Professional, Educational, and Legal Benefits
Assistance with maximizing your potential
Career Enhancement & Professional Development
- 3 Memberships in 1
Membership in the Ohio REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS® .
- Training & Continuing Education through MCBOR
Offering classes, seminars and trainings that will make you a better REALTOR®. Check our Member's Calendar for upcoming opportunities.
- REALTORS® can advance their proficiency, marketability and career, through a host of resources offered by NAR. The following opportunities are exclusively available to REALTORS®:
- Designations and certifications, including newer ones such as Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).
- Visit our Continuing Education page to learn about all the educational tools and professional development resources available to you as a REALTOR®.
- Scroll down to view the many products and services available to give our members an edge on the competition.
Business Support & Legal Assistance
- REALTOR® Designation
Distinguishes you from non-members and adheres to a higher standard, the NAR Code of Ethics .
- Broker Opens/Tours
REALTORS® are invited to advertise and share information on their broker opens to hundreds of REALTORS® on the MCBOR Broker Open House Tours page.
- Marketing & Advertising Assistance
The NAR offers a wealth of tips, videos, marketing materials, and guides. For example, you can download free buyer or seller handouts from NAR which can be customized with your specific branding. You can also check our calendar for upcoming courses and visit our Advertising Guidelines page for more information.
- Legislative Representation
Staff professionals, through the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), represent the interests of Ohio’s private property owners and REALTORS® before the legislature and regulatory bodies of local and county government. Click here to learn more about RPAC.
- Dispute Resolution (Mediation)
All MCBOR members agree to act under and adhere to a strict Code of Ethics. Through its Professional Standards, MCBOR investigates allegations of unethical conduct and mediates to resolves disputes in a timely fashion. Learn more about Mediation.
- Low Cost Arbitration Process
Allows REALTORS® to settle financial disputes out of court. Learn more about Arbitration.
- Leadership Opportunities
Member participation is vial to the success of MCBOR. Whether you are a new member or an experienced REALTOR®, you can take advantage of opportunities to get involved by serving on one of our Committees or by getting involved in one of the many MCBOR events, such as our famous "Chili Cook-off", Membership Appreciation Luncheon, RPAC auction, Golf Outing, Charity Bowl-a-thon, Annual Meeting & Elections and Installation Luncheon. They provide great opportunities to network with colleagues and enhance your career.
Products & Services
- FOREWARN™ - A Proactive Safety and Lead Intelligence Service
This benefit is provided by MCBOR at NO COST to you!
The FOREWARN application gives an agent the ability to gain instant insight (within seconds) on a prospective client using only a phone number! Don’t have a phone number… you can also search by name.
- Identity (first name, last name, alias, and age)
- Phone numbers (residential and mobile history)
- Address history (rental, ownership, and associated addresses)
- Financial indicators (bankruptcy, lien, and judgement history)
- Property records (nationwide property ownership history)
- Criminal records (nationwide criminal history search)
Verifying your prospects in FOREWARN is not only critical for your personal safety and efficiency, but also a benefit to your listing homeowners, providing an added layer of protection for their homes and families.
Click here to get started with FOREWARN!
- Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
MCBOR Members have full access to MLS-Now plus hands-on MLS training to get the most out of the service.
Login in to MLS-Now here , or reach them by phone at 216-485-4100, dial x480 for technical support or email support at help@MLS-Now.com.
You can purchase SUPRA Lockboxes at the MCBOR Office for only $75 (Retail $100). Call to schedule an appointment to purchase.
Don’t have a SUPRA EKEY yet? Click here to register. Don’t wait until you have a showing!
- Branded Lockboxes
MCBOR members can purchase broker-branded lockboxes at the board office.
- Access to .realtor Domains
Get your own .REALTOR domain at https://www.claim.realtor/
- The REALTOR® Content Resource
Stay in touch with consumers and brand original homeownership content with your name. The REALTOR® Content Resource gives you access to hundreds of authoritative homeownership, buying, and selling articles ready to use in your consumer communications. Share original content via social media, e-mail, your website, blog, e-newsletter, or printed handout.
- REALTOR® Magazine
The official magazine of the NAR and the business tool for real estate professionals. The magazine advances real estate best practices, brings expert insight to significant trends, and provides REALTORS® with timely decision-making tools on business purchases and strategies.
- REALTORS Property Resource® (RPR)
Created by NAR, RPR provides comprehensive data, powerful analytics, and client-friendly reports, plus free training and resources on the RPR Blog! RPR services every segment of the real estate industry: Residential, Commercial, Brokers, Appraisers, Associations and MLSs. Log in to RPR at narrpr.com .
Discounts & Perks
Your official member benefits resource, bringing you savings and unique offers on products and services just for REALTORS®.
Includes over 30 companies, in the following categories:
- Educational Tools
- Electronics & Mobile Technology
- Financial Services
- Marketing Resources
- Office Supplies & Services
- Personal Insurance
- Risk Management
- Technology Services
- Transaction Management
- Travel & Automotive
Health, Wellness, Vision Insurance
FOR REALTORS FROM NAR's REALTOR BENEFITS
Visit realtorsinsurancemarketplace.com for Health and Wellness insurance information, including Pet Insurance.
MVP+ (Members Value Plus) Program
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® created the MVP Program to encourage members to take Actions that will benefit NAR and its members, as well as to reward members for being an active participant in their Association.
Every two weeks a new MVP offer will be posted. All you have to do is complete the specified Action within the two-week time-frame. After you complete the Action, you’ll receive instructions and a code via e-mail to redeem your Reward.
Playhouse Square Discounts
Playhouse Square Corporate Exclusive Online Ticketing was designed to give you the exclusive convenience of purchasing your show tickets online at a special discount and often before the general public.
To order tickets for a show, enter the Promo Code; CLETIX and follow the prompts.
Keep checking the website as shows are consistently being added.