Joining the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS® is one of the most important decisions you can make in your real estate career. Our professional trade association provides many different services to our members. Although our name would seem to tie us strictly to the area of Dearborn and Dearborn Heights, any licensed individual who wishes to join the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS® may do so if they so choose through the “Board of Choice” policy of the National Association of REALTORS®.

For NEW Members who have never held membership with the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS®, the prorated fee schedule is listed below. Each applicant will be charged a $150.00 one time application fee. Please notice that the fees for membership may differ slightly than a member who may be transferring from another Board within the State of Michigan.

All payments must be processed prior to processing applications, please fill out the new member application Form and return it with payment to the Board office. Please Note there is a processing fee for credit card payments.

*Existing Realtor® members may deduct the Michigan and National Dues if they have been paid through another Realtor Association. A letter of good standing will be required.

Visit the links below for new applications and additional information on how to join our wonderful community.





Renewing members must turn in application prior to January 1.

Both New and Renewing Members Pay Initial down payment then monthly fee (see application for details).

Instead of paying dues in one lump sum each year, members make small monthly payments.  The plan includes dues for DABOR, Michigan REALTORS and NAR.

Dues Worksheet (2)

2018 DABOR Membership Application Updated


By joining the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS®, one will have access to our Realcomp sponsored MLS system.
Realcomp MLS fees:
RealComp fees are paid quarterly. They will prorate from the day you join. Please Note: If RealComp dues have been billed for the next quarter, you will be responsible for them as well. Realcomp is a separate entity from DABOR all Realcomp fees are paid directly to Realcomp.

*Individuals who would just like to join Secondary with Dearborn will only be required to pay the local pro-rated dues and the initiation fee. Rates are subject to change.

If you would like your Office to join the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS®, the following fees will be assessed.

Complete Office Fee Breakdown

Realcomp Participation Agreement

Office Application Fee: $250.00 (One time fee)
Office Fees: $150.00 yearly prorated

Please fill out the new office form and return it to our office so your application can be processed.

Visit the links below for the new office forms.

New Office Start up Worksheet

Realcomp Participation Agreement

*Office fees are prorated to the month in which you join. Application fees are not prorated.