Welcome to NVAR


Untitled design (1)

Your NVAR Membership Application has now been processed, and you are now a Realtor®.  A Realtor® is a licensed real estate salesperson who belongs to the National Association of Realtors®, the largest trade group in the country.  Realtors® are held to a higher ethical standard than licensed agents and must adhere to a Code of Ethics.

What's next?


Please sign up for your mandatory New Member Orientation Course. This class needs to be completed within 60 days of joining.  You can register for New Member Orientation by logging into your Member Dashboard.

See Schedule

Click here for New Member Hub!


Be sure to learn about NVAR and all of the member benefits you have available to you by viewing our interactive Onboarding Wheel:

Monthly Networking Call

 Onboarding Wheel



If you signed up for SentriLock, you will soon receive a confirmation email containing your SentriLock account login information to their website and additional instructions on how to pay SentriLock’s pro-rated lease agreement. 

If you did not sign up for SentriLock, and would like to do so at a future time, please complete the form below and email it to membership@nvar.com.

Application     Cell Coverage

SentriLock Rules

 Watch Video


Bright MLS:

In the DC Metro area, the Multiple Listing Service is called BrightMLS. It is a shared computerized database containing all of the properties (listings) for sale by participating real estate brokerages in this region. BrightMLS is a completely separate entity from NVAR and charges a membership fee to participate in its database of listings. You must join BrightMLS in order to access the listings to show your clients and to post your listings for others to show. As a member of NVAR you will get a special member rate when signing up for Bright MLS by using your NRDS number. For more information, please visit the BrightMLS website at brightmls.com.

Bright MLS


Shop Realtor®

Shop Realtor® is a structured approach in categorizing all of the products, tools, services and resources that NAR, VAR and NVAR have to offer, aligned in the way Realtors® do business. For more information please visit:

Shop Realtor®

Please feel free to contact NVAR Member Services with any further questions at membership@nvar.com

nmo hub banner

Important Dates:

January 1
Annual SentriLock Service Fee

Quarterly Bright MLS Service Fee

August 1
NVAR Membership Dues Renewal Opens
(Pay by September 30)

October 1
$50 NVAR late fee imposed (for non-paid dues renewals)

November 1
Unpaid Membership Shut Off and $50 Sentrilock reactivation fee imposed (for NVAR non-paid dues renewals)

View Dues FAQ