Call the GAR/BSCMLS office to obtain the appropriate membership application forms. If you are a licensed real estate agent, it is required that your firm is a REALTOR® member. You will need to provide a copy of your real estate license in order to process your application.
As a member of GAR, you receive industry resources within your reach, ethical standards that work, powerful government influence where it matters, competitive advantage in your career development, innovative technology service, commitment to strengthen REALTOR® promotion in the community and opportunities to network with colleagues.
Membership with GAR automatically extends your membership to the Montana Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. All three organizations are devoted to serving your interests and needs on the local, state and national levels.
Take advantage of all the benefits of membership! Let the power of GAR work for you.
The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that can only be used by members of the National Association of REALTORS® who subscribe to its Code of Ethics, which sets forth standards of conduct and professional integrity. GAR supports business standards in the industry by upholding and enforcing the Code of Ethics, MLS rules and other business standards providing a solid foundation for your business. | CODE OF ETHICS HOMEPAGE | CODE OF ETHICS TOPICS AND PRINTOUTS | ETHICS COMPLAINTS
Stay on top of the latest market developments and trends that impact the growth of your business through GAR’s monthly and quarterly market activity reports, and other industry research reports. Make GAR your first stop for comprehensive residential real estate market and economic information for the Southwest Montana area.
Learn the most up-to-date industry news through the “Resources” section on both the GAR web page and the BSC MLS web page.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
REALTORS® need education and information that not only fits their busy schedule but also provides immediate professional impact. We offer you rich information resources and education courses covering a wide range of real estate topics. Our courses are approved by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation and our instructors are local and national experts in their field. You benefit by learning from the best.
Success identified through recognition and public relations programs that remind both the industry and the public of the important role REALTORS® play in making the American dream come alive.
Gain access to technology services like the MLS, Supra, Realist, Market Stats, Water Sage, and IDX solutions for your website. GAR partners with product vendors to bring reduced-rate productivity tools.
Networking with professionals in your industry helps you stay current on important issues and trends. Building relationships at networking events benefits your business. Knowing the person on the other end of your transaction increases the likelihood it will be a smooth and quick contract. You’ll discover a friendly and neutral setting where you can meet local REALTOR® members at GAR.
COMMITMENT TO YOU AND YOUR COMMUNITY
The real value and power of our network community stems from your dedication and support of our community programs. GAR is committed to provide you with valued community driven and real estate related volunteer programs.
REALTOR® of the Year is our way of showing appreciation to members for their volunteerism in our association, the real estate community, as well as any involvement with the national and state associations.