St. Augustine, FL, February 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Michael Narace with Davidson Realty, Inc., the premier Jacksonville and St. Augustine real estate company, has earned the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification. The National Association of REALTORS® confers the MRP certification to REALTORS® who want to help military personnel and veterans find housing solutions that best meet their needs and allow them to take full advantage of their military benefits.
“Having served in the Marines for 20 years, Michael is experienced in all facets of military relocations,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson. “He has the knowledge as well as the dedication to be a helpful guide for his military and veteran clients throughout the real estate process.”
When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables can make the transfer easier, faster and less stressful. REALTORS® who earn this certification know to work with active duty military buyers and sellers, as well as veterans.
“Homeownership is an important part of the fabric of America, and having a stable home environment is vital when men and women of the military are called away to serve their country. Working with a REALTOR® who understands specific needs and timetables related to military service will help make their transfers easier, faster and less stressful,” said NAR President Gary Thomas, broker-owner of Evergreen Realty, in Villa Park, Calif. “The Military Relocation Professional certification will help REALTORS® hone their knowledge and skills for working with veterans and active duty military buyers and sellers to ensure that homeownership remains affordable and accessible to them.”
The certification provides NAR’s members with resources to accommodate current and former military service members at any stage of their military career, and is an approved elective for NAR’s Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR®) designation. To earn the MRP certification, REALTORS® are required to be in good standing with NAR; complete a one-day MRP certification core course; complete a pre-class readings to learn military background information and better understand important acronyms and military culture; and complete two webinars. For more information about the MRP certification, visit http://www.militaryrelocationpro.org.
About Davidson Realty, Inc.
Davidson Realty, Inc. is a leader in Florida real estate, specializing in houses in Jacksonville and St. Augustine. The firm has been at the forefront of Jacksonville, Florida realty for 20 years. From its headquarters at the renowned World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida, Davidson Realty markets and sells residential and commercial projects in Jacksonville, St. Augustine and the surrounding areas. Davidson's founders are the original developers of World Golf Village and the company remains the hands down experts on golf course homes and golf communities in Florida. Davidson Realty has more than 30 Florida Realtors helping buyers and sellers alike. The majority of Davidson Realty agents hold the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation, providing special expertise for navigating through the changing climate of short sales, foreclosures and distressed properties. In addition, Davidson Property Management handles leasing for Jacksonville and St. Augustine homes. And Davidson Development specializes in large scale development opportunities.
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