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Credentials

GRADUATE, REALTOR INSTITUTE

The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (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.


GRI designees:

  • 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.
  • Are recognized nationally.
  • Act with professionalism and are committed to serving their clients and customers with the highest ethical standards.


Seller Representative Specialist

The Seller Representative (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation, conferred by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) Council, recognizing real estate professionals who have completed special education in seller representation and meet practical experience criteria.

Accredited Buyer's Representative

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) has the necessary skills and education to understand the buyer perspective. Furthermore ABRs have the experience and special training necessary to promote and protect buyer interests, in fact it is a requirement.

Pricing Strategy Advisor

The Price Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification adds valuable perspective whether buying or selling by taking the guesswork out of pricing. PSAs have the skills necessary to strategically build a thorough Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) for a property to obtain an accurate value.

Certified International Property Specialist

A Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) has undergone specialized training to complete global transactions seamlessly and with reduced risk. The CIPS designation is the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. Only REALTORS® who have completed the coursework and demonstrated considerable experience in global business can call themselves a CIPS designee.

At Home With Diversity

The At Home with Diversity certification is designed to enable you to work successfully with and within a rapidly changing multicultural market. It will help you to learn diversity sensitivity, how to apply fair housing laws in your business, and ways to develop professional guidelines for working with people in the increasingly multicultural real estate market.

Real Estate Digital Marketer

The Purpose of the real estate Digital Marketer (REDM) certification is to give real estate professionals the knowledge and practices to use digital marketing to promote and sell their home seller's properties.

MRP - Military Relocation Professional

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) understands that when military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful.