2016 Membership Renewal Info

Renew Online Now : Payment Plan : FAQ

We want to thank you for your continued membership with the
Atlanta Board of REALTORS®!

At the end of each membership year, we examine the process of renewing your membership and continue to strive towards making this as easy a process as possible so your feedback is appreciated. Most importantly, please remember that your annual membership should be renewed by October 1st of each year.

Renewal Information

  1. Members will be notified via email of the Renewal options and deadline.
  2. Designated REALTORS® (DR) will receive notice of Renewals and will need to complete the DR Certification letter, primary or secondary.
  3. RPAC - please make your Fair Share Investment when you renew.

You may Renew Online now!

You may now view and pay your invoice online. If you do not know your username or password, you may request for it to be emailed to you from the login screen.

You may also mail your renewal to 5784 Lake Forrest Drive, Atlanta, GA 30328 and make checks payable to the Atlanta Board of REALTORS®. Please include a copy of your invoice.

Questions about your membership?

Payment Plans Available

May I make a partial payments?

If you are a REALTOR® or Affiliate member and your primary membership is held with the Atlanta Board, you will have a Payment Plan option when making payment online. In addition to the renewal amount, an administration fee of $19 will be added if you choose to participate in the Payment Plan. Four equal installments will be applied to your credit card on the day you enroll, October 15, November 15, and December 15. The Order Summary screen will still reflect the full amount of the membership.

Please note this plan is available only online and payments will be processed automatically to the credit card information you provide. The payment plan is only available to renewing members, not new member applications, and you must renew online by October 14th in order to take advantage of this payment plan.

TERMS

By signing up for the payment plan online, I give authorization to the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® to charge my credit/debit card account for my 2016 membership renewal on the specified installment dates. All payments are non-refundable. Members utilizing the payment plan that are not paid in full by December 15, 2015 will incur a $100 late fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for information on our Renewal Refund Policy.

Did the renewal amount increase?

In response to adding statewide benefits that members have long been asking for, the Georgia Association of REALTORS® approved an increase of $25 to fund the requested benefits, which includes a FREE Legal Helpline. To help offset the state dues increase, the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® decreased the local dues $4.

How may I obtain my Username or Password?

From the login screen, you may recover or reset your password. If you do not know your username or password, you may request that it be emailed to you from the login screen.

What payment methods may I use?

You may pay by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Is my credit card charged immediately?

Yes, the charge is completed during the renewal transaction. If you have incorrectly entered the number or expiration date, or if there is another problem with the card, you will be unable to complete the transaction.

How do I print an invoice?

To print an invoice, login to the Member Portal. Once logged in, click on the green box, "Account Balance." Click the Order link for the 2016 Membership Cycle (not the "Pay Dues" link). This link brings you to an Orders Detail page. Click the "Print" button (bottom left).

What if I wish to pay by check?

Make check payable to Atlanta Board of REALTORS®.
NOTE: Include your Real Estate License # on the check.

Submit payment to the Board Office at:
5784 Lake Forrest Dr. - Atlanta, GA - 30328

Please include a copy of your invoice (details above).

I am a Broker. How may I view who in my office still needs to renew?

Designated REALTORS® may now manage your office and your agents' membership online.
Click here for more information.

Do I have to invest in RPAC?

Your renewal invoice online includes a voluntary RPAC investment which is strongly encouraged, but is ultimately voluntary. Please note that RPAC saves the typical REALTOR® nearly $20,000 each year and, without RPAC, you would be paying significantly more in operating costs annually. The RPAC flier posted on the left side of this page explains your benefits in more detail.

As you go through the prompts to pay online, you have the ability to modify and/or remove the RPAC amount (you'll see an edit link next to the RPAC amount) just before you input your credit card information.

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Required Membership Fees and Tax Information

REALTOR® Tax Deduction Notice: The portion of dues paid that is spent to lobby the State and Federal governments is not deductible for income tax purposes. GAR has estimated that $15.02 (15.33%) is the nondeductible portion of the 2016 GAR dues. NAR has estimated the nondeductible portion of its 2016 dues to be $50.00 (or 42%). The entire $35.00 NAR Consumer Advertising Campaign Assessment qualifies as deductible dues.

Affiliate Tax Deduction Notice: The portion of dues paid that is spent to lobby the State and Federal governments is not deductible for income tax purposes. GAR has estimated that $15.02 (15.33%) is the nondeductible portion of the 2016 GAR dues.

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