What Is a GRI Designation, and Who Is It For?

Earning the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth market knowledge, increased proficiency in a broad array of subjects to enhance professionalism and business success.

Benefits of Becoming a GRI

  • Be better able to serve and protect your increasingly sophisticated clients through an understanding of new technology, laws, and procedures
  • Use of GRI logos
  • Marketing materials
    • Customizable flyer
    • Banner ad
    • Postcard
  • GRI referral form
  • Network with other GRI designees

How to Earn the GRI Designation


  • The education requirements for the GRI vary by state. Contact your state association to get information on program requirements, location, and tuition.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®
  • GRI does not require annual renewal as long as you remain an active member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORS®.


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