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Real Estate Designations and Certifications


Captain & Co. Real Estate, LLC. is proud of our extensive list of real estate designations and certifications. These affiliations demonstrate our commitment to offering our clients superior customer service and providing both buyers and sellers the best representation possible. The team at Captain & Co. is committed to excellence by staying current on the latest Memphis real estate trends and helping our clients reach their real estate goals.


Accredited Buyer's Representiave

ABR® (Accredited Buyer’s Representative)

The real estate designation ABR® indicates real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. As a result, we work with buyers at every stage of the home purchasing process.

At Home With Diversity

AHWD (At Home With Diversity)

The AHWD designation signifies our commitment to conducting all dealings with sensitivity. We cater to each of our client’s profiles. For this reason, our team works to create innovative plans to serve them all successfully.

Business Network International

BNI (Business Network International)

BNI is the world’s leading referral organization. Clearly, it’s because of BNI’s guiding principles. These form the foundation on which members interact, conduct themselves, and fulfill their goals. Captain & Co. is proud to be an active member of BNI Midtown Memphis.

Certified Residential Specialist

CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)

The Certified Real Estate Specialist designation is the highest credential award. It’s given to brokers, managers, and residential sales agents. Hence, only REALTORS® with the most experience receive this award. It signifies outstanding achievement in the industry, and advance training.

Commitment to Excellence

C2EX (Commitment to Excellence)

The C2EX endorsement from the NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) shows commitment to excellence. Therefore, when you work with a CC2EX REALTOR®, you can expect results.

Federal Housing Act

Equal Housing Opportunity Real Estate Designations

Captain & Co. follows The Fair Housing Act. This act makes any discrimination illegal. That includes biases in renting, leasing, or the sale of housing because of national origin or familial status, handicap, sex, religion, color, or race. We always treat everyone we deal with fairly and with respect.

Graduate REALTOR® Institute

GRI (Graduate REALTOR® Institute)

Earning the GRI for real estate is a way to stand out to prospective buyers and sellers. In fact, these REALTORS® gave in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues. Additionally, they also have training in technology, professional standards, and the sales process.

LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance

The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance advocates for fair housing for all, and helps clients of all sexual orientation, gender identity, race, and color with their housing needs. The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance professionals also value elevating professionalism in the industry through education and networking opportunities that grow each and everyone’s businesses and enhance professional lives.

NAREB (National Association of Real Estate Brokers)

NAREB’s “REALISTS©” are a group of minority real estate professionals across the US that promotes sustainable homeownership. NAREB serves clients of all Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability, Family Status, or Sex Orientation whole-heartedly with no discrimination. Although NAREB composed principally of African Americans, the REALTIST© organization embraces all qualified real estate practitioners who are committed to achieving our vision of “Democracy in Housing”.

NGLCC (National LGBT Chamber of Commerce)

NGLCC is a non-profit advocacy group in the US dedicated to increasing the economic and advancement opportunities for the LGBT community and business owners to gain a solid financial footing. NGLCC advocates diversity and believes that opportunity, success, and growth are for everybody.

Ninja Selling for Realtors System

Ninja Selling

The Ninja Selling system is all about building relationships. That means helping customers reach their goals and listening to their needs. Overall, it’s about creating value for people and much less about selling.

PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor)

The PSA designation is specifically designed to enhance REALTOR skills in handling real estate transactions like pricing properties, creating Comparative Market Analysis (CMA), and working with appraisers and appraisal reports. PSA certified REALTORS are competent in providing step-by-step guidance to Sellers while navigating the complexities of The home valuation process.

National Association of REALTORS®

REALTOR® Real Estate Designations

Captain & Co. are proud members of NAR (National Association of REALTORS®). We follow the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. Because of this prestigious membership, our clients are confident they can rely on us. Therefore, they know we’ll do a professional job and protect their best interests.

RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee)

RPAC is a powerfully effective alliance of both REALTORS® and Associations. Its purpose is to advance both candidates and public policies. Specifically, policies that protect property interests, build strong communities and create a vibrant and strong business community.

SRES®  (Seniors Real Estate Specialist®)

Senior Real Estate Specialist designation is for REALTORS® who work to meet the needs of maturing Americans. That includes downsizing, aging in place, selling, relocating, buying, or refinancing, both residential and investment properties.

real estate designation SRS

SRS (Seller Representative Specialist)

The (SRS) Seller Representative Specialist designation is the premier credential in seller representation. With this in mind, only real estate professionals with specific experience and education receive this classification.


To conclude, the professional team at Captain & Co. Real Estate, LLC, is committed to providing our clients with the utmost customer service. Contact us today and let us help you buy or sell your property.


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