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.
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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 on 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 Nick@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!
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.
We're making smart Legal Coverage AND Identity Protection for GAAR members simple. What if instead of paying hundreds of dollars for one hour of legal help, you paid a small monthly membership fee and got a law firm for life? And what if you could have the only identity theft protection providing a team of dedicated licensed private investigators to restore your identity should it ever become compromised? Well, now you can own LegalShield and/or IDShield at a discounted rate and have the peace of mind that having experts on your side provides.
For more information on the plans, rates and how to enroll, go to www.legalshield.com/info/GAAR or call or text Wayne Byrd at 505-301-1386 or email at: WayneByrd@LegalShieldAssociate.com.
Travel / Automotive
Elegance Limousines LLC
Elegance Limousines provides the best limousine and car services in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We provide premium vehicles and premium service at competitive prices. Elegance Limousines is the best transportation service and limousines Albuquerque has to offer! Elegance Limousines strives to do everything in our power to provide the most reliable and comfortable cars and limousine Albuquerque and surrounding areas have to offer. We continuously work to be the best Albuquerque limo rentals provider.
With our private car and limousine services in Albuquerque, Elegance Limousines offers a wide variety of options for all of your transportation needs.