The Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made a commitment to providing a superior level of professional services by earning the GRI designation. REALTORS® with the GRI designation are highly trained in many areas of real estate to better serve and protect their clients.
The GRI designation is obtained by attending a specific, intensive series of courses that total a minimum of 90 hours of classroom instruction. Subjects covered include the Sales Process (business development, sales and marketing, customer & client services, and cultural diversity) Legal and Regulatory (risk management and contract law) Technology (communications and real estate business technology), and Professional Standards (NAR code of ethichs, standards of practice and arbitration/mediation).
The subject matter has been chosen to educate practitioners about local, state
and national real estate practices that affect them and their clients. GRI courses
are taught by leading real estate professionals from around the country.
Why Choose a REALTOR® With a GRI designation?
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.
New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers
and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level
So it's more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the
best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.
A GRI can make a difference
When you see the letters "GRI" after an agent's name, you can count on
- Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry
- Professionally trained
- Dedicated to bringing you quality service
receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction
go smoothly. In short, you can count on getting the best service available
from a real estate professional.