SIMI VALLEY, CALIFJoAnn Levine with KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR®) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. (REBAC) of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR).
JoAnn joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR® designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty, both in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience.
REBAC, founded in 1988, is the world's largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing the real estate buyer. There are more than 40,000 active members of the organization world-wide. THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, "The Voice for Real Estate," is the world's largest professional association, representing over 1,000,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.
You may contact JoAnn by telephone, (805) 657-9001, by e-mail, mailto:[email protected], or by visiting her websites,  or
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            A California REALTOR®  has been awarded the Graduate REALTOR®  Institute (GRI) designation.
            The Conejo-Simi-Moorpark Association of Realtors member who completed the curriculum required to achieve the highly acclaimed designation is JoAnn Levine of Keller Williams Realty in Simi Valley. She joins other top producers in the residential real estate industry who hold the designation across the nation.
            JoAnn earned the "Graduate REALTOR®  Institute” (GRI) designation by attending a specific, intensive series of a minimum of 90 hours of classroom instruction, covering a variety of subjects including: contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance, and risk reduction. 
In addition, they have learned the fundamentals of brokerage and other areas of real estate specialization. With this designation and through increased awareness of current topics important to the real estate professional, such as legal issues, these REALTORS® can better serve prospective clients and customers.
            The REALTOR®  Institute is designed to educate practitioners about local, state and national real estate practices that affect them, their clients and customers. The Institute is taught by leading real estate professionals from around the country.
            The GRI designation sets the individuals who have attained it apart from other practitioners because it indicates to the public that the individual has obtained a professional educational foundation on which to base the services they provide and that they are a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
            Obtaining the GRI designation is a beneficial way for a REALTOR®  to advance their professional image. The extra measure of knowledge and prestige achieved by completing this course work is a tool that will advance a career in real estate on attracting and building new business.
            The REALTOR®  Institute has been in existence more than twenty-five years old and has graduated thousands of REALTORS®

You may contact JoAnn by telephone, (805) 657-9001, by e-mail, mailto:[email protected], or by visiting her websites: