It is an honor to be awarded this designation and recognized by Charlotte Magazine as the Best in Customer Service in the Real Estate Industry.
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2010
A North Carolina REALTOR®, James E. Smith was recently awarded the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation.
The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association member who completed the curriculum required to achieve the highly acclaimed designation is James E. Smith of Charlotte. He joins only 3% of Realtors in the residential real estate industry who hold the designation across the nation.
James E. Smith earned the "Graduate REALTOR® Institute” (GRI) designation by attending a specific, intensive series of a minimum of 90 hours of classroom instruction, covering a variety of subjects including: contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance, and risk reduction.
In addition, they have learned the fundamentals of brokerage and other areas of real estate specialization. With this designation and through increased awareness of current topics important to the real estate professional, such as legal issues, these REALTORS® can better serve prospective clients and customers.
The REALTOR® Institute is designed to educate practitioners about local, state and national real estate practices that affect them, their clients and customers. The Institute is taught by leading real estate professionals from around the country.
The GRI designation sets the individuals who have attained it apart from other practitioners because it indicates to the public that the individual has obtained a professional educational foundation on which to base the services they provide and that they are a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
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