North Myrtle Beach, SC, October 28, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Thomas Parry with CENTURY 21 Thomas has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR©) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors©(NAR). The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.
Thomas Parry joins more than 40,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation, which is the measure of professionalism and qualification in helping buyers acquire residential property. The ABR designation is awarded by The Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of The National Association of Realtors (NAR), to REALTORS© who meet the educational and practical experience criteria.
"The ABR designation is an important indicator of the work and dedication Tom puts into his business," said Hank Thomas, President and Broker-in-Charge of CENTURY 21 Thomas. "Mr. Parry has worked hard to obtain this designation and deserves the recognition."
ABR designees subscribe to the strict REALTOR Code of Ethics in their relationship with homebuyers, have access to the latest technology, and are specialists in helping their buyer clients have full and aggressive representation when buying a home.
All real estate professionals who have earned the ABR designation are required to successfully complete a comprehensive core course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty. In addition, they have to submit documentation verifying professional experience and specific sales performance goals in representing homebuyers in successful home purchase transactions in the last three years. All ABR designees had to pass a written examination with a high degree of accuracy.
"The ABR designation contains the core values that my clients receive, and shows my willingness to go the extra mile to ensure I provide the best representation possible for all my clients," said Parry.
About REBAC and the Accredited Buyer's Representative Designation
REBAC, founded in 1988, is the world's largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing the real estate buyer. There are more than 40,000 active members of the organization worldwide. The National Association of Realtors, "The Voice for Real Estate," is the world's largest professional association, representing over 1,000,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.
About CENTURY 21 Thomas
CENTURY 21 Thomas, established in 1962, is North Myrtle Beach's oldest full-service real estate agency and vacation rental management company. CENTURY 21 Thomas lists and handles the sale and purchase of retirement properties, vacation homes and condominiums, investment properties, and primary residences. They also manage a large selection of vacation rental homes and condominiums, with properties located oceanfront, waterfront along the channels of Cherry Grove Inlet, and within easy walking distance of the beach. Their reputation as a real estate leader, knowledge of the area and the exceptional service provided to clients and customers are the keys to their success and longevity.
CENTURY 21 Thomas can be found on the web at www.CENTURY21Thomas.com; or via phone at 843-249-2100.