Karen Gauvin, with Green Team New York Realtyhas achieved both her CBR and CIREC Designations.  

CBR Designation

The Certified Buyer Representative® program is sponsored by the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®.  Established in 1996, CBR designation was the first buyer representative certification in the U.S. It is only awarded to real estate agents and brokers who complete the rigorous curriculum, and are committed to the highest levels of integrity, knowledge, and professionalism in representing buyers. Karen received Green Team’s Captain’s Club award in 2020 and the Gold Award in 2021. In addition, she is a 5-star Zillow Premier Agent.  Excited to have completed this training, Karen feels she is even better equipped to assist her buyers than ever before.

CIREC Designation

Additionally, Karen is now Commercial  & Investment  Real Estate Certified. According to the NAR Code of Ethics, agents must have the proper training for specialized services. Agents undertaking the extensive CIREC course obtain the needed foundation to provide commercial and investment real estate services.  A wide range of topics is covered. Included are tax implications, 1031 Exchanges, valuing property, and more.  Also covered, is the preparation of financial analyses, and comparing financial impacts of leasing vs. buying. Furthermore, negotiating concepts and tactics are important parts of the course.