Additional Benefits and Services available to Washington REALTOR® members
|Errors & Omission Insurance: E&O insurance will protect the licensee from financial loss arising from an error, omission or negligent act committed while rendering professional services as a real estate agent during the coverage period. Our E&O Liability Program combines upgraded coverage and expanded choices in a liability program more complete than we've ever offered before. Contact: Pearl & Associates (800)289-8170.|
|Airborne Express Partner Savings Program: Members Save up to 30% off the competition's published rates with Airborne Express. Program highlights include next morning, next afternoon, second day and international service. Plus, members receive on-call pickup from most locations, and convenient on-line customer service for package tracking, locating drop boxes and more. Call 1-(800)-MEMBERS or REQUEST your FREE member rate quote.|
|Through Diane Steeves & Associates members may purchase Long Term Care (LTC) insurance with Washington Realtors® Endorsed Group discount. The current cost of care for a Long Term Care Event is $4,000 - $5,000 per month. These costs are compounding by 20% every 3 years. The average stay is 4-5 years for currently healthy people. These top-rated plans allow each member to select from a variety of benefit options. Substantial discounts are available for any two people in the same household. Preferred underwriting allows members with more complicated medical issues to be considered for coverage. LTC premiums may be 100 percent deductible for the self-employed as a business expense on a Federal tax return. Diane is available statewide for in-office informational meetings local Association meetings, or one-on-one appointments. For plan information or to receive an enrollment package please call Diane toll-free at (877) 228-7216 or visit us at: www.dianesteeves.com.|
Treat yourself to dining privileges at some of the finest restaurants on the West Coast. Your Passport Unlimited card is welcome seven days a week for lunch and dinner at any of our participating restaurants. When dining with your Passport membership you'll receive your second entrée complimentary with every visit to participating restaurants. Dine as often as you wish.Washington REALTORS® also have the opportunity to purchase prepaid Client Gift Cards. For more information on the REALTOR® Passport Unlimited program visit www.passportunlimited.com
|Mutual of Omaha Insurance: Life, Disability, Long Term Care, Critical Illness, Medicare Supplement, Annuities, Retirement Plans, SEP/IRA, and MORE, offered for you and your family through this REALTOR® endorsed program. A wide variety of insurance configurations can be tailored to meet REALTOR® needs. Contact: Kevin Smith - (800) 275-3846.|
Real Estate Business Forms: Carefully developed by REALTORS® and prominent real estate attorneys, REALTORS® enjoy a special rate. Forms may be ordered from any local REALTOR® Association or directly from Washington Association of REALTORS®. Please call Washington REALTORS® for a list of available forms at 1-800-562-6024, ext. 100.
ZipForm is the Official Forms Software of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. ZipForm is a powerful, easy-to-use software program that is helping real estate agents across the country increase productivity while decreasing the amount of time spent doing paperwork. With ZipForm information entered into a form auto-populates all forms within a transaction without re-keying the same data.
ZipForm also provides a variety of special broker services
Contact 1-866-MY-FORMS (1-866-693-6767) or visit www.zipform.com for more information. Products by RE FormsNet.
|Mediation Program: Mediation is a voluntary process which people in dispute can use to reach agreement. With the help of an impartial mediator they work toward a mutually acceptable solution. The Washington Association of REALTORS® Mediation Program is offered statewide to REALTORS® and their clients and customers. Contact: 1-800-280-4770.|
|REALTOR® Products: To order REALTOR® products contact NAR at 1-800-874-6500.|
Washington REALTOR® News: Washington REALTORS® quarterly newsletter, mailed to all members and affiliates. This paper covers all Washington REALTORS®. business and issues relating to the real estate industry that affect Washington REALTORS®, including education, legislative issues, legal issues, member benefits, Code of Ethics, insurance availability, mold, VOWs, government affairs activities and much more. If you have questions about the newsletter or would like to suggest a story idea, email Erika Lari or call 1-800-562-6024, ext. 126.
Benefits through the National Association of REALTORS®
As a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® you have access to a wide array of benefits, business tools, real estate market data, educational opportunities, and discount programs designed to help you succeed in today's market. Some of the valuable programs and services you receive include:
NAR has partnered with industry leaders to provide value-added offers and significant savings on products and services you use in your business and personal life:
The MVP Program rewards REALTORS® for being an active participant in your national association. Every two weeks a new MVP offer will be announced. Just complete the specified action within the two-week timeframe, and you'll earn a reward ranging from free e-products to discounts on NAR event registration, and more.
NAR’s Government Affairs division works to develop, advance, and implement the federal legislative objectives of the REALTOR® Association. We work with Congress and the Executive Branch through lobbying, policy development, political field representatives, political communications, grassroots advocacy, and the nation’s largest contributor of direct contributions to federal candidates: REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC).
NAR is home to the world's largest real estate library that covers a myriad of topics related to commercial and residential real estate. The collections include:
- 2,300 digital books, audiobooks, and videos
- 1,700 journals in digital format through ProQuest®
- 12,000 printed books, reports, and guides
- 750 hard-copy journals
REALTOR.com® provides consumers with a single online resource for all property listings. It remains the No. 1 most visited homes-for-sale site, with more than 6 million consumers visiting each month.
All of your listings, with a photo, are always posted for free, but you can enhance your presence and listings with what consumers want most online—multiple photos, detailed descriptions, virtual tours, and more. To receive this benefit you must be an MLS participant and your MLS must be a REALTOR.com® data content provider.
Through a number of vehicles, NAR communicates directly to consumers about the value of home ownership and its important role in the American Dream:
- Real Estate Today: On radio stations, satellite, podcasts, and even cell phones, the Real Estate Today radio show provides fast-paced and fact-packed information with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and more.
- HouseLogic: With content covering home improvement, maintenance, taxes, finance, insurance, and more, HouseLogic helps home owners make smart and timely decisions about their homes.
- Public Advocacy Campaign: NAR’s national advertising efforts deliver messages to consumers and policymakers on the issues that affect REALTORS® and their clients’ ability to buy, sell, and own real estate.
NAR's Research division collects and disseminates timely, accurate, comprehensive real estate data and conducts economic analysis in order to inform and engage members, consumers, policymakers, and the media with key information about the housing market. We deliver this information through press releases, reports, presentations, and daily blog posts offering insight on the economy, housing market, and other factors that will impact your business.
NAR supports commercial advocacy efforts and provides services specifically for commercial members, including education, publications, and commercial market research. NAR's Commercial division also manages CommercialSource.com, where NAR members can post properties for sale/lease, read industry news, and network.
Find out more information about NAR's core benefits, as well as state and local REALTOR® association benefits, in our online Member Guide. Just log in using your NRDS ID.
*Membership dues are non-refundable