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  • Below are tools and resources to provide assistance for Associations to get invol

  • The Credentials and Campaign Rules Committee presents the list of 2017 Eligible Candidates for NAR elected office. The eligible candidates will be elected for office at the May 2016 NAR Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • View selected resources on safety issues from REALTOR.org  aimed specifically at the broker community.

  • Discover some useful legal resources on REALTOR.org specifically aimed at Brokers.

  • Find NAR images and infographics on Pinterest.

  • Find NAR photos on Instagram

  • Read questions and answers concerning the Qualification for MLS Participation and IDX.

  • In response to NAR members’ growing interest in drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”) as they are referred to by the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”), this FAQ has been assembled to help answer some of the most frequently asked questions NAR receives regarding the legal and regulatory landscape of UAS, and a real estate professional’s ability...



  • The desired skills, attributes, and knowledge base of a successful REALTOR® association executive vary from association to association, depending on the association's size, organizational structure, and demographics, as well as the diverse needs of its members.

  • State RPAC committees must comply with annual IRS information and tax return filing requirements. Read the requirements and access IRS forms here.

  • Helping NAR members understand the risks they face through knowledge, awareness, and empowerment.

  • These infographics and customizable postcards and presentations are designed to help members market themselves to potential buyers and sellers.

  • This resource provides information on state labor laws concerning worker classification for real estate professionals.

  • This white paper outlines the present independent contractor classification issue facing the real estate industry and discusses the various ways state and federal laws approach the issue. Updated May 2016. 

  • View frequently asked questions about the ombudsman process and services.

  • View the work group summary report from the 2015 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. 

  • View the work group summary report from the 2015 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. 

  • In order to earn and maintain the CIPS designation, you must pay membership dues to the National Association of REALTORS® each year.

  • Read the full Commitment to Excellence adopted by the National Association of REALTORS® in May, 2015.

  • The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings Leadership Express, for association staff and volunteer leadership teams, is formatted as three 40-minute sessions, scheduled concurrently and then repeated, allowing attendees the opportunity to attend two of the three workshops. All sessions are presented by industry leaders, association management experts, or leadership consultants.

  • Contact your State Association below to find out how to earn the GRI Designation.

  • This course, offered by REALTOR® associations, is an essential primer on how real estate professionals can limit risk to preserve safety and facilitate positive business outcomes.

  • Oil fields in North Dakota, strong cultural diversity in New Mexico, and skilled and government immigrants in Virginia bring global opportunities.

  • Risk management offers are designed to protect your home and business

  • Frequently asked questions regarding worker classification of real estate agents by brokerages, compiled by NAR's Legal Affairs department.

  • Learn about the REALTOR of the Year honor and meet the 50 REALTORS® who were recognized by their states.

  • View the schedule for the 2015 REALTOR® Broker Summit in Seattle, WA.

  • Read new information on a variety of topics, including updates to RPAC disclaimers and adding attachments within the compliance tool. 

  • A selection of key reports and papers NAR has published over the past few years about natural disaster insurance.

  • NAR will once again be an exhibitor at the International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC) RECon event in Las Vegas, May 18-20, 2015.

  • While the criteria for selecting REALTORS® of the Year are left entirely to each state association, these are some general guidelines many states use.

  • NAR supports the development of a federal natural disaster policy that promotes the availability and affordability of property insurance nationwide.

  • NAR has adopted a multi-bill strategy to advance the natural disaster policy debate.

  • LiftMaster is educating homeowners on the importance of garage safety and creating additional value for real estate professionals.

  • The Certified Real Estate Team Specialist certification is designed to improve team development, individual leadership skills, and financial performance.

  • In your role as a NAR Director, you have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of NAR.

  • The seven companies for 2015 range from seed stage to well-capitalized startups backed by world-renowned investors; in aggregate, the class has raised over $35 million in previous financings and total valuation exceeds $125 million.

  • The State Leadership Idea Exchange Council facilitates the exchange of ideas among state association leadership.

  • Ombudsman Process

    Five-part video demonstration of the Ombudsman process that occurred during the 2013 NAR Professional Standards Education Seminar.

  • Interested in receiving communications specific to your commercial expertise?

  • This map shows the geographical diversity of the 2008-2014 Leadership Academy classes.

  • If an association does not meet NAR's core standards, it will be given an opportunity to appear before a hearing panel of the NAR Association Executives Committee to show cause why the association’s charter status as a member board should not be terminated.

  • Recent updates to the Core Standards FAQs. Posted April 6, 2015. 

  • Arcadia 2015 Commercial Day Arcadia Association of REALTORS®

    Education/Professionalism, Community/Member Involvement and Networking

  • What is a Global Business Council?

    Global Business Councils are groups within the local board structure of NAR dedicated to globally themed education, programming, and networking for their members.

  • Access business technology tools and connect with organizations that support commercial professionals as part of your NAR membership.