Location: CCAR Banquet Room - All
Address: 6821 Coit Road Plano, TX 75024
GRI Brokerage (SAE)
This Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) course is a 4-day class. Attendance is required for all four days to complete the course and take the exam on February 26.
Course Number: 0779
Provider Number: 0001
Hours: 30 SAE hours (for new REALTORS®) OR 10 CE hours for REALTORS® who have already fulfilled their first renewal
Dates: Thursday and Friday, February 21-22, 2019 and Monday and Tuesday, February 25-26, 2019
Location: CCAR Banquet Room – 6821 Coit Road, Plano TX 75024
Times: Check-in and breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
Class Start and End Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m.
Cost: $275 before the deadline and $300 after for CCAR members, $299 before the deadline and $324 after for non-members. New members are eligible for a $50 GRI discount on any one of three GRI classes. Please retrieve your coupon here and email it to us BEFORE signing up for the course. If this is the third GRI you have taken at CCAR, email us before registration to get $25 off of the cost.
Instructors: Stephen Etzel, Sherri Teepen
Business Development: This day briefly explores different ways to set up businesses and some issues to be aware of. Students will create their own business plan that incorporates their business philosophy, mission, skills, goals and objectives. Students will assess their market and identify ways to target their specific market niche. Finally, it explores fees associated with real estate and how budgeting impacts your business. It concludes with a focus on individual goal setting.
Brokerage & Agency: This vital day provides an in-depth view of agency relationships, which are the foundation of serving any client in any transaction. Students will recieve awareness of their role and their broker’s, and how the two work together and support one another. It addresses the requirements for presenting the choices available for an agency relationship, as well as disclosing existing agency relationships. It examines the fiduciary duties required of agency and how they relate to both buyer and seller representation.
Policies & Procedures: REALTORS® are subject to many rules; this day explores the operating or brokerage environment of the REALTOR®. It discusses office policies and rules set by the broker that the agent must adhere to. It covers the independent contractor agreement, which outlines those rules and clarifies the relationship between the broker and the agent. It addresses communication and other policies, as well as the importance of keeping accurate records and maintaining files. It explains the need for errors and omissions insurance, and the necessity of an agency policy to determine how to handle various client scenarios.
Professional Standards: Students will be provided a thorough review of the NAR Code of Ethics. Additionally, they examine the ethics complaint and enforcement processes established and implemented by the Texas Association of REALTORS®. Further, this section reviews case studies that assess actions and violations in everyday situations.
Refund/Cancellation Policy for Designation/Certification Classes:
A full refund will be issued if written notification is received seven (7) days prior to the class start. No refunds will be issued after that time. You have one year from the original class date to reschedule the same designation at CCAR.