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Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®

Member Benefits

At GMAR, all of our members receive premier services. Your basic investment in GMAR provides more opportunities to thrive in our profession than any other investment you will make.

Mentoring, professional level programming, partnering, advocacy, products, camaraderie and more – GMAR offers it all, and at a price that is more than competitive.

You will be surprised where your dues investment can take you.

  • GMAR ToolShop™
  • Professional Standards Services
  • Arbitration Services
  • Services for commercial professionals
  • MemberMax™
  • EduPass™ Option
  • Womens' Council of REALTORS®

 

Scholarships

GMAR cares about the education of our members and their children. We offer scholarships to our members and children of members up to $1,000 dollars each to be used towards their continued higher education. Learn More & Apply »

 

Partnered Businesses

Office Depot
Giving members discounts as steep as 55% off on over 500 different items! Click here for an overview »

MEMBERS can create an online shoppers account to shop online or download and print out the store purchasing card to use at the nearest Office Depot. (login and click the link on the right sidebar)

BROKERS can create an office account to receive business discounts tailored to your office's needs. (login and click the link on the right sidebar)

 

Affiliation with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its Code of Ethics

As a member of NAR, you are allowed to use the "REALTOR®" mark, which is your way of letting prospective clients know you strive for a higher level of professionalism.

For a full listing of NAR benefits, such as insurance, travel & automotive discounts, transaction management, risk management, education tools and a whole lot more, visit: http://www.realtor.org/member-benefits/value-of-membership »

Free NAR Editions Placester IDX Website

Free member-only website includes a mobile-ready design, IDX listing integration, custom domain mapping, editable "About" and "Testimonial" pages, mortgage calculator widget, and social media icons to highlight your social profiles.

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Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) 

Watch Video - Getting Started with RPR

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR), one of the most innovative benefits included in your NAR membership, offers on-the-go access to the most powerful data platform available exclusively to Realtors®. Easily accessed through desktop, iOS and Android devices, RPR’s database is the largest and most far reaching real estate platform of its kind, with data sets ranging from tax and mortgage history to listings, sales, valuations, demographics and school information. As a powerful marketing tool, RPR allows Realtors® to create custom-branded, client-friendly reports that can be printed, emailed or texted...anytime, anywhere.

  • Search hundreds of datasets on more than 160 million on-and-off market properties
  • Create the ultimate listing package with RPR’s Comp Analysis tool
  • Calculate the ROI for your client’s home improvement
  • Send customized reports from your Smartphone, iPad, Android Tablet, or desktop

Start your journey to success by visiting RPR’s learning center or register by visiting narrpr.com. And don’t forget to install RPR Mobile™ for anytime, anywhere access.

No-cost member benefit
Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) is member benefit of the National Association of Realtors® built exclusively for Realtors® and offered at no additional cost to members. Available to Realtors® across the country, RPR has tools for residential and commercial practitioners, brokers and appraisers. The Michigan Realtors® endorses RPR as a valuable member tool that helps keep you relevant to consumers.

Access RPR (members only)
RPR On-Demand Learning Center

 

Affiliation with the Michigan Association of REALTORS® (MAR) and its Resources

As a member of MAR, you have a host of discounts and resources at your disposal, such as:
Brown & Brown Insurance - Health/Life Insurance
Art Van Home Rewards Progam
Comcast Business Class
Frankenmuth Insurance - Home and Auto-owners Insurance
Pearl Insurance - Errors & Omissions Insurance
REALTOR.org - Store Member Discount
Real Estate Forms UPS Discounted Shipping

For more information, visit:http://www.mirealtors.com/Business-Tools/Member-Benefits »

 

A gateway to the Region's largest Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

The real estate industry's MLS is one of the most highly regarded business-to-business computer networks ever developed.

 

Political Advocacy that Never Rests

On issues ranging from banks in real estate to the Small Business Tax replacement, you have representatives fighting for you every step of the way. Thanks to this REALTOR® network, elected officials at the local, state and national level understand and appreciate the vital role REALTORS® play in the health of our nation's economy. GMAR's Legislative events regularly attracts many of the region's most notable officials, and its annual political candidate interview process identifies and supports those officials who support the industry.

 

A Place to Turn for Professional Support

Members can call the Legal Hotline (800-522-2820) and speak to a qualified attorney five days a week, receive professional standards help at GMAR's office, take part in grievance hearings to address a variety of matters and receive discounted errors and omissions insurance. It's as close as you can get to having your own personal legal staff without spending big bucks to do it.

 

Access to the Education You Need

Nationally recognized as a leading provider in real estate education, GMAR has the courses you need to be achieve the next level of success in your business.  Offering a variety of designation and certification courses throughout the year, including (SRES, SFR, ABR, GREEN, SRS, MRP, PSA, AHWD, RSPS, RENE, and ePRO), Greg McClelland's Legal Update, offered twice a year, provides important legal information to members. Plus GMAR offers all of the continuing education courses members need to fulfill their state-mandated requirements. Looking for more? Then check out the online courses available through GMAR, as well. On the education front, GMAR has you covered.

 

A Full-Featured Communications Portfolio

GMAR's monthly Metropolitan REALTOR® publication covers Association and industry news and events with exclusive stories, columns and full-color event photos. Metropolitan REALTOR® is also the only place you'll find exhaustive sales statistics and commentary. The weekly e-mail newsletter REALTOR® Update keeps members up-to-date with late-breaking news and Association event information. And GMAR Online offers not only news and event coverage, but also convenient class registration capabilities, a member roster, full-service store and more. Members are also automatically subscribed to REALTOR® Magazine and Michigan REALTOR® magazine.

 

Community Outreach

GMAR feels strongly about its community, a passion reflected in the many charities it has supported, including the REALTORS® Association Scholarship Fund, Habitat for Humanity, HOMES Coalition, Toys for Tots and Rochester Area Neighborhood House. The Association also bolsters fair housing efforts through its Equal Housing Opportunity Committee, Living with Diversity program (partnering with the YMCA of Southeast Michigan) and support for the Southeast Michigan Coalition of REALTORS® for Fair Housing.

 

Continuing Media Relations Efforts

REALTORS® received positive press for The Big Open House, a unique open house concept developed in an effort to get people excited about the local real estate market. GMAR is continually working with local media outlets to highlight the importance of keeping REALTORS® in the center of the real estate transaction. In a challenging market, the Association brushes aside the negativity to underscore the good news out there, too.

 

A Host of Additional Benefits

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Behind every successful professional is an able and dedicated support staff. GMAR is proud to be a part of your support staff and we look forward to an exciting future together.

Member Benefits