Accredited Distressed Property Representative Designation(ADPR)


Do you want to expand your business and learn how to tap into the market of short sales and foreclosures? Earn your designation to be proficient in conducting short sale transactions that can open up your business to an in-demand niche. You don't want to miss this lucrative designation.

The Accredited Distressed Property Representative Designation (ADPR) designation is awarded to those who successfully complete the two-day course by passing the final examination. Course approved for 6 Hours Core B continuing education credit.

"The ADPR designation is not affiliated with or endorsed by the National Association of REALTORS®."

You will learn:

  • Where your market is going
  • Foreclosure options
  • Financing options
  • How to keep a client
  • How to build your business

Additional Benefits of the ADPR Designation:

  • Regular Updates on Short Sale and Foreclosure Issues
  • Legal Matter Updates on Short Sale, Foreclosure and REO Properties
  • Customizable Marketing Pieces, Press Release, Post Cards and Brochures
  • Listing in a Searchable Online Directory for Future Referrals
  • Certificate and Lapel Pin


Marki Lemons, CRB, CRS, SRES, CNE, QSC, ABR
With nearly a decade of experience, Marki Lemons has established herself as a leading expert in the residential real estate industry. In a market experiencing near record numbers of short sales and foreclosures, Marki has used her dynamic, professional attitude and vast experience to become known as Chicago's "Queen of Foreclosures."

Upcoming Courses

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuition: Members - $199 | Non-Members - $219

Learning Objectives

Short Sale: The Result of Foreclosure

Short Sales are the direct result of real estate foreclosures. Currently the real estate industry is overwhelmed with the question: “What is a Short Sale and how do I service clients who have no equity in their homes or money to bring to a closing?” This course is designed for real estate agents, brokers, investors, industry professionals and homeowners who want to know how to prepare a short sale package and the timeline needed to get everything accomplished. Learn how to save a client from foreclosure and develop the skill set needed for this niche market.

Mastering How to Use Short Sale Forms

This course introduces REALTORS®, investors, attorneys and homeowners to the process, procedures, forms and treatment of a short sale transaction, from listing to closing. It also discusses the steps necessary to facilitate a successful short sale transaction.

Mastering Real Estate Financing in a Shifting Market

With the death of the subprime lending market and the tightening of credit guidelines, potential homebuyers have to focus on a loan program that will lend them money with reduced credit guidelines and a high LTV. Homebuyers today have diminishing loan options. As a result, the FHA loan has experienced a rebirth and is being hailed a savior in today’s market. This course dissects the 203(k) and helps REALTORS®, homebuyers, loan officers and attorneys establish a strategy to help those buyers obtain financing in today’s market.

Market Yourself for Success with Distressed Properties

Today, 5 million people are in default on their home mortgages. This course will walk REALTORS®, investors, attorneys and homeowners through the steps of determining potential earnings by developing a marketing plan that caters to homeowners in default and buyers seeking to purchase distressed property.


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