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NYRS® For Buyers and Sellers

Hire an NYRS® agent.

How does a consumer pick the right real estate professional from more than 12,000 licensed residential real estate agents in New York City?

NYRS® is REBNY’s highest professional credential for residential agents in New York City. The designation identifies an elite group of agents who have each successfully completed an advanced course of study covering relevant and important topics such as negotiation, ethics, real estate law, and finance. NYRS® comprises a peer network of like-minded professionals committed to ethical behavior, professional excellence and advanced education.

NYRS® agents deliver a competitive edge. They bring greater visibility to listings; better exposure to top industry influencers including the leaders of NYC’s top residential brokerage firms; and direct access to NYRS® sponsors including lenders, attorneys and appraisers. With their fingers always on the pulse of the residential marketplace, they represent the best of NYC’s residential brokerage.

NYRS® For Agents

Become an NYRS® agent.

Where do you find a network that encourages camaraderie and provides an invaluable forum for like-minded professionals to facilitate the business of real estate with integrity and results?

The NYRS® credential recognizes dedicated, successful residential real estate brokers in New York City and gives them the opportunity to take their knowledge to the next level. The curriculum is designed to address the unique challenges of NYC’s real estate market and is updated regularly to reflect changing market conditions and emerging issues. Taught by industry leaders, courses include real estate law, macroeconomics, commercial real estate, ethics, negotiation, and marketing.

Fewer than 3% of NYC’s licensed residential brokers have been awarded the NYRS® designation.