Resources for New Members

Visit NAR’s new member page at nar.realtor/new-member

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Take your business to the next level

Knowledge is power. Learn how to maximize your FAAR membership. 

Get started with RPR

RPR provides REALTORS® with data, tools and reports to help clients and close more deals. Access the nation’s largest property database, exclusively for REALTORS®.

Access Tools From Realtor.com

Access free member tools, digital flyers for your clients, tips for improving your realtor.com profile, and more! 

Browse helpful ebooks from our partners at the CE Shop 

New Member Tools

The Motherload: NAR's Topic References

Before you search elsewhere, take advantage of the research NAR has already done for you. Formerly known as Field Guides, References contain links to external articles, titles from the NAR Library eBooks collection, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives on each topic.

Realtor® Magazine's Rookie Tool Kit

The Rookie Tool Kit provides answers to common first-timer questions and checklists for your first year in real estate and beyond.

Starting your Career

Get on the road to success with tips, ideas, and helpful advice to learn what it takes to be a successful agent. Learn what other rookies have done to jump-start their careers, find first clients, overcome objections, and discover negotiation strategies.

Realtor® Acronym Guide

Download this cheat sheet of REALTOR®-related
abbreviations. 

Social Media

Social media has become an integral part of marketing and communications. Get information on concerns with various popular social media sites as well as tips and suggestions to protect your privacy and identity.

Handouts for Customers

Reinforce your value and illustrate your real estate expertise by educating your buyers and sellers. Download all buyer or seller handouts to customize them with your branding.

Business Letter Templates

Free template ideas penned by NAR’s Library & Archives for business prospecting or to announce new business ventures.

Graphic Design for Realtors

Canva is a great online tool for new REALTORS® looking to create marketing content easily. View the recording of our graphic design class for tips using this editor. 

New Member News

Clients having trouble getting taxes paid out of escrow?

FAAR has received reports from agents that some property tax payments are seeing delays in being paid by third parties working with mortgage servicers.  This can lead to sellers or buyers having to pay the local property taxes for a second time and then receiving a...

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Apply for the 2025 FAAR Board of Directors

Apply for the 2025 FAAR Board of Directors

You can make a difference! This year has been a significant one, marked by challenges to our industry and a new strategic plan for our association. Leaders have brought fresh perspectives and energy to FAAR. As we continue to build on this momentum, we welcome new...

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Local Housing Market Posts Large Increases in Units Sold

The spring housing market is off to a swift start with April numbers posting considerable increases in units sold and total sold dollar volume coupled with modest price appreciation compared to April of 2023.  Median home prices were up 3% from last year, settling at...

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Virginia General Assembly Wrap-Up

The Virginia REALTORS® Government Relations Team worked hard this year advocating for you, your clients, AND your business. Virginia REALTORS® has created a visual resource summarizing the many efforts this team made on behalf of your business during the Virginia...

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