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GCAR’s REALTOR® school, The Real Estate Professional’s Institute is pleased to offer a skill-building calendar that will increase your knowledge and drive up your business! You can take continuing education courses, designations, and seminars free of charge!

Classes are offered throughout the Capital District and at our headquarters at 451 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.  All classes are tracked and recorded in the member login under ‘Class History’ for easy review.

Member Pricing

All classes are free of charge for GCAR members.

Non-Member Pricing

Classes that include CE credit are $13 per credit hour. Non-credit classes are $10 per hour.

School Policies

Class Cancellation Policy: Cancel at least 24 hours in advance using the online cancelation process shown below. Members who register for a class and do not show are charged a $25 cancellation fee.

To cancel your class registration, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign in to Member Services

  2. Enter your Login ID (the same # used to log into Paragon) & Password (initially the word ‘password’ until you change it)

  3. Under Personal Services, click on ‘Your Education History’

  4. Then click on ‘Classes You are registered for’

  5. On the right side of the page you’ll see a cancellation link, click it.

  6. Then click ‘Submit Cancellation.’ There is a ten-second delay before it notes that you have canceled

  7. If you don’t see a cancellation link then you are within the 24 hour period where you need to pay the $25 cancellation fee

To view the classes you’ve taken through GCAR, follow these steps:

  1. Login Here
  2. Enter your member ID (# used to login to Paragon) & Password (the word ‘password’ unless you changed it)
  3. Go to ‘Personal Services’ and then select ‘Your Education History’
  4. Click on ‘Classes You have taken’

How to be added to a class waitlist: Call GCAR reception at 518-464-0191 and ask to be added to a class waitlist.

Too many class receipts when signing up?  No need to call, the database only recognizes you once, you are not taking up multiple spots!

Credit policy: To obtain continuing education (CE) credit for any class, you must arrive on time and sign in plus, stay for the duration of the class and sign out in observance of DOS’ requirements.

Photo and video release: Registering for a class grants us your consent to reproduce, edit, broadcast or rebroadcast any video, film, soundtrack recording and photo reproductions of yourself and/or your narrative account of your experience within said activities, for publication, display, or exhibition thereof in promotions, advertising, education, and legitimate business uses without any compensation to, and/or claim by you.