Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
REALTORS® with the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation earned $27,000 more annually and reported an increase in referrals their first year with the designation.
~ 2013 NAR Member Profile
- Nationally Accredited. The Hawai‘i Association of REALTORS® GRI program meets the accreditation standards of the National Association of REALTORS®.
- Two for the Price of One. GRI classes may also count towards Continuing Education credits. Also, other NAR designation and certification courses count toward GRI elective credits.
- No Annual Fees. While many professional REALTOR® designations require annual dues, GRI does not.
- Stand Out from the Crowd. The GRI designation lets clients and other real estate professionals know that you have the professional edge and have a solid grasp of the real estate fundamentals.
The new GRI program now requires 60 hours of courses (54 Hours of Mandatory and 6 Hours of Electives.)
|Run Your Business Like a Business||6 Hours|
|Representation, Practical Ethics and Fair Housing||6 Hours|
|Legal Issues||6 Hours|
|From Contract to Closing||6 Hours|
|Condominiums and Planned Communities||6 Hours|
|Property Management and Landlord/Tenant||6 Hours|
|Strategies of Listing: Getting the Listing||3 Hours|
|Strategies of Listing: Establishing Marketing Value and Pricing Strategies (CMA)||3 Hours|
|Strategies of Finance: Know the Borrower||3 Hours|
|Strategies of Finance: Loan Choices||3 Hours|
|NAR e-PRO Certification Course||6 Hours|
|TOTAL: 54 HOURS|
One Elective Course (course must be a minimum of 6 hours):
One of HAR’s Elective GRI Courses:
• Land Use and Development
• Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange & Foreign Investors
One of NAR or NAR’s affiliated institute courses: CRB, CRB, CCIM, CIPS, IREM, ABR, etc.
Note: Several of these courses are offered online at the REALTOR® University.
The final requirement is submittal of a GRI Application when your course requirements are completed.Download Application Form