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Become a GFWAR Member

The Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS® offers many different classes of membership. Members of the Association pay dues to the Association for access to a multitude of highly sophisticated