Colorado GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) Courses Online

NEW - The GRI is back in Colorado!

VanEd is pleased to once again offer the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation in Colorado. Our GRI program is NAR approved, Colorado-specific with updated, industry-relevant content.

Colorado CE credit is available for all GRI coursework.

The Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation is designed for residential real estate agents. The course of study helps members increase their knowledge and skills in a broad array of technical subjects with additional focus on the fundamentals of real estate. On average, GRI designees on make $27,000 more median income per year.

To obtain the Colorado GRI designation, you must take the following steps:
  • Be a Colorado REALTOR® in good standing
  • Complete Coursework - The GRI program consists of 15 courses, each providing 4 hrs of credit, for a total of 60 hours of education. Courses may be taken online, in the classroom from a sponsoring REALTOR association, or a combination of online and classroom. All 60 hours of education toward the GRI designation must be completed within 3 years.
  • Apply for the GRI - Once the coursework is complete, an application is required through any of the sponsoring REALTOR associations. Application fees may vary by board.

Online Colorado GRI Courses

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  • GRI: Appraising for Real Estate Licensees #5909

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (49 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    This course introduces the elements, terminology, and principles of appraisal. The three approaches to value, as well as the forces that influence them are explored in some detail. Practical exercises allow the student to apply each approach to real-life situations.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Business Planning #5910

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (44 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    Business planning is one of the least practiced aspects of the real estate business, and yet one of the most important. It is a detailed description of exactly how a real estate licensee or broker intends to create and operate their business. This course covers the creation of a business plan as well as goal setting, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements and the preparation of financial and statistical information for use in goal-setting and business planning.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Environmental Issues #5913

    Course Rating:  3.5 of 5 stars (29 votes) 3.5
    Course Overview

    Many environmental problems relate to the use of land and thus have implications for land markets and real estate. State and federal environmental laws can affect many areas of the real estate business. This course covers land use and urban growth patterns, federal and state regulations, disclosure of adverse conditions, and property rights.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Ethics & Professional Practice For REALTORS #5911

    Course Rating:  4.1 of 5 stars (93 votes) 4.1
    Course Overview

    The ethical considerations relating to the new role of transaction broker, and for buyer agents, have mandated changes in the NAR Code of Ethics. Since 1995, the National Association of REALTORS® has continued to revise and expand the Code of Ethics. Every REALTOR® is required to complete minimum Ethics training every four years as mandated by NAR.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Fair Housing, Diversity & Inclusion #5886

    Course Rating:  3.8 of 5 stars (26 votes) 3.8
    Course Overview

    A real estate licensee’s awareness of federal fair housing laws and sensitivity to consumer diversity is vital to business success, reputation, and growth. Licensees will learn why it is necessary to understand fair housing laws and the impact that both fair housing and diversity have on their business.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Finance in Real Estate #5923

    Course Rating:  3.8 of 5 stars (27 votes) 3.8
    Course Overview

    Being aware of the latest developments in finance helps to clarify the economic status and affordability of the real estate market for clients. Understanding the fundamentals of mortgage finance is foundational to a successful real estate sales business and the ability to deliver valuable services to consumers.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: From Contacts to Contracts #5921

    Course Rating:  4.1 of 5 stars (38 votes) 4.1
    Course Overview

    One of the keys to a successful real estate practice is understanding the fundamentals of contract law, including the process of offer, counteroffer, and acceptance. In this course, participants will learn to serve as a valuable resource to all parties involved in the real estate transaction while staying within the boundaries of the law when completing listing and sales contracts.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: International Real Estate #5376

    Course Rating:  4.5 of 5 stars (4 votes) 4.5
    Course Overview

    The course covers the elements of a typical international transaction, as well as focuses on ensuring that the activities of the real estate practitioner and of the international citizen are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Introduction to Single Family Construction #5885

    Course Rating:  4.4 of 5 stars (30 votes) 4.4
    Course Overview

    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of residential construction and to familiarize the student with general construction procedures, terminology, and new home warranties. Building codes, lien law requirements, and contractor licensing are included in this overview, along with the single-family home pre-sale inspection process.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Investments & Management #5922

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (22 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    This course provides an introduction to investment real estate. Real estate investment terminology, taxation, and principles of investing in real estate will be reviewed. Students will complete and analyze cash flow and tax analysis forms, cash flows after tax, as well as net operating income.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Legal Issues & Risk in Colorado Real Estate #5914

    Course Rating:  4.1 of 5 stars (23 votes) 4.1
    Course Overview

    Learning how to take a proactive role in preventing legal violations will reduce a real estate licensee’s exposure to liability. In this course we will exam the common law as well as Federal and State statutes that govern real estate transactions. The course covers general business practices and liability, fair housing and related laws, agency, contract risk, and the application of these topics to real world case studies.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Marketing Tools & Personal Promotion #5916

    Course Rating:  4.1 of 5 stars (37 votes) 4.1
    Course Overview

    To survive in the real estate marketplace, today’s licensee must differentiate him or herself to obtain and retain customers. The purpose of this course is to review the elements necessary to create a personal promotion plan, and apply ethical and professional sales and marketing strategies to the buying and selling of real estate.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Negotiating & Counseling #5915

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (45 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    The purpose of this course is to provide participants with negotiating and counseling knowledge and skills—resulting in increased productivity, income, and effectiveness. Real estate counseling differs from typical brokerage services, and students will be introduced to the ethical and legal obligations and duties a real estate professional owes to their clients in this role.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Taxes and the Real Estate Professional #5887

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (42 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    This course discusses taxes related to a real estate licensee’s business and how this interacts with the client's transaction. Topics include choosing an accountant, independent contractor status, deductions, expenses, estimated taxes, retirement and savings plans, and record keeping.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
  • GRI: Technology Tools & Resources #5998

    Course Rating:  4.0 of 5 stars (32 votes) 4.0
    Course Overview

    Real estate licensees have invested a great deal of time and millions of dollars building and improving real estate technology. This course is designed to increase the individual licensees awareness of key issues while increasing productivity through the use of Technology.

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    GRI

    $50

    • CE Credit: 4 hrs
    • GRI Credit: 4 hrs
    • eBook: available
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