Real Estate Professional Institute Calendar of Classes

Education Cancellation Policy: For most GCAR classes, call at least 11 days in advance for a full refund. No-shows, no-calls forfeit tuition.

Check our website regularly as we continually add more classes & seminars! Contact your Education Director: Debbie Isom at 518-464-0191 x15 or disom@gcar.com with any questions or class ideas.


GRI 6 – Sellers

  • January 25th:
    GRI 6 – Sellers (8:30 AM)

Represent seller clients in a way that keeps them coming back. Satisfies 2 hours NYS agency requirement.

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 7.5 hours
  • Instructor: Linda D'Amico, GRI, ePRO, MRP, PSA

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

The Purchase Contract: What every REALTOR® Should Know!

  • January 31st:
    The Purchase Contract: What every REALTOR® Should Know! (9:00 AM)

Save your deal by completing the purchase correctly!

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3.5 hours
  • Instructor: Bill Alston, Associate Broker

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

The Listing Agreement: What Every REALTOR® Should Know!

  • January 31st:
    The Listing Agreement: What Every REALTOR® Should Know! (1:30 PM)

For the benefit of the client and the deal, complete the form properly and save yourself a migraine!

  • Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours
  • Instructor: Bill Alston, Associate Broker

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course

  • February 6th:
    Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course (6:00 PM)

Get your real estate license with this 75-hour required course. It will teach you everything you need to know to obtain your NY real estate license.

  • Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00pm – 9:30pm | Saturdays: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Cost:
    • Standard offer: $400.00 | Salesperson’s Course with textbook (New York Real Estate For Salespersons by Marcia Spada)
    • Premium offer: $428.00 | Salesperson’s Course with textbook and study guide (Cram for the Exam by Marcia Spada)
  • Location: GCAR

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

2-Day Technology and Marketing Real Estate Certification $99

  • February 8th:
    2-Day Technology and Marketing Real Estate Certification $99 (9:00 AM)

This program will make participants aware of important resources and develop a better understanding of the tools, rules, and regulations and how to leverage the advantages of using technology to help them excel in today’s real estate world. This program is perfect to prepare a real estate practitioner who is new to the business or re-educate a seasoned veteran on the fast moving technology side of the business.

  • Date: February 8-9
  • Classes: Working with the Connected Consumer • How Technology Can Ruin Your Business • Run Your Business on Google & the Cloud • Market Like a Rock Star
  • Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Cost: $45 members/$65 non-members per class or $99 for all 4 classes
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: up to 14 hours (pending DOS approval)
  • Instructor: Craig Grant, Real Estate Technology Institute

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Multiple Offers-Handle With Care!

  • February 15th:
    Multiple Offers-Handle With Care! (9:00 AM)

Learn how to deal with simultaneous offers, contingent offers and what you may disclose and may NOT disclose to other agents and customers.

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours
  • Instructor: Mike Smith, NYSAR Past President

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Killer House You Have There!

  • February 15th:
    Killer House You Have There! (1:00 PM)

Learn how to deal with simultaneous offers, contingent offers and what you may disclose and may NOT disclose to other agents and customers.

  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours
  • Instructor: Mike Smith, NYSAR Past President

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

GRI 4 – Legal

  • February 21st:
    GRI 4 – Legal (8:30 AM)

Reduce your risk of claims, fines and lawsuits.

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 7.5 hours
  • Instructor: Don Cummins, Esq

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Rags To Riches & Beyond

  • March 7th:
    Rags To Riches & Beyond (9:00 AM)

Discover easy solutions for the daily challenges agents deal with in their business.  This energy-charged class will provide attendees with many essential business tools necessary in building a highly successful and professional career. Attendees will learn how often the smallest change can make the biggest difference.  Attendees will gain a renewed feeling of REALTOR® pride in themselves and their profession.

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours (pending DOS approval)
  • Instructor: Ellen Boyle, Author, National speaker & real estate coach

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Cash In The Code

  • March 7th:
    Cash In The Code (1:00 PM)

Attendees will learn how to use the CODE to help grow their business, secure listings, work better with the sellers, work professionally with buyers, win negotiations and improve relationships with cooperating agents. This upbeat class will highlight many specific Articles from the REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS with an accent on the WHY & the HOW.  Attendees will gain a better understanding of the importance of utilizing the CODE in their everyday practice. Furthermore, attendees will leave this class with renewed pride in their profession as REALTORS®.

  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $35 members/$55 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours (pending DOS approval)
  • Instructor: Ellen Boyle, Author, National speaker & real estate coach

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Top 15 Real Estate Trends

  • March 14th:
    Top 15 Real Estate Trends (9:00 AM)

We are going to be discussing everything from suburban properties and millennials to drones and the nature of today and tomorrow’s clients. You can’t afford to miss this avalanche of well-researched insight into our business along with practical “How To” tips of what should you be doing to take the most advantage of all that is changing in real estate.

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours
  • Instructor: Len Elder, DREI, JD, CDEI

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

Protecting and Promoting Client Interests in a Virtual World

  • March 14th:
    Protecting and Promoting Client Interests in a Virtual World (1:00 PM)

This class will highlight the obligation to uphold and elevate professionalism in the real estate industry and prepare them to better protect the interests of the public when using the internet and technology tools that consumers are utilizing today. Attendees will learn how to make their actions and communications with clients compliant with statutes, rules, and regulations when utilizing these venues.

  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 3 hours
  • Instructor: Len Elder, DREI, JD, CDEI

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)


 

How Do You Find Those Comps?

  • March 22nd:
    How Do You Find Those Comps? (9:00 AM)

Come learn what influences the property value, how old the comparable should be, what needs to be adjusted, and how this information can best serve your customers and clients. Come let us show you how the appraiser gets those figures!  Please bring your calculator.  Hands-on Cases studies.

Approved for Salespersons/Brokers & Appraisers
  • Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Cost: $110 until March 15/$125 after March 15
  • Location: GCAR
  • CE Credit: 6 hours
  • Instructor: Rebecca Jones, NYS Appraiser and USPAP instructor

Online Registration


 

Resort & Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS)

  • April 9th:
    Resort & Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS) (8:30 AM)

Gain the knowledge and skill base you need to specialize in buying, selling, or managing resort properties and second homes for recreation, investment, and development.

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Cost: $150 members/$175 non-members
  • Location: The Mabee Building • 31 Church Street • Saratoga Springs, NY
  • CE Credit: 7.5 hours
  • Instructor: Roseann Farrow, ABR, CIPS, CRB, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, RSPS, SFR, SRES

Online Registration

Non-Member Registration Form (pdf)