The GRI designation is the most widely recognized of the National Real Estate Designations consisting of three courses, each taught by experts in their respective fields.
These topics include: Finance, Marketing and Brokerage.

GRI 2:  Marketing  (TREC# 0555, Provider Number 0001)
       HAR Fort Bend        
  November 29-30 & December 3-4

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

Get ready for the Boomers – They’re Not Your Average Grand Parents…

The largest and wealthiest buyer’s group in the country is made up of the Baby Boomers. Understand what motivates this mature demographic and make your business boom with an SRES® designation.

Location:   HAR Central and Video Conference to HAR Bay Area

  • November 15-16, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day
Approved for 15 hours of MCE, TREC # 15-00-013-22651
The cost for this program is $179 for HAR Members, and $189 for Non-Members


Earn Your Social Media Pro Designation with the SMP Boot Camp!

This two day program will take you through all of the most popular and widely used social networking platforms while explaining 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 Bay Area

  • November 26-27, 2012

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day
Approved for 12 hours of MCE, TREC # 12-00-014-23958
The cost for this program is $149

Complete Your Master Certified Negotiation Expert Designation

The MCNE designation is the premier negotiation designation in real estate! Earning your MCNE designation demonstrates that you have invested considerable effort to bring your negotiation skills to the highest professional level in real estate.  And your clients want that!

The MCNE® designation is awarded to students who successfully complete all of the following courses:

  • Certified Negotiation Expert (2 days)
  • Mastering Email Negotiations in Real Estate (1 day)
  • Advanced Negotiation Techniques for Buyer’s Agents (1 day)
  • Advanced Negotiation Techniques for Listing Agents (1 day)
  • Negotiating Across Generations in Real Estate (3 hours)
  • Cultural Factors in Real Estate Negotiations (3 hours)

The MCNE designation will be clear evidence to your clients that you are the best-trained agent to help meet their needs. The results you achieve on behalf of your clients will be far above average, which will translate to more clients through referrals and direct advertising.

Advanced Negotiations for Sellers

November 8
HAR Central
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Approved for 6 hours of MCE. TREC #06-00-043-22701
The cost for this program is $99

Negotiations:  Generational & Cultural Factors

November 9
HAR Central
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Approved for 6 h ours of MCE. TREC #22517 & 22518. The cost for this program is $99



Certified Short Sale Negotiator
This is a one-day course and is focused on the short sale process and the different negotiation techniques required to successfully negotiate a short sale.

The negotiating skills acquired include:

  • How to ensure your Seller receives the expert advice necessary to determine that a short sale is the proper course of action
  • How to understand the short sale process from pre-qualifying the seller to closing the transaction with the banks and buyer
  • How to plan for the following negotiations in the short sale:

1 – Listing Agent with Seller
2 – Listing Agent with Buyer’s Agent / Buyer
3 – Buyer’s Agent with Listing Agent / Seller
4 – Listing Agent with Seller’s lien holders (e.g. banks, mortgage insurance, etc.)

  • How to properly utilize and complete all forms required in the short sale

December 3, 2012
9 a.m. – 4: p.m. each day

Approved for 6 hours of MCE.  TREC # 06-00-063-23009. The cost for this program is $119


Leasing 101 – Understanding the Basics of Leasing

Today’s market has shown a significant increase in the number of leases.  Take advantage of this opportunity by learning the basics of leases and gaining insight into all the new rules and obligations for you and your clients.

November 29. 2012
9 a.m. – 4: p.m.

Approved for 6 hours of MCE. TREC # 06-00-033-22891. The cost for this program is $39

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 satisfies the TREC broker
responsibility course requirement.

Coming to you in 2013…

  • The all new Property Management Series
  • Your Opportunity to become a Leader with the 2013 Texas REALTORS Leadership Program

 The CE Shop – November Promotional Code

Each online class taken with the promotional code GIVE10, The CE Shop will take 10% off the purchase price and give an additional 10% to ‘Habitat for Humanity.’ The promotional code can be found on HAR’s education website.

This is a special opportunity to give back to Habitat for Humanity. We hope you take FULL advantage. Sign Up Today!!

Sign up for classes TODAY!

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