Some of the many benefits of RIAR membership include:
Trusted Brand – The REALTOR® brand has become synonymous with real estate expertise you can trust. As a Member of the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR), you and your business will be associated with the leaders of the real estate profession – trusted and knowledgeable advisors who subscribe to a strict professional code of ethics.
Access to State-Wide MLS – Recognized as the state’s primary resource for consumers searching for rentals and properties for sale, RILiving.com is a key consumer marketing tool for REALTORS®. Through State-Wide MLS, agents can showcase their listings on RILiving.com and advertise upcoming open houses. Consumers can also find REALTORS® through the site’s REALTOR® search function.
State House Advocacy – RIAR represents your interests in state government and keeps you up to date on legal and legislative issues affecting home ownership and the real estate profession.
Discounted Education – The RIAR Career Development Center offers more than 100 approved CE courses at locations throughout Rhode Island and online! Earn special designations like GRI, CRB and CRS or simply fulfill CORE requirements. See for yourself why RIAR is Rhode Island’s “go to” real estate education center.
Latest News – In today’s fast-paced environment, news travels fast but never more so than at RIAR! Our websites — www.rirealtors.org and www.riliving.com — are constantly updated with the latest real estate news and information. You can also catch up with us on all the popular social media sites or through the REALTORS® Digest online newsletter.
Free Forms and Contracts– Need a purchase and sales agreement, disclosure, or other legal form for your real transaction? Your membership entitles you to online access to all RIAR forms. Login to your member dashboard.
Value Added Events – Anyone who has attended one of RIAR’s free sessions or NEIT Tech Days has gained valuable information from the leaders in the field. These free and discounted events are available to RIAR members throughout the year.
Professional Standards Education and Ethics Hearing and Arbitration –From your first days as a REALTOR®, you will be educated about your duties regarding professional standards. Should you have a problem with an associate, RIAR can help by offering dispute resolution and mediation for member-to-member complaints.
Legal Hotline –Need answers to your legal questions? RIAR offers a free legal hotline service for REALTOR® members. Simply call (401) 785-3650 Option 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your question with RIAR’s legal counsel. You can also search for answers to your questions on the Legal Hotline database.