Real Estate

Designations and Certifications

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide range of career advancement courses to help members increase their skills and knowledge in the real estate field. Designations and certifications acknowledging such expertise are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon the completion of required courses. GKAR is proud to be an authorized course provider for NAR Designations and Certifications.

Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation

Building Exceptional Customer Service Referral Business
Instructor: Lee Barrett
Dates: March 31st, April 1st, 2022 :30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: GKAR Classroom | In-Person
Tuition: $199 Members | $249 Non-Members
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Broker Prep

Instructor: Gwyn Besner
Dates: May 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2022 :00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: GKAR Classroom | In-Person or Virtual (by request)
General Information: This class is certified for the 90 hours of credits required for your Broker's License. Courses do not have to be taken in order. If you prefer, you may take the Broker Prep class, schedule your exam, sit for your exam, and then take up to 365 days to complete the remaining 60 hours and receive your Broker License.
Registration Instructions: When registering, use the first date of the class, and enter 05/17/22 and use GKAR or GKAR-virtual as the location.

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At Home with Diversity® (AHWD) Certification

Instructor: Ursel Mayo
Dates: November 10th, 2022 :00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: GKAR Classroom | In-Person or Virtual (by request)
Tuition: $49 (first 32 registered Members) | $149 Non-Members
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Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE)

Instructor: TBD
Dates: November 4th and 5th, 2022
Location: GKAR Classroom | In-Person

Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS®
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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