Terry Denoux, P.C. GRI


What is GRI® — and why should you use a REALTOR® who has it?


GRI is the symbol of the Graduate Realtors Institute professional designation series. The symbol is recognized nationwide. It shows clients that the holder has a solid grasp of real estate fundamentals.  More specifically...

  • GRI, which stands for Graduate REALTOR® Institute, is a nationally recognized professional real estate designation

    The GRI designation is a real estate industry designation similar to various industry designations such as:

    • CPA - Certified Public Accountant, an accounting industry designation

    • CSEO – Certified Senior Escrow Officer, an escrow industry designation

    • CLU - Charter Life Underwriter, an insurance industry designation

    • CFP - Certified Financial Planner, a financial industry designation

  • The GRI designation is considered the nation’s number one real estate designation

  • This designation may only be earned after successfully completing a rigorous educational program. This program requires 92 hours, in 3 sets of 5-day programs, of live course instruction from a statewide faculty selected because of extensive experience in their own areas of expertise

  • This designation is available only to members of the local, state and National Association of REALTORS®

  • GRI is recognized nationwide as the standard for real estate professionalism and knowledge

  • The GRI designation is granted through the Oregon Assosciation of REALTORS® whose courses of study meet the standards established by the National Association of REALTORS®


Why Choose a REALTOR® With a GRI designation?

Buying property is a complex and stressful task. In fact, it's often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.

New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism.

So it's more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.

GRIs are:

  • Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry
  • Professionally trained
  • Knowledgeable
  • Dedicated to bringing you quality service

A GRI can make a difference

When you see the letters "GRI" after an agent's name, you can count on receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction go smoothly. In short, you can count on getting the best service available from a real estate professional.

Don't you deserve the best?                

                                  ...GRI, the Professional Edge

Don't Transact Without It!