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Welcome to Columbus REALTORS®! We are excited about your interest in our association and in joining the growing REALTOR® community. Below you will find the necessary membership forms and information you will need to get the application process underway.

Steps to Becoming a Member

Step 1:

Determine which type of membership you qualify for. 

REALTOR®

There are three types of membership available for individuals who have a real estate license or appraiser license or certification. Review the benefits of REALTOR® membership.

Designated REALTOR®

Licensed broker or appraiser who is sole proprietor, partner, corporate officer or branch office manager acting on behalf of the firm's principals. Residential and Commercial/Investment Section membership available. Broker application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

REALTOR®

Licensed broker, salesperson or appraiser who is associated with a Designated REALTOR®. Residential and Commercial/Investment Section membership available. Agent application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

REALTOR® Appraiser

Licensed appraisers who wish to hold REALTOR® membership in the association. Appraiser application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

Affiliate/Sustaining

There are five types of membership available for individuals who do not have a real estate license but have an interest in the real estate industry. Review the benefits of Affiliate/Sustaining membership.

Corporate Affiliate

Real estate owners or individuals associated with a title company, mortgage company, financial institution, home building, or other company not having individuals licensed as sales agents or brokers. Corporate Affiliate application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

Individual Affiliate 

Individuals associated with the company of a Corporate Affiliate member (above). Individual Affiliate application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

Primary Sustaining

Individuals who practice in industries such as home inspection, pest control, insurance, engineering, moving/storage, contracting, cleaning, utilities, education, advertising, government, etc. Sustaining application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

Individual Sustaining

Individuals associated with the company of a Sustaining member (above). Individual Sustaining application (Download to sign and submit electronically.)

Institute Affiliate

Individuals who hold a professional designation awarded by a qualified Institute, Society, or Council affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS® that addresses a specialty area other than residential brokerage or individuals who otherwise hold a class of membership in such Institute, Society or Council that confers the right to vote or hold office.

Step 2

Complete an application. To sign and submit electronically, download the application and save on your computer. Then open the PDF in Acrobat Reader, complete/sign, and select the 'Submit by Email' button.

Step 3

Pay appropriate dues and fees: 

Step 4

REALTORS® are required to complete the online New Member Orientation before they can get electronic keybox access.

 

Questions about the Membership process?

Call (614) 475-4000 or email [email protected]

 

 

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