Congratulations Judy Randal, GRI Recipient
San Antonio, 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 marketplace. 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.
Judy Randal was awarded the certification of GRI. Judy has a diverse background that enables her to provide her clients with the highest level of communication and attention they deserve when buying or selling their home. She spent 11 year in the insurance industry when she was awarded for her skills in service. Additionally she devoted 12 years to education and 30 plus years volunteering with organizations and ministries in the San Antonio area. Her passion for every aspect of the real estate industry ensures her clients experience a smooth transaction from start to finish.
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 90 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