How much time do I have to complete the GRI designation? You must complete the designation within 5 years of taking your first course.
I've signed up for the "GRI Convenience Plan" or Advance Purchased all 6 courses, how do I register for the courses I want to take? Once you enroll in a payment method, send an email to Josh@alabamarealtors.com with the courses you would like to attend. Our system will not allow you to register online at this time.
Where are the GRI courses held? Courses are offered at local associations around the state. Check the calendar for upcoming courses or contact your local association leaders.
If I have taken GRI courses in the past, do those count towards the new designation requirements? GRI courses taken in 2010, 2011, or 2012 will count as elective hours in the new requirements. Please contact Education Director, Josh McFall - firstname.lastname@example.org, for details.
If I have taken REBAC Designation or Certification courses in the past, do those count towards the new electives for GRI? Any of the REBAC designation or certification courses taken before you begin or during your pursuit of the GRI designation will be counted towards the elective hours. You must be an active, dues paid, member of REBAC program in order to count the hours towards your GRI electives.
If I sign up for the "GRI Convenience Plan," do I have to pay for all of the courses before I take them? No, once your enrolled in the Convenience Plan you're allowed to take courses at your pace. You will be billed in $45 per month installments for 12 months regardless of when you take the classes. Remember, you have 5 years to complete the designation.
Are there any other fees associated with the GRI Designation Program? GRI doesn't require you to pay anything beyond course and designation fees. Unlike some of the other designation programs, GRI doesn't charge a yearly fee to keep the designation active.
When I'm ready to graduate from GRI, how do I get certified? When you've finished all of your course work, simply apply for Graduation and pay the $25 GRI Graduation Fee and you'll be designated! Email Josh McFall - Josh@AlabamaREALTORS.com - for more details.
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