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
October 30 (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
CE Credit: 7.5 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.