Benefits and Advantages of NABPOP membership
If you are considering expanding into the BPO and REO side of real estate, NABPOP is a great place to jump start your BPO and REO business.
As a NABPOP Member, you are provided a list of BPO and REO companies to sign up with (with all contact information), you are provided with the top BPO industry training in the industry, and ongoing sales support so you can hit the ground running.
Real Estate Professionals, Sales Agents and Brokers, can reap significant benefits from joining NABPOP. NABPOP members receive BPO specific training and special designation as Broker Price Opinion experts.
More Information about NABPOP Benefits:BPO Certification
Directory of BPO & REO Companies
Directory of BPO Professionals - searched by...
Certified Real Estate Pricing Specialist - C-REPS Designation
BPO Orders Available Bulletin Board
Certifying an industry’s professionals has always been an integral part of any skilled industry.
A passing Certification Test score (at least 80% on the Certification Test) will confer a Certification and the NABPOP Designation: C-REPS - Certified Real Estate Pricing Specialist (formerly CPV designation a Federally recognized and approved Certification Mark).
NABPOP has the most complete BPO education that you will find! Learn the complete BPO process in detail. Become an expert in doing BPOs and evaluating properties. The expertise that Members acquire from the BPO Education section and Certification process greatly enhance a Real Estate Professionals business. The skills and requirements for performing accurate BPOs on a regular basis are the skills and practices that make great Real Estate Professionals.
Performing BPOs without proper training lead to returned BPOs and lost money and time for Real Estate Professionals and BPO Companies. Performing accurate and efficient BPOs with complete education and certification creates a quality professional who is more proficient and timely in their performance; thus saving the BPO Companies time and gaining a higher reputation with their bank alliances.
NABPOP BPO Training and Education is the best and most comprehensive in the industry. The BPO Education is dynamic to meet the requirements of the valuation industry. NABPOP receives input from valuation providers (BPO and REO companies) QC departments, Vendor Managers, reviewers, and chief appraisers. NABPOP also elicits input from experienced and the top rated BPO practitioner members as well as the BPO advisory board comprised of educators and highly experienced BPO practitioners. The BPO Education section has evolved and will continue to evolve to meet the dynamic needs of the valuation industry.
NABPOP strives to make the most comprehensive and relevant BPO Education as possible. NABPOP has fully integrated the BPO Standards and Guidelines (BPOSG click here for more details) into the BPO Education Section as well as the BPO Certification Test.
The BPO Education is available to members on-line or as a downloadable and printable E-book. NABPOP members can access the BPO Education at anytime.
NABPOP has Certified Distance Education Instructors (CDEI) Accredited by the International Distance Education Center.
Learn the complete BPO process in detail. Become an expert in doing BPOs and evaluating properties. The expertise that Members acquire from the BPO Education section and Certification process greatly enhance a Real Estate Professionals business. The skills and requirements for performing accurate BPOs on a regular basis are the skills and practices that make great Real Estate Professionals.
Performing BPOs without proper training lead to returned BPOs and lost money and time for Real Estate Professionals and BPO Companies. Performing accurate and efficient BPOs with a comprehensive BPO Education and BPO Certification creates a quality professional who is more proficient and timely in their performance; thus saving the BPO Companies time and gaining a higher reputation with their bank alliances.
NABPOP is dedicated to bringing Members the most up to date and complete education opportunities on-line which Full Members can access at any time. The BPO Education Course details every step and process needed to complete accurate and efficient BPOs. The Member’s BPO Education course is all you need for the Certification Test. There are no surprises in the Certification Test if you study and adhere to the course. Rest assured with time tested tips and techniques to make BPO completion as efficient as possible.
Members can utilize the Directory of BPO & REO Companies in order to sign up for more BPO opportunities. The Directory of BPO & REO Companies has over 90 BPO & REO companies that Members can sign up with. The companies in the BPO & REO Directory have been verified and are legitimate companies. Unfortunately there are companies that promise to pay for valuation services and end up not paying or BPO practitioners have to relentlesly prod some less than reputable companies to pay. NABPOP monitors complaints and removes companies that accumulate complaints.
Members have the option of being included in the Directory of BPO Professionals. Members can select as large of a service area with no limits to the number of Zip Codes, Cities, and Counties that they choose for their service area. Members also choose the Directory for which they want their information to appear in, from their Member’s profile. A Member's information can be included in any combination of directories - at any time simply by updating their profile. The Directories are geared to be searched by the following groups:
A Full Member receives the designation Real Estate Pricing Specialist (REPS) until they become BPO Certified. Once certified, the member is conferred the designation C-REPS - Certified Real Estate Pricing Specialist .
(formerly CPV designation a Federally recognized Certification Mark)
Designations available to Full Members:
C-REPS – Certified Real Estate Pricing Specialist (upon certification)
Add credentials to your marketing materials. NABPOP members are authorized to utilize the C-REPS designation as well as NABPOP member logos.
NABPOP is a strong advocate of BPOs, the BPO industry, and BPO practitioners. NABPOP tirelessly participates in political actions which protect and advance the BPO industry. Click here for more information about BPO Advocacy and recent actions. The more BPO practitioners who are members of NABPOP and BPO certified, the stronger our collective political voice becomes. Membership dues support agents rights and the political advocacy of the BPO industry. NABPOP membership directly supports the BPO industry.
BPO Companies post BPO Orders that are available on an electronic Bulletin Board that members search regularly. If a BPO Company is in need of a BPO Practitioner in a specific area, the Bulletin Board instantly gives them a large audience of BPO Practitioners. Members scan the Bulletin Board for BPO Orders and/or other opportunities. Numerous NABPOP members have become BPO vendors for companies by replying to BPO Bulletin Board posts.
The Member’s Resources area is filled with tips and techniques, sources of information, suggested scripts for dealing with property owners, check lists, BPO glossary, appropriate BPO language, rating schemes, and many other resources. NABPOP will continue to add to the resources to bring Members a robust assortment of resources to increase efficiency and professionalism.
Members can network with other BPO professionals to share knowledge, experience, tips, techniques, and to communicate. If a Member has a question, finds themselves in a tricky situation, or has an experience that they want to share, they can find support in the forums. As a member, you can also search the archives for previous forum postings and subjects. The Professional forums are an excellent resource for Members.
NABPOP is very open to the suggestions and feedback from the Members. The power of an association is the harnessing of resources into synergies. NABPOP views the experience and knowledge of the Members as an excellent and vital resource and is very open to receiving feedback and suggestions.
The information that is displayed in the Directory can be updated by the Members at any time. Members can update their contact information, designations, degrees, and specific comments “about me” (for marketing and selling themselves) for each type of Directory that the Member chooses.