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Member Awards

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® benefits from the dedication and commitment of its members. Because of this, we have recognized and rewarded members who bring credit to the real estate industry, who voluntarily contribute their expertise and who voluntarily contribute their time and skills to the Board through their committee involvement. These outstanding members deserve the special recognition of their peers and the community.

Award recipients are recognized through a variety of methods, including recognition at the General Membership Meetings, on our Website, through Press Releases, and in our publications.

The REALTOR® of the Year Award is given to a REALTOR® who has made a commitment of contribution to their community, clients and the local and state REALTOR® Associations.

The Affiliate of the Year Award recognizes an Affiliate member who provides significant contributions and service to the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS®.

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If you know their name, OR their company name, our Find a REALTOR®, Office or Affiliate Member is the fastest way to locate their contact information.

You can search members by name, city, zip code and language.

You can search offices by name, city, zip code or MLS Related Service.

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New Member FAQ

New to the business or thinking about becoming a real estate agent? Then you most likely have a few questions. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. If you don't find the answers you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to contact our Membership Department at 734-761-7340. 

How do I get a real estate license? 

The first step in getting a real estate license is to contact the State Department of Real Estate.

If I just passed the real estate test, can I join the Association?

 Yes, you can join our Association if you are currently sponsored by a Broker.

How much are dues?

The dues you pay are based on your level of membership with our Association (Designated REALTOR®, Non-Designated REALTOR,® or Affiliate). The current fees are posted on our site.

When are the annual dues due?

Yearly membership renewals are due in November of each year.

When is new member orientation?

New member orientation is usually offered once each quarter. Visit our calendar to varify orentation dates.

How do I get a SentriLock key and lock box?

When you join our Association you have the opportunity to purchase a lock box. Please note that your key card lease with our lock box provider is renewable each quarter. In addition to the key card, you can also purchase electronic lock boxes at the AAABoR office.


Membership Forms

Thank you for your interest in joining Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS. Whether you're a REALTOR® or an Affiliate, we're glad to welcome you to our Association. Below are definitions of our various member types, as well as links to our membership applications. Should you have questions or need assistance completing your application, please don't hesitate to contact the Board office at (734) 761-7340.  

Agent Application (2 pages) - For New REALTOR® membership

Affiliate Application (1 page) - For New Affiliate membership

Broker Application (4 pages) - For New Broker membership

Lifetime Member Application (1 page)

MLS Only Application (2 pages) - For MLS Access only

MLS User Fee Exemption Request (1 page)

Non-Member Salesperson Application(1 page)

Reinstatement Form (1 page)

Senior Member Application (1 page)

SentriLock Opt-Out Form (1page)

Termination Form (1 page)

Transfer Form (1 page)

As a convenience to AAABoR members, links to some of the more common State of Michigan forms are provided in our Real Estate License Information section of our website.

Agent-Direct Billing

Auto-Pay Enrollment form

Reinstatement Charges: 

For REALTORS® who reinstate with a different firm.

  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 31 and 90 days must pay a $200 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 91 days and 1-year must pay a $220 or $230 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is more than 1-year must re-apply as new members and pay the current application fee.

For REALTORS® who reinstate with the same firm.

  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 1 and 6 days must pay a $25 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 7 and 90 days must pay a $200 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is between 91 days and 1-year must pay a $220 reinstatement fee (see exception).
  • REALTORS® with a lapse of AAABoR membership that is more than 1-year must re-apply as new members and pay the current application fee.

Exception: REALTORS® who were terminated because their Broker/Designated REALTOR® was terminated for non-payment.
Firm is defined as: All offices under the same ownership.
Lapse is defined as: The time between the termination effective date and the reinstatement/transfer date.

CBOR/CPIX Agreement

The Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® has entered into an agreement with the Commercial Board of REALTOR® (CBOR) to offer commercial benefits to AAABoR members, including guest listings, at no additional cost. Members of AAABoR can search listings on CPIX.net, the commercial information exchange by selecting "Partner MLS Systems" in the lower right corner on the MLXchange homepage, or by going directly to www.CPIX.net and selecting "Search Listings" in the upper left corner. AAABoR members can also take advantage of commercial education and commercial forms provided by CBOR.

For an additional cost, AAABoR members may also choose to join CBOR as a secondary member to enjoy full participation in CPIX, receive the member newsletter, and receive member pricing for events. AAABoR members will receive a discount on CBOR and CPIX fees by joining through the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® (see CBOR/CPIX fees for more information).

Additional CBOR/CPIX Information


Commercial Agreement Form

Professional Standards

REALTORS® Pledge of Performance and Service

Article 1: REALTORS® protect and promote their clients' interests while treating all parties honestly.

Article 2: REALTORS® refrain from exaggeration, misrepresentation, or concealment of pertinent facts related to property or transactions.

Article 3: REALTORS® cooperate with other real estate professionals to advance their clients' best interests.

Article 4: When buying or selling on their own account or for their families or fims, REALTORS® make their true position or interest known.

Article 5: REALTORS® do not provide professional services where they have any present or contemplated interest in property without disclosing that interest to all affected parties.

Article 6: REALTORS® disclose any fee or financial benefit they may receive from recommending related real estate products or services.

Article 7: REALTORS® receive compensation from only one party, except where they make full disclosure and receive informed consent from their client.

Article 8: REALTORS® keep entrusted funds of clients and customers in a separate escrow account.

Article 9: REALTORS® make sure that contract details are spelled out in writing and that parties receive copies.

Article 10: REALTORS® give equal professional service to all clients and customers irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Article 11: REALTORS® are knowledgeable and competent in the fields of practice in which they engage or they get assistance from a knowledgeable professional, or disclose any lack of expertise to their client.

Article 12: REALTORS® paint a true picture in their advertising and in other public representations.

Article 13: REALTORS® do not engage in the unauthorized practice of law.

Article 14: REALTORS® willingly participate in ethics investigations and enforcement actions.

Article 15: REALTORS® make only truthful, objective comments about other real estate professionals.

Article 16: Respect the exclusive representation or exclusive brokerage relationship agreements that other REALTORS® have with their clients.

Article 17: REALTORS® arbitrate financial disagreements with other REALTORS® and with their clients.

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