All new members applying for either REALTOR® membership or MLS Only Access are required to attend a New Member Orientation program. This requirement must be fulfilled within 2 times orientation is offered after submitting a New Member or MLS Only application. Failure to complete this requirement within the two times orientation is offered will result in termination of membership.
New Member Orientation covers topics necessary for you, as a REALTOR®, to conduct yourself professionally and ethically. An overview of BCAR to help you better understand how the Association works, Governmental Affairs, Realtor® Safety, Anti-trust and Fair Housing.
You will be required at attend a New Member MLS Orientation program in addition to the MANDATORY NCRMLS Rules & Regulations On-line Course which must be completed within 30 days of joining. To access this on-line course you must login into the BCAR website and click on the MLS TAB. This course is located under the Regional MLS Information Section.
The MLS Orientation covers topics such as how to access the BCAR website, SUPRA Products and Services, FlexMLS, Realist and zipForms. Failure to complete this requirement within the two times orientation is offered will result in the suspension of your MLS Services.
There is no cost for Orientation and lunch is included as part of the New Member Orientation. Both Orientation programs are held at the Association Office (712 Village Rd. SW Suite 201, Shallotte, NC 28470) in order to give our new members an opportunity to visit our beautiful offices, meet the staff and stop by our REALTOR® Store!
Prior to attending the New Member Orientation program, you are requested to complete a Code of Ethics course. This requirement must be completed within 90 days of application. This course is offered for free by the National Association of REALTORS®. Continuing Education credit is NOT awarded for the NAR online course, but this does apply for your NAR Quadrennial requirements. You will need to have your NRDS # to login and take this course.
If you are applying for MLS Only membership, you are required to attend the New Member MLS Orientation only. This orientation focuses strictly on the MLS.
The MLS Orientation begins 9:00 AM and runs until about 1:00 PM.