Application Requirements

Details for Real Estate Professionals

Acceptance to Divorce Real Estate Institute  for those seeking to obtain the title of Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert™ is limited to those practicing real estate professionals who have obtained or surpassed the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated real estate expertise by:
    • Minimum of three years professional experience
    • Transacted a minimum average of fifteen listings per year, or 45 cumulative
  • A member of the National Association of Realtors in good standing
  •  Active real estate license with no disciplinary actions 

All applicants are required to submit:

  1. Professional resume
  2. Personal essay describing their motivation for pursuing this niche
  3. Three years of closing data, from MLS or brokerage
  4. Two letters of recommendation: one from their broker and one from a peer

Each applicant to DREI is considered with great care. While professional accomplishment is important, the Admissions Committee considers many other factors—strong personal qualities, special talents or excellences of all kinds, perspectives formed by unusual personal circumstances, and the ability to take advantage of available resources and opportunities.