Become a Member

Thinking about becoming a Real Estate Salesperson check out these videos for the benefits:


Become a Real Estate Salesperson:

1) Take the 75 hour real estate salesperson course and pass the course test.

2) Pass the New York State exam.

3) Find a sponsoring broker to hold your real estate license

4) Get your User ID and password from the State.


Then become an MVAR member:

1) Affiliate with a licensed broker member of MVAR.

2) Fill out a MVAR Membership Application (available at the Board office or (click here) and send back with application fee.  Applications are approved at the MVAR Board of Directors Meetings.

3) Once approved and membership fees are paid, access to the MLS (if applicable) will be given.

4) Sign up for next available Orientation Class.


Here are some of the benefits of joining MVAR (and NAR and NYSAR membership):

Some of the benefits of being a Realtor on the national level, besides the Professional Standards and Code of Ethics, can be found at

50 Ways NAR is indispensible to your business

On the State level, see some NYSAR’s member benefits.

Here are some benefits of belonging to the Mohawk Valley Association of Realtors®


If currently a member of a REALTOR® Association:

1) You can become a member of the Mid NY Regional MLS by filling out our MLS Only Applicaton