Online Learning from the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD)

Your hub for online courses, microcourses, and on-the-go resources.

Become a CRD Online Course Referral Participant
CRD Provider Partners

About the CRD Online Course Referral Program

CRD Online Course Providers are able to provide quality, on-demand education as well as earn revenue by promoting the National Association of REALTORS®' official designations, certification and microlearning courses. These courses are delivered through the Center for REALTOR® Development, NAR's home for exceptional education.

Online Course Referral Program Highlights

  • Earn 15% revenue on CRD courses purchased by students who originate via your links
  • Free to join and no sales quotas to meet
  • Provide your members with access to courses & all of their benefits
  • Online learning gives your members a flexible, convenient way to grow professionally
  • View the executive summary here

Become an Online Course Referral Participant

  • Complete & submit the online application for approval
  • Sign the Provider agreement and submit payment information
  • Generate unique links to NAR courses & post them to your site

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Apply by filling and submitting this form.

No, the CRD Online Course Referral Program is free to join.

No, you do not need to meet any quotas or performance tiers before you earn royalties.

All online courses that are available for purchase on qualify that have a dollar amount associated with it. Some courses on are free or link to other affiliate sites and do not qualify.

No, you can choose which course links you feature on your website.

You can feature the links on your website or in communications to your members/students (e.g. an email newsletter).

You will be given links that include an ID specific to you as a participant. This ID enables any purchase made through your links to be tracked and attributed to your particpant account.

You will be paid on a quarterly basis, via wire payment.

A participant is eligible at CRD’s sole discretion for participation in the network if the participant’s course of business is engaged in or connected with the furtherance of professional development for professionals engaged in the business of real estate. Applications may be rejected or a participants’s status may be revoked at any time if determined, in CRD’s sole discretion, that the participant’s web site, or services offered to the general public, are unsuitable for participation in the program.

Yes, you can register multiple sites as Online Course Referral particpants, so long as they meet the requirements of the Program.