Realtors of Distinction

REALTORS® of Distinction Award

The REALTORS® of Distinction award recognizes the top 10% of producing Charleston REALTORS® with 1 or more transactions who apply for the award, complete additional education requirements in the award year, and adhere to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

To be eligible for this award, applicant must have met the following criteria between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018:

-Maintained membership in CTAR January-December 2018 and must currently be a member
-No Ethics or LLR violations in the last 3 years
-Achieved minimum sales for the category you apply for (specifics below)



  • Copy of MLS Residential sales production report January-December 2018
    (Don’t know your production numbers?  Download instructions to run your production report here.)
  • List of additional sales not in MLS (if applicable)
  • List of 12 hours of education completed January-December 2018


  • List of transactions January-December 2018
  • List of 12 hours of education completed January-December 2018
  • $7,900,000+ in volume and/or 22+ sides (80% of your transactions must be commercial).


Members may apply for only one award category (Residential, Commercial, Rising Star, Property Manager, or Team).

12 hours of education completed in 2018
These may be CE courses, lunch and learns, office seminars, webinars, professional development presentations, and/or educational conferences, Code Pros, MLS classes, etc…All courses must be at least one hour.

Silver (Top 10%):  $7,900,000 – $11,999,999 in volume and/or 22-30 sides
Gold (Top 5%):  $12,000,000-$18,699,999 in volume and/or 30.5-44 sides
Platinum (Top 2%):  $18,700,000+ in volume and/or 44.5+ sides
Rising Star:  $5,900,000+ in volume and/or 16.5+ sides (Must be licensed 2 years or less)
Property Managers Award:  $110,500 in lease volume and/or 60 sides
Commercial Award:   $7,900,000+ in volume and/or 22+ sides
Team Award*:  $11,900,000+ in volume and/or 33+ sides

*Definition of a Team:
A team is 2 or more licensed producing sales associates who combine sales for award or commission sharing in any fashion.  Independent contractors employed by a team in non-selling/non-listing activities are not counted as a member of the team.  A team may apply as a team OR as individuals, but not both.  If a team chooses to apply as individuals the team production is divided by the number on the team and that is the number each member may claim.  Or, we will use the amount shown on the Flex Residential Sales Report under each individual team member’s name as of Dec. 31, 2018.


Individual Residential Award applicants MUST use the Flex Residential Sales Production Report plus a list of any additional transactions not under your name in MLS, not under your partner’s name, or not in MLS.

If a list of additional transactions is not included with your application, only those transactions under your name in the Flex Residential Sales Production report will count.  Check this report for accuracy after each closing within 5 days; do not wait until year end.

Incomplete or inaccurate applications risk being rejected.

Individuals or teams falsifying their production numbers or # of people contributing to their volume/units or their education hours will be charged with a violation of the Code of Ethics.

Congratulations to the 2018 Realtors of Distinction!

Check out photos from the event here and the ad that ran in the Post and Courier here. View and download the full PDF below.
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