Green REsource Council History

We're here because of YOU.

The Green REsource Council and NAR's Green Designation were established by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS® in the spring of 2008 as a response to the increased interest by real estate buyers, sellers and practitioners to go green. With a panel of subject matter experts, the council developed a comprehensive designation program in the summer of 2008. That fall, we launched the pilot course to a live classroom of students.

Since then, NAR's Green Designation program has taken off. Almost 1,300 students and over 100 instructors completed one of the courses in its first few months, and as of March 2010, over 4,000 individuals have been awarded NAR's Green Designation and membership to the Green REsource Council.

We're growing.

We exist to build your business and understand that task is never finished. We are constantly working to develop partnerships and expand our resources to keep members competitive. We also recognize that green isn't just a way to build your business; it's a way of life. Our member benefits keep expanding to help you do both.

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