Certified Residential Specialist Designation

CRS designees possess:

  • A high level of professional experience and sales
  • The highest standard of professional ethics
  • Specific experience in managing residential transactions
  • Strong technical abilities to meet the demands of today’s market


The requirements and benefits of achieving the CRS designation include:

  • Access to timely specific education taught by industry leaders
  • The nationwide referral system
  • Access to the Qualified Consumer Leads Program
  • Sales and Marketing support


We would like to recognize Cat McCrary, Lori Phelps and Mary Foster with Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell, for earning the CRS Designation.


On behalf of the Catawba Valley Association of REALTORS®, we are proud to add Mary Foster, Cat McCrary and Lori Phelps to the list of dedicated REALTORS® who hold the highly acclaimed CRS Designation!