Real Estate

Designations and Certifications

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide range of career advancement courses to help members increase their skills and knowledge in the real estate field. Designations and certifications acknowledging such expertise are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon the completion of required courses. GKAR is proud to be an authorized course provider for NAR Designations and Certifications.

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February 18th, 19th,20th, and 21st,  2020 
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The newly restructured Graduate Realtor Institute® (GRI) is the foundation for your success. The GRI designation is one of the most prestigious designations and most widely held among those who hold any designations, held by 19 percent of Realtors®, based on latest NAR Survey Data. Earn your GRI Designation while satisfying your 90 clock hours of approved course work in earning your Brokers License as offered through LARA.


Did you know?

Earning one or more designations can make a difference in your earnings!





Based on 2013 NAR survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600. Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile



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