The Value of REALTOR® Education

Posted on November 6, 2013 by

REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month is recognized annually in the month of November. The National Association of REALTORS® encourages members to increase their professionalism, marketability, and proficiency through the pursuit of an officially-endorsed NAR designation or certification. If you’re not swayed merely by the new knowledge you’ll gain by earning a designation, you’ll also be happy […]

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Do You Speak House?

Posted on November 5, 2013 by

All homes talk. Sometimes it just takes a trained ear to hear what they’re saying. In 2014, the Arizona Association of REALTORS® will introduce a one-day course in the recently-revamped GRI designation that will teach both new and seasoned REALTORS® how to understand that property condition, warranted items, inspection reports and more can speak volumes […]

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Some Things Can’t Be Googled

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

Previewing the newest GRI course for AAR members   In August, AAR gave our members a brief look at the changes taking place in 2014 with regards to the GRI designation. This month, we’re giving you a sneak peek into one of the new courses you’ll find in the 2014 GRI course catalog. To see […]

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The Evolution of GRI

Posted on August 1, 2013 by

To some real estate professionals, earning a designation is like earning a Bachelor’s degree in real estate. It’s an opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills and increase your earning potential. According to the 2012 Member Profile, REALTORS® who held the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation earned $21,000 more a year than their peers. To […]

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