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Live Core Courses

Live Core Courses (32 hours) 

These four live core courses are required to complete the designation.

  • Balancing Business Risks and Ethics
  • ABC’s of Financing
  • Business Planning
  • Technology Tools

detailed Course descriptions



register for a live core course

Online Core Courses

Online Core Courses (16 hours) 

These four online core courses are required to complete the designation.

  • Mastering Real Estate Negotiations
  • Successful Buyer Client Systems
  • Successful Seller Client Systems
  • Meeting the Needs of Buyers and Sellers

Click here for detailed descriptions or to register for courses.

Elective Hours

Elective Hours (12 Hours) 

The final 12 elective hours of the program can be completed in a variety of ways. You can combine the five options below in a variety of ways to equal 12 hours to complete the elective requirement for the designation.


+ 4 hours   for completing online course “Real Estate Investing Made Clear”
+ 4 hours   for submitting proof of RSPS® designation obtained two years ago
+ 4 hours   for attending the NC REALTORS® Annual Convention & Expo
12 hours     Elective hours completed


Online Courses

Click on a title below for a course description or to register for a course. Each course is worth 4 GRI elective hours.

REBAC Designations

If you have successfully completed any of the REBAC Designations below, you may submit proof of completion for GRI elective credit using this form.

4 Credit Hours ($40 to submit)
(Course completion must be within the last five years.)

  • Generation Buy
  • New Home Construction & Buyer Representation
  • Real Estate Marketing Reboot
  • e-PRO®
  • At Home with Diversity (AHWD®)
  • Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR®)
  • Military Relocation Specialist (MRP®)
  • Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS®)
  • Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR®)

12 Credit Hours ($120 to submit)
(Course completion must be within the last 10 years.)

  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR®)
  • Seller Representative Specialist (SRS®)
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®)
  • Accredited Buyer Representative Manager (ABRM)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS®)
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM®)
  • Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)
  • Certified Residential Specialist® (CRS®)
  • Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR®)

Transaction Credit

Transaction Credit ($20 per transaction to submit)

1 transaction = 2 hours of elective credit. Students can use up to 6 transactions for elective credit totaling 12 hours.

Students must submit a Transaction Completion form for EACH transaction. If completing multiple transaction forms, all of them may be submitted at once with total amount due.

Previous GRI Credit

Completed courses from the 90-hour GRI program (2012-2013)

Previous GRI course credits will be matched hour for hour in the new curriculum; they will count as either core or elective credits depending on the class. Contact Savanna Tandski for information on submitting previous GRI credits.

NC REALTORS® Convention & Expo

Completed courses from the 90-hour GRI program (2012-2013)

Attend NC REALTORS® Annual Convention & Expo while enrolled in the GRI program and earn 4 hours of elective GRI credit.

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