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Association Policy

April 11, 2012: 

The National Association of REALTORS® has assembled a variety of recommended policies and procedures for REALTOR® Associations.

Association Executives

April 10, 2012: 

Share and Promote

April 10, 2012: 

Fraud Prevention Toolkit

April 9, 2012: 

This toolkit for associations provides an overview of how to prevent fraud by asking critical questions of management, establishing the right policies, and creating plans of action should fraud occur.

Anti-Money Laundering Rule

April 6, 2012: 

Effective Jan. 1, 2002, a new rule issued by the federal government requires non-financial trades and businesses to report certain information regarding cash transactions involving currency over $10,000 to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), a bureau within the U.S. Treasury Department, in order to aid intelligence and law enforcement agencies in their battle against money laundering.

Association Name Change Procedure

April 6, 2012: 

Here is the procedure to request a name change for a local board/association of REALTORS®, including a document checklist and the required forms that must be completed and filed with the Member Policy Department of the National Association.

Association Merger Procedure

April 6, 2012: 

Here are administrative instructions and required documentation developed to assist local boards/associations in processing a request for merger.

Changing a Board's Jurisdiction

April 5, 2012: 

Here are the Requirements for Change of Jurisdictional Territory by a Member Board of the National Association of REALTORS®, including the required application form that must be filed with the Member Policy Department.

Membership Suspension Information

April 5, 2012: 


  • Authority for local and state associations to discipline members is most commonly established in associations’ bylaws in Article VI and in Article VII (which incorporates the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual (“Manual”) by reference).
  • Section 1 of the Manual defines “suspension of membership”.
  • Suspension of REALTOR® membership results in suspension of “all Board/Association-provided rights, privileges and services”.

Organizational Standards for Local Boards and Associations

April 5, 2012: 

Background, history, organizational standards criteria, and certification procedures.