Since 1874, our members have come to expect the highest quality of support, service, and commitment. We are central Virginia’s largest trade association, serving over 4,000 REALTORS® who live and work in the Richmond metropolitan area. Our focus is the success of our members. Our vision is to be the preeminent provider of innovative services to real estate professionals, setting the standard by which other associations are measured. We constantly promote the image of REALTORS® as valuable professionals essential to the real estate transaction. Our highly qualified and dedicated staff serves as the foundation, which our members rely upon to meet the ever-changing needs of the real estate industry. Our comprehensive educational efforts, governmental affairs initiatives, MLS innovations, benefits for “members only,” networking events, and a year round marketing and public relations campaign are all designed to help ensure members’ success. RAR Bylaws RAR Office Values
The mission of the Richmond Association of REALTORS® is to provide our members with the resources, services and community engagement to conduct ethical, professional, and profitable businesses.
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How to Join
In order to become a REALTOR® member, you must be a licensed real estate agent, broker or appraiser in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Agents must also be affiliated with a REALTOR® member firm. Successful completion of New Member Orientation (NEMO) within 90 days of the date of your application is a prerequisite for REALTOR® membership.
Please download and complete the appropriate application from the list below. Your application package contains the instructions, forms and fee schedule applicable to the membership category you have selected.
Please email the completed application to membership@RARealtors.com fax to (804) 422-5051. Applications received after 3:00 PM will be processed the following business day.
Once your application has been processed, an RAR staff member will contact you to confirm your New Member Orientation and MLS training class.
The term “REALTOR®” is a registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and who subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
CVR MLS Applications
Central Virginia Regional Multiple Listing Service (CVR MLS), is affiliated with the Commonwealth MLS CoOp, providing the listing data and prospective buyer reach of multiple MLSs.