– Earn the CLHMS™ Designation –

CLHMS™ Designees Earn More!

A recent study by one of the world's largest real estate brands found that among their agents, those who earned and maintained the CLHMS™ designation averaged more commission income than agents with any other designation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Only active Institute Members can earn the CLHMS™ designation.

Once you earn the CLHMS™ designation, maintain your Membership in The Institute to continue using the CLHMS™ trademark and logo.

  1. Complete The Institute's Luxury Home Marketing Training to earn Membership
  2. Submit the qualifying properties that meet the sales requirements outlined on the CLHMS™ Application

There is no additional fee to apply.

Close three separate residential transactions within ANY 24-month period that are at or above the Luxury Threshold in each transaction's Market Area.

  • Luxury Threshold prices determine qualifying transactions to earn the CLHMS™ designation
  • All qualifying transactions do not have to be from the same Market Area
  • The Institute updates Luxury Threshold prices annually and current prices will be used to determine qualifying transactions

If you have not yet completed the Luxury Home Marketing Training, review the CLHMS™ Application here.

Members can login to your Institute Member Portal to submit applications online.

The Institute's Luxury Home Marketing Training is designed to help you break through and close more transactions at a higher price point. Most of our Members earn the designation within a year or two of completing the Luxury Home Marketing Training.

Recent Designees More recent designees

Maricruz Acuna
Realty Austin

Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market by meeting strict performance requirements.

Ludmila Eremeyeva
Coldwell Banker Burnet

Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market by meeting strict performance requirements.

Alma Markovich
Century 21 King

Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market by meeting strict performance requirements.