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–This level of high esteem for Graduates is perceived bypeers, the local media and localgovernment officials.
– Graduatesqualify to use the National REIAPHP title and/or initials on their business cards, for rent signs, namebadges, etc.
- Personal award lapel pin/certificate awarded to each graduate.
- National REIAhonors graduates with a graduation and sessionsat the Mid Year Investor Real Estate Conference.
– MAREI honors graduations yearly inDecember meeting.
– Graduates from states with identical pro-grams automatically qualify for the National Professional HousingProvider Award.
Courses & Topics
The course of study will be divided into 43 clock hours of coretopics and 17 hours of elective topics for a total of 60 hours of formal education. Course topics on page 10. Credit hours will beobtained through local association meetings and seminars andthrough approved courses taught outside of the association.More Information, continued on Page 8.
Professional Housing Provider or PHPPHP Mission:ENABLE
. . . Members to expand their education and knowledge via coursesas valuable tools to attain successfulgoals and present a professionalimage to the public and government.
What is PHP?MAREI’s PHP
designation is aneducation based certificationprogram designed to recognize thehigh level of knowledge andprofessionalism among thedesignation holder. It issponsored and over-seen by the NationalReal Estate Investor'sAssociation. (National REIA)
Why obtain PHPdesignation?
Only persons completing the educational requirements will bepermitted to hold themselves out to the public as a NationalProfessional Housing Provider. The designee will be recognizedin the form of an award certificate and the right to use the desig-nation, and should recognize that having a basic education inthe topics outlined will increase his or her ability to reach their goals in real estate investing. Further, as MAREI & NationalREIA works to make the PHP designation more recognizable, itis hoped that the PHP holders will have an advantage in dealingwith legal and governmental bodies when a "my word againsthis" situation occurs. It will also aid in encouraging legislators tothink of educated investors as a larger group for political action.Other tangible benefits, including discounts on courses andeducational materials, may be added as the program develops.
Professional Housing Provider A Designation Program