MVAR Member Benefits

 

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 with Local level enforcement of the REALTOR®, Code of Ethics though the MVAR Professional Standards Committee.

 

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 local 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.  Benefit of MVAR advertising on the value of using a Realtor in the real estate transaction

 

- Ability to belong to one of the many MVAR Committees- Education, Public Relations, Membership, Risk Reduction and more.

 

- Use of Instanet Forms to access all needed contract and addendum forms online.

 

- Use of Authentisign, an e-signing suite that allows for legal signing and initialing of documents online.

 

- Ability to access membership level information on the Board website.

 

- Social networking events with other REALTOR®  members.

 

- Access to a legal hotline that is available to members four days a week, providing expert legal information.

 

- Ability to affect legislation concerning the real estate industry via the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) and the REALTOR®  Party.

 

Please feel free to call our office (315) 724-5159 if you have questions.