Kimberly, you are so right! I cringe when I see agents using their designations and portraying themselves as experts. I do believe in the power of education and I am sure that the CHRE does teach something to agents. Problem is when an agent goes to an appointment and portrays themselves as an expert when in fact they have very little or no experience with short sales. I have closed my fair share of short sales but would NEVER consider myself an expert even if I had some letters by my name that I earned from a webinar or a few hour course.
Here's one I just got via e-mail:
CFS only $279.00 !