TAAR

How to Become a REALTOR®


REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

Primary REALTOR® Membership is a 3 Way Membership.
1- Local Association
2 - State
3 - National

Forms Required For All New Agents and Brokers:

  1. Application For Membership (Agents and Brokers)
  2. Notice of Addition of Licensee (Agents)
  3. Letter of Good Standing (Agents and Brokers)
  4. Credit Card Authorization Form - For credit card transactions.  
PROCESSING:  Forms are processed within 2 business days of receipt.  Completed forms and payment are required before membership will be activated.  For same day processing, all forms and payment MUST be received by 3:00 p.m.
By Appointment:  Call TAAR at (661) 822-7652 and bring in the completed forms.
By E-mail or FAX:  Send all forms by E-mail to carmen@tehachapiaor.com or fax (661) 822-3459.
By Mail:  Mail all forms and payment to TAAR, 803 Tucker Road, Tehachapi, CA  93561.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP:  Board of Directors require all new members to attend a REALTOR® Orientation class. These are held at the TAAR Office, 803 Tucker Rd., Tehachapi, CA  93561.

2017 New REALTOR® Orientation Class Dates: 
  • - Wednesday, February 8, 2017
  • - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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  • - Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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  • - Wednesday, November 15, 2017
NOTE:  For each member who does not attend the Orientation class, there is a $100.00 non-attendance fee that is charged to broker and Association membership will be inactivated until the requirement is fulfilled.  (A Letter of Good Standing from your primary association stating you have REALTOR membership for current year, will fulfill this requirement.)

NAR MEMBERSHIP: New members are required to pass a NAR Code Of Ethics exam.  This is taken online at www.realtor.org > education (take COEN) and needs to be completed within 120 days of joining an association. (If transferring REALTOR® membership, a letter of Good Standing from your primary association stating you have REALTOR membership for current year, will fulfill this requirement.)

CAR MEMBERSHIP:  New members must complete self-registration process on www.car.org, prior to accessing any password protected areas.