Use the following schedule as a guide to help prepare your presentation. For half-day sessions, we’ve highlighted the most important subjects to cover.
New Member Orientation Timeline
|8:00 am||Registration and refreshments.|
|8:15 am||Welcome, introduction, professionalism and getting started. Show 2012 New Member Orientation Video. Show the 2012 New Member Orientation Video (18 min.) on the DVD in this brochure to help new members get acquainted with the REALTOR® organization.|
|8:45 am||Speaker or guest. Invite, for example, a top producer or local broker.|
Professional Standards & Code of Ethics review. Review the 2012 REALTOR® Code of Ethics renewal requirements. Purchase Code of Ethics materials at www.REALTOR.org/Store. Note: Be sure to include comments about the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement and the 2012 cycle deadline. In addition to this
overview, Associations are required to conduct 2.5 hours of new member Code of Ethics training.
|9:30 am||Discussion on REALTOR® Safety. Show video.|
|10:30 am||Show NAR videos on antitrust or fair housing. Purchase copies of the antitrust and fair housing materials at www.REALTOR.org/Store.|
|11:00 am||Legislative Affairs/Action in Washington.|
|12:30 pm||Committee Panel: RPAC, REALTOR® Party, Local Issues.|
|1:00 pm||MLS Information and discussion on REALTOR.com® and Realtors Property Resource™.|
What Happens Next: Title Co., Home Inspector, Lender,
Home Warranties, other relationships.
|2:15 pm||Success stories from REALTORS®.|
|2:45 pm||Community Outreach and Housing Opportunity Program.|
|3:15 pm||Resources from the REALTOR Benefits® Program and the REALTOR® Store.|
|3:45 pm||Education, Designations and REALTOR® University.|
Review REALTOR® trademark and promoting the REALTOR® brand.
Distribute REALTOR® pins. If you need more pins for new members, contact our Pin Order Desk at 1-888-750-3343 or visit www.newmemberpins.com. On Your Mark brochure covers the rules for trademark usage. Order at www.REALTOR.org/Store
|4:30 pm||Recite Oath and adjourn.|