Become an Affiliate

GMAR - A Premium Facilitator of Networking Opportunities

GMAR aims to be the premium facilitator of networking opportunities between REALTORS® and organizations that are in the business of supporting their operation. By connecting these parties through GMAR events, both online and offline exposure through sponsorship, we are the conduit by which affiliate businesses develop strong and enduring relationships with REALTORS® and their clients. The day-to-day business of a REALTOR® is one of perseverance and entrepreneurialism. GMAR Affiliate members help REALTORS® to serve their clients and customers better.

How Do I Become an Affiliate?

Complete our simple application but first, get a taste of what we offer from one of our many Affiliate levels. You can join for as little as $150 for the first year; then, you'll be required to upgrade to a minimum of Bronze Sponsorship or higher to remain an Affiliate member.

Become an Affiliate Sponsor

Promote your business! With over 11,000 real estate professional members, the exposure you receive through GMAR sponsorships is in a class all its own. No other local board in the state reaches this many REALTORS® and offices.

With four levels to choose from, GMAR has a sponsor package that fits your needs. Take a look at the packages below.

General sponsorship levels run each year from October 1st through September 30th

*Events included: Annual membership meeting and Gives Back party

^Not included in your annual sponsorship package. Welcoming students during registration before classes with a 5-minute presentation costs an additional $75, which provides a candy buffet for the classroom (Greeter Program).

  • Sponsorship Levels

    GMAR Affiliate Sponsor Levels

  • Present to Members (Greeter Program)

    Present your company offerings to members attending an in-person class. Classes run consistently throughout the year. The cost is $75 per class for 5 minutes of presentation time at the beginning of class. Reservations must be made and paid in advance through Membership

  • Affiliate Seminars

    The GMAR Affiliate Committee has designed seminars together to educate and connect with REALTORS®.

    Real Estate Transactions A-Z: Mastering the Transaction; From Purchase Agreement to the Title Policy: A Legal Perspective; Managing your Business: Dollars & Sense; Managing your Business: Retirement & Succession Planning. 

    Another amazing opportunity is their morning Coffee Chats – a casual conversation with fellow Realtors and Affiliates to discuss issues or receive important information. These courses are always sold out and have received stellar feedback from attendees—contact Membership.

  • Listing in Online Affiliate Directory

    Affiliate members are listed in the Affiliate Directory on the GMAR website. Members may browse or search this directory for the business with which they are looking to partner. Contact information and hyperlink to the affiliate's email are included in this listing to allow for easy communication.

  • Newsletter and Magazine Subscriptions

    Subscriptions to GMAR's weekly electronic newsletter, Metropolitan Minute, and monthly electronic magazine, Metropolitan REALTOR®. These publications provide alerts to upcoming events, legislative issues, and educational opportunities, as well as real estate news and advocacy status updates.

  • GMAR Affiliate Promotional Material

    We provide your business with a digital copy of the GMAR Affiliate Logo and certificate of membership for you to post to your website and your office wall. Affiliate members also receive a lapel pin, indicative of their membership status. REALTORS® will feel confident in their choice to work with your business knowing you belong to GMAR - the largest local REALTOR® Association in the state.

  • Michigan First Mortgage
    Michigan First Mortgage

    Michigan First Credit Union provides personal banking, business banking, mortgage solutions, and insurance services to members across Michigan. We have credit union branches and mortgage offices conveniently located throughout Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, and the Lansing area

  • Pillar to Post Home Inspectors
    Pillar to Post Home Inspectors

    Pillar To Post is North America's largest and #1 home inspection company. Choose Pillar To Post for your inspection to learn about the home you are looking to purchase. Our team is eager to help you through the home-buying journey.

  • Primary Title Agency, LLC
    Primary Title Agency, LLC

    Primary Title Agency has combined a new innovative approach to title insurance, with old school knowledge. We use this knowledge to help you avoid problems with your transaction and provide solutions to closing issues. Through communication and technology, we make sure all parties are informed every step of the way to create a streamlined closing process.

    To provide a stress-free and flawless customer experience through all stages of the transaction. At Primary Title we are committed to client satisfaction and believe that a real estate settlement should be a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

  • U.S. Bank
    U.S. Bank

    No matter where you are in the home buying process, U.S. Bank can help.

