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The Realtor® Network

As a Realtor®, you have a three-way membership that includes your national, state and local association.

Marketing Your Membership

The word Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies you as a member of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Emphasizing that you are a Realtor® member of NVAR, VR and NAR in your business marketing helps clients trust you and enhances your value proposition.

As a Realtor®, you have a three-way membership that includes your national, state and local association, which gives you access to a vast array of benefits. Be sure to explore all of your associations' websites to make sure you're taking full advantage of your Realtor® membership!


3-Way Agreement

Marketing Tip - How Do You Display Your Membership?

Add the logos of NVAR, VR and NAR, as well as "NVAR Member," on your business card, website, email signature and other places where clients find you first! Use your Realtor® Membership Card to establish your member status, and display your membership certificate proudly!


ABOUT NVAR: Your Local Association

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® (NVAR) was established in 1921 as the Alexandria-Arlington-Fairfax Real Estate Board. With about 40 members, the association served a population of 60,250 at that time. NVAR has grown to over 12,000 Realtor® and affiliate business members. This group of Realtors® closed more than 22,000 transactions in 2018, with a dollar volume totaling more than $13 billion, in a community of more than 2 million residents. A premier local association, NVAR is one of the hundreds of associations that comprise the National Association of Realtors®, which boasts more than 1 million members. NVAR is among the largest local associations nationwide.


ABOUT VR: Your State Association

The Virginia REALTORS® association is the largest professional trade association in Virginia. VR represent more than 34,000 REALTORS® engaged in the residential and commercial real estate business. The Virginia REALTORS® association serves as an advocate for homeownership and homeowners and represents the interests of property owners in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our members go beyond licensure by joining our organization and pledging to a higher standard of education and service.


ABOUT NAR: The National Association

The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing 1.3 million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

NAR's membership is composed of residential and commercial brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of approximately 1,200 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®.

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