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Designation Courses

NYSAR and GSAR co-sponsored: Register for designation courses at nysarportal.ramcoams.net or see other options at bottom of this page.

Why earn a Designation or Certification?

Increase Your Income – Based on 2011 survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $26,900 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $49,300. A difference of $22,400! (source: REALTOR.org)

Gain a Competitive Advantage – you will stand out from your competition with the added expertise you gain from designation courses

Maximize Your Exposure – buyers and sellers can find you by your designation/specialty at REALTOR.com

SCHOLARSHIP: The NYS Real Estate Education Foundation (NYSREEF) provides REALTOR® members with scholarships to participate in national designation programs. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a downloadable application or visit NYSREEF.org for more information. Deadlines are July 31 and December 31.


2018 Designation Courses - Syracuse Area

GRI 5 - Buyers  (Satisfies NYS Fair Housing training requirement for license renewal)

March 20,  (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
CE credit: 7.5 hours   Cost: NYSAR members - $125, Non-members - $150

Serve buyers from presentation package to closing with confidence.  You'll learn to:

Prepare a presentation package bound to secure buyer clients
Document Fair Housing Law compliance
Educate and guide buyer clients through their transactions with ease

 Instructor: Jeremias Maneiro, ABR, ePro, GRI, GRN, HOMES

 GRI 6 - Sellers

May 1,  (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
CE credit: 7.5 hours   Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members

Secure and represent sellers from listing proposal through to closing;.  You'll learn to:

Prepare and present effective listing proposals
Educated sellers on CMAs, pricing, and positioning
Handle the transaction expeditiously, legally, ethically, and safely

Instructor:  Mike Smith, GRI

 

SFR - Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource*

September 12, (9:00am-4:30pm)
CE Credit:  6.5  hours  Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members

Maneuver the complexities of short sales and help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities.  With the proper tools and training, you can build your short sale/foreclosure business for the long term.

* To earn the SFR certification, complete this core course,
three free one-hour webinars, and then submit your
application with a $175 one-time fee

Instructor: Randy Templeman, ABR, CRB, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, LTG, SFT, SRES, SRS

 GRI-4  Legal

October 30  (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
CE Credit7.5 hours  Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members

 Practice real estate legally, ethically, and without risk.

You'll learn to:

Comply with laws and regulations
Handle contracts, deposits, environmental issues, settlement, and record-keeping
Avoid antitrust and other legal issues

Instructor:  Jim Braman, Esq.

 

To register for designation courses:

  • Download a registration form below
  • Log in to  https://nysarportal.ramcoams.net
  • Fax credit card registrations to 518-462-5474
  • Mail check registrations to NYSAR, 130 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210
  • Call 800-239-4432 x 219

Please do not send registrations for designation courses to GSAR - we cannot process them. 


Scholarship_nysreef_application.pdf
GRI Registration Form.pdf
SFR Registration Flyer

 

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