Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed. Earning the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth knowledge on technical subjects as well as the fundamentals of real estate. The GRI symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation.
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 requires real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism. When you decide to earn your GRI, you will:
- Have pursued a course of study that represents the minimum common body of knowledge for progressive real estate professionals
- Have developed a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to navigate the current real estate climate—no matter what its condition
- Be recognized nationally
- Act with professionalism and are committed to serving their clients and customers with the highest ethical standards