Below is additional information about each of our member association.
The Mission of the Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port Association of REALTORS®, Inc. shall be to serve its members by enhancing their skills and opportunities to operate their business successfully, ethically and professionally while preserving private property rights.
To protect private property rights and help the Englewood Area Board of REALTORS maintain the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, and achieve the maximum level of success for their profession and community.
The Osceola County Association of REALTORS® is committed to serving the best interests of its members by becoming a powerful and positive influence within its professional and regional community. We are a trade Association representing over 1,700 REALTOR® and Affiliate members in the Central Florida area. Our REALTOR® members adhere to a strict code of ethics and have access to a broad range of products, services and support to help them achieve their full potential in the real estate profession.
Education is integral to a successful real estate career, and the Association offers a diverse range of mandatory and elective continuing education subjects, pre-licensing courses and professional designation classes. The Association's member interests are represented by its own REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC). RPAC is a powerful political lobbying body, supporting legislators and issues favorable to the real estate industry, private property rights, and "quality of Life" issues affecting the preservation, growth and development of local communities.
Our members benefit by a full-time professional standards committee, providing a timely and cost-effective process that resolves disputes, rather than resorting to costly litigation. We provide members vital information about industry issues and trends through various publications and monthly networking meetings and social events.
Real Knowledge. Real Service. Real Value.
The Lakeland Association of REALTORS® has served its membership and the community since its founding in 1923 as the Lakeland Real Estate Board. The Real Estate Board consisted of six charter members: Mr. John F. Cox, President, Mr. William Steitz, Mr. L.R. Abbott, Mr. E.J. Kaufmann, Mr. J. J. Haldeman, Mr. Henry J. Lewis. A charter was issued by the National Association of Real Estate Boards to the Lakeland Board of REALTORS® on May 1, 1941. Today, the Lakeland Association of REALTORS® continues to serve its membership of over 750 REALTORS® and more than 100 Affiliates as well as the Lakeland and Polk County communities.
Our objectives are to unite those engaged in the recognized branches of the real estate profession for the purpose of exerting a beneficial influence upon the profession and related interests. To promote and maintain high standards of conduct in the real estate profession as expressed in the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®. To safeguard members’ interest in the real estate profession and to further interests of home and other real property ownership.
Representing over 5,000 members, the Pinellas Realtor® Organization is one of the Tampa Bay area’s largest professional trade associations. The organization advances and promotes the real estate profession through professional development programs, government affairs, and political advocacy and maintains a high standard of conduct by real estate professionals through professional standards training and administration.
The purpose of the Association is to unite those engaged in the recognized branches of the real estate profession in this community in order to exert a beneficial influence upon the profession and related interests; to further home and other real property ownership and provide a unified medium for safeguarding and advancing the interests of real estate owners and those engaged in the real estate profession.
Its purpose also is to designate, for the benefit of the public, those within its jurisdiction of Auburndale, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Eloise, Haines City, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Wahneta and Winter Haven, who are authorized to use the term "REALTOR" ® as licensed, prescribed and controlled by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
The Central Pasco Association of REALTORS® was created as a trade association to provide information,
education and service to REALTORS® and affiliated members. We are pledged to a strict code of ethics and standards of practice.
CPAR members work with America’s property owners and act as a voice and a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information
among its members and to the public, other professional organizations and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system
and the right to own real property.
The Orlando Regional Realtor® Association is one of the largest local trade associations in the state of Florida with membership totaling more than 11,000.
The Orlando Regional Realtor® Association serves members in Hillsborough, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, and Volusia counties.
The West Pasco Board of Realtors® Mission Statement
To provide quality education, professional services, and support to its members and to offer to the public a source for ethical accountability:
to subscribe to the purposes, principles and code of ethics of the National Association of Realtors® and the Florida Association of Realtors®.
The mission of the Sarasota Association of Realtors® is to advance members' professionalism through delivery of education and resources while upholding the Realtors® Code of Ethics. We are committed to be the leading advocate of real estate in the communities we serve by protecting private property rights and expanding relationships with individuals and organizations both locally and worldwide.
Since 1923, SAR has provided members with the resources they need to enhance professionalism and ensure their continued growth and success to better serve those they represent, the consumer.
We are a trade association representing more than 3,200 REALTORS® in Sarasota County. As members of an organized real estate association, REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and have access to numerous services and programs to enhance their professionalism. Educational programs and seminars help members gain new skills and professional designations. Regular meetings provide opportunities for networking and making a difference in the world of real estate.
