Welcome to the Aiken Board of Realtors®/MLS Membership information section. If you have obtained your South Carolina Real Estate License and would like to join the Aiken Board of REALTORS® we have provided information and the forms necessary for membership for your convenience. We encourage you to join the world's largest professional association and enjoy the many benefits of becoming a REALTOR®!
I have my license now what? Obtaining your real estate license took time and commitment and was your first step on your journey toward your successful career in real estate. Did you know that the term REALTOR® is a registered mark of the National Association of REALTORS® and can only be used by members of the REALTOR® organization?
All three levels of the REALTOR® organization - local, state and national - are here to help you succeed as a real estate professional. Becoming a member of the Aiken Board of REALTORS® is easy and delivers a multitude of benefits for all those involved in the real estate industry.
How do I become a member? The Aiken Board of REALTORS® has two types of memberships. Primary Membership and Secondary Membership. Please call the Aiken Board of Realtors®/MLS at (803) 648-1891 to schedule an appointment to turn in your completed paperwork and dues.
What is Primary and Secondary Memberships? Primary Membership is a term indicating that you are paying your National and State dues through that Particular REALTOR® Association. Secondary Membership means you are already paying your National and State dues through another REALTOR® association.
To join, ask your broker to which Local Association of REALTORS® he or she belongs. This will determine the type of membership the agent will apply for.
If your Broker's Primary Membership is with Aiken Board REALTORS® then the agents must apply for primary membership with the Aiken Board of REALTORS®. Please complete the application and the additional required forms then make an appointment to meet with the MLS Coordinator at the Aiken Board of REALTORS®. At the time of application, pay the appropriate membership dues and attend the Orientation class within the allocated timeframe.
NEW OFFICE applying for Primary Membership the following paperwork will be needed:
NEW AGENT applying for Primary Membership the following will be needed:
Provided that the Broker of the office that your license is held, is a Secondary member of the Aiken Board of REALTORS®, then the agent may apply for membership with the Aiken Board of REALTORS® as a secondary member. The following forms are what will be required for membership:
NEW OFFICE applying for Secondary Membership the following will be needed:
NEW AGENT applying for Secondary Membership the following will be needed:
What are the annual membership fees? Please contact Aiken Board of REALTORS® for current fees. Membership fees are paid on an annual basis and MLS fees are paid on a quarterly basis. For members joining during the year, fees are prorated monthly.
I am not a REALTOR®; may I join the Aiken Board of REALTORS®? You will be able to join the Aiken Board of REALTORS® as an Affiliate Member.
Affiliate Members do not hold real estate licenses and membership grants you recognition on aikenmls.com, our monthly newsletter and an invitation to attend our monthly membership meetings (a nominal fee does apply.) Simply return the Affiliate membership form along with appropriate membership fee. The fees are listed on the membership form and are broken down by quarter.
Please call the Aiken Board of Realtors/MLS at (803) 648-1891 to schedule an appointment to turn in your completed paperwork!