You become a REALTOR®, part of a 1.2 million membership network of professionals across the country, through the National Association of REALTORS® and the New York State Association of REALTORS®.
Members adhere to the Code of Ethics, a standard of professionalism, competence and integrity.
You may earn professional designations through the New York State Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®: Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI); Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR); Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS); Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES); Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS); Green Designation; Short Sales & Foreclosure (SFR) Certification; Housing Our Military with Excellent Services (HOMES) Certification.
Through MLS participation, you will network with over 380 members, all working for your clients to sell their property.
You will have access to updates on all listing information through our state-of-the-art MLS system. All of our listings are included on Realtor.com, the largest compilation of properties in the country.
You will have the ability to market your properties through the Board's Website (www.centralnewyorkrealestate.com).
You will receive discounts through your membership with the local Board, New York State Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. These include comprehensive Medical, Group Life Insurance, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Credit card programs, and membership in the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union.
You will have access to a legal hotline that is available to members four days a week, providing expert legal information.
You will become part of the "voice in real estate". The Mohawk Valley Association of Realtors and its Multiple Listing Service - the MID NY Regional MLS - are recognized as the source for real estate facts and statistics.
Please feel free to call our office (315) 724-5159 if you have questions.
Some of the benefits of being a Realtor on the national level, besides the Professional Standards and Code of Ethics, can be found at http://www.realtor.org/member-benefits
On the State level, see some NYSAR’s member benefits at http://www.nysar.com/member-perks