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GRI Designation

GRI Designation

GRI 100 Equivalency Exam

GRI 200 Designation Course | March 2024 | 4-day program

Take the GRI 200 and you are one step away from earning the GRI designation.

For your convenience we have divided the program into 4 individual virtual livestream sessions as listed below:

Tuesday, March 5
8:30 am - 1:30 pm | The Real Estate Professionals Essential Technology Toolbox - Presented by Craig Grant, RETI
1:45 pm - 5:45 pm | No Nonsense Negotiating - Presented by Josh Cadillac, CCIM, CRS, CRB, ABR, GRI, e-Pro, SFR, AHWD, CIPS, PSA, SRS

Tuesday, March 12
8:30 am – 11:45 am | Talk Nerdy to Me: Understanding Basic Economic Concepts to Better Your Business and Beat Your Competition - Presented by Brent Lancaster
12:00 pm – 4:15 pm | Give Em Something to Talk About: Creating a Better Story for Success - Presented by Sean Carpenter

Tuesday, March 19
8:30 am – 12:45 pm | Succeeding with Social: Building a Brand with Social Media - Presented by Sean Carpenter
1:00 pm – 4:45 pm | Risk Management Strategies for REALTORS – Presented by Stephen McCoy, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal & Regulatory Affairs/Todd Book, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal & Legislative Affairs

Tuesday, March 26
8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Selling & Marketing Strategies – Presented by Brooke Yussim, ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, e-PRO, SRES

This livestream webinar series is certified for 30-hours of real estate continuing education credit which includes 3.5 hours of core law and 26.5 hours of elective credit. It is a required course to obtain the GRI designation.

You must join with video and stay within view during the program in order to receive credit, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, attendees must be present for 90% of the published class time in order to receive continuing education credit.

You must attend all four days of the livestream to satisfy the requirement for the Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI) Designation. There will be no partial credit given.

Instructors: Our instructors are nationally recognized in the field and hold many NAR designations in their area of expertise.

How Do I Earn The Designation?

The program consists of two courses levels, the GRI 100 equivalency exam and the GRI 200, which can be taken in any sequence, and are designed to meet the needs of benefit both the experienced and inexperienced agent.

What Is The GRI 100 Equivalency Exam?

This examination satisfies the requirements of the GRI 100 level of the program. Satisfactory completion of the exam indicates that you have the experience, other National Association of REALTORS classes, designations, and or certifications, pre-licensure courses and/or company training programs that provided you the competency necessary to compete in the marketplace.

The examination topics consist of:

  • Residential Construction
  • Ethics: Measure of Professionalism Antitrust
  • Agency Laws, Duties and Disclosures
  • Fair Housing
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Environmental Issues: Discovery & Disclosure

Your GRI 100 completion certificate will be emailed to you upon successful completion of the exam. You will then only need to complete the GRI 200 course and pay a one-time application fee of $50 to hold the Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation. The GRI designation is a NAR designation offered and conferred by the State Associations. No yearly dues are required for this NAR designation. While all the courses are open to anyone, the right to use the GRI Designation is limited to those who maintain membership in the Local, State, and National Association of REALTORS.

Excited to begin your GRI designation journey? We are offering the GRI 100 Equivalency Exam for just $79! Sign up for the GRI 100 equivalency exam and you’re on your way! 

Still have questions? Contact us at: Ohio REALTORS, 200 E. Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-4648 Phone: 614.225.6229

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