Q. How do I get started in the GRI program?

A. To get started in the GRI program, select the first class you would like to attend and register for it.  The local association will send AAR the class roster and your GRI record will be created.

Q. Do I have to be a REALTOR member for a specific timeframe to start the program?

A. No. You can start the program whenever you would like.

Q. How many classes do I have to complete to earn the designation?

A. Twelve classes.  Please see the GRI Requirements & Last Class form for the program requirements.

Q. How long do I have to complete all of the GRI requirements?

A. You have five years from the date of your first class to complete the requirements.

Q. What is the cost of the GRI program?

A. The total cost of the program will range between $900 – $1100.  The final amount will depend on which courses you choose to attend and where you attend from.  Each local association sets their own course registration fees.

Here are the approximate registration fees for classes offered in the program:

  • One-day GRI Core Course:  $69 – $89
  • Two-day GRI Core Course:  $90 – $109
  • One-day rCRMS Course:  $69
  • Two-day rCRMS Course:  $89
  • One-day Live REBAC Course:  $79
  • Two-day Live REBAC Course:  $159 – $179

Q. Will I receive CE and/or GRI credit if I only attend a half day or one  day of a two day class?

A. No.  Each class must be taken in its entirety to receive both CE and GRI credit.

Q. I lost my CE certificate.  Where can I get a duplicate copy?

A. Email BrittniMatt@aaronline.com for a copy of your GRI CE certificate(s).  Email KimberlyFranzen@aaronline.com for a copy of your rCRMS CE certificate(s).

Q. I didn’t complete the class exam in the 72-hour timeframe, can I still take the exam?

A. This will depend on how much time has passed since the 72 hour timeframe.  To view the details of the missed exam policy, please visit the My GRI page.

Q. I failed the class exam, can I retake it?

A. Yes. GRI exams require a 70% passing grade.  You have 30 days to retest.  The cost is $25.  You must pass the exam on the first retest. If you fail the exam a second time, you must retake the class. To view the details of the failed exam policy, please visit the My GRI page.

Q. Where can I find a list of GRI classes I have attended?

A. Please visit the My Course History page of this website.  You will need your NRDS number to access your course history.

Q. One or more of my classes has expired. Will I lose GRI credit for those courses?

A. If the expired course is within two years of expiration, the exam for the course can be retaken for $25. This will extend the class for five additional years.

Q. Do NAR designations count towards my GRI designation?

A. Most NAR designations/certifications count for GRI credit.  Please see the GRI Requirements & Last Class form for details.

Q. Can I take online REBAC classes for GRI credit?

A. Yes. You can take the online versions of the REBAC/REBI classes listed on the GRI requirements form for GRI credit.

Q. How will you keep track of REBAC classes taken for GRI credit?

A. Please email a copy of your completion certificate(s):  BrittniMatt@aaronline.com

Q. I earned my GRI in one state, is my GRI still valid in Arizona?

A. Yes, once you have earned the GRI, all other states will recognize it.  Your NAR membership must remain active in order for you to use the designation.

Q. I took some GRI classes in another state, are the classes valid in Arizona’s GRI program?

A. Perhaps. We may grant credit for courses that correlate to Arizona’s GRI courses after successful completion of the Arizona course exam.

Q. My GRI designation does not appear in NRDS. How do I get this to appear?

A. AAR is your point-of-entry for GRI data for NRDS.  Please email BrittniMatt@aaronline.com and we will submit the information to NRDS.

Q. When will I receive my GRI completion certificate and pin?

A. Graduate packets are mailed the first week of every month.  You will receive your packet the month following your last class.

Q. I want to use the GRI logo in my marketing. Where can I get an image to use for print?

A. Downloadable images are available on the GRI website.  Additional logos can also be found on NAR’s website.

Q. Where can I get a list of GRI alumni in Arizona?

A. To search for current AAR members who hold the GRI designation, go to the Find a REALTOR® directory page of this website, and select GRI as the designation.

Q. Who should I contact if I have additional questions?

A. Please email Brittni Matt with additional questions:  BrittniMatt@aaronline.com