HOW TO BECOME A REALTOR®
Not all real estate licensees are REALTORS. A REALTOR® is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, a state association of REALTORS® and a local Board of REALTORS®. By joining the REALTOR® organization, a real estate professional pledges to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and its standards of professionalism, integrity and competence. The term REALTOR® is a registered and protected trademark and may only be used by real estate licensees who are REALTOR® members.
To become a REALTOR®, follow these steps:
- Find a Sponsoring Broker
- Obtain a real estate license (see Iowa license requirements)
- Apply for membership with the Cedar Rapids Area Association of REALTORS®
To become a member, the firm must be a member or join the association by completing an Application for Firm Membership and paying the firm membership fee of $750.00.
We welcome all REALTORS within an office to be a primary or secondary members of the CRAAR by completing the Application for REALTOR Membership and paying the REALTOR® membership fees.
HOW TO BECOME A MLS Participant
If you are already participate in a MLS, participation in the Cedar Rapids Area Association of REALTORS MLS is available. You need to complete the Application for MLS Participant in order to do so.
REALTOR® membership fees are viewable on our CRAAR Price Brochure.
If an applicant is interested in utilizing the SentriLock key system they must pay the fees under Optional SentriLock Key System.
Please note the Monthly Service Dues which are billed to each individuals account on a monthly basis on the enclosed CRAAR Services & Information.
HOW TO BECOME AN AFFILIATE MEMBER
To become an Affiliate Member, complete the Application for Application for Affiliate Membership and pay the Affiliate membership fees.