As members of the National Association of REALTORS, real estate professionals have access to specific tools to help them succeed. Realtors can take advantage of market data, educational opportunities and discount programs to stay a step ahead of their peers.
The Darien Board of Realtors (DBOR) has more than 375 members and encourages them to adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. The DBOR supports the advocacy of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) on behalf of our members and property owners.
The DBOR has 5 types of memberships available. Real estate licensees can apply for Realtor membership. Non-licensees can apply for other types of membership. To apply for membership in the DBOR, Realtors must:
a.) hold a Connecticut real estate broker’s license or a salesperson’s license or are licensed or certified by an appropriate Connecticut regulatory agency to engage in the appraisal of real property and one of the following:
b.) be a sole proprietor, partner or corporate officer, who is engaged actively in the real estate profession, including buying, selling, exchanging, renting or leasing, managing, appraising for others for compensation, counseling, building, developing or subdividing real estate, and who maintains or is associated with an established real estate office in Connecticut or a state contiguous thereto;
c.) are actively engaged in the real estate profession other than as sole proprietors, partners, or corporate officers, but who is in a position of management control of an established real estate office in the state of Connecticut or a state contiguous thereto;
d.) is a corporate officer (who may be licensed or unlicensed) of a real estate brokerage franchise organization with at least one hundred fifth (150) franchises located within the United State, its insular possessions and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, elected to membership pursuant to the provisions in the NAR Constitution and bylaws.
Individuals who are actively engaged in the real estate profession other than as principals, partners, corporate officers or branch office managers who meet all of the three below requirements:
a.) hold a valid real estate broker’s or salesperson’s license or a real estate appraiser’s license from the Department of Consumer Protection, state of Connecticut;
b.) be associated either as an employee or as an independent contractor with a Designated Realtors Member of another association.board within the state of Connecticut or a state contiguous thereto;
c.) have been a member of the Association for not less than the immediately preceding one year period and during said one year period shall have served as a member of at least one committee of this Association, the Connecticut, the Connecticut Association of Realtors or National Association of REALTORS.