Become a Leader in 2013 Applications Now Available for the
Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program

Become a leader today! Due to its overwhelming success, HAR will once again offer 30 members the opportunity to take part in an extensive eight-month leadership program.  Each session equips REALTOR® members with the tools necessary to grow personally and professionally.

Applications for the 2013 Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program are now available. Contact HAR’s Professional Development department at (713) 629-1900 ext. 370 or via email at to receive the application.

The GRI designation is the most widely recognized of the National Real Estate Designations. This program consists of three courses, each taught by experts in their respective fields.   The topics include: Finance, Marketing and Brokerage. This is an excellent program for new members seeking SAE credit.

GRI 1:  Finance
    HAR Central
  January 10 – 11 and 14 – 15

GRI 2:  Marketing
    HAR Montgomery County
  February 21 – 22 and 25 – 26

Investment for each GRI Segment:  $295 for HAR Members and $325 for Non-Members

* Each GRI is approved for 9 hours of MCE or 30 hours of SAE


Earn Your Social Media Pro Designation with this
Two-Day Intensive SMP Boot Camp!

This two-day program will take you through all of the most popular and widely used social networking platforms while demonstrating how to use them in your business.  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogging, smart phones, tablets, video, and advanced use of these tools will be covered throughout the session.  A voluntary follow-up webinar is included in this program.

Location:    HAR Central
  January 17 – 18
Location:    HAR Fort Bend
  February 4 – 5

Each day will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is approved for 12 hours of MCE.
The cost for this program is $149. (TREC# 12-00-014-23958, Provider Number 0002)

Become a Certified Negotiation Expert

This course is one of the top new designations in real estate and is taught nationally by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. This two-day course includes the following:

  • Competitive Win-Lose Hard Bargaining vs. Collaborative Win-Win Negotiating
  • Psychology of Buying
  • Persuasion Principles
  • CNE Model and Planning Guide
  • Case Studies
  • Skill Practice/Role Plays
  • Group Discussion Topics

Location:    HAR Central
  February 20 – 21
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day.
Approved for 9 hours of MCE, TREC # 09-00-041-7976. The cost for this program is $199

Attention Brokers and Office Managers:
The mandatory Broker Responsibility Course is now being offered
at all HAR locations!

The cost for this six-hour program is only $50 and will satisfy the TREC broker responsibility course requirement.


Bring the World to YOUR Real Estate Market

 International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

Location:  HAR Central
July 22 – 26, 2013 (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Breakfast and Lunch are included in each day

Early bird rate (until March 22nd):
$699.00 for HAR Members
$749.00 for Non-HAR Members

After March 22, 2013:
$749.00 for HAR Members
$799.00 for Non-HAR Members

 The CIPS Institute is a five-day session consisting of five classes:

  • The Local Markets – This course is an analysis of the international real estate business environment, including capital flow, currencies, government regulations and cultures. The practical aspects of international brokerage, networking, marketing and selling are discussed.
  •  Europe and International Real Estate – Covers the logistics of how to conduct real estate transactions with clients from the European Countries.
  • The Americas and International Real Estate – Practical information for professionals who work with Caribbean, North, Central and South American investors. Historical and cultural influences, regional relationship and investment opportunities are covered along with a special focus on Mexico.
  •  Asia/Pacific and International Real Estate – Covers the real estate practices for Asia and the Pacific. Emphasis is placed on culture influences, economic trends and assessing investment opportunities. A special chapter on working with the Japanese is included.
  • Transaction Tools – Provides the tools needed to present investment information to international clients – in their currency and area. You will learn how to measure investment performance, prepare financial projections, and understand the effects of taxes and exchange rates on investments.

Online Learning Now Available 24/7

Looking for a way to obtain your 15 hours of Mandatory Continuing Education without leaving your home or office?

Simply visit the HAR training site at and select the online learning tab.

Choose the CE Shop for your online courses and save 20% throughout the month of January!

Sign up for classes TODAY!

Contact the HAR Professional Development Department at
(713) 629-1900 ext. 370