Membership with SAAR entitles you to a wide array of valuable services, products, support, and programs designed to enhance your ability and opportunity to conduct business successfully and ethically in a professional atmosphere. The benefits of membership with SAAR provides members with the resources needed to take full advantage of the services offered by the association.
SAAR currently offers the following membership categories:
• MLS Participant
| When you become a REALTOR® member of SAAR, you are also required to join THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) and the Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR). In addition to receiving all the benefits offered from SAAR, you are also entitled to all the benefits offered through NAR & AAR. REALTORS® Members:
• Enjoy greater earning potential • Have access to valuable education and information resources • Gain political power through the Alabama REALTORS® Political Action Committee (ARPAC) • Adhere to a strict Code of Ethics For new REALTOR® members, please note that a one time application fee of $250 is applicable.
Designated REALTOR® Membership (DR / Broker Member)
|For Designated REALTORS® please note that a one time application fee of $350 is applicable.|
|SAAR has nearly 70 affiliate members, representing businesses as diverse as mortgage companies, home inspectors, newspapers, magazine, title companies and pest control companies. Many of these individuals join so they can keep up‐to‐date with the latest real estate information and also to take advantage of networking opportunities with REALTOR®members. Affiliate members are afforded many of the same benefits of membership that REALTORS® receive and they too can reap a competitive advantage by belonging to SAAR.|
Designated APPRAISER Membership
|For Designated Appraiser members please note that a one time application fee of $350 is applicable.|
|SAAR has nearly 30 appraiser members. Many of these individuals join so they can keep up‐to‐date with the latest real estate information and also to take advantage of networking opportunities with REALTOR® members. Appraiser members are afforded many of the same benefits of membership that REALTORS® receive and they too can reap a competitive advantage by belonging to SAAR.
MLS ONLY PARTICIPANT
| MLS Only Participants receive limited access to the MLS as a condition of their membership. MLS Only Participant Application|
DUES BILLING & INFORMATION
SAAR Membership Dues are billed and payable ANNUALLY ( November 15th ).
Dues invoices are typically available to view and/or pay beginning mid October.
MLS SUBSCRIBER FEES
SAAR MLS DUES are billed Quarterly and due on or before the 1st of each quarter payable directly to MLS. As a condition of MLS Subscription, a quarterly $4.50 fee is assessed for Dotloop Premium.