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Jim Tobin Designations and Certifications


Jim Tobin is a Broker Associate which means he has the knowledge, experience and expertise to help you in achieving your real estate goals either as a Buyer or Seller.

Jim Tobin, GRI, - The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. 

Buying property is a complex and stressful task. In fact, it's often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.educational foundation.

New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism.

Jim Tobin, GRI:

    • Has pursued a course of study that represents the minimum common body of knowledge for progressive real estate professionals.
    • Has developed a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to navigate the current real estate climate—no matter what its condition – with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process.
    • Is recognized nationally.

Jim Tobin will always act with professionalism and is committed to serving his clients and customers with the highest ethical standards.


The Certified Residential Specialist is a professional network comprises more than 32,000 Residential Real Estate agents—the top 3 percent of REALTORS®—who have met rigorous educational, production and experiential qualifications to earn the Certified Residential Specialist Designation.

Today's real estate market is faster, more complex and more competitive than ever before. 

Homebuyers shop online. Offers arrive on mobile devices. Online mortgage companies make it possible to obtain pre-approved financing on the spot. Buyers view homes inside and out without leaving their chair through virtual reality.

In this environment, you need more than just an agent, you need a professional with unique training and know-how to create opportunities, identify potential issues upfront and make your home buying or selling experience an unqualified success.  You need a Certified Residential specialist.

What is a Certified Residential Specialist?

A Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is a REALTOR® who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate.

CRS agents are among the top 3 percent of all real estate agents in the U.S. They have more experience, education, and training than the average REALTOR® and are members of a community of agents dedicated to improving the real estate industry for homebuyers and sellers everywhere.

Not all real estate agents are the same.

There are millions in the market today and their experience and dedication to their profession and clients can vary widely.

Buying or selling your home is one of the biggest and most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime.

You need someone you can trust by your side, who is looking out for your best interests and is willing to put all their knowledge and experience to work for you. You need the best.

Benefits of working with a CRS agent

To become a CRS, REALTORS® must meet a number of stringent requirements that combine advanced hours of education and training, experience and demonstrated success in the marketplace.

A CRS REALTOR® can make the difference between a positive, successful home buying or selling experience and one that is fraught with problems.

5 Benefits of working with a CRS agent

 1- Assurance that you get the best price and terms

CRS agents have proven experience through logged transactions and more than twice the experience and transactions than the average REALTOR®.

2- Guide you through A smoother transaction

CRS REALTORS® are required to have up to 150 transactions and up to 30 additional hours of education beyond what’s required of the typical REALTOR®. CRS agents are invested in their careers, in buying and selling real estate and ensuring their clients’ satisfaction.

3 - Guarantee your peace of mind

A CRS REALTOR® adheres to a strict code of ethics required by the National Association of REALTORS® that binds them to perform in the best interest of their clients at all times.

4 - Reduce your risk and stress

You benefit because of CRS REALTORS® work harder to stay ahead of market conditions, trends and new regulatory developments.

5- Agents are there where and when you need one

There are approximately 33,000 REALTORS® who have earned the CRS Designation. Whether you are moving across the street or across the country, we’re there to help you.

Tap into a vast network of the most successful REALTORS® across the country
          CRS Annual Member & Non-Member Survey, 10/16
          NAR Member Profile, 6/16


Seniors Real Estate Specialists® or SRES® designees are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+.

By earning the SRES® Designation, you have demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.



Having Mixed Emotions

Buying a residence when50+ can be both exciting and daunting. The excitement stems from anticipating new beginnings in a fresh environment. It can be daunting because there are so many types of senior residences, finite resources and sometimes emotional hurdles to overcome.

Assessing Your Real Estate Options

SRES® designees can sit down with you and your loved ones to discuss needs, outline options and help you determine the very best 50+ residence option for you. Then, working within the parameters you provide, they can locate a property that fits your needs accurately.

SRES® designees leverage their 50+ education, experience, and network to find properties, determine appropriate offers, and negotiate purchases on your behalf.

Tapping Expertise

When necessary, they can tap a network of experts, such as home inspectors, movers, attorneys, and CPAs, to ensure that the purchase of your new residence, and the move, proceed smoothly.

For help finding the senior citizen residence that's right for you or your loved one, contact an SRES® designee.



