This core course focuses on the knowledge and skill base that real estate professionals need to specialize in buying, selling, or managing second homes in a resort, recreational, and/or vacation destination and properties for investment, development, or retirement.
In addition to completing the core course, students are required to take three of the five listed free webinars. Visit www.realtor.org/resort to access the webinars once you have completed the core course.
Resort and Second-Home Tax Laws
Disaster Prevention and Recovery
Publicity that Works for You
Making the Most of Your Networking
Working with International Buyers
Earning the Resort and Second Home Property Specialist Certification (RSPS)
Visit www.realtor.org/resort to view the RSPS certification requirements and application.
Melanie McLane, ABR, CRB, CRS, E-PRO, CDEI, GREEN-CERTIFIED, GRI, RAA, RSPS, SRES, SRS
Melanie J. McLane is a well-rounded generalist with extensive experience not only in all facets of real estate, but all facets of education, from course development to presentation. In November 2008, Melanie was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame as a trainer.
She is a certified appraiser, licensed associate broker, and seasoned real estate educator. A veteran of 34 years in the real estate industry, she has owned and operated a real estate brokerage, taught everything from pre-licensing through designation courses, and continues to practice as both an appraiser and an associate broker. Her "hands on" experience leads to classes with students who learn and come back for more.