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Graduate, REALTOR® Institute

The North Carolina Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) curriculum consists of 60 Hours (13 courses) that each student must complete successfully in order to earn the prestigious designation. Five courses are available Virtually (Zoom) or In Person (hosted by local associations across the state), while the eight Online courses are available 24/7. View the GRI program curriculum.

The North Carolina GRI Program accepts additional courses or certain NAR Certifications/Designations as equivalencies for certain online classes. These can be submitted during the GRI Application process.

Students working towards the GRI Designation will have the additional benefit of obtaining CE and fulfilling NAR’s Ethics requirement.

Ready to graduate? Submit the Graduation form.

Live Series Course Descriptions

Local Associations across North Carolina partner with NC REALTORS® to offer these courses in an In-Person or Virtual format.

Financing in Today’s Market (4 Hour CE)

Representing your client to the best of your abilities includes being knowledgeable about financing options!  Learn how to adequately advise a consumer about the potential lending resources available for clients, advise their buyer and seller clients about the pros and cons of various financing options, be knowledgeable about available programs, and more.

Legal Risks in Real Estate (4 Hour CE)

The focus of this course is to help you develop, implement, recognize, and monitor plans to address issues long BEFORE problems arise that could put your business in jeopardy.

Future of Technology in Real Estate (4 Hour CE)

“The Future of Real Estate Technology and Ethics” is an in-depth course aimed at empowering real estate professionals with the expertise required to adapt to the changing technological environment. It highlights the critical aspects of protecting both personal and client data, comprehending the ethical considerations of AI in real estate, and responsibly utilizing technological tools. Furthermore, it delves into the progress in e-closings and their advantages for consumers. By course completion, students will be proficient in incorporating technology while maintaining ethical standards and complying with Real Estate Commission regulations.

Sticking to the Code of Ethics (4 Hour CE)

This course reviews key articles of NAR’s COE, highlights pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you’re always ethical in your business practices.

The Road to a Perfect Contract (4 Hour CE)

This course will decipher the many parts of the Buyer Agency Agreement and the Offer to Purchase and Contract.  You’ll walk out with the full understanding of the requirements of proper representation, tips on how to avoid miscommunication when entering into a Buyer Agency Agreement, utilize forms properly, and establish a working relationship with an unrepresented seller.

Online Series Course Descriptions

The following courses are provided by our online partner, OnlineEd. CE is an optional add-on for most courses, for which there is an additional fee. In order to receive CE credit, courses must be completed within 30 days of purchase or by June 10, whichever comes first. CE is not available between June 11 – July 1. 

Beneath the Surface: Understanding the Anatomy of a House

Product knowledge is especially important in real estate sales.  The course will review structures of new and existing houses, and focus on how floors, walls, and roofs are built.

Contract Law for Real Estate Professionals

Understand what constitutes a contract, how to write a contract, the importance of them in the real estate transactions, and what to be aware of in the process.

Fair Housing & Beyond

This course covers discrimination and housing, types of violations, advertising rules, ADA, penalties, fair employment practices, fair credit practices.  It also explores anti-trust laws, bankruptcy protection, environmental considerations, and data security.

Mastering Real Estate Negotiations

The ability to understand and recognize different negotiating styles and strategies results in successful client interactions and closed transactions. You’ll review “DISC Behavior Profiling,” learn how to build trust, reduce stress, and ultimately achieve a “Win-Win-Win” negotiation.

Meeting the Needs of Buyers and Sellers

Learn techniques on how to establish productive relationships with buyers and sellers with less stress for all parties involved.

Real Estate Investing Made Clear  

Become more comfortable with investment terminology, strategies, and technicalities for increased success when working with real estate investor clients.

Successful Buyer Client Systems

This course will provide real estate professionals with the proper training, technology, tools and systems to generate more successfully completed closings by educating buyers on the buying process, and by helping buyers negotiate the best terms for a loan and for a purchase.

Successful Seller Client Systems

This course takes real estate professionals through each step of the process and includes unique strategies, dialogues and skill sets to enhance the professional counseling and services provided to today’s sellers.


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Savanna Reagin

Education Director

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