WELCOME TO THE
ATLANTA REALTORS® ASSOCIATION
We value your membership with the Atlanta REALTORS® Association. In this section, you will find information pertaining to your membership. Please let us know if something you are looking for is missing!
All new members must complete an in-class local ARA Orientation training within the first six months of membership.
Print quality and web graphic versions of our logos are available for your personal use.
We encourage all members to consider joining one of our many committees.
New Member Resource Links
Atlanta REALTORS® Association Benefits
- Membership Account Portal
Register for upcoming events and renew your annual membership via your Member Portal! CE-approved courses and Capitus Real Estate School classes can be found by clicking 'Upcoming Classes' under the 'Events' tab. All seminars and other programs can be found by clicking on 'Upcoming Meetings' under the 'Events' tab. (Additional REALTOR® Associations/Boards also use this site and are listed on the footer of your account web page. Search events, use the filter feature, or look for events that begin 'ARA' for the Atlanta REALTORS®.)
Get involved and sign up for a committee today! Once enrolled you'll receive meeting reminders. To view a full schedule of events and meetings, check out ARA's Google Calendar.
Follow us on Facebook and check out our new Facebook Live Videos!
Realizing that networking is a vital part of a successful career in real estate, the Atlanta REALTORS® provides numerous opportunities for the entire real estate industry to come together!
Please Support our Affiliate Members!
- Click here to see how your Atlanta REALTORS®' membership adds up!
From the halls of the Capitol to the courthouse steps, REALTORS ® are fighting and winning political battles. If an issue is important to real estate, you'll find out about it here.
How the REALTORS® Political Action Committee saves you money.
Advocacy news and resources from the Georgia Association of REALTORS®.
NAR's latest news about the REALTOR® Party which is a powerful alliance of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations working to advance public policies and candidates that build strong communities, protect property interests and promote a vibrant business environment.
18 Hours of FREE Continuing Education courses offered each year. *ARA Free CE courses require a $25 refundable deposit.
ARA offers 10 Free Education Seminars each year! Seminars (typically 60-90 mins in length) feature industry experts and panel discussions on a wide range of topics.
Don't forget that all new members must complete a Code of Ethics course.
Capitus Real Estate Learning Center, formerly known as the Georgia Institute of Real Estate - Your Association school offers discounted member rates on many continuing education classes!
Reimbursements provided by GAR for approved designation and certification courses!
- NAR Designations and Certifications
- List of all courses approved for GAR Scholarships
- Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Georgia REALTORS® Designation program! If you take both GRI Core Courses of “Risk Management” and “Skill Building” you can earn Sales Post-License credit AND fulfill your Code of Ethics training. GAR’s scholarship program will also reimburse you for both of these courses! (If you have already completed your post-license training, these courses can provide regular continuing education credits.)
- GAR Continuing Education Classes
Includes designation and certification courses, both in classroom setting and online.
REALTOR® safety information. ARA has a series of 5-minute videos featuring Captain Ken Malcom highlighting safety tips and situational awareness. September is NAR's REALTOR® Safety month!
- Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
Georgia Association of REALTORS®' Benefits (GAR)
Georgia Association of REALTORS® website.
- GAR Member Discounts
Special discounts are offered by GAR (NRDS ID # required to view member content).
- Georgia Real Estate Health Benefits Center
A health solution designed exclusively for GAR members, you and your dependents may qualify for affordable coverage that sources the best care possible and fits with your financial picture. Enrollment is open year round!
- GAR Forms (real estate contracts)
Included in your membership by using your REALTOR® Membership ID #! A $254/yr value.
- Free Legal Email Helpline
Submit your questions regarding Ethics/Arbitration, License Law, GAR Contract Forms or basic real estate-related legal questions to GAR's longtime general counsel, Weissman PC. (NRDS ID # required to access the submission page.)