The East Pasco Association of Realtors (EPAR) works on behalf of its members and affiliates
to set the standards for ethics and professionalism in our local real estate market. EPAR is strongly committed to upholding the Code of Ethics,
as established by the National Association of Realtors. Through both community education and professional development,
EPAR strives to further protect the interests of the community we serve
The Bartow Board of Realtors Inc. is affiliated with both the Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. One of the oldest Realtor association in Florida, the Bartow Board was charted on January 1, 1923, more than eighty years ago. Over the eight decades, the Realtor members of the Bartow Board have striven to uphold the high standards of professional behavior required of them by the Realtor Code of Ethics that all Realtors have sworn to uphold.
Although South Central Polk County, including Bartow and Fort Meade, saw only limited growth in the last century, this dynamic area is poised to lead the growth in not only Imperial Polk County, but also the vibrant Central Florida I-4 corridor. Bartow and Fort Meade have both the land and infrastructure to sustain growth for at least the first half of the 21st Century. The Bartow Board of Realtors and its Realtor members stand ready to lead Bartow and Fort Meade into the future.
The Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS® is a trade organization that was founded on March 18, 1911 as the Tampa Real Estate Board.
Today, the Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS® is the voice for over 6,500 real estate professionals. Our Association has many objectives.
We unite those engaged in the recognized branches of the real estate profession for the purpose of exerting a beneficial influence upon the profession and related interest groups. In addition, we provide and maintain high standards of conduct in the real estate profession as expressed in the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Our Association also provides a unified medium for real estate owners and those engaged in the real estate profession whereby their interest may be safeguarded and advanced, and to further the interest of home and other real property ownership.
The Mission of the Manatee Association of REALTORS®, Inc. shall be to serve its members by enhancing their skills and opportunities to operate their businesses successfully, ethically and professionally while preserving private property rights.
Membership is composed of REALTORS® who are brokers, appraisers, and salespeople, and affiliate members, who are involved in the real estate profession's allied industries - mortgage brokers, title companies, banks, etc.
MAR provides a facility for education, research and exchange of information to its members and provides a service to the public and government by insuring the right to protect and promote home ownership and private property rights. MAR offers more than 70 seminars a year to its 2000 members on all aspects of real estate and provides a research library of available information for the real estate professional.
With over 70 years of history and service, the West Volusia Association of REALTORS® has established itself as a leader in the real estate community in Volusia County and beyond. We serve our members by providing the education and resources that will enable them to conduct business with professionalism, integrity and competency; by being the leading advocate for home ownership and private property rights; and by enhancing the REALTOR® image through community involvement.
Our website, www.WestVolusiaRealtor.org features rosters of REALTOR® and Affiliate members, links to useful sites; weekly and monthly Association news; market information, a calendar of events with online registration, member forms and more.
We believe you'll find that Lake & Sumter Counties, the land of hills, trees, and lakes, is probably the BEST area in Florida to live. Our rolling terrain and scenic beauty make us unique in Central Florida. The county's population has a median age of 44.8 years which confirms Lake County's well-established residential foundation and desirability as a retirement location. You'll find Lake County is centrally located - close enough to where you wish to go, yet not in the midst of the BIG cities. Whether considering a place to raise your family or retire, we encourage you to take a close look at Lake County and the many benefits it can offer.
The Venice Area Board of REALTORS®, chartered by the National Association of REALTORS® in 1956, has over 700 REALTOR® and Affiliate Members serving the Venice Area.
The Board provides members with numerous educational opportunities and credit courses to maintain their licenses, as well as coordinating the Multiple Listing Service and lock box system. Board members are involved with several community organizations such as the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, County Clean our Beaches and Volunteer Connections to do a variety of goodwill projects for the community.
Over the past 15 years, the Board has raised over $150,000 for scholarships for local students.
Since 1982 the Board has been honored 15 times by the Florida Association of REALTORS® as the best in its size category for service to its members, the community, the State and National Associations. The Board has also received 17 Education Awards from the Florida Association - making it the Board that has won more awards than any other in the history of Florida Association.
In 2002 the Board was honored as Business of the Year by the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Melbourne Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR)
strives to provide each member with the education, services, and products to be successful in their business.
MAAR is headquartered in Melbourne, Fl, which is located in Brevard County.
Desoto County Association of REALTORS®, chartered by the National Association of REALTORS®, serves its members by providing educational programs, products and services which enhance their ability to operate successfully in an ethical, professional and legal manner.
Being members of the Florida Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, the Desoto County Association of REALTORS® works to assist its members to achieve the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards that will enhance their ability to provide a professional quality service to their clients.