JOSE SANCHEZ,  in Orange County, CA

What you think about be a Broker or get the GRI ?

Asked by JOSE SANCHEZ, Orange County, CA Fri Feb 27, 2009

Well I would like to know what people think about get the GRI. I would like to know if it is really worth and what it people think about get a broker license and get a GRI ? Also, what others doors can we open in the field of real estate with the GRI ?

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Joan Lorberb…, Agent, Boca Raton, FL
Sat Feb 28, 2009
I am licensed as Broker and I am also a GRI. My clients appreciate this and the additional education has contributed not only dollar wise but it has also has given me increased knowledge, confidence and self-esteem.
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Dallas Texas, Agent, Dallas, TN
Sat Feb 28, 2009
You need determine overall business plan. If broker does it allow earn additional income if you were on your own not have license under a broker?

GRI - do many clients in your area know what that means, here in Dallas no
Broker - most understand that term.


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!, , Pelham, NY
Sat Feb 28, 2009
I found having the GRI after my name has made my peers and my clients realize I am serious about knowing every facet of my business. It holds me apart as there are many brokers and sales people, but not that many that have taken the time to be a broker and then the extra time and effort to become a Graduate of the Realtor Institute. Its like going to a specialist instead of just a general doctor.
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Andy, , California
Fri Mar 6, 2009
As a CA broker and GRI, I would like to tell you some what i heard and what i see.
Broker license and GRI may bring more creditability to you but that happened when consumer must have the knowledge whaat broker and GRI mean. When you start touching your clients, if your appearance makes your client disapointed even you are but that is still useless.
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Steve Roesch, Agent, Portland, OR
Sat Feb 28, 2009
There are less painful and costly credentials to add to your business card that will gain you similar respect. Most buyer's don't know what GRI means. Sure, they know it means something. But they also know what Million dollar club means, or Epro or Top Listing Agent, etc... Even a simple branded quote instead of a credential helps to earn integrity. Just be yourself and do what you do best. The GRI won't help you gain or lose a sale. That's my bold opinion.
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