There's almost always an emotional element associated with selling a long-time home. SRES® designees are real estate agents that specialize in senior needs and can ease the transition first by talking about your reasons for selling and then exploring all the options either modifying and staying in your current home or finding a different property to be sure you find the very best housing solution.

SRES® designees use their expertise and industry knowledge to provide an honest assessment of your property and make suggestions for improving it for saleability. They may recommend hiring staging professionals who can make modifications that will best showcase your house and make it appeal to the broadest audience possible.

A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® Will Help With Pricing and Marketing Strategies

SRES® designees can also provide insight on current market conditions, determine how your property stacks up against the competition and develop a pricing and marketing strategy to sell your home quickly and for the highest possible price.

Moving Is Easier With a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

SRES® designees can help assemble an appropriate team to ease the transition to a new property. Movers, landscapers, and stagers can handle the heavy lifting. Attorneys, 1031 exchange specialists and mortgage brokers can manage the heavy paperwork.

A Seniors Real Estate Specialist® Will Help You Transition to a New City

SRES® designees can also help you find your new home locally or refer you to designees elsewhere to find property in a new city or near children.

If you're a senior looking to sell your home, contact an SRES® designee.  


Foreclosure  -  Short Sale  - Bank Owned Properties (REO)

Jim Tobin has extensive experience in foreclosures, short sales, and REOs.  Keep in mind that Jim Tobin is a Certified REO Specialists.  When dealing with REOs, there is a lot to keep track of, there is a lot to beware of on behalf of our clients, and one has to be quite patient. It is not enough to know about these things, one has to offer excellent service and be able to be thorough and on top of the transaction at all time. There is many ways to deal with REO because it basically depends on the requirements of the lender. Each Bank has their own system. You have to bend to their requirements and follow their instructions. Every deal is different.

If you stop and think about it, you don't get a good deal for nothing. You have to work hard at it. And it is very important to have a very good system in place, and I have received the necessary training.

The current U.S. housing market and financial crisis have caused tremendous stress and heartache for families across America. If you or someone you know is among the millions today affected by the prospect of foreclosure, understand that you are not alone.

Unfortunately, too many homeowners facing foreclosure proceed without the assistance or advice of real estate professionals. Now more than ever, you need to find an advocate for you and your family's interests, one who is prepared to handle your specific needs.

Jim Tobin, GRI, CRS, SRES, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, REOS has been trained extensively to understand the options, solutions, and effective methods for dealing with homeowners facing hardships. Don't risk your financial future and the potential sale of your home with an agent who does not have all the solutions.

Jim Tobin, GRI, CRS, SRES, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, REOS, fully understand that saving a home can save a life, which can save a family, which can save a future.

Jim Tobin, GRI, CRS, SRES, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, REOS, is not just any real estate agent.  To be called a REALTOR®, Jim Tobin has shown that he carries a higher level of knowledge and experience than legally required.  Additionally, REALTORS® like Jim Tobin are bound to adhere to the best professional practices when dealing with your real estate needs.

Although not every real estate agent is a REALTOR®, you can trust that Jim Tobin, Broker Associate - REALTOR®, GRI, CRS, SRES, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, REOS, is a REALTOR® in good standing, and that a REALTOR® is your best choice when selling or buying a property.

Jim Tobin, GRI, CRS, SRES, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, REOS, is well-known and well-respected for his professional experience, knowledge and expertise as a Real Estate Specialist.  Jim Tobin services his clients with his unique full-service marketing approach to Real Estate.  Customer satisfaction is Jim Tobin’s first priority. His customers and clients always compliment him for his patience, understanding and strong perseverance.

Choosing a real estate agent who has the tools, skills, and experience to make your dreams come true can be as challenging as the home buying process itself..

Jim Tobin’s goal is to build long-lasting relationships with his clients and to create solutions in the client’s best interest for all types of Real Estate transactions.

Jim Tobin is also an active and respected member of his community and is Immediate Past Chairman, American Cancer Society, Past President of the Daytona Leadership Council, President-Elect, University Club, Past President, Gator Club of Volusia as well as serving on other charity type boards.

When you call Jim Tobin you will find out that he truly follows his own philosophy as a successful Real Estate Trusted Advisor. 


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Jim Tobin, REALTOR®
Broker Associate - Realtor
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
Certified Residential Specialists
Seniors Real Estate Specialist®
Certified Distressed Property Expert® - Advanced
Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource
Broker Price Opinion Resource
Certified REO Specialist
Honor Society
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