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The GRI designation is a national designation delivered by the Arkansas REALTORS®. The 60+hour course of study meets accreditation standards established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded the GRI Designation and only members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® may hold the GRI designation.
Why become a GRI Designee?
- Increase your income potential by more than 50%
- Develop self-confidence while reducing risk to yourself and your Broker
- New Agents can fulfill the full ***18-hour Post License Requirement while earning the GRI
- 2 for 1 – Many Classes count for *CE, some courses even count toward other NAR Designations
- Unlike other designations, GRI has NO ANNUAL DUES
- Develop excellent contract writing skills
- Stand out to prospective Homebuyers & Sellers as the REALTOR® who is equipped with effective negotiating skills, financial knowledge to assist them, alongside the fundamentals of real estate.
What is required to earn a GRI?
- FOUR (4) 2-day classroom Core Classes are required (GRI 101, 102, 201 & 202)
- FOUR (4) GRI Elective Courses*** (classroom or online)
- ONLINE ELECTIVES vary from $40 – $70 per course (See ONLINE GRI & CRS Electives and CE Courses List) available by going to: https://www.keynoteseries.com/courses/ArkansasAssociationofRealtors
- You may substitute ONLY ONE of your electives with an NAR Designation or Certification Course (ABR, CCIM, CRS, CRB, GREEN, e-Pro, MRP, RENE, SRES, SRS, etc.)
- ARA occasionally offers classroom electives or other Designation classes
2019 GRI Schedule COMING SOON!
What is the cost of earning my GRI?
GRI Core Class Price List
ALL CANCELLATIONS are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. NO refunds after registration deadline.
Early Bird Registration per 2-day class $140 typically ends 2-3 weeks prior to class
Regular Registration Fee per 2-day class $160
Special Offer! Purchase all Core Classes – Bundle Price of $500
Sign up today for all 4 Core Classes and SAVE while you enjoy flexibility in class scheduling with NO cancellation fees!
The 2-Day CLASSROOM courses listed below will be held 9:00am–4:00pm at the indicated locations:
Courses & Electives may be completed in any order within 3 years.