Become a Military Relocation Professional

Make a difference in the lives of those who serve our country. Join the ranks of elite real estate professionals equipped with the specialized knowledge and skills to help active-duty military families and veterans navigate military relocation transactions.

Update from the Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA is temporarily lifting its ban on buyers directly paying for professional real estate representation. This change is in effect until a formal rulemaking process is deemed necessary. This is a significant development for MRP certification holders serving VA buyers.

Helping Military Families Find a Home

The clock starts ticking when military families receive permanent change of station (PCS) orders!  Knowledgeable agents are vital for helping these families navigate unfamiliar markets, find and assess available properties, secure VA financing, and make quick decisions.

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification course prepares agents to assist military families by providing:

Insight into the military market

Delve into the demographics of this unique market segment to better understand the factors that influence housing decisions for both current and former service members.

In-depth knowledge of the military relocation process

Gain a solid understanding of the requirements and procedures involved in military moves so you can knowledgeably guide clients through the complex relocation process.

An overview of VA financing

Familiarize yourself with the eligibility requirements and steps of the VA loan process and connect your clients with a qualified lender.

Earn Your MRP Certification

Show current and former service members that you understand the nuances of military transactions by earning the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification.

There are 3 simple requirements:

Step 1

Be a member in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS®.

Step 2

Complete the one-day Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification Course.

Step 3

Submit your one-time application fee of $195.

Stress Less About Your PCS: Work With An MRP

Relocating can be stressful—especially to a new city on a short timeline. REALTORS® with the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification have completed specialized training, so they know how to help military families with PCS orders navigate the complex relocation process.