Membership Categories, Applications and Fees

Membership in the Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS® demonstrates dedication and commitment to being a real estate professional. Your membership in BNAR is an excellent decision that provides you with a return on your investment. You can maximize your return by taking advantage of the many programs and services BNAR provides, as well as networking and leadership opportunities.

BNAR has categories of membership. Click on any of the underlined links for the application and updated fee charts.

Designated REALTOR® – these individuals hold a license issued by New York State and are the real estate appraiser, sole proprietor, partner, corporate officer or branch office manager acting on behalf of the firms’ principals. A Designated REALTOR® is usually the owner of the company and is eligible to vote for Director. Application and Fees.

REALTOR® – these individuals hold a license issued by New York State and are engaged in the real estate profession other than as sole proprietors, partners, corporate officers or branch office managers. REALTORS® are eligible to vote in Director Elections. Application and Fees

REALTOR ASSOCIATE® – these individuals hold a license issued by New York State and are engaged in the real estate profession other than as principals, partners, or corporate officers. Salesmen and other associates of a real estate office are employed by, or affiliated as an independent contractor. Application and Fees.

Designated / MLS Member Designated MLS application and MLS Member application.

Institutional – these individuals are usually engaged in professions and enterprises allied to real estate such as mortgage broker, mortgage banker, title company, surveyor, home inspector, or attorney. Application and Fees

Affiliate – these individuals are unlicensed and are usually employees of a member or the REALTOR® or Institutional BNAR member. Application and Fees

Public Service – these individuals are interested in the real estate profession as employees of or affiliated with educational, public utility, governmental or similar organizations. Application and Fees

Retired – these individuals have the same rights and privileges as affiliate members except retired members may hold a real estate license.

REALTOR® Emeritus – these REALTOR® members have held membership in this association for a cumulative period of 40 years or who are designated by the National Association of Realtors and certified by the BNAR Board of Directors.

Sales Person Transfer Form and Address Change Form - use this form to make changes to your existing membership data.

Member Reinstatement Form - use this form to reinstate a previous member.

Joe Cecconi
West Herr Benefits