BDAR is fully licensed to deliver NAR Designation Courses. Below you will find all of our current and upcoming course offerings. If you have suggestions for other courses you'd like to see, please contact info@bdar.ca.

Real Estate Professional Assistant Certificate Program

The Real Estate Professional Assistant course is a certificate program designed for those who are currently working with a real estate professional or for those aspiring to work along a real estate agent or team in an administrative capacity. The Real Estate Professional Assistant certificate course will sharpen current and create new skills to assist the professional assistant to be an irreplaceable part of the agent’s business plan or team structure and manage risk.

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Resort and Second Property Specialist Course

This course from NAR is designed to teach the essentials of buying, selling, and managing resort properties and second-homes for recreation, investment and development.


Course Objectives

  • Help clients evaluate and select the type of property, form of ownership, and financing options.

  • Identify strategies for building a rental property business or assessing the investment value of property.

  • Understanding the guidelines for tax treatment of second-home vacation and investment properties

  • Use market statistics and trends to develop a business plan. 

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Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) Designation Course

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process.

Course Objectives

  • Understand and demonstrate your value to today’s buyer.

  • Acquire the skills and resources to succeed as a buyer’s agent in a dynamic real estate market.

  • Help buyers find the right property at the right terms and price in both buyer’s and seller’s markets.

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Real Estate Negotiation Expert Course (RENE)

The Real Estate Negotiation Expert Certification Course (RENE) is an interactive experience to help negotiators elevate their game! The course examines all types of negotiation formats and methods so that today's negotiators can play the game to win. A full spectrum of tips, tools, techniques and advantages will be provided so that negotiators can provide effect results for their clients.

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​This designation course will help real estate professionals develop the business-building skills and resources for specialization in the 50+ real estate market by expanding their knowledge of how life stages may impact real estate choices.


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​Global real estate opportunities are everywhere. People move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market may look to invest in property overseas. No matter which audience you cater to, the CIPS designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize and expand your business.

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  • Global Real Estate: Local Markets (core course)

  • Business of U.S. Real Estate (core course)

  • Europe & International Rela Estate (elective)

  • Asis/Pacific & International Real Estate (elective)

  • America's & International Real Estate (elective)

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​This course delivers a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training, and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interests of sellers in today’s marketplace.

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Senior's Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designation Course

Certified Internation Property Specialist Course (CIPS)

Seller's Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation Course

Coming later this year...


  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designation Course 

  • NAR's Green Designation Course

  • Certified Staging Advocate Designation Course