Affiliate Benefits and Services


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Becoming an Affiliate...

Affiliate membership shall be real estate owners and other individuals or firms who, while not engaged in the real estate profession, have interests requiring information concerning real estate and are in sympathy with the objectives of the Association. Affiliate membership is held on an individual basis. Membership does not transfer in the event an Affiliate member changes companies. Affiliate members come from many areas related to real estate, such as attorneys, title company representatives, lenders, builders, real estate developers, inspectors and pest control firms.

Who is not eligible?

Anyone who holds an active real estate or appraiser’s license.

Benefits of Membership...


Discounts

  • Take advantage of member rates available in our PAARMart Retail Store and at a variety of real estate educational courses.

Legislative

  • The Realtor® Political Action Committee represents the PAAR membership promoting private property in the real estate industry.
  • You’ll be notified of pending legislation affecting real property ownership.

Networking

  • There are year-round networking opportunities with more than 1,000 Realtors® who utilize the products and services of our Affiliate members.
  • Strengthen business relationships through participation on committees and at special programs and events.

Partnerships

  • An excellent way to become a part of all the Association’s marketing efforts throughout the year. Partnership levels are available for those who wish to "partner" with the Association its activities, promotions, events and receive member benefits throughout the year. Partners "pre-pay" based on their level of participation and receive networking opportunities, complimentary advertising and web-based marketing. The program was designed so our Affiliate Members can make one single annual contribution to the Association and receive the maximum return for their investment throughout the year. Partnerships range from Platinum to Bronze.

Recognition

  • Become a partner and your recognition significantly increases.
  • Your name and contact information will be listed in the Association’s Affiliate Roster.
  • Affiliates are encouraged to submit articles on timely real estate topics for publication in the newsletter.
  • Affiliates are eligible for recognition as "Affiliate of the Year" presented during the Annual Awards Celebration.

Sponsorships

  • There are a number of individual sponsorship opportunities throughout the year you can exercise to your advantage. Sponsor meetings, programs and events to gain valuable exposure in the real estate community. Sponsor a golf hole or green. A seminar. An entire event. You choose. Sponsorships can be obtained at a variety of different monetary levels.

Subscriptions

  • You’ll be eligible to receive PAAR correspondence such as the monthly newsletter and weekly e-newsletter which provides valuable real estate related information along with individual mailings which include flyers for banquets, fundraisers and parties.
  • You automatically become a member of the Illinois Association of Realtors® and receive their very informative publications.

Sentricards

  • Affiliates requiring entry to homes listed with PAAR members (i.e. termite and home inspectors) are eligible for Sentricards to make servicing homes quick and easy.

PAAR Website

  • Your name will be listed in the online PAAR Membership Directory, a ready-source for hundreds of Realtors® and general website visitors.

Affiliates gain an advantage in business by participating in the Peoria Area Association of Realtors®!