1. The Applicant must show evidence that he or she provides advice or guidance which significantly affects real estate decisions, without personal bias or conflict of interest.
  2. The Applicant must have a minimum of ten years of practical experience in real estate, three of which must be in real estate counseling.
  3. The Applicant must be accomplished and highly regarded for integrity, ethics, judgment, leadership, knowledge, and superior expertise in his or her organization and/or field(s) of specialty.
  4. The Applicant must demonstrate Ethics, Experience, Expertise, Influence and Prominence as further discussed in Membership Qualifications.
  5. If invited to membership in The Counselors of Real Estate, the Applicant must agree to hold some form of membership in the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). NAR offers Institute Affiliate membership at a nominal fee to fulfill this requirement; local Board membership is not required.