Short Sale Resources


Below are resources that can be used to better understand short sales and foreclosures and the challenges that may come with them. The link to the SFR online course through NAR and a description is located at the bottom of the page.

The Basics: Short Sales, NAR

The Basics: Foreclosures, NAR

Short Sales: Tips, Tools and Resources, NAR

Short Sale Resource Center, BoA Home Loans

Short Sale Seller Advisory, AAR and ADofRE

Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR)
This course counts as ABR elective, CRS elective, GRI elective, however, the online version does not count for CE in Kentucky.


For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures represent the new "traditional" real estate transaction. Knowing how to maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as how to identify the distinct real estate opportunities in foreclosure are not merely good skills to have in today's market-they are critical. This course helps students evaluate all available options for distressed homeowners and identify the components of an effective short-sale package. This course looks at how real estate professionals can counsel buyer-clients in the purchase of foreclosure properties. And as a practical resource, this course shows students how consumers can avoid foreclosure in the future. 

Download the SFR brochure from NAR

Become SFR Certified - learn how