Designations & Certifications

Real estate is a tough, competitive business. Studies have shown that REALTORS® with one or more designations considerably increase their income-earning potential.

The Greater Harrisburg REALTORS® Institute, in partnership with the Pennsylvania REALTORS® Institute, the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg, and other organizations, offers a variety of designation and certification programs throughout the year. You will find the designation courses being held at GHAR under Continuing Education. You may also want to check out PAR’s statewide education calendar at www.parealtor.org. These include courses leading to the:

Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)
REALTOR® e-PRO (e-PRO)
Graduate, REALTORS® Institute (GRI)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

 

 

 

Real Estate Investment – (Required Elective) October 20, 25, 27, November 1 & 3 2017 from 9:00-3:30 p.m. Instructor Mike Perry.  Course covers Real Estate Fundamentals, Forms of Ownership, Taxation, Financing, Mathematical Concepts and Cash Flow Analysis and Projections. Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Cost is $350.  To register call 364-3205, or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only.”

 

Real Estate Law – (Required Broker Course) November 8, 10, 13, & 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instructor: Brett Woodburn, Esquire This is a required course for broker licensure candidates. Topics covered will include:  introduction to real property, contract law, the real estate transaction, leases, law and the real estate licensee, counsel of attorney and much more.  Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle. Cost is $350, plus text book, $50. To register call 364-3205.

 

Valuation of Residential Property “Appraisal 101″ – (Required Broker Elective) November 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instructor Melanie McLane ABR, CDEI, CRB, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, RAA, RSPS, SRES, SRS. Course will introduce basics of real estate appraisal to candidates for the broker’s license in PA.  Topic areas covered will include:  Introduction to Valuation, Market Identification and Market Forces, Principals of Real Property Valuation, Neighborhood Analysis, Site Analysis, Building Analysis, Direct Sales Comparison Approach and much more.  Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Cost is $350.  Includes lunch every day. To register call 364-3205, or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only.”

 

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Thursday and Friday, December 14 & 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Pat Moyer, ABR, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, SFR, SRES, SRSGHRI is offering the SRES Designation Course. The SRES Designation Course helps real estate professionals develop the business-building skills and resources for specialization in the 50+ real estate market by expanding knowledge of how life stages impact real estate choices, connecting to a network of resources, and fostering empathy with clients and customers. This designation course is approved for 1 Broker credit and 15 Hours PA Real Estate CE for the 2016-2018 cycle. Core course for the SRES Designation.  ABR elective course.  Cost is $299.  Includes lunch every day.

 

 


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