What is CRB? Since 1968, the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers has awarded the prestigious Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation to experienced REALTORS® who have proven management experience and completed advanced professional training.  CRB designs consistently increase their level of industry knowledge, advance their earning and career potential, increase their firm's productivity, and benefit from active involvement in a network of real estate professionals.


Only 3% of REALTORS® have achieved this prestigious CRB designation!

Working with The Barnes Company gives you the CRB ADVANTAGE!

When you contact a certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) or a firm managed by a CRB, you know you will be greeted with the extra care that comes with proven expertise.


What It Means To You...

A CRB can make a difference in the success of your transaction.  CRB's have experience and specialized training that puts you at an advantage.


Dedication to recruiting associates to handle your real estate transactions with professionalism and up-to-date information, techniques and tools.


Skill in designing effective marketing programs to promote and sell your property for the highest price and in the shortest period of time.

Management know-how to assist sales associates in finding a property to match your needs. 




Experience in and understanding of the market, housing and economic trends that will be used to positively influence your transaction.  



Expertise in maintaining a customer service driven office, ensuring that your transaction receives prompt and thorough attention.

When you need health care, you go to an M.D.

When you have tax questions, you consult a CPA.

When you have questions about your real estate transaction, you should also look for credentials.


Make sure you do business with a CRB or a firm managed by a CRB.



#1 SAFETY - Who's looking at your home?

  • Virtual Tour

  • Newspaper Ad

  • TV Ad

  • Internet Ad

  • Lead Base Paint Disclosure (high fines if not given out and executed correctly)

  • Lead Base Paint Booklet (high fines if not given out and executed correctly)

  • Accurate measuring of square footage

  • Sellers Disclosure

  • Marketing to area realtors

  • For Sale sign

  • Photos

  • Order Title Work

  • Warranty Deed

  • Termite Inspection

  • 3rd Party Inspection

  • Radon Check

  • Septic Inspection

  • Survey

  • Buyers Closing Cost

  • Sellers Closing Cost

  • Negotiating the Purchase Price

  • Who Has the Best Loan

  • Writing the Contract

  • Title Problems

  • Bank Underwriting

  • Qualifying Buyers

  • Photo IDs

  • How Much Earnest Money

  • Who is Paying for Inspections

  • Who is Paying for Title

  • Who is Paying for Survey

  • With Privacy Laws who is Keeping an Eye on Buyers Loan

  • Is Your Buyer Qualified to Buy

  • Who Will Handle Problems that Arise after the Sale

  • With New Lending Laws, How Long Does it Take  to Get a Loan