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.


Yearly dues are due every year by January 1.

Members have two option for paying yearly dues.  Pay in full or choose the Advantage Plan.  The Advantage Plan is a payment plan which allows you to pay your dues in easy monthly installments.

Available to RENEWING MEMBERS and NEW MEMBERS. Renewing members must apply before January 1.

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

The plan includes dues for DABOR, Michigan REALTORS and NAR.

Dues Worksheet for NEW REALTORS(2)

2018 DABOR Membership Application Updated

2018 Payment Plan Agreement


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

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.

Complete Office Fee Breakdown

New Office Start up Worksheet

FD#2 – New Office Designated Broker-Manager Application

Realcomp MLS fees:

By joining the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS®, one will have access to our Realcomp sponsored MLS system.
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.

Realcomp Participation Agreement