- Legal Lines Library
A video series that features GAR General Counsel Seth Weissman discussing some of the most frequently asked questions that come through the GAR Legal Helpline!
- Georgia REALTOR® Magazine
Quarterly publication that covers current hot topics in real estate. View archived issues and enroll in online-only subscriptions with the link above.
National Association of REALTORS®' Benefits (NAR)
Association of REALTORS® website.
Get to know your membership with NAR! This site helps advise you on your first year of membership and includes a list of 9 To-Dos for your first month of membership.
- Right Tools Right Now
Each month, NAR will offer savings on select tools, products, and resources most beneficial for you and your business, and offer them for free or at a discounted price. Don’t miss this month’s featured offers!
- NAR References
NAR has done the research for you! Formally known as Field Guides, NAR's References contain links to external articles, titles from the NAR Library eBooks collection, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives on each topic.
- Research Reports & Housing Statistics
Provides the latest real estate research and statistics that affect the industry. Get the stats and stay informed.
- NAR Library
Access business letter templates among many other resources.
- NAR Member Benefit Providers
Lists all the companies with which NAR has partnered to provide value-added offers and significant savings on products and services you use in your business and personal life.
NAR’s REALTORS® Insurance Place provides plans for you and your family, including exclusive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage, plus telemedicine and a variety of wellness solutions – all with unique benefits for NAR members.
Access 100's of free audio and ebooks.
REALTOR® Magazine is the official magazine of the National Association of REALTORS® and the business tool for real estate professionals. Issues are released every other month. View archived issues and enroll in online-only subscriptions with the link above.
- NAR Member Center
Login to your NAR Member Center for quick access to NAR REALTOR® Member Benefits & Resources. If you’d like a REALTOR® Membership Card, you may print or order one here!
- REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR)
Access to property data, market trends, and client-friendly reporting exclusively for REALTORS®. (Georgia MLS & FMLS are participants.) Training is available at blog.narrpr.com/learning/
- Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness
Resource designed to help you understand your financial planning options and prepare for the future, one step at a time. Be sure to also check out NAR’s Monthly Financial Wellness Webinars!
- Commitment to Excellence
The National Association of REALTORS® proudly introduces Commitment to Excellence (C2EX), a program that empowers REALTORS® to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to conducting business at the highest standards. (Complete the entire program to earn elective credits toward the GRI designation!)
NAR’s Free Fair Housing Training Platform - Complete this interactive online simulation training to test and assess how well you're protecting clients against discrimination in the home buying process!
- NAR’s Mentorship Program
The National Association of REALTORS® is proud to present, Spire, this new initiative as an opportunity specifically targeting multi-cultural, minority communities, toward building bridges to the holistic real estate community. This mentorship opportunity will help individuals learn the fundamentals of the real estate industry, foster education, empower serious consideration of real estate as a career path and encourage and promote the development of generational wealth through property ownership.
Marketing / Communication
NAR's newest marketing campaign helping consumers understand why working with a REALTOR® is the best choice! Free campaign materials available.
Sign up for your own .REALTOR® domain or .realestate domain today!
- Proper use of the REALTOR® marks in advertising and marketing.
ARA's logo and a link to NAR's REALTOR® logo for your marketing. (Top Producers Logos are only to be used by those that have applied and received ARA's Top Producers sales award for the year.)
REALTOR® difference marketing campaign.
- "Plugged In" with GAR
Monthly infographics to share with clients!
REALTOR® Content Resource - the best FREE way to keep in touch with your clients! Your source for ready-to-use articles on all aspects of homeownership, including home buying and selling, for your consumer communications.
a monthly report of home sales, home prices, and foreclosures in the metro Atlanta area covering 11 counties: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Paulding, and Rockdale.
NAR's Official Supplier of REALTOR®-Logo branded promotional products.
Sign up for a professional Dashboard. Once you have set up your professional Dashboard, you should claim your FREE profile by entering your REALTOR® Membership ID#.