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, topics include: Finance, Marketing and Brokerage.  This is a great program for new members seeking SAE credit.

GRI 2: Marketing
      HAR Fort Bend
Dates:  October 10-11 & 14-15

Investment for each GRI Segment:
HAR Central and HAR Bay Area: September 24-25
HAR Central: October 29-30

Each day will run from 9 a.m. to 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

The September class sold out so we are offering a second chance to earn this designation in 2014!

This course is one of the top new designations in real estate and is taught nationally by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. The two-day program 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
Dates:  October 3-4
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 $249.


Accredited Buyers Representative with Agent Reboot Elective Day!

The market is always changing. A great way to increase your opportunities and your referral pool in any market is through education.

 Becoming skilled at buyer  representation will help you change the way you do business and cater to clients at every stage in the home buying process. As an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) you will gain a unique understanding of home buyers’ needs and how to best serve them, specialized information to stay on top of home buying issues and trends, and exclusive resources to share with your clients and give you even more of a competitive edge.

Earning your ABR® Designation has never been easier.

Date:  September 23-25
Time:  8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location:  HAR Central
Investment:  $299 for HAR Members, $309 for Non-HAR Members

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.

Date & Location:

September 18 OR October 31 at HAR Central
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Approved for 6 hours of MCE, TREC # 06-00-033-22891. The cost for this program is $39


Evictions – What Every REALTOR® Needs to Know!

Evictions will always be a part of property management.  If you own or manage just one residential rental or hundreds of residential rentals, you will need to know the steps to follow in order to have a successful eviction suit.  In this course you will learn the eviction steps to take when a tenant does not pay rent, when a tenant is holding over after a lease term, and how to file eviction suits for persons of foreclosed properties.  You will also have the information needed to prepare a script for trial as an aid to properly present statements and information at an eviction hearing.  The material also provides information concerning evicting tenants who are in military service, tenants who file pauper’s affidavits, and tenants and former owners residing in foreclosed properties.

Location:      HAR Central

Date:  September 20,
Time: 9 a.m – 12 p.m.

Approved for 3 hours of MCE, Provider #0001. The cost for this program is $35.

Senior Real Estate Specialist

Completion of the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES ®) Designation Course is an essential step for REALTORS® in understanding the distinct real estate goals, concerns, and needs of seniors today. This course looks at key differences in housing options, from age-restricted communities to age-in-place design to assisted living; applications of the Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA); the ins and outs of reverse mortgages; the use of pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions; and developing a team of senior specialists, including estate planners, reverse mortgages lenders, clutter and staging specialists, and more.


Date: October 7 – 8
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: HAR Central
Investment: $179 for HAR members, $189 for non-members

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Attention Brokers and Office Managers: 

The mandatory Broker Responsibility Course is now being offered at HAR!

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

Sign up for classes TODAY!

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