WELCOME TO THE
GEORGIA MOUNTAINS & LAKES REALTORS® ASSOCIATION
We value your membership with the Georgia Mountains & Lakes REALTORS® Association. In this section, you will find information pertaining to your membership. Please let us know if something you are looking for is missing!
All new members must complete an in-class local GMLRA Orientation training within the first nine months of membership.
Print quality and web graphic versions of our logos are available for your personal use.
We encourage all members to consider joining one of our many committees.
New Member Resource Links
GMLRA Association Benefits
- Membership Account Portal
Register for upcoming events and renew your annual membership via your Member Portal! All GMLRA programs can be found by clicking on 'Upcoming Meetings' under the 'Events' tab. (Additional REALTOR® Associations/Boards also use this site and are listed on the footer of your account web page. Search events, use the filter feature, or look for events that begin 'GMLRA' for the Georgia Mountains & Lakes REALTORS®.)
- GMLRA Committees
Get involved and sign up for a committee today! Once enrolled you'll receive meeting reminders. To view a full schedule of events and meetings, check out GMLRA's Google Calendar.
- GMLRealtors on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook and check out our 'What's Up Paulding' Videos!
Communicate fast and effectively with the entire GMLRA membership!
- GMLRA Events
Realizing that networking is a vital part of a successful career in real estate, the GML REALTORS® provides numerous opportunities for the entire real estate industry to come together!
- GMLRA Affiliates
Please Support our Affiliate Members!
- Click here to see how your GMLRA membership adds up!
- GMLRA Legislative
From the halls of the Capitol to the courthouse steps, REALTORS® are fighting and winning political battles. If an issue is important to real estate, you'll find out about it here.
- GMLRA RPAC
How the REALTORS® Political Action Committee saves you money.
Advocacy news and resources from the Georgia Association of REALTORS®.
NAR's latest news about the REALTOR® Party which is a powerful alliance of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations working to advance public policies and candidates that build strong communities, protect property interests, and promote a vibrant business environment.
- GMLRA Education
GMLRA offers several CE programs throughout the year locally to help members meet their GREC CE License Renewal Requirement.
- GMLRA Orientation
Don't forget that all new members must also complete a Code of Ethics course.
Reimbursements are provided by GAR for approved designation and certification courses!
- NAR Designations and Certifications
- List of all courses approved for GAR Scholarships
- Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Georgia REALTORS® Designation program! If you take both GRI Core Courses of “Risk Management” and “Skill Building” you can earn Sales Post-License credit AND fulfill your Code of Ethics training. GAR’s scholarship program will also reimburse you for both of these courses! (If you have already completed your post-license training, these courses can provide regular continuing education credits.)
- GAR Continuing Education Classes
Includes designation and certification courses, both in a classroom setting and online.
- nar.realtor/safety - REALTOR® safety information
- Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
- REALTOR® Code of Ethics Online Training
NAR provides a free course for new and existing members! (Free Course does not provide Continuing Education Credits)
NAR’s Free Fair Housing Training Platform; Complete this interactive online simulation training to test and assess how well you're protecting clients against discrimination in the home-buying process!
- Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness
A resource designed to help you understand your financial planning options and prepare for the future, one step at a time. Be sure to also check out NAR’s Monthly Financial Wellness Webinars!
- Commitment to Excellence
Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) from the National Association of REALTORS® empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It's not a course, class or designation—it's an Endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when serving clients and other REALTORS®. (Complete the entire program to earn elective credits toward the GRI designation or to fulfill your Code of Ethics training. NAR Designation/Certification Course completion is required to complete the endorsement.)
Georgia Association of REALTORS®' Benefits (GAR)
Georgia Association of REALTORS® website.
- GAR Member Discounts
Special discounts offered by GAR (NRDS ID # required to view member content).
- Georgia Real Estate Health Benefits Center
A health solution designed exclusively for GAR members, you and your dependents may qualify for affordable coverage that sources the best care possible and fits with your financial picture. Open enrollment year-round!
- GAR Forms (real estate contracts)
Included in your membership! Over $250/yr value.
- Free Legal Email Helpline
Submit your questions regarding Ethics/Arbitration, License Law, GAR Contract Forms or basic real estate-related legal questions to GAR's longtime general counsel, Weissman PC. (NRDS ID # required to access the submission page.)
- Legal Lines Library
A video series that features GAR General Counsel Seth Weissman discussing some of the most frequently asked questions that come through the GAR Legal Helpline!
- Georgia REALTOR® Magazine Quarterly publication that covers current hot topics in real estate. View archived issues and enroll in online only subscriptions with the link above.
National Association of REALTORS®' Benefits (NAR)
Association of REALTORS® website.
Get to know your membership with NAR! This site helps advise you on your first year of membership and includes a list of 9 To-Dos for your first month of membership.
- Right Tools Right Now
Each month, NAR will offer savings on select tools, products, and resources most beneficial for you and your business, and offer them for free or at a discounted price. Don’t miss this month’s featured offers!
- NAR References
NAR has done the research for you! Formally known as Field Guides, NAR's References contain links to external articles, titles from the NAR Library eBooks collection, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives on each topic.
- Research Reports & Housing Statistics
Provides the latest real estate research and statistics that affect the industry. Get the stats and stay informed.
- NAR Library
Access business letter templates among many other resources.
- NAR Member Benefit Providers
Lists all the companies with which NAR has partnered to provide value-added offers and significant savings on products and services you use in your business and personal life.
NAR’s REALTORS® Insurance Place provides plans for you and your family, including exclusive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage, plus telemedicine and a variety of wellness solutions – all with unique benefits for NAR members.
Access 100's of free audio and ebooks.
- REALTORS® Property Resource
Access to property data, market trends, and client-friendly reporting exclusively for REALTORS®. (Georgia MLS & FMLS is currently a participant.) Training is available at blog.narrpr.com/learning/
Marketing / Communication
NAR's newest marketing campaign helps consumers understand why working with a REALTOR® is the best choice! Free campaign materials are available.
Additional REALTOR® difference marketing materials.
Sign up for your own .REALTOR® domain or .realestate domain today!
- Proper use of the REALTOR® marks in advertising and marketing.
- GMLRA Logos
GMLRA's logo and a link to NAR's REALTOR® logo for your marketing.
- "Plugged In" with GAR
New infographics released each month to share with your audience and boost your business.
REALTOR® Content Resource - the best FREE way to keep in touch with your clients! Your source for ready-to-use articles on all aspects of homeownership, including home buying and selling, for your consumer communications.
- GMLRA Marketbrief
A monthly Housing Report using data compiled by Georgia MLS (GAMLS) for the Habersham, White, and Rabun Counties.
NAR's Official Supplier of REALTOR®-Logo branded promotional products.