  • American Home Shield
    American Home Shield

    We help cover the cost when parts of up to 21 home systems and appliances wear out. If we can’t repair your covered item, we’ll replace it. How’s that for real?

  • Changing Places Moving
    Changing Places Moving

    Changing Places Moving is a family-owned and operated Michigan moving and storage company. Our Michigan moving and storage company is fully licensed and insured to handle the most fragile of items. Our 15,600 square feet of storage facilities in two climate-controlled warehouses accommodate temporary or long-term storage of residential or commercial furniture and equipment as well as record retention.

  • Chirco Title Agency
    Chirco Title Agency

    Chirco Title is a full-service title insurance and escrow agent. Established in 1987, we continue to focus on providing quality customer service. Our experienced staff has an average of 18 years in the title insurance industry, so we understand your business, and what it takes to help you successfully complete your transactions. We conduct closings at locations convenient for our customers, whether it is your office or one of ours.

  • Choice Home Warranty
    Choice Home Warranty

    With a Choice Home Warranty, breakdowns and repairs on covered systems and appliances don’t have to be a hassle.  Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, seller, or existing homeowner; a home warranty is an affordable way to preserve peace of mind and to protect covered items for your most valuable asset.  At Choice Home Warranty, our focus is on quality.  We provide quality home warranty products to our customers, follow up with quality customer service when our homeowners contact us, build quality business relationships with our contractors, and ensure quality work from our contracted technicians.

  • Fletcher Inspections
    Fletcher Inspections

    Serving Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Livingston, Jackson, Lenawee & Monroe Counties.

  • Galloway and Collens PLLC
    Galloway and Collens PLLC

    At Galloway and Collens, PLLC, our legal team consists of three dedicated and experienced attorneys. Serving clients throughout Royal Oak and Oakland County, partner Howard Collens leads our estate planning, estate administration, probate practice, and partner T. Scott Galloway serves our real estate clients. Both are leaders in their respective practice areas and have earned the legal community's respect for their skills and knowledge.

  • HouseMaster Home Inspections
    HouseMaster Home Inspections

    Each inspector at HouseMaster of Southwest Michigan knows what it takes to deliver the highest quality home inspection. We provide you with accurate information to help you make informed decisions regarding your new home. It’s what we’ve been doing since 1979, and it is part of what makes us the oldest and most trusted nationwide home inspection company. It’s easy to see why we are the preferred home inspection partner for the real estate industry. Proudly serving the people of Birmingham, Royal Oak, Bloomfield, Farmington Hills, Northville, and their neighboring communities.

  • Linnell & Associates
    Linnell & Associates

    We are real estate attorneys that specialize in assisting homeowners and real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate law. With more than 50 years of legal experience in real estate law,  Linnell & Associates’ complete understanding of the law, attention to detail, and skilled negotiating have led to dozens of successful outcomes for our clients.

    We are dedicated to helping individuals and businesses with all their legal needs. As a full-service law firm, Linnell & Associates can help with a number of your legal needs.

  • TCF Bank
    TCF Bank

    At TCF, strengthening communities starts by strengthening the individuals who call it home. TCF helps to lift you up and others to achieve your financial goals to create a cumulative effect, where all these stronger “me’s” add up to one big healthy we.

  • Tedder Whitlock Consulting
    Tedder Whitlock Consulting

    Tedder Whitlock Consulting is a full-service certified public accounting firm with over 30 years of taxation experience for businesses and individuals (including multi-state), accounting, auditing, and consulting for small to medium size businesses.

  • Title Connect
    Title Connect

    Title Connect is a full-service title and escrow Service Company. We provide services for both Commercial and Residential customers.

    Through honest and reliable service, we have grown the company that helps our customers close their real estate transactions.

    Our team of professionals is experienced and dedicated. Our top and middle management team are composed of title and escrow professionals servicing customers in Michigan for a team average of 20 years. It would be our pleasure to put this experience at work for you and your transaction.

  • Titleocity
    Titleocity

    Titleocity, LLC is a full-service title and escrow agency competitively operating in all 83 counties in the State of Michigan. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, our agency maintains additional offices, conveniently located in Birmingham, St. Clair Shores, Plymouth, Grosse Pointe, Brighton and Kalamazoo. Our in-house closing services allow us to accommodate off-site closings in all 83 counties in the state of Michigan!