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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
The REALTOR BENEFITS® PROGRAM is your official member benefits resource, bringing you discounts and special offers on products and services just for you. Program Partners are carefully selected, so you can be assured they understand the unique needs of real estate professionals and are committed to your success. Make the benefits site the first place you stop when you shop.
Some information on the NAR site is password protected and accessible only to members of the National Association of Realtors®. (Note: Association members will need their NAR login name and password.)
Call 1-800-NAR-5233 for live REALTOR Benefits® Program support.
(Call Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Membership?
As a REALTOR®, your dues pays for your membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, THE MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, and the REALTOR® ASSOCIATION OF PIONEER VALLEY. In return for your dues, you get a whole host of special discounts, free education, news, research, and tools you need to be successful. With all these resources, your membership quickly pays for itself—if you take advantage of them.
How much do you save by being a member of NAR? Click on the member value calculator and see how your savings add up.
Claim Your Agent Profile on REALTOR.com® It's FREE!
Use the all new agent profile to manage what people learn about you on realtor.com and major social media sites. Increase your visibility and build repeat and referral business starting with the Find a REALTOR® directory.
To get started, view the link to the Agent Profile video – entertaining and informative – and only 2 minutes 16 seconds.
Questions or comments? Please call 800-878-4166.
MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Through the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® Benefit Partner Program, you can take advantage of a variety of services that have partnered with MAR to provide you special discounts on products and services for you to use in your office or home.
REALTOR® ASSOCIATION OF PIONEER VALLEY
A well-trained professional staff is here is assist you. Guided by a member-designed Strategic Plan, the Association is pledged to serve and support its members by being the primary provider of valuable services in a cost effective and timely manner. The mission statement of the REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley is to champion private property rights and advocate for our members.
We distribute news releases, arrange media interviews, coordinate advertising campaigns, and spearhead community service programs; all part of an outreach to present a positive image of REALTORS® to the public.
Members receive a monthly e-newsletter, The REALTOR® Update. It's an easy way to keep abreast of the latest sales techniques, ethics, market trends, legal and legislative, news and social events. Dedicated eblasts on issues and events are sent out weekly. The RAPV blog delivers information and trends in a timely fashion. The blog is at www.pvrealtor.wordpress.com. Subscribe today and you will receive a blog post email in real time; as soon as it is released. To subscribe, go the the blog site. You will see the information on how to subscribe in the upper right area on your screen.
A variety of professional development opportunities are offered:
- Nationally recognized designation and certification courses are offered; such as GRI (Graduate of the REALTOR® Institute), and MRP (Military Relocation Professional), among others.
- FIRE (Foundations in Real Estate). Offered free to new members (some restrictions apply)
- BLAST (Build Lasting Agent Strategies and Tactics
- TRAC (Training for Advancement in Your Career)
- Lunch and Learn series looks at the latest in technology. Taught by the YPN Committee.
- "If the REALTOR® Had Only Known" a free series of panel discussion on topics of timely concern.
- The Annual Education Fair & Expo. April 8, 2015 at the Springfield Sheraton.
- Take a look at our current education offerings.
- For any question regarding education, contact Laura Herring at 785-1238.
If you're thinking about getting into the real estate business, we offer the state approved Salesperson Pre-License School which is the first step in obtaining your real estate license. If you are in the business and want to expand your career opportunities to management or ownership of a real estate firm, we offer a Pre-License Broker course.
Our 12,000 square foot building is a unique real estate facility. It was built in 1988 and is unlike any other in Western New England. Take advantage of education seminars, supply pick-up, committee meetings, social events - all under one roof.
Sensitive to time and distance, RAPV is conveniently located off Rte. 291, four miles from Rte. 91 and downtown Springfield. Plenty of free parking!
Committees are the foundation of the organization. With a streamlined structure, your involvement will be "time-defined." Get involved. You can make a difference.
Your business interests are represented through communication with local, state and national elected officials, and by monitoring legislative and regulatory issues.
REALTOR® SUPPLY CENTER
As a member, you'll find savings at the REALTOR® Supply Center. Member discounts on ALL products are at the store. Inventory includes forms, signs, and lock boxes.
Profit from networking and referral opportunities by attending membership meetings, education seminars, committee meetings, social events - and more.
Scholarships are available to children of REALTOR® and Affiliate members entering their freshman year in college. The 2017 Scholarship Application is not yet available.
Professional Standards is at the center of REALTOR® philosophy. The Code of Ethics is vigorously enforced by impartial committee members who strive to maintain the high standard of conduct all members have pledged to uphold by virtue of the Code.
ACCESS TO MLS PROPERTY INFORMATION NETWORK (MLS PIN)
A computerized statewide property listing service meeting the needs of real estate professionals across the state.
MLS COMPUTER TRAINING
RAPV offers FREE ongoing MLS PIN computer training on site at the RAPV building.
Save thousands of dollars in legal costs. RAPV offers dispute resolution services to your customers and clients through contractual arrangement with DRS, Inc. Mediation services are offered to broker members who wish to resolve an arbitration dispute without going through a formal hearing process.