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Dues Information

GFWAR dues are paid annually by the membership and are billed in the fourth quarter of the year. All dues are non-refundable.

Annual GFWAR Membership Dues

Designated REALTOR
Broker or office manager of a brokerage firm

$448
REALTOR Agent
Sales Associate - under the auspices of a broker
$448
Secondary REALTOR
Member holds primary membership at another REALTOR Association
$141
Designated Affiliate Member
Holds primary membership for an affiliate office
$217
Additional Affiliate Member
Added on as an additional member of an affiliate office
$75
Institute Affiliate
For those with IREM, CCIM, RLI, SIOR, & ASREC affiliations. Contact 
your NAR Affiliate-Institute directly for more information
$0

New members pay dues on a pro-rated plan, depending on when they become members of the Association. A Designated REALTOR® who is a GFWAR member is responsible for all licensees who choose not to join GFWAR and will be assessed in accordance with GFWAR Bylaws for all agents who do not become members of GFWAR.

For affiliate members, a designated affiliate must be named for each office. Other representatives within an office who wish to join GFWAR are then considered additional affiliates and charged $75.

In addition, an application fee is required to join GFWAR. The cost of this fee varies, depending upon whether the applicant has been a member of GFWAR or another association within the last 35 months.

2017 Dues Information

2017 Membership Fee Schedule

 

Dues Deductibility:

  • The following percentages of dues for certain lobbying and political expenditures are not deductible for income tax purposes:
  • 43% for national, 15% for state, and 4% for local. Additionally, the $30 Issues Mobilization/Political Advocacy assessment is not deductible for income tax purposes. Please note that the entire NAR $35 Public Awareness Campaign special assessment qualifies as fully deductible. Contributions to the Texas Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (TREPAC), the Texas Association of REALTORS® Federal Political Action Committee (TAR FedPAC), and the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. Contributions to the TREPAC, TAR FedPAC, and RPAC are voluntary and may be used for political purposes. The amount indicated is merely a guideline, and you may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. The Association will not favor or disadvantage anyone by reason of the amount of their contribution, and you may refuse to contribute without reprisal by the Association. Your contribution is split between TREPAC and TAR FedPAC. Contact the TREPAC administrator at 800-873-9155 for information about the percentages of your contribution provided to TREPAC and to TAR FedPAC. The TAR FedPAC portion is used to support federal candidates—via contributions by TAR FedPAC to RPAC—and is charged against your limits under 52 U.S.C. § 30116.

  • Dues and assessments are not refundable.
  • This statement is for annual dues and any annual assessments to the local, state, and National Association of REALTORS.
  • $5 of your dues is for a subscription to Texas REALTOR® Magazine (for REALTOR® and Affiliate members).
  • $6 of your dues is for a subscription to NAR’s REALTOR® magazine (for REALTOR® members).
  • $35 of your dues includes an assessment by NAR for all REALTORS® for a public awareness campaign that includes TV ads highlighting the value a REALTOR® brings to a transaction and qualifies as deductible dues. By making payment, you acknowledge the membership duties to which you agreed when you became a member, including your duty to arbitrate disputes as provided in NAR’s Code of Ethics and the bylaws of your local association.
  • For new members who pay a prorated amount of the NAR $120 dues, 43% of that prorated portion would be nondeductible. For prorated TAR dues of $117, 15% is non-deductible; and for prorated GFWAR dues of $141, 4% is non-deductible.