The All-New Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI) 

The all-new Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI) is the foundation for your success. It is designed to: increase your productivity; reduce your risk; maxmize your resources; provide solutions to your toughest challenges; and more. 


If you've already started your GRI, don't worry, the new program was designed to offer equivalency credit to continue on the path to completing this cornerstone designation. 

 If you've passed:   You don't need to take:  
 RI409
GRI-1 Ethics
 RI407 GRI-2 Business
 RI402 GRI-3 Agency
 RI402 GRI-4 Legal
 RI401 GRI-5 Buyers
 RI401 GRI-6 Sellers
 RI405 OR RI406 GRI-7 Property
 RI408 GRI-8 Technology

Already an experienced REALTOR? Call NYSAR at 800.239.4432 to discuss testing out and transfer credit options. 

To apply for your Graduate REALTOR Institute designation (GRI), once you've satisfied all the requirements, contact NYSAR directly at 800-239-4432. Please note that a $25 application fee applies.

Already a GRI? Take a refresher with the latest information for just $50 (includes CE). 

Course descriptions and schedule:

GRI-1 Ethics
Capitalize on what sets REALTORS apart from real estate licensees. Satisfies NAR's mandatory quadrennial ethics training requirement and is a must for Professional Standards Committee members and local board leadership. Discover how to:

  • Put the Code of Ethics to work for you.
  • Maximize your REALTOR benefits.
  • Enhance your professionalism and your career through community involvement. 

Upcoming classes include:

  • October 12 -12 in Canton

Register online or click here for a registration form. 

GRI-2 Business 
Take your business to the next level and gain market share. Provides the building blocks to:

  • Create an effective business plan. 
  • Build support structures using assistants and teams.
  • Prospect successfully and tap into niche markets.
  • Develop policies to avoid risk. 

Upcoming classes include: 

  • November 09 -09 in Amherst
  • November 15 -15 in Lake Placid
Register online or click here for a registration form. 

 

GRI-3 Agency
Provide effective, legal and ethical client representation. Offers in-depth coverage of:

  • All forms of agency representation, associated issues and proper disclosure.
  • How to avoid the risk of misrepresentation, vicarious liability and breach of fiduciary duties.

Upcoming classes include:

  • October 06 in Hudson

Register online or click here for a registration form. 

GRI-4 Legal
Reduce your risk of claims, fines and lawsuits. Gain a complete understanding of:

  • Advertising that is legal and ethical.
  • Contracts, forms, deposits, disclosures and record retention.
  • Risk management strategies.
  • Title insurance and settlement procedures.

Upcoming classes include:

Register online or click here for a registration form. 

GRI-5 Buyers
Demonstrate your value to buyers from listing to closing. Satisfies NYS Fair Housing training requirement for license renewal. Learn strategies to:

  • Secure more buyer clients.
  • Guide buyers through the process from pre-qualifying to closing.
  • Assure Fair Housing compliance.
  • Keep you, your clients and customers safe. 

Upcoming classes include:

  • September 29 in Rochester
  • November 14 in Lake Placid
Register online or click here for a registration form. 

GRI-6 Sellers

Represent seller clients in a way that keeps them coming back. Get a competitive advantage with strategies to:

  • Gain more listings.
  • Get clients to price to sell.
  • Enhance your marketing.
  • Avoid Fair Housing violations and safety concerns.

Upcoming classes include:

  • October 06 in Ithaca
  • October 12 in Rochester
Register online or click here for a registration form.  


GRI-7 Property 

Learn about all the factors impacting value and close more deals. Discover the myriad elements that affect property value including:

  • Types of housing.
  • Appraisals and inspections.
  • Neighborhoods and amenities.
  • Energy efficiency and environmental issues.
  • Lender requirements, and much more!

Upcoming classes include:

  • October 11 in Jackson Heights
  • October 20 in Corning
  • October 25 in N. Syracuse
Register online or click here for a registration form.  


GRI-8 Technology = e-Pro Day 1

Discover the latest tools to streamline your business and exceed client expectations. Learn how to be mobile and paperless in your real estate practice with tips on: 

  • Transaction management tools.
  • Internet advertising and syndication.
  • E-marketing and social media.
  • Automation hardware, software and apps.

Upcoming classes include:

  • October 07 in Carmel
  • October 19 in Amherst
  • October 27 in West Babylon
  • November 14 in Johnson City
  • November 30 in Rochester

Register online or click here for a registration form.  


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Find out more about the all-new Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI)

The all-new GRI designation is the foundation for your success. It's designed to: increase your productivity; reduce your risk; maximize your resources; and provide solutions to your toughest challenges. Find out more and get started taking classes by visiting the GRI designation page of NYSAR.com. To apply for your GRI designation once you've satisfied all requirements, contact NYSAR directly at 800-239-4432. Please note that a $25 application fee applies. Need financial assistance? Click here for information on REALTOR scholarships.

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