will be returned,
which will delay processing.
After submitting your application:
> Please allow REBAC Member Service Representatives ten business days upon receipt to process
> As a reminder, you may not market yourself as an ABR
designee until REBAC has conferred the
designation to you and notified you in writing.
When your application gets approved:
> When REBAC approves your application, we will notify you by e-mail, after which you may add
ABR® to your credentials and marketing materials.
Active membership with REBAC is required:
> In order to retain the rights to use the ABR® designation, you must maintain your membership with
REBAC as well as with NAR.
> Using the ABR® designation without maintaining membership with REBAC will result in a trademark
violation (Code of Ethics, Article 12). Those individuals in trademark violation will need to
immediately cease from using the ABR® trademark/logos on all promotional materials.
You may contact REBAC by phone at 800-648-6224. Member Service Representatives are available
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST. They can also be reached by e-mail at
You have 36 months to meet the above requirements. Failure to
complete these requirements within this time frame will
result in having to retake the ABR® Designation Course.