Member Benefits

As a member of MAAR, you receive industry resources within your reach, ethical standards that work, powerful government influence where it matters, competitive advantage in your career development, innovative technology service, commitment to strengthen REALTOR® promotion in the community and opportunities to network with colleagues.

Membership with MAAR automatically extends your membership to the Minnesota Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. All three organizations are devoted to serving your interests and needs on the local, state and national levels.

Take advantage of all the benefits of membership! Let the power of MAAR work for you.

Professionalism

The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that can only be used by members of the National Association of REALTORS® who subscribe to its Code of Ethics, which sets forth standards of conduct and professional integrity. MAAR supports business standards in the industry by upholding and enforcing the Code of Ethics, MLS rules and other business standards providing a solid foundation for your business. | CODE OF ETHICS HOMEPAGE | CODE OF ETHICS TOPICS AND PRINTOUTS | ETHICS COMPLAINTS

Research Expertise

Stay on top of the latest market developments and trends that impact the growth of your business through MAAR’s weekly and monthly market activity reports, annual Residential Real Estate Activity Report and other industry research reports. Make MAAR your first stop for comprehensive residential real estate market and economic information for the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Communications

Learn the most up-to-date industry news through the “In the News” section on our home page; in our weekly online newsletter, Today’s Real Estate; our real estate market insight blog, The Skinny; and through other online publications.

Education and Professional Development

REALTORS® need education and information that not only fits their busy schedule but also provides immediate professional impact. We offer you rich information resources and education courses covering a range of real estate topics. Our courses are approved by the Department of Commerce and our instructors are local and national experts in their field. You benefit by learning from the best.

Public Affairs

Success identified through recognition and public relations programs that remind both the industry and the public of the important role REALTORS® play in making the American dream come alive.

Technology Tools

Gain access to technology services like NorthstarMLS and website development that increase your market visibility, improve productivity and enhance client communications. MAAR partners with product vendors to bring reduced-rate productivity tools.

Networking

Networking with professionals in your industry helps you stay current on important issues and trends. Building relationships at networking events benefits your business. Knowing the person on the other end of your transaction increases the likelihood it will be a smooth and quick contract. You’ll discover a friendly and neutral setting where you can meet local REALTOR® members at MAAR. Find a program or two or three that fit your professional needs:

  • Affiliate Networking Group
  • Appraiser Support Group
  • Broker Support Group
  • Compass Academy
  • Global Business Council
  • Public Affairs Committee
  • Ignite! – Multicultural Network of Real Estate Professionals
  • Tuesday Mornings @ MAAR
  • Yo Pro – Young Professionals Networking Group “2009 NAR Chapter of the Year”

Discounted Marketing

Signs, stakes, contracts, maps, books and other marketing tools are sold in the REALTOR® Store at a discount to members.

Commitment to You and Your Community

The real value and power of our network community stems from your dedication and support of our community programs. MAAR is committed to provide you with valued community driven and real estate related volunteer programs.

Extended Support

We are waiting for you to contact us. Our experienced, professional staff will provide you access to information and solutions to meet your needs. Our doors are open Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Member Services will respond to member questions and needs. Talk to a Member Services Representative to find access to resources for your day to day real estate activity, including NorthstarMLS, Keybox system and MAAR store products.

Recognition

REALTOR® of the Year is our way of showing appreciation to members for their volunteerism in our association, the real estate community, as well as any involvement with the national and state associations.