Your DABOR membership affords you significant benefits ranging from education courses and information resources to marketing and networking events and money-saving discounts. Take advantage of the numerous, valuable resources available to you through DABOR:
REALTOR® Family Benefits
As a member of DABOR you belong to the three-tiered REALTOR® organization that also includes the Michigan REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. Take advantage of the many valuable benefits available at the state and national levels.
DABOR is a smaller version of NAR’s Information Central. DABOR employs a full time Chief Executive Officer and Director of Member Services, who are knowledgeable and professional.
DABOR has (5) Directors and (4) Officers, elected by its REALTOR® members, to set policies that mold and drive the Association.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Get discounts on continuing education courses and credit towards your Real Estate license. DABOR sponsors CE courses conveniently at the board office. Courses are designed specifically for the real estate professional and cover topics such as: contract basics; analysis and creative transaction s; client counseling and representation; legal issues and more.
DABOR is involved in community service and fundraising activities that provide members an opportunity to get involved and give back to the community where they benefit and serve.
GRIEVANCE, ARBITRATION AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS
DABOR maintain standing committees on Professional Standards and Grievance .DABOR screens and processes ethics complaints from members and the public to support REALTOR integrity.The Grievance Committee investigates violations of the REALTORS® Code of Ethics in order to assure that the highest professional standards are maintained. Where arbitration is required, the DABOR Professional Standards Committee hears disputes between the members.
DABOR requires training in Ethics and Professional Standards to ensure that our Professional Standards Committee is well qualified and adheres to the guidelines established by the Michigan Association of Realtors. DABOR helps to enforce the ethical conduct of Realtors for the protection and benefit of the public and our members.
MEMBER SERVICES AND COMMUNICATION
DABOR keeps its members informed on DABOR events, education, local real estate and community news through our e-newsletter—the monthly DABOR Focus, with pertinent information and helpful links.
DABOR is the REALTOR® face to the community and works with local government, businesses, and the public to keep them aware of how vital our REALTOR® members are to the role of homeownership in our community .
DABOR provides members the opportunity to:Participate on committees – member input is solicited and incorporated into program changes with committees that meet throughout the year : Attend General Membership meetings, Social events, Annual Installation of Officers, PumpkinFest and other events throughout the year, Educational opportunities.
Receive New Member Orientation –focusing on member benefits, safety, committee participation, professionalism, professional standards, Code of Ethics Course and Business Planning.
DABOR recognizes hard work, effort and participation through its REALTOR® of the Year Award, Rookie of the Year Award and Affiliate of the Year Award. Each year, deserving members are nominated for these distinguished awards. The winners are announced at the Annual Membership Meeting in September.
Access standard forms on Realcomp designed specifically for use by Michigan practitioners. The standard forms include: Exclusive Right to Sell, Exclusive Right to Lease, Exclusive Right to Sell or Lease, Tenant/Buyer Representation and Exclusive Right to Exchange Property.
Committee and Leadership Involvement
Help steer the future of the Dearborn Area Board of REALTORS®. All members are eligible to serve on a committee. All committees meet at the DABOR office.
DABOR’s ’s committees include: Finance, Grievance, Legislative, Member Services, Professional Standards, Legislative/RPAC.
Michigan REALTOR Member Benefits
DABOR member benefits include: access to Michigan REALTORS Legal Hotline, discounts on national designation courses, legislative advocacy, information resources via dabor.com, e-newsletters and free webinars on hot topics and more. Michigan REALTORS also offers members discounts ranging from financial and insurance products to transaction management software and travel discounts. For a full list of MR discount programs, visit the Member Benefits Section at www.mirealtors.com/.
Advocacy at the State Capitol
DABOR, together with the Michigan REALTORS®, is representing you at the State Capitol and fighting to protect real estate interests. Make an impact, protect your business interests and communicate REALTOR® views to your legislators by participating in DABOR’s Calls for Action via e-mail.
Annual Michigan REALTORS Conference
The Annual Michigan REALTORS Conference, held annually in the fall, is the premier real estate event attended by practitioners from across the state. Earn continuing education credit, market client properties at the 2 day conference. Attend knowledge sessions, network with leading professionals at a welcome reception and visit with exhibitors providing the latest products and services.
NAR Member Benefits
NAR member benefits include: legislative representation, professional designations and online CE courses, annual meetings, REALTOR.com and more. NAR’s REALTOR® Benefits Program offers members access to discounts on products and services ranging from insurance and technology products to marketing and office solutions. For a full list of discount programs, visit the REALTOR® Benefits Section at www.realtor.org.