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Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)

Graduate REALTOR® Institute

Graduate to a new level of success with the GRI

Become a graduate of the REALTOR® Institute by completing the eight required GRI classes and 30 hours of elective credit within five years. You’ll earn dual CE credit and designation credit, satisfy license renewal requirements and take your career to new heights!

* Electives include any local board of REALTORS® classroom or Zoom CE or other NAR-family designation/certification courses.

GRI is designed to:

  • Increase your productivity.
  • Reduce your risk.
  • Tackle your toughest challenges.

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 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 2022 classes include:

  • February 15–16
  • April 19–20
  • July 7–8
  • November 17–18

Register online or mail or fax our 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 2022 classes include:

  • January 18–19
  • May 5–6
  • September 13–14
  • November 7–8

Register online or mail or fax our 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.

(Satisfies New York State two-hour agency coursework requirement.)

Upcoming 2022 classes include:

  • March 2–3
  • May 23–24
  • August 30–31
  • September 8–9

Register online or mail or fax our 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 2022 classes include:

  • February 24–25
  • April 6–7
  • June 1–2
  • October 27–28

Register online or mail or fax our 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.

(Satisfies New York State two-hour agency coursework requirement.)

Upcoming 2022 classes include:

  • February 22–23
  • April 21–22
  • June 6–7
  • October 24–25

Register online or mail or fax our 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.(Satisfies New York State two-hour agency coursework requirement)

Upcoming 2022 classes include:

  • February 17–18
  • June 8–9
  • September 15–16
  • November 29–30

Register online or mail or fax our 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 2022 classes include:

  • January 20–21
  • March 17–18
  • June 13–14
  • October 6–7

Register online or mail or fax our registration form.

GRI-8 Technology

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 2022 classes include:

  • February 24–25
  • May 10–11
  • July 11–12
  • October 13–14

Register online or mail or fax our registration form.