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CRS 183 & 121 this Summer!

The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation is the professional designation offered by the Council of Residential Specialists. The CRS Designation is the highest professional designation awarded to REALTORS® in the residential sales field. Fewer than 5% of all REALTORS® hold the CRS Designation.

Two great CRS courses will be offered this October at GIRE. CRS 183, "Silver Bullet Solutions" will be held on June 21st and CRS 121, "Win-Win Negotiation Techniques" will be held on June 22nd. Both courses are co-sponsored by GIRE and the Georgia Chapter of CRS.

Join us for Career Night!
Monday, April 30 | 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm | Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Come meet local Real Estate Brokerage and Community Association Management firms and get the answers you are looking for. Representatives from leading Residential and Commercial Brokerages and Community Association Management firms in the Atlanta area will be available to discuss your questions about a career in Real Estate. Join us at 5:00 pm for this amazing opportunity. A representative of the Atlanta REALTORS® will talk about the advantages of real estate and association management careers. At 5:30 pm meet representatives from 20 or more real estate companies, looking for new agents. Refreshments will be served!

Steps & Skills to Success: Mastering Commercial Real Estate
24 Hr. CE Series | May 15, 16, 17, 18

The information contained in these eight 3-hour courses will reinvigorate you and confirm that you are using the skills and steps necessary for a continued successful commercial real estate career, even if you are a very experienced commercial licensee. Additionally, the final 3-hour module meets the requirements of the GA Real Estate Commission's license law mandate for license renewal and is designed to keep licensees out of trouble.

Up & Away the Superstar Way
24 Hr. CE Series | May 2, 4, 9, 11

24 Hr. CE Series | May 2, 4, 9, 11

Kickstart your business with a review of some basics, as well as learning some practical tips on goal setting and lead generation. You will also learn how good business planning will better serve your clients and assure repeat and referral business. Give your clients professional, proactive, quality service and watch your business grow! Course lectures include hands-on applications and open discussion. This Series includes 8 courses.

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)
12 Hrs CE | May 3 & 4, 2018

Training for the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation is designed to help sales professionals who currently work in the upper-tier move to the next level or to help those just beginning to target the luxury market jump-start their business.

Learn what wealthy buyers and sellers say are the "real secrets" to capturing their business and delivering outstanding service.

This course will be held on May 3 & 4 and qualifies for the GAR Scholarship.

Registration available online at

Jump Start
24 Hr. CE Series | April 23, 24, 25, 26

Postlicense / 24 Hr. CE Series | April 23, 24, 25, 26

This program focuses on guiding new agents through the process of conducting prospecting activities and developing a personal marketing plan to establish a customer/client base.

Community Association Manager
24 Hour CE Series | April 19, 20, 23, 24

Prelicense / Postlicense / 24 Hour CE Series | April 19, 20, 23, 24

Learn the basic real estate principles of Georgia law during this 24 Hour CE Series. Courses will cover the transition process and turnover from declarant control to an owner-elected board of directors, the responsibilities of directors and officers of community associations, the federal laws regulating enforcement issues in community associations, how to deal with common contract pitfalls, and much more. Students will also be introduced to the numerous books and records a corporation is required to keep pursuant to Georgia law as well as learn to create operating and capital reserve budgets, how to evaluate a debtor for potential collections and what to expect when litigating a collection matter.

Resort & Second-home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification

Certification Course | March 14

As a REALTOR®, you are a leader in your community. You open the door to a person's dream of owning a home. What about opening the door to a person's second life? A second home can be the family cabin or the adventure life skiing on the water or slopes on weekends OR it can be the access destination to the local culture, night-life or sports events. Do you have properties for someone looking to escape to their second life on the weekends?

Resort and Second-Home REALTORS® facilitate the buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination. How do you define this in your area? Isn't it time to diversify your market and expand your business to sell the lifestyle real estate in your community?

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to broaden your business strategy and reach a new clientele - looking for their second-life destination home.

This course is eligible for a scholarship funded by the Georgia Association of REALTORS®. Click here for more information.

Member Discounts!

Members of the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® will receive a 10-20% discount on most courses. All Courses reflect the full tuition for non-members until you log into the system and your current membership status is recognized.

Members of the Atlanta REALTORS® Association can also receive a 10% discount at the "NAR REALTOR® Store by using promo code ARA5 at checkout.

For discounts on Industry-related Books, click here.

Online Sales Prelicense Course
Newly Revised!
Success is Around the Corner.

Whether adding extra income or starting a new career path, learn the business of real estate from the comfort of your own home!

Try our online COURSE DEMO and see the GIRE difference!

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