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The Georgia Mountains & Lakes REALTORS® Association serves as a central source of information for our members and our main focus are real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in our industry and representing our REALTOR® members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community. Throughout its history, GMLRA has exerted its influence in civic affairs in its capacity of representing a substantial segment of the business community across Northeast Georgia. The Association has contributed to various local charities over the years through a variety of fundraisers.

GMLRA membership provides a purpose, vision and mission in the promotion and protection of the real estate industry. It also provides a means for developing life-long affiliations, an outlet for community involvement and a means of defending the American dream of home ownership and private property rights. Members of the Georgia Mountains & Lakes REALTORS® Association aim higher, gain more and make greater strides in both their business and personal endeavors.

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A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when he or she becomes a member of the National Association of REALTORS® - The Voice for Real Estate, the world's largest professional association. The term REALTOR® is a legally registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. When joining the Georgia Mountains & Lakes REALTORS® Association, members automatically become a member of the Georgia Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.

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To join the Association, you will need to pay the prorated amount of your membership fees and an application fee. GMLRA's, GAR's, and NAR's fiscal cycles are based on a calendar year, January 1 - December 31.

New REALTOR® members will pay a $50 application fee in addition to the annual fee listed below.



A REALTOR® is defined as an individual who holds an active real estate or appraiser's license.

REALTORS® also hold membership with the Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR) and




An Affiliate is an individual who does not hold an active real estate license, but has interests in the real estate profession.

Affiliates also hold membership with the Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR).


4 Steps to Join

SUBMIT a completed application with the appropriate membership fee.
ATTEND New Member Orientation within the first nine months of membership.
COMPLETE an NAR-approved Code of Ethics training within the first nine months of membership.
NOTIFY GMLRA with proof of your Code of Ethics completion.

Need your NRDS#?

In order to access the GAR Forms as a member for FREE, you must enter your National REALTOR® Database System ID (NRDS #) to confirm your REALTOR® membership.

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