Lori’s Designations

My education, designations and affiliations are a very important part of my success as a real estate professional. Below are the designations I have earned in the process. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

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Lori McCahey:(651) 398-4138 | LMcCahey@CBBURNET.com

The International President’s Circle distinguished honor is awarded to the top 4% of approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker System.

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Coldwell Banker Club 100! Consistently lists and sells new properties each and every month all year long.
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Whether you are planning to sell a distinctive home or purchase one, Coldwell Banker Burnet controls more upper bracket inventory and has a larger network of sales associates with a deeper knowledge of the upper bracket market than our competitors. We partner with Coldwell Banker Previews® International to provide a global reach and international marketing for our clients’ luxury properties.
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Why Choose a REALTOR® With a GRI designation?Buying property is a complex and stressful task. In fact, it’s often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.
New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism.So it’s more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.GRIs are:

  • Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry
  • Professionally trained
  • Knowledgeable
  • Dedicated to bringing you quality service. A GRI can make a difference
    When you see the letters “GRI” after an agent’s name, you can count on receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction go smoothly. In short, you can count on getting the best service available from a real estate professional.
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A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when he or she is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate® — the world’s largest professional association.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.

Founded in 1908, NAR has grown from its original nucleus of 120 to today’s 720,000 members. NAR is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS®, who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of some 1,700 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®. They can join one of our many institutes, societies and councils. Additionally, NAR offers members the opportunity to be active in our appraisal and international real estate specialty sections.

REALTORS® are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Working for America’s property owners, the National Association 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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For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s market—they are critical. And while short sales and foreclosures are not for the faint of heart, agents with the proper tools and training can use these specialty areas to build their business for the long term.
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The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. The CRS Designation recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education.Since 1977 the Council of Residential Specialists has been conferring the CRS Designation on agents who meet its stringent requirements. Currently, there are more than 34,000 active CRS Designees.

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate ranked “Highest Overall Satisfaction For Home Sellers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms” according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Buyer/Seller Studysm. So what does this mean to you?It means that when you side with Coldwell Banker Real Estate, you will be with a brand that has built a legacy on being an industry leader, with a commitment to innovation and a network of experienced and extremely successful Sales Associates ready and willing to help through any step in your real estate process. About the J.D. Power and Associates Study The independently administered study measures customer satisfaction of homebuyers and sellers among the largest national real estate firms. it incorporates more than 3,100 evaluations from 2,801 respondents who bought or sold a home between April 2008 and June 2009. The survey was fielded between April and June 2009. J.D. Power and Associates examines four factors in the home-selling experience including: agent; marketing; office; and packaging of additional services. Among home sellers, Coldwell Banker Real Estate ranks highest with a score of 815 compared to the industry average of 786.