New to the business or thinking about becoming a real estate agent? Then you most likely have a few questions. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you don't find the answers you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to contact our Member Services Department.
The first step in getting a real estate license is to contact the State Department of Real Estate.
Yes, you can join our Association if you are currently sponsored by a Broker.
The dues you pay are based on your level of membership with our Association (Designated REALTOR®, Non-Designated REALTOR,® or Affiliate). The current fees are posted on our site.
Yearly membership renewals are due in January and June of each year.
A Limited Function Referral Office (LFRO) is a separate entity that sponsors real estate licensees or appraisers whose sole function is to refer prospective clients to a particular broker.
New member orientation is usually offered once a month. However, we encourage you to contact the Member Services Department to confirm for the specific month in question.
When you join our Association you have the opportunity to lease a lock box. Please note that your key card lease with our lock box provider is renewable on June of each year. In addition to the key card, you can also purchase electronic lock boxes in our REALTOR® Store. You can also have this service in your Iphone, Blackberry or Android.
To have access to ZipForm, you must be a member of our Association of REALTORS®
Thank you for your interest in joining XYZ Association of REALTORS. Whether you're a REALTOR® or an Affiliate, we're glad to welcome you to our Association. Below are definitions of our various member types, as well as links to our membership applications. Should you have questions or need assistance completing your application, please don't hesitate to contact our Member Services Department at (800)555-1212 Extension 100
A licensed Broker who is the responsible member for at least one office. A Designated REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and adheres to a strict Code of Ethics.
A licensed Salesperson who is sponsored by a Designated REALTOR®. A Non-Designated REALTOR® Member is a licensed real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and adheres to a strict Code of Ethics.
Affiliates are real estate owners and other individuals of firms who, while not engaged in the real estate profession, have interests requiring information concerning real estate, and are in sympathy with the objectives of the Association.
Associate Affiliates are employees of, or associated with, Affiliate members and are employed by or associated with the same firm as the Affiliate member. The Affiliate member must be in good standing with the Association in order for an Associate Affiliate member to apply for and maintain membership.