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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National Benefits


NAR's Government Affairs division works to develop, advance and implement the federal legislative objectives of the REALTOR® Association.

Consumer Outreach

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®.

State Benefits


NMAR provides forms and documents that help you complete your transaction in compliance with state requirements.

Legal Hotline

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

Local Benefits

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 Lockboxes

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.

Affiliate Directory

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,'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.

Notary Public

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®.

REALTOR® Building

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 for additional information on the program. 

Benefit Partners


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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!

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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

Home Services / Contractors

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Zerorez New Mexico employs an environmentally friendly cleaning process that cleans without the use of harsh chemicals or detergents and leaves behind no smell, no sticky surfaces or crunchy carpets and no lingering soap to attract dirt. Our patented technology cleans with Zr Water™ — it’s water that’s been electrolyzed to act like soap, but better! Because we didn’t use cleaning chemicals to create it, Zr Water cleans without leaving soil-attracting residue. Your carpets won’t dry crunchy and will stay cleaner longer!

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IW Home Source Inc


IW HomeSource is more than just a residential & commercial maintenance company.  IW HomeSource creates living wage jobs, invests in our community directly and indirectly with grants and scholarships, and gives second chance employment opportunities in Albuquerque, New Mexico. IW HomeSource strives to be an example of what an ethical and profitable 21st century company can be.

Founded to provide awesome & affordable maintenance services to everyone and by making it even better with subscription plans. Give us a call & see what we can do for You! 

20% Discount off all services.

Hotels / Accomodations

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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


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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

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Su Casa Magazine


For immediate help with advertising: Contact Publisher Bruce Adams at 505-690-5904

Professional Services

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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 or call or text Wayne Byrd at 505-301-1386 or email at: