New Braunfels, TX – The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.
With 8 offices located in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® is the most innovative real estate firm in our market, Texas and possibly in North America. We continually improve and move ahead to meet the demands of our market place. Our focus on exacting the standards of INNOVATION, TRUST, and PARTNERSHIP have allowed us to remain as the market leader and most recognized real estate brand in central and south Texas.
Congratulations Ruth Bymer!
Ruth Brymer was awarded the certification of GRI.
The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. This certification increases skill levels across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. A minimum of 60 hours of coursework is required, and subjects covered generally include:
- Market Knowledge: Neighborhoods and property amenities, considerations for housing types, developing CMAs and impact of MLS, financing option, and home-buying programs, inspections and appraisals/valuations
- Business Skills: Prospecting, buyer and seller services, creating your niche market, negotiations, creating and implementing your brand
- Systems and Tools: Record retention, form platforms, and applications, website portals, marketing tools, hardware and software to streamline your business
- Avoiding Setbacks, Fines, and Lawsuits: Professional standards, contract to close, risk management, agency relationships, and advertising
Ruth is pictured here with her graduating class, photo courtesy of Four Rivers Association of REALTORS.