As a REALTOR®, membership definitely has its benefits.
As a member of the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® (GAAR), you are entitled to many local, state and national benefits negotiated on your behalf. In addition to the many complimentary services offered directly through the Associations, GAAR works with local businesses to provide discount offers that are exclusive to our members. If you have any additional questions about our benefits, please contact us.
NAR's Government Affairs division works to develop, advance and implement the federal legislative objectives of the REALTOR® Association.
Through a number of vehicles, NAR communicates directly to consumers on your behalf about the value of home ownership and the role REALTORS® play in the home ownership story.
NAR is home to the world's largest real estate library that covers a myriad of topics related to commercial and residential real estate.
REALTOR Benefits® Program
Your official member benefits resource, bringing you discounts and special offers on products and services just for REALTORS®.
NMAR provides forms and documents that help you complete your transaction in compliance with state requirements.
With an attorney on staff, NMAR offers a legal hotline to answer questions on forms, contracts and your transactions.
- NMAR Legal Hotline: 1-877-699-7266
Southwest Multiple Listing Service (SWMLS)
A must for all real estate professionals, SWMLS is the premier provider of reliable real estate information, tools and services.
Supra provides a cutting edge electronic lockbox system to members. Supra makes it easy for showing agents to access properties and for listing agents to track activity at client properties.
Discounts on Classes
Your continuing education (CE) classes and professional development are at the core of our service. Each month we offer special member discounts on our CE classes.
FREE training, seminars and forums
Throughout the year, GAAR offers seminars, forums and training that supports your professional development above and beyond the mandatory CE credits.
Special Events and Networking
REALTORS® are not all work and no play. In addition to monthly networking events, we hold fun special fundraising events several times a year.
GAAR Affiliates are individuals or businesses that specialize in products, services, supplies, and resources that are of value to REALTORS® and their clients.
Local real estate market, industry and technology news
Through the Weekly Passport e-newsletter, gaar.com's blog and our MLS messaging service, we ensure our members are kept abreast of the latest news and developments that impact the way they do business.
Access to cutting-edge technology products
Through GAAR and SWMLS, members have free access to a number of value-added products and services including Flexmls, ShowingTime, Tech Helpline and more.
GAAR offers a free Notary Public service. Please call 505-842-1433 to make arrangements.
Outreach and Advocacy
As a professional association, we help build healthy communities, help you connect with consumers, and advocate for private property rights and local homeownership issues and advertise the benefit of using a REALTOR®.
- Learn about GAAR's Community Outreach
- Learn about GAAR's Consumer Connection through NewMexicoHomeSearch.com.
- Learn about GAAR's Political Advocacy Efforts
As a member, you get the added benefit of the use of the GAAR REALTOR® Building to have meetings, enjoy the Open Door Internet Café with free Wi-Fi, access conferences spaces or relax and have a free cup of coffee.
Local Benefit Partner Program
To provide discounts to the products and services you use most while supporting local businesses, GAAR works to develop new local Benefit Partners. If you are interested in becoming a local Benefit Partner, please send an email to LauraH@gaar.com for additional information on the program.
Cutco Closing Gifts (SW Legacy Gifts)
Specialize in helping Realtors and Loan Officers brand their business through their closing gifts. Ensures a gift that creates Top of Mind Awareness so that a broker is never forgotten. I look forward to turning your gifts into conversation starters that help you grow your business and referrals!
Builders Source Appliance Gallery
For new homeowner, the perfect client gift can be that appliance that wasn’t included with the home. Builders Source Appliance Gallery is a local company that offers the top brands and the lowest price.
To learn about Builders Source Appliance Gallery discounts for GAAR members, contact Jason Balthrop by phone at 505-889-3001 or by email at email@example.com.
Home Services / Contractors
Safe at Home Environmental Services
TEST A HOME, SAVE A LIFE! Safe at Home Environmental is your fully-certified radon testing and mitigation company in New Mexico. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Has your home tested high for radon gas? We will beat any other certified conpany by 10% for mitigation. We are also certified for asbestos and lead testing. Water quality testing is also available.
To learn about discounts for GAAR members, contact Brian Jacobs at 505-303-2730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who has the keys to the house? Rekey and rest assured that only the new homeowners have the key to their new home. Eliminate multiple keys and enjoy the convenience of a single key residence. Whatever your lock or key issues on your home, business or auto, Pop-a-Lock can help.
For emergency service, call 505-242-4550. For special GAAR offers and FREE thank you cards for your clients, call Kathy at 505-967-7379 or email email@example.com.
Hotels / Accomodations
Home2 Suites by Hilton
Whether you need accommodations for out-of-town clients (or friends and family) or your clients are temporarily between homes, Home2Suites (Albuquerque/Downtown- University) offers the area’s newest, all-suite extended-stay hotel.
To learn about Home2Suites discounts for GAAR members, contact Diana Roman by phone at 505-244-6363 or by email at diana.roman2@Hilton.com.
First Impression, Inc.
First Impression, Inc., is your local one stop shop for all your printing and specialty items. From business cards, forms, large posters, to silk-screen t-shirts and embroidery, we’ve got you covered.
To learn about special offers for REALTORS®, contact Terry Buster by phone at 505-255-6321 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Albuquerque the Magazine
Albuquerque the Magazine is the only perfect-bound, glossy monthly in the city. Our distribution is all over town (and the rest of the state) at Albertson’s, Whole Foods Market, Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, Satellite Coffee…and the list goes on! Our ever-increasing newsstand circulation broadens your potential customer base. We also have more than 8,000 loyal subscribers, and an average monthly newsstand sell-through rate over 85%.
To learn more about opportunities exclusive to GAAR members, contact Brian Cordova by phone at 505-842-1110 or by email at email@example.com.
ABQ Journal’s HomeStyle
Market yourself and your listings throughout the entire Albuquerque metro-area and reach more than 250,000 readers every week. Homestyle, the Albuquerque Journals new real estate publication will display your add both in print and online. In addition to special discounts to GAAR members, you also get a FREE Open House listing in Friday’s HomeStyle simply by entering your open house details in Flexmls by Monday afternoon.
To learn about additional discounts for GAAR members, contact Jorge Lopez by phone at 505-823-3393 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Su Casa Magazine
For immediate help with advertising: Contact Publisher Bruce Adams at 505-690-5904
Office Supplies / Services
Workspace Dynamics is the only woman-owned, locally owned furniture and office supply company in Albuquerque. We understand the local economy and culture because we live and work in the community we serve. Have us fulfill your office or home-office essentials such as cleaning products, infection control items, storage, office supplies and promotional products of all kinds. We want you to LOVE your space and make it easy by providing EVERYTHING you need for the office!
Contact Jen Jaciw at email@example.com 505.273.7759. Whether it’s saving money, providing products not found elsewhere, or offering unparalleled customer service, we build relationships that last.
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