MEMBER BENEFITS

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The Value of Membership

Exclusive to your membership

Annual Value

Details

FREE Continuing Education (CE) Days at GBBR

$640

Members can take more than 25 no-cost CE courses throughout the year, including all 15 credit hours/topics required by the Maryland Real Estate Commission for license renewal.

Roadshow CE courses in your neighborhood

$120

At least three times a year, GBBR features a no-cost CE course at a selection of regional destinations –in your neighborhoods — as part of our GBBR CE Roadshow.

Included CE throughout the day at REALTOR. Fair

$100

Members can receive up to 7.5 hours of no-cost CE during GBBR’s Annual REALTOR. Fair, a one-day conference showcasing the industry’s best resources.

Professional enhancement seminars

$70

GBBR’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) hosts no-cost professional enhancement seminars, to help you successfully grow your business.

Networking Events

$60

Our famed Networking Events include a slate of business casual happy hour evenings held throughout the year at local pubs and restaurants, designed for informal business networking. We also provide light fare munchies, and coordinate contests and door prizes!

Member Appreciation Week – Open to all of our members, we are one of only a handful of real estate associations nationwide to celebrate our members once a year!

$440

During this festive week, we offer plenty of fun activities for our members, including games, prizes & raffles (plus chances to win FREE local, state and national dues). We also offer no-cost and discounted CE courses and REALTOR. Store merchandise, and FREE unlimited document shredding, on-site! Plus, there’s FREE munchies and meals all week!

Access to SmartCharts Pro

$200

A dynamic statistical marketing tool featuring local market reports to share with your clients, covering 73 GBBR zip codes and over 477 subdivisions (data updated every 15 minutes!).

dotllop, Inc. and zipForm. by zipLogix™

$348

Interactive GBBR transaction forms that save you a TON of time in completing paperwork.

MRIS. Mutiple List Service

$580

Discounted subscription to the region’s largest and most technologically advanced MLS.

Legislative/Legal Hotline

$70 per call

GBBR sponsors a Legislative/Legal Hotline available by phone on Tuesday mornings, or anytime via email. Members can make an UNLIMITED number of calls for this service!

SentriLock Support

$15 per visit

As a FREE courtesy service to our members, we have GBBR staff on-site at our office to assist with SentriLock support — issuing new/replacement keycards, configuring replacement and transferred lockboxes, troubleshooting consultation, etc. SentriLock brand lockboxes, card readers, and replacement batteries are also in stock and for sale at the front desk.

Member Support

Priceless!

Our office includes a REALTOR. Store that offers member-only discounts and monthly sales on a variety of business related merchandise, including sign riders, real estate calculators, brochure displays, settlement gifts and so much more! GBBR offers FREE Wi-Fi on site and has a charging station in case you need a quick refresher for your laptop, iPad, phone, or tablet while you are visiting. We have a full-service staff that is knowledgeable, professional and committed to providing GBBR members with the best possible service!

Membership Benefits contained herein represent a value of at least

$2,643

which is more than 4 times the cost of our annual membership dues — what an investment!

As a member of GBBR, you are automatically a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and the Maryland REALTORS® association. This combined power of membership gives you access to discounts and special offers on products and services designed to serve the needs of real estate professionals.

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Affinity Programs

GBBR’s members are also eligible for the following incentives with our affinity partners:

  • Easy Mover’s, Inc.’s  GBBR Move Advantage Program – discounted services
  • Cornerstone Cleaning LLC – discounted services
  • Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI)’s  SmartCharts Pro – FREE subscription for GBBR Members
    • Visit www.getsmartcharts.com, click “Start your FREE trial now!” and then click “Sign me up” under the red circle marked “FREE for any member of” the listed associations.
  • zipLogixTM , creators of zipForm® – FREE interactive GBBR interactive forms
  • DotLoop  – Discounted interactive GBBR forms
  • W.B. Mason – discounted office supplies
  • Bright MLS / MRIS® (multiple list service) – discounted subscription

For more information, email GBBR Membership at gro.R1544480425BBG@p1544480425ihsre1544480425bmeM1544480425

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Educational Investment

  • FREE Continuing Education (CE) – All members can receive all required 15 hours of CE every year!
  • Members can complete all 15 CE hours within any month of the year at member only prices
  • GBBR hosts REALTOR® Designation Courses
  • Members have first preference as speakers or instructors for GBBR educational programs
  • GBBR Young Professional Network (YPN) hosts professional enhancement classes and seminars throughout the year. Traditionally these are FREE
  • MRIS® hosts training classes at GBBR’s headquarters
  • Can receive up to 9 hours of FREE CE at GBBR’s Annual REALTOR® Fair, a one-day conference showcasing the industry’s best resources.
  • GBBR offers On-line CE

Networking & Social Opportunities

  • Member Appreciation Week in June

    • Additional Discounts for CE course
    • Games, Prizes & Raffles (GBBR raffles off FREE dues)
    • Additional Discounts in the REALTOR® Store
    • FREE Pancake Breakfast served by the GBBR Staff
    • … and much more!
  • GBBR Annual REALTOR® Fair in October

    • Meet over 80 exhibitors, many of whom raffle off prizes
    • Over 800 attendees
    • FREE continental breakfast, lunch, giveaways, cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
  • Networking Events rotated throughout Baltimore City & County hosted by GBBR and the YPN

Affinity Programs

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Additional Benefits

  • REALTOR® Store that offers member only discounts and monthly sales!
  • Legislative/Legal Hotline available on Tuesday’s from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.! – Click here for more details 
  • GBBR staff can assist your SentriLock needs
  • FREE Wi-Fi & Charging station for you to bring your laptop, iPad, phone, or tablet.
  • Access to a computer, phone and place to meet with your clients when you are not near your office
  • Two classrooms and one conference room with audiovisual equipment available to rent for a variety of functions
  • FREE coffee is always available in our members break area
  • Access to the GBBR Discussion Forum – a place to discuss, network, promote your open houses and broker’s opens, and keep up-to-date with your fellow members
  • MemberCentric & EventSential GBBR Mobile Apps – keep you up-to-date while you are on the go.  Download the App Now

GBBR Charitable Foundation

Since 1998, the GBBR Charitable Foundation has been a quiet catalyst for change in Baltimore neighborhoods, housing and schools. Their latest project was in partnership with the Maryland Home Makeover Projecttm in assisting with a complete rebuild of a family’s home in Essex. This family has two handicapped family members and one serving in Afghanistan.