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GACAR, the Voice of Real Estate in Alachua County, is dedicated to elevating the excellence, promoting the advancement and ensuring the public trust of the real estate profession while providing our members with the resources, technology, educational opportunities and leadership necessary to conduct an ethical, professional and profitable business.

 

Primary Membership

By joining the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors® you will also be joining Florida Realtors, or FR as well as the National Association of Realtors®, also known as NAR.  This membership includes an array of benefits on the local, state and national levels. Once you are a member of the Association of Realtors® will earn the right to call, advertise, and associate yourself as a "REALTOR®" within the community you serve. When you receive the title of Realtor®, you will be able to wear and advertise with the universal "R" symbol.   

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As a Realtor® Member, you will be able to obtain a Supra Lockbox key as well as access the Gainesville Multiple Listing Service, or MLS.  

Membership Fees

All GACAR members must pay their state, local and national dues directly to the Association of Realtors ®.  Dues will also include an optional REALTORS ® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Donation as well as options to purchase an Edpac or Event Pass for the following year. GACAR dues are renewed in the fall and are effective January 1st – December 31st.  New members will receive a prorated fee upon joining.  * Dues amounts are subject to change upon state and national mandates. A $300.00 application fee applies to all new GACAR members.

MLS Fees

All members of GACAR must pay an MLS access fee. The MLS Dues are paid directly to the Association of Realtors ® and are due on or before June 30th of each year.  MLS fees are separated into two categories, Participants (Brokers) and Subscribers (Agents).  New members will receive a prorated fee upon joining.  In addition, all New GACAR Brokers MUST pay a $500.00 MLS Application fee in addition to ALL Membership Fees.

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Secondary Membership

Membership is open to those that already have a Primary Association.  Secondary members are only obligated to pay local dues to the Gainesville- Alachua County Association of Realtors®.  Dues are renewed in the fall and are effective January 1st – December 31st.  New members will receive a prorated fee upon joining.  A $300.00 application fee applies to all new secondary members.

MLS Fees

All members of GACAR must pay an MLS access fee.  The MLS Dues are paid directly to the Association of Realtors ® and are due on or before June 30th of each year.  MLS fees are separated into two categories, Participants (Brokers) and Subscribers (Agents). New members will receive a prorated fee upon joining.  NOTE:  Brokers MUST join the GAINESVILLE MLS to allow access for their agents. Agents may NOT join the Gainesville MLS alone.  A $500.00 application fee applies for Participants.

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MLS ONLY MEMBERSHIP

MLS ONLY membership is offered to those that do not want to join the Gainesville –Alachua County Association of Realtors®. MLS Only members are not considered “Realtor®” members of the board, however will have complete Gainesville MLS Access.  The MLS dues are paid directly to the Association of Realtors ® and are due on or before June 30th of each year.  MLS fees are separated into two categories, Participants (Brokers) and Subscribers (Agents).  MLS only members must also pay for access to the board's closed and sold listings (SOLD DATA).  Sold data is an optional extra fee for each MLS ONLY member.  New members will receive a prorated fee upon joining.  NOTE:  Brokers MUST join the GAINESVILLE MLS to allow access for their agents.  Agents may NOT join the Gainesville MLS alone.  A $500.00 application fee applies for Participants.

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BUSINESS PARTNER MEMBERSHIP

Individuals or firms, while not engaged directly in the real estate profession, that either support or have interests in information concerning real estate.  These members are sympathetic to the objectives of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of REALTORS® (GACAR).

Benefits:

  • Communication with Local Realtor® Members
  • Membership Roster information
  • Mailing Labels ( fee associated)
  • Socializing and Networking opportunities
  • Committee Activity involvement
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Legislative Clout

Membership fees are prorated on a quarterly basis, and include an additional $100.00 application fee. Membership dues are renewed in the fall and are effective January 1st – December 31st.  Invoices will be mailed to the PRIMARY business partner on file.

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