Karen McGavin has successfully completed the Master Certified Negotiation Expert© (MCNE) designation program conducted by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI; also known as Negotiation Expertise, LLC). The MCNE program is the premier and most comprehensive negotiation designation program in real estate.

The Master Certified Negotiation Expert© (MCNE) program consists of six training courses covering professional negotiation theory and techniques, as well as practical application to real estate negotiation situations. The Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI) is a member of the Harvard Program on Negotiation and researches negotiation literature around the world to bring the best possible training to real estate professionals.