Be A REALTOR®
Each year, when you make your dues investment towards maintaining your REALTOR® status, you automatically recieve the membership benefits of your local, state and national REALTOR® Associations.
The cost of your membership is less than $1 per day, but the benefits are priceless.
REALTOR® Membership Benefits
Use of the REALTOR® name and logo
Technology Helpline | 800.276.4216 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Birmingham Association of REALTORS® Technology helpline serves REALTOR® members with quality technical support for things like digital cameras, printers, cell phones, networks, desktops, laptops, macs and much, much more.
Your local association provides monthly Market Facts Reports, for the full MLS area as well as four counties and more than 22 municipalities in the Birmingham area. These reports and videos are designed for our members to use with clients, colleagues, or personal use.
Webinars and Free or Discounted Educational Opportunities
Monthly educational opportunities and online learning opportunities which give REALTOR® members unparalleled access to valuable training programs and seminars. Our members also enjoy discounted rates on Continuing Education (CE) courses offered at BAR.
REALTOR® Core Health Insurance | Click here to access
REALTORS® Core Health Insurance provides affordable, attainable health programs for NAR members between the ages of 18 and 65. Acceptance is guaranteed to NAR members and it can afford as little as $70.69 per month.
REALTOR® Federal Credit Union | Click here to access
The credit union (based in Rockville, MD) is friendly to REALTORS®, not-for-profit, fully independent legal entity that is wholly-owned by its members. You have access to a diverse portfolio of products and services, with great rates and low fees. As a REALTORS® Federal Credit Union member you will also have access to in-depth financial education resources and money management solutions.
Your REALTOR® associations lobby for you at the local, state and national levels.
Professional Standards Support
Your local association provides you access to unbiased professional standards procedures to fairly settle disputes and complaints without high court costs.
Our members are truly the backbone of the association–your participation on Committees, taskforces and workgroups is encouraged! It helps us identify the issues and challenges facing our membership and how the association can lend its resources and support.
Networking and Professional Development
Your local association works hard to provide as many opportunities for networking and professional development as possible. Join us for our quarterly REALTOR® Luncheons, Public Relations/Activities events or programs like Rookie Club.
Partnerships with Local Businesses
Enjoy lasting professional relationships with local businesses who are Affiliate Members of BAR.
Marketing and Promotional Opportunities
As a REALTOR® member, you are automatically included in the ‘Find an Agent’ search on the public facing portion of LiveInAlabama.com and your properties are included in the ‘Find a Home’ search.
Additional Benefits from the National Association REALTORS®
With more than 1.4 million members, your membership with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) includes you in the largest trade association in the world. Click here to learn more about your membership in NAR.
Also, your membership with NAR gives you access to the REALTOR® Benefits program, allowing you to choose from a wide range of value-added offers and savings from industry leaders like Lowe’s, Hewlett Packard, Avis, Hertz and Fedex.