At Home with Diversity

At Home with Diversity (AHWD), an NAR certification program, that addresses the topics of cultural diversity, fair housing and business planning development. After successfully completing the course, Realtors are eligible to apply for the official AHWD certification, which conveys to clients they're working with a dynamic real estate professional with expertise that transcends the cultural barriers.

AHWD Course Benefits:

  • Eligible for the AHWD certification (an additional fee after taking the course; a cone-time application fee to NAR of $75)
  • Continuing Education credit (pending approval for 6 hours of Fair Housing/Civil Rights)
  • Elective credit toward the CIPS, CRS, ABR and PMN designations (Columbus REALTORS® will be offering a CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation in the future
  • Assess and understand attributes of diversity in local markets and their impact on the real estate industry
  • Understand basic competencies to earn the confidence of potential buyers and sellers, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, handicaps, familial status or national origin
  • build a business plan that minimizes risk and successfully services all types of clients.

COST: Special 'Early Bird' Pricing $99 if paid by 9/8/17; $129 after 9/8/17 This class does not qualify for the EduCard Plus+

Staying overnight?  A block of sleeping rooms is being held at Embassy Suites Columbus Airport, 2886 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219.  The rate is $141 + taxes per night.  You must make your own reservation and payment by calling Embassy Suites, 1-866-318-9780. Please mention the room block is under Columbus Realtors. Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.; Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.  The cut-off date for reservations is 9/05/17. 


Special Accommodations
If you have disabilities that require special accommodations, including the need for auxiliary aids and services, please indicate requirements in the ‘Special Requests’ box at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy
Tuition/Registration fee will be refunded if cancellation is received at least 24 hours prior to the day of class. Weather Cancellation Policy


While Columbus REALTORS® makes available courses approved for continuing education by the Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing, and strives to present offerings of current value to the real estate professional, most offerings contain content supplied by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including instructors, service providers, members or others are those of the respective author or party, and do not necessarily state or reflect those of Columbus REALTORS®. Reference to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring, and such reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes unless expressly so stated by Columbus REALTORS®. Additionally, Columbus REALTORS® makes no claims, promises, or guarantees of absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of contents of educational offerings and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in course content.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Columbus REALTORS®
2700 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219

Registration Status: Registration Closed

Additional Information

  • Seats Available: 68
  • Cost: $129.00