GRI

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

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Earning your GRI designation is a way to stand out to prospective homebuyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical subjects as well as the fundamentals of real estate.

It is recognized and respected nationally both as a significant accomplishment and as a clear indication of one’s dedication to excellence.

EXPERTISE AND SKILLS

GRI designees increase their expertise and value, provide a higher level of service, and generate more business by building new skills in a wide range of subject areas.

During the program you will learn how to:

  • Design a powerful business plan for increased productivity and higher quality service
  • Negotiate more effectively on behalf of buyers and sellers
  • Avoid legal pitfalls through an understanding of contract law
  • Utilize systems to meet the full range of buyers and seller needs
  • Provide more value to real estate investment clients
  • Structure business practices based on tax opportunities and obligations
  • Explain basic tax implications of home ownership (but not give tax advice)
  • Speak more knowledgably about structural features and routine issues found in homes
  • Improve communication and relationships with clients and other real estate professionals
  • Employ current technology to serve today’s consumers
  • Conduct day-to-day business with an increased understanding of legal and ethical considerations

COURSES AND INSTRUCTORS

Click here for a full list of courses and instructors.

All courses in the GRI Program are approved by the National Association of REALTORS® and are taught by subject matter experts who empower REALTORS® with knowledge and skills that directly benefit buyer and seller clients, while also helping REALTORS® achieve their business goals.

Many of the courses in the GRI Program offer continuing education credit and/or CRS credit.

The Kansas GRI program consists of 80 hours of course work, both online and in a live classroom.

REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION

  • All licensed REALTORS® are eligible to earn the designation.
  • There is no requirement for years of experience, income, or number of transactions.
  • There is a Program Initiation Fee of $25.00 and a Program Completion Fee (due when all requirements have been met) of $50.00.
  • There are no annual fees to maintain the designation.
  • Graduates of the GRI Program will receive a certificate, a GRI pin, and a press release.

Click here to apply for the GRI program.

For questions about the program, contact Rod McIntyre or Jackie Hovey at (800) 366-0069

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