GRI
2017 NEW NAR GRI ARA

In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed!

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)

AND

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!

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The 2-Day CLASSROOM courses listed below will be held 9:00am–4:00pm at the indicated locations:

Arkansas REALTORS® Association, 11224 Executive Center Drive, Little Rock, AR (LR)

First Community Bank, 630 Southwest Drive, Jonesboro, AR (NEA)

Northwest Arkansas Board of REALTORS®, 314 N Goad Springs Road, Lowell, AR (NWA)

Courses & Electives may be completed in any order within 3 years.

2018 GRI Core Class Schedule

January

January 30-31 GRI102LR Agency & Business Planning                 6 hours Post License or CE

CE17-6-516 4/18                       Maurice Taylor & Mark Given

February 1st we will offer an CRS Designation Course that may be used as a GRI elective

March

March 6-7 GRI202LR Unauth Practice of Law & Pro Stds/Ethics   6 hours CE & COE

CE17-6-005 12/18                      Dale Carlton & Bruce Aydt

March 13-14 GRI101NEA Contracts & Contract to Closing          12 hours Post License or CE

CE17-12-010 5/18                      Dale Carlton

April

April 3-4 GRI102NEA Business Planning & Agency                      6 hours Post License or CE

CE17-6-516 4/18                       Maurice Taylor & Mark Given

April 10-11 GRI201LR  Marketing & Technology                        6 hours CE

CE17-6-549 6/18                       Craig Grant

April 18-19 GRI101LR Contracts & Contract to Closing          12 hours Post License or CE

CE17-12-010 5/18                      Dale Carlton

April 24-25 we will offer an ABR Designation Course that may be used as a GRI elective

June

June 26-27 GRI101NWA Contracts & Contract to Closing           12 hours Post License or CE

CE17-12-010 5/18                      Dale Carlton

July

July 10-11 GRI102 NWA Business Planning & Agency                  6 hours Post License or CE

CE17-6-516 4/18                       Maurice Taylor & Mark Given

August

August 14-15 GRI202NWA  Unauth Practice of Law & Pro Stds/Ethics  6 hours CE

CE17-6-005 12/18                      Dale Carlton & Kay Lawrence

August 28-29 GRI201NWA  Marketing & Technology                          6 hours CE

CE17-6-549 6/18                       John Mayfield

September

September 17 Hot Springs Convention Center in conjunction with the 94th Annual Arkansas REALTORS® Association Convention we will offer a CE/GRI Elective class again this year.  (This class is FREE to all Convention registrants !!)

    ALL CANCELLATIONS are subject to a $25 cancellation fee.  NO refunds after registration deadline.  #ARAedu

The Arkansas REALTORS® Association has a corporate rate negotiated with the Wingate by Wyndam on Shackleford Road in Little Rock.