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Graduate REALTOR® Institute - GRI


The GRI Designation indicates to buyers, sellers and other REALTORS® that you have made the commitment to provide a high level of professional service to your clients by securing a strong educational foundation.

Course content has been chosen in order to educate real estate professionals about local, state and national real estate practices affecting you and your clients. The designation is obtained by attending a specific, intensive series of a minimum of 90-hours of classroom instruction. GRI courses are taught by leading real estate professionals from around the country.
 

Agents and brokers that earn the GRI designation:


Earn more money. On average, a GRI designee earns nearly 50 percent more than an agent without a designation. (Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile)
Stay on the cutting edge of real estate standards and practices. By learning about diverse topics that affect today’s practicing agent, the GRI covers topics such as:
      o The sales process (business development, sales and marketing, customer client services and cultural diversity)
      o Legal and regulatory (risk management and contract law)
      o Technology (communications and real estate business technology)
      o Professional standards (NAR code of ethics, standards of practice and arbitration/mediation).
Serve and protect their clients. Because of their understanding of new technology, laws, and procedures, GRI designees are better able to serve and protect their increasingly sophisticated client.
 

Subjects include:


• Business Planning
• Marketing Strategies
• Building Client Relationships
• Technology
• Risk Management
• Safe Real Estate
• Contract Law
• Finance

Some courses also give credit toward other designations and certifications.
• RCRMS--Federal Legal Issues
• MRP-Military Relocation Professional
• ABR--Accredited Buyer Representative
• RSPS--Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist
• SRES--Senior Real Estate Specialist

Various courses include CE credit through Arizona Association of REALTORS®.