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Member Benefits & Services

REALTOR® Member Benefits

 
Standard Forms
Membership, MLS, TREC forms are available at the MAAR office or on this website. Other forms can be obtained from Tennessee REALTORS®.
 
Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
A computerized inventory of residential, condo, duplex, land, multifamily and commercial listings is available 24 hours a day.
 
MAARdata XMA
The online cousin of the MLS, MAARdata XMA is a tax database containing information from Shelby County appraisers, the Shelby County Register's office and the Shelby County Assessor’s office.
 
Market Reports & Statistics
Access three different market reports and you'll always have the information your clients need about the Memphis area market.
 
Education
MAAR offers a variety of real estate courses and seminars by award winning experts. Several course offerings lead to professional specialty designations like GRI, CRS, CCIM and more. MAAR also maintains an Education Foundation that funds scholarships for members pursuing professional development and a student scholarship at the University of Memphis.
 
Legal Hotline
This service is provided by the Tennessee REALTORS®. It offers legal information and advice accessed through a toll free number. Principal brokers should call 1.800.899.5297.
 
Equal Opportunity
MAAR is pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity. MAAR encourages member firms to display the equal opportunity logo in their offices and on advertisements, business cards, stationery, etc. Camera-ready copies of the logo are available from MAAR.
 
Professional Standards
MAAR members subscribe to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. MAAR enforces compliance and conducts hearings for conflicts among board members and consumers. Arbitration hearings are also conducted for conflicts arising between association members and member firms.
 
Communications & Publications
All MAAR members receive the MAAR Weekly REALTOR® e-newsletter, as well as MAAR This Month, the monthly e-newsletter. MAAR members also receive official publications of the Tennessee REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.
 
Political Action
The REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) is one of the nation's largest and most influential. Candidates sensitive to private property rights and real property rights are supported with voluntary funds raised by the membership. RPAC supports candidates at every level: local, state and federal.
 
Insurance
Tennessee REALTORS® offers a group insurance plan through John Pearl & Associates, underwritten by CNA Insurance. This excellent major medical coverage is available at a reduced rate.
 
Committee Work
Committee work is the backbone of your Association. Committees offer you the opportunity to get involved and collaborate with fellow members. Your input helps make MAAR a stronger voice for real estate. The committee selection process takes place in November for the coming year. 
 
Community Involvement
MAAR coordinates volunteer opportunities with Youth Villages, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, Southwind Elementary and Springdale Elementary. Help make a difference in your community through hands-on work with our partner organizations. Fundraisers such as the Wine Race and Trivia Night are held throughout the year.
 
Legislative Voice
Your registered lobbyist voices REALTOR® concerns on a daily basis during the General Assembly session. REALTOR®-driven initiatives have resulted in significant legislation that benefits real estate professionals and those they represent.
 
Advertising and Public Relations
MAAR funds print and TV advertising on behalf of all REALTORS® and maintains contact with over 100 media outlets on a regular basis. The Association also sponsors various events that foster a positive public image of REALTORS®.
 
Meetings, Conventions and Conferences
Each fall, winter and summer TAR sponsors a three-day convention. A mid-year legislative conference in Washington, D.C. and a fall annual convention and trade exposition are offered each year by NAR. MAAR holds regular meetings and events and its annual election in the early fall.
 
REALTOR® Store 
MAAR's REALTOR® Store has a wide variety of items available for your real estate needs, including SOLD signs, member directories, MLS map books, flyer boxes and more. The REALTOR® Store is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
The Symbol of Excellence
The terms REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® are registered, collective service marks adopted by the National Association of REALTORS® and are a protected trademark and logo. Camera ready copies of REALTOR® trademarks are available at the MAAR front desk. Call 901.685.2100 for details.
 
Call MAAR today if someone you know would like to become a member of NAR, the nation's largest professional organization. For membership information, call 901.685.2100.

 


Affiliate Member Benefits

 
Communications & Publications
All MAAR Affiliate members receive the MAAR Weekly REALTOR® e-newsletter, as well as MAAR This Month, the monthly e-magazine. In addition, affiliate members will receive e-mails and notifications from MAAR regarding special events.
 
Committee Work
Committee work is the backbone of your Association. Committees offer you the opportunity to get involved and collaborate with fellow members. Your input helps make MAAR a stronger voice for real estate. The committee selection process takes place in November for the coming year. 
 
Community Involvement 
MAAR coordinates volunteer opportunities with Youth Villages, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, Southwind Elementary and Springdale Elementary. Help make a difference in your community through hands-on work with our partner organizations. Fundraisers such as the Wine Race and Trivia Night are held throughout the year.
 
Networking Opportunities
MAAR holds several events and classes throughout the year, including membership luncheons, fundraisers, an annual Inaugural and Awards event, an annual Election party, RPAC and political events. These events are excellent networking opportunities for Affiliate members to connect with REALTORS®. In addition, you can join the Affiliate Council and collaborate with colleagues on activities to network with and educate REALTOR® members. The Affiliate Council is free to join, and open to all MAAR affiliate members. All you have to do is fill out the application form.
 
Sponsor Program
The sponsor program gives affiliate members the chance to promote their business by putting out literature and speaking to REALTOR® members directly. Opportunities range from one-time event or education sponsorships to a full-year Preferred Partner sponsorship. The goal is to find something that will work for you and your business to reach your marketing objectives
 
Membership Directory
The names and firms of all Affiliate members are printed in the MAAR Membership Directory each month. As a MAAR member, you can purchase a directory and access the names, offices and addresses for over 3,500 members.
  

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