As a REALTOR®
you have access to free information services offered only to members. Many services also offer free Email updates.
You need only to register online.
Below are listed
only a few of your available resources at the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® and the National Association
of REALTORS®. To find out more information logon to MAR & NAR.
Most links provided
will require member login for complete access. The first time you login, you'll need your NRDS ID#. For assistance
call the Board Office.
Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Legal Hotline is among the most popular of MAR's services.
It provides toll free access to staff attorneys who can provide information on real estate law and related regulatory and
Access to the Legal Hotline is restricted to office
principals, managers, and their designees, but any member may have a question forwarded through an authorized REALTOR®
within their firm. To gain authorization, members must first complete and sign the Legal Hotline authorization form.
Once approved as an authorized caller, you can access the Hotline
by calling 800-370-LEGAL (5342), sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax questions to 781-890-4919.
The MAR Legal Department has also prepared numerous Legal Issues Briefing Papers on some of the more commonly addressed topics from the Legal Hot Line.
They include a written synopsis of relevant law, answers to FAQs, and other important considerations
for agents/brokers. Some of the subjects covered are deeds, escrow disputes, gifts, probate, radon, security deposits,
RESPA and the Wetlands Protection Act.
a.m. to 8 p.m
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Technology, technology and more technology!
New technologies bring with them new challenges. The Tech Helpline is a toll-free
service to help keep your business running smoothly.
MAR offers REALTORS® access to a staff of trained technology counselors who can help you to resolve problems with software and hardware operations, Internet connection issues; computer compatibility
with printers, scanners, digital cameras and other new business devices, and basic functions of the association's free
Simplicity Forms and electronic forms software MassForms™.
To access the toll free number, you must login at
the: Technology Helpline
MAR also has available on their website Technology News.
MAR’s new web site provides a multitude of services to enhance your marketing efforts, increase exposure to
consumers, and efficiently complete business transactions.
You have a free member home page on marealtor.com which allows buyers and sellers to locate you by community, specialty area of practice, and professional designation.
You can also
register online for education courses and order merchandise from the MAR Product Mall.
The resource section provides
you with access to an extensive library of industry materials, association documents, and proprietary member information.
contact MAR by email or calling Customer Service at 800-725-6272.
MAR issues quarterly housing reports which monitor activity in the state’s detached single-family home and condominium markets,
and bi-annual reports on the multifamily housing market. Each report contains commentary on current market conditions, analysis
of major market trends, and year-to-year sales, price and inventory data for the state and regional markets across Massachusetts.
MAR’s quarterly housing reports are summarized in Bay State REALTOR® magazine, and are available in their entirety on
MAR's web site.
MAR, also produces in conjunction with the National Association of
REALTORS®, an annual survey of homebuyers and sellers which details consumers’ habits and motivations, and the economic
and market factors affecting the home search and sale processes.
Get in the
know with NAR’s member Web site.
From authoritative research reports to market trends, REALTOR.org is the single
largest source of online real estate information available. You have 24 hour a day, member-level
access to a wealth of benefits including member savings opportunities, daily news, continually updated features,
productivity-enhancing tools and much more. REALTOR.org has everything you need to excel, including up-to-date analyses
of real estate-related legislative events, comprehensive legal information and key marketing tips.
Take full advantage of your NAR membership by
registering at REALTOR.org.
The REALTOR Benefits®
Program is your member benefits program.
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.NAR now offers you hundreds of free and discounted products and information resources!
Just click on the link and
download the latest catalog.
Why wait for your magazine, the latest in real estate news now or see past issues of REALTOR® magazine. News affecting the real estate industry, insightful
articles on how to succeed in today's rapidly changing business climate, educational material, REALTOR®
profiles and more!
Find your business solutions including: Technology, Home Office, Sales & Marketing Tools, Sales Meeting Tools,
Products, Articles and Columns on Business Trends. REALTOR® members can get FREE Daily News by E-mail.
largest real estate library in the world.
Services open to visiting members Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm ET.
have access to the extensive collection of books, articles, reports, statistics, tapes, DVDs, as well as real estate and business
periodicals & journals. You can check something out or get customized research for a special project. Quick
reference questions are answered at no charge. Requests that involve research or loaned materials are assessed a minimal service
fee of $10.00.
news, technology and business resource. The Virtual Library provides a wealth of specialty pages on the
top issues and trends affecting the real estate industry, as well as full-text articles and links to the most informative
web sites. You can also save subscription dollars by reading the leading real estate and business magazines and newspapers
online for free. Browse the extensive collection at your leisure, reference online and print resources, and even request customized
research with just a few keystrokes.
NAR Action Center
Take action now. Make your voice heard.
As a registered member of the NAR Action
Center, NAR will keep you informed about legislative activities that affect REALTORS®, including health care legislative
developments. And, as events warrant, you'll receive "Call to Action" e-mails that enable you to affect
positive change in Washington, D.C.
With more than one million REALTORS®, we certainly have the power to be heard, but it takes the involvement of
all NAR members.