affiliations & designations

At David Kahn & Co., we strive to further our education and skill sets by becoming the most well-rounded professionals we can be. We do this by achieving and maintaining memberships and affiliations with the most respected, recognized and advanced organizations in our industry. In order to provide the most informed and professional real estate experience for our clients, we see the betterment of ourselves as the first step in achieving this goal. Below, you can view and learn about the different designations and member affiliations we currently carry in order to provide exemplary service to our clients who ultimately become our friends in business:


RDC members are recognized leaders in the relocation industry and are known for their delivery of exemplary, comprehensive service to their corporate clients, transferees, and industry partners. Managing the customer investment, enhancing corporate core competencies, and delivering total business solutions is what enables RDC members to sustain the competitive advantage. The strength of the Council is derived from its members who are dedicated to achieving these results through their commitment and ongoing education. Benefits of using a Relocation Director who is a member of RDC: -Highly qualified and selectively chosen individual -Have demonstrated management-level capabilities -Highest ethical and professional standards -Extension of corporation’s human resource team -Clearly focused on solutions -Highest level of relocation expertise skilled to deal with corporate mobility issues -Provision of an all inclusive relocation service package -Proven commitment and sensitivity to transferee needs -Cutting edge programs for delivery of services -Manager of all services provided to transferring families and corporate personnel -Innovative programs and services -Position of decision making authority -Cost savings and time effective support Informed on the issues and concerns of the relocation industry.
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The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. Our membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS® who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of approximately 1,200 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Working for America's property owners, the National Association of REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research, and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.
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The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service members. The MRP certification program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.
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The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce has been the driving force for building a strong economy and vibrant business community since 1873. Originally founded as The Board of Trade just eight years after the Civil War, the organization would go by six names before settling on the current name in 1965. The mission has always been to create jobs and a better quality of life for area residents.
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The Global Mobility Specialist (GMS®) designation signifies that one is specialized in the field of global workforce mobility and are committed to ongoing industry education to grow expertise. GMS® candidates must take and pass a comprehensive examination on the fundamentals of global workforce mobility and intercultural management. Achieving a GMS® designation recognizes one as an industry leader and a knowledgeable contributor across the mobility arena. The GMS® designation solidifies one among the ranks of mobility’s elite professionals.
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Worldwide ERC® possesses all of the components one looks for in a business community. Worldwide ERC® is committed to progressive thinking, bringing together key leaders in the relocation industry to share insight and experience, and conducting studies to keep its members informed of relocation trends and statistics. Involvement with the association makes one confident and more knowledgeable in the relocation industry, a more valuable resource for clients, and a better asset to the relocation process in a specific market.
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An e-PRO®, conveys to consumers the usage of the most advanced real estate technology to provide exceptional service and helps to take the lead in a market with the many benefits the e-PRO® certification offers a business.
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Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents, managers and brokers. A Certified Residential Specialist Designee possesses: Recognition as an expert in residential sales. Increased transactions, gross sales, and income Ability to join a local CRS chapter and participation in its events, educational offerings, and community service programs
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Being awarded the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation is a highly regarded recognition. It acknowledges that one has achieved extensive and useful knowledge in every aspect of US domestic employee relocation. The Certified Relocation Professional® is a highly regarded designation recommended for all those within the U.S. relocation industry who are dedicated to the successful mobility of employee transferees, and who consistently seek to better themselves, and the service they offer, through continuing education in this specialized field.
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The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) Designation raises professional standards, strengthens individual and office performance, and indicates expertise in brokerage management. This designation represents the highest level of professional achievement in real estate brokerage management. You do not need a broker's license to earn the CRB Designation.
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The Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR) certification is specifically designed to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in creating BPOs, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation techniques. A BPOR designee possesses: Ability to prepare accurate and professional BPOs Ability to evaluate market valuation tools for the most productive preparation of BPOs Ability to identify and weigh all significant factors influencing the creation of a useful valuation
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Auburn boasts all the trappings of a bustling, progressive city mixed with all the allure of a charming college town – a quaint, quirky downtown, award-winning restaurants and fantastic shopping, scenic parks, quiet neighborhoods and top-rated schools. These qualities alone, however, do not make a community. Newcomers and natives alike sense a spirit in Auburn that’s difficult to articulate, but impossible to ignore. That spirit is what makes Auburn "home" to so many – students who decided to stay and raise families here, natives who would never think of leaving and newcomers who happened upon our town and fell in love.
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The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. The ABR® designee possesses: Valuable real estate education that elevates his/her skills and knowledge specific to home buyers. Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that helps an agent stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing home buyers. Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitive edge.
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The Alabama Association of REALTOR®; (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals. United by adherence to a Code of Ethics, our members work as real estate professionals in the sale, lease, appraisal and development of residential, rural, and resort properties throughout Alabama. The Association serves as the voice of the real estate industry in Alabama, as the official advocate of Alabama's multifaceted real estate industry before state, local and federal government. Services provided to members include public policy advocacy, professional and licensed-related education, several annual meetings and conferences, regular publications including Alabama REALTOR®, and several other programs and benefits. The Association also administers the Alabama REALTORS® Political Action Committee (ARPAC), the official political action committee representing the interests of the Alabama real estate industry.
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