Become A Member Of
The Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS ®
Our Purpose Is You
The Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS is dedicated to promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct and ethics in the real estate profession. We are committed to enhancing membership by identifying and providing programs, products, services, and knowledge that enable our members to conduct business successfully and provide Americans with safe and affordable housing.
As a member of the Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS® (GGAR), the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR), and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), you’ll receive the following benefits:
Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
A monthly subscription to the MLS will provide you with exclusive access to the service, offering you unsurpassed business management.
Electronic Keys and Lockboxes
You may lease the electronic Supra ActiveKEY or choose to have service through the SmartPhone of your choice. We also sell new and gently used lockboxes.
Contracts, Brochures, & Supplies
We sell, at minimal cost, a variety of IAR-approved contracts and brochures, as well as basic supplies for use in your business.
Code of Ethics, Mediation, & Arbitration Assistance
We provide Code of Ethics, mediation, and arbitration forms at no cost to you.
Continuing Education & Transition Courses
We offer a variety of continuing education courses, including those required for the Illinois license transition, to help you comply with state licensure renewal. We continuously monitor this program, focusing on the needs of our members and the requirements of the real estate industry.
We hold a variety of member events throughout the year, including the Awards Banquet, Annual Meeting & Election, and Installation Banquet, as well as events, hosted by the Community Involvement Committee and Affiliated Committee. These events offer a great networking opportunity and a refreshing change of pace from the daily grind of your business; various events support local charities.
Constant Communication & Knowledge
Through our weekly e-mail bulletins and monthly e-newsletter, you will be kept appraised of important information and happenings within the association and industry. You will come to know the association staff as an indispensable resource throughout your real estate career.
Legislative & Political Activism
Our local Government Affairs Director serves as an advocate for REALTORS® and works with local government officials to address issues that affect you. At all levels, we work tirelessly to shed light on the problems that REALTORS® face and urge the government to support your efforts in protecting property rights,
New Member Orientation
All new REALTOR® members of GGAR are required to attend a New Member Orientation course , which outlines how GGAR can assist you throughout your real estate career and how you can make the most of your membership.
Lunch & Learn Seminars
The Affiliates Committee hosts FREE Lunch & Learn seminars on a variety of topics, providing REALTORS® with information they need to succeed in their business.
Association Image Campaign
We have created an Association Image Campaign aimed at promoting REALTORS® and homeownership. This program is implemented through print, radio, and television advertising that is run throughout the year and compliments NAR's national public image campaign.
Gatewayrealtors.com houses and abundance of information to provide assistance and keep you informed about topics that affect your business.