The Many Benefits of REALTOR® Membership!

Our promise to you…
The Greater Regional Alliance of REALTORS® is an organization that provides local and timely programs, products, and services that are more affordable and accessible collectively than individually to its REALTOR® members. These services include, but are not limited to, public advocacy, education, technological support, networking, ethics and Professional Standards oversight. While partnering with the Michigan and National Associations of REALTORS®, it is the goal of this Association to be the single source for all of your REALTOR® needs.

Please go to this link for a one-page summary of benefits of membership or see below for a detailed list.

Member Services

  • Real Estate Forms (hard-copy & free e-forms)
  • REALTOR® Store (onsite)
  • SentriLock Lockbox System
  • The Tech Doctor:  Non-MLS Tech Support (phones, printers, laptops, and other devices)
  • Facebook Groups
  • Forewarn
  • Wearsafe Device
  • Online Voting Programs
  • Online Membership Roster
  • Meeting Space Rental
  • Comprehensive Document Library
  • REALTOR® Logos
  • Awards Program (REALTOR®-of-the-Year, Good Neighbor, Young Professional, Most Congenial, Committee/Task Force Appreciation, etc.)
  • National Benefits Package (Marketing Tools, Technology, Insurance, Travel, etc.)
  • State Benefits Package (accident & auto insurance, dental & health insurance, shipping discounts, etc.)
  • Call Support by Professional Staff

Publications & Subscriptions

  • Shareable Blogs
  • Press Releases (monthly)
  • GRAR Weekly Newsletter (weekly news)
  • Statistical Reports (monthly)
  • Real Trends Subscription (Provided to all broker members – a $350 value!)

Sales & Listing Tools

  • MLS – MICHRIC Database (22 counties wide)
  • Residential Rental Listing Section (RRLS)
  • The MLS Exchange, Inc. (an MLS Cooperative for Designated REALTORS®)
  • Tax, CMA, and Other Data Software
  • Open House Search
  • Data Verification & Quality Assurance
  • Comparable & Statistical Data
  • Calculators (Balloon, Mortgage, Seller’s Net Sheet)
  • Data Feeds to Third Party Aggregators
  • ShowingTime
  • zipforms
  • DotLoop
  • Market Stats & FastStats

Education & Events

  • Annual Brokers Meeting
  • Code of Ethics Training
  • Continuing Education Courses
  • Core Knowledge Reimbursement for New Members
  • Professional Designation Programs
  • Emerge
  • Fair Housing & Diversity Training
  • Hackathon
  • Installation & Awards Breakfast
  • International Real Estate Practitioner (IREP) Certification
  • Legal Updates
  • Lunch-n-Learn Topical Seminars
  • Marketing Tips & Techniques
  • Master of Brokerage Principles (MPB) Certification
  • New Designed REALTOR® Orientation
  • New REALTOR® Member Orientation
  • REBarCamp
  • Risk Reduction Resources
  • MichRIC (MLS) Training
  • “Young Professionals” Networking Events

Public Website

  • Over 78,000 Unique Visitors (monthly)
  • Property Search
  • Find a REALTOR®
  • Open House Search
  • Neighborhoods
  • Schools
  • Economic Development Resources
  • Buying & Selling Tips
  • Foreclosure Resources
  • Helpful Links

Dispute Resolution Services

  • Professional Standards Program for Business Disputes &/or Ethics Complaints
  • Enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics
  • Mediation Program
  • Legal Action Fund
  • Professional Expectations Program/Pledge
  • Report Suspicions of Mortgage Fraud Tool

Public Affairs & Advocacy

  • Protection of Private Property Rights
  • Communication with Elected Officials
  • Identification of Candidates that Support REALTOR® Issues
  • Monitoring of Ballot Initiatives
  • RPAC
  • Promotion of Affordable Housing Initiatives

Volunteer & Leadership Opportunities