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Member Awards

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® benefits from the dedication and commitment of its members. Because of this, we have recognized and rewarded members who bring credit to the real estate industry, who voluntarily contribute their expertise and who voluntarily contribute their time and skills to the Board through their committee involvement. These outstanding members deserve the special recognition of their peers and the community.

Award recipients are recognized through a variety of methods, including recognition at the General Membership Meetings, on our Website, through Press Releases, and in our publications.

The REALTOR® of the Year Award is given to a REALTOR® who has made a commitment of contribution to their community, clients and the local and state REALTOR® Associations.

The Affiliate of the Year Award recognizes an Affiliate member who provides significant contributions and service to the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS®.

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Looking for a REALTOR®, Office or Affiliate Member?

If you know their name, OR their company name, our Find a REALTOR®, Office or Affiliate Member is the fastest way to locate their contact information.

You can search members by name, city, zip code and language.

You can search offices by name, city, zip code or MLS Related Service.

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New Member FAQ

New to the business or thinking about becoming a real estate agent? Then you most likely have a few questions. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you don't find the answers you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to contact our Membership Department at 734-761-7340. 

How do I get a real estate license? 

The first step in getting a real estate license is to contact the State Department of Real Estate.

If I just passed the real estate test, can I join the Association?

 Yes, you can join our Association if you are currently sponsored by a Broker.

How much are dues?

The dues you pay are based on your level of membership with our Association (Designated REALTOR®, Non-Designated REALTOR,® or Affiliate). The current fees are posted on our site.

When are the annual dues due?

Yearly membership renewals are due in November of each year.

When is new member orientation?

New member orientation is usually offered once each quarter. Visit our calendar to varify orentation dates.

How do I get a SentriLock key and lock box?

When you join our Association you have the opportunity to purchase a lock box. Please note that your key card lease with our lock box provider is renewable each quarter. In addition to the key card, you can also purchase electronic lock boxes at the AAABoR office.

 

Membership Forms

Thank you for your interest in joining Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS. Whether you're a REALTOR® or an Affiliate, we're glad to welcome you to our Association. Below are definitions of our various member types, as well as links to our membership applications. Should you have questions or need assistance completing your application, please don't hesitate to contact the Board office at (734) 761-7340.  

Agent Application (2 pages) - For New REALTOR® membership

Affiliate Application (1 page) - For New Affiliate membership

Broker Application (4 pages) - For New Broker membership

Lifetime Member Application (1 page)

MLS Only Application (2 pages) - For MLS Access only

MLS User Fee Exemption Request (1 page)

Non-Member Salesperson Application(1 page)

Reinstatement Form (1 page)

Senior Member Application (1 page)

SentriLock Opt-Out Form (1page)

Termination Form (1 page)

Transfer Form (1 page)


As a convenience to AAABoR members, links to some of the more common State of Michigan forms are provided in our Real Estate License Information section of our website.


Agent-Direct Billing

Auto-Pay Enrollment form


Reinstatement Charges: 

For REALTORS® who reinstate with a different firm.

  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 31 and 90 days must pay a $200 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 91 days and 1-year must pay a $220 or $230 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is more than 1-year must re-apply as new members and pay the current application fee.

For REALTORS® who reinstate with the same firm.

  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 1 and 6 days must pay a $25 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 7 and 90 days must pay a $200 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 91 days and 1-year must pay a $220 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is more than 1-year must re-apply as new members and pay the current application fee.

Exception: REALTORS® who were terminated because their Broker/Designated REALTOR® was terminated for non-payment.
Firm is defined as: All offices under the same ownership.
Lapse is defined as: The time between the termination effective date and the reinstatement/transfer date.


CBOR/CPIX Agreement

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® has entered into an agreement with the Commercial Board of REALTOR® (CBOR) to offer commercial benefits to AAABoR members, including guest listings, at no additional cost. Members of AAABoR can search listings on CPIX.net, the commercial information exchange by selecting "Partner MLS Systems" in the lower right corner on the MLXchange homepage, or by going directly to www.CPIX.net and selecting "Search Listings" in the upper left corner. AAABoR members can also take advantage of commercial education and commercial forms provided by CBOR.

For an additional cost, AAABoR members may also choose to join CBOR as a secondary member to enjoy full participation in CPIX, receive the member newsletter, and receive member pricing for events. AAABoR members will receive a discount on CBOR and CPIX fees by joining through the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® (see CBOR/CPIX fees for more information).

Additional CBOR/CPIX Information

CPIX Fees

Commercial Agreement Form

Professional Standards

Not all real estate licensees are REALTORS®. Membership in the local, state and national associations of REALTORS® distinguishes REALTORS® from real estate agents who do not subscribe to a code of ethics or have access to the educational, business and market information advantages of the Realtor counterparts. All REALTORS® must take comprehensive training on the Code of Ethics, which is considered a living document that protects sellers, buyers, tenants and others who place their rust in REALTORS®.

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice 2015

Ethics

The Code of Ethics is designed to establish a public and professional consensus against which the practice and conduct of Realtors may be judged. A violation of the Code of Ethics involves an offense against the Board and its members. An ethics proceeding has two essential purposes: education and vindication (discipline). It is educational in that it raises the consciousness of members to the meaning and significance of the Code. Many ethics violations occur inadvertently or through ignorance, and the hearing proceeding serves as an educational tool.

Before you file an ethics complaint

Steps to follow when filing an ethics complaint

Ethics Complaint Form

Arbitration

By becoming a member, every Realtor binds himself or herself and agrees to submit to arbitration all disputes as defined by Article 17 of the Code of Ethics.

The duty of REALTORS® to arbitrate is based in the Code of Ethics, specifically Article 17 which provides:
  • In the event of contractual disputes or specific non-contractual disputes as defined in Standard of Practice 17-4 between REALTORS® (principals) associated with different firms, arising out of their relationship as REALTORS®, the REALTORS® shall submit the dispute to arbitration in accordance with the regulations of their Board or Boards rather than litigate the matter.
  • The obligation to participate in arbitration contemplated by this Article includes the obligation of REALTORS® (principals) to cause their firms to arbitrate and be bound by any award.

Request for Arbitration Form

Mediation

 

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