Laura May awarded Certified Residential Specialist designation

Published 10:00 pm Thursday, December 22, 2016

Laura May of Tryon has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate. Only 29,000 realtors nationwide have earned the credential.

CRS designees subscribe to the strict realtor code of ethics, have been trained to use the latest tactics and technologies and are specialists in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.

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Laura May is a broker with Re/Max Advantage Realty, and is licensed in North and South Carolina. She is a member of Hendersonville Board of Realtors and the Tryon/Polk County Chapter. May is also an American Field Service (AFS) volunteer and has hosted a foreign exchange student in years past. She has also volunteered for the Blue Ridge BBQ Festival and River Valley Pony Club.

When asked why she chose to earn the CRS designation, May replied: “Because I want to be on the cutting edge of real estate.” Also, said May, “My mother, who was once a very successful Re/Max agent in Florida, strongly encouraged me as well.”

Bonnie Lingerfelt and Jean Skelcy, co-owners/brokers of Re/Max Advantage Realty, are proud of May’s achievements, noting her continued success as one of the agency’s top producers.

– article submitted by Donna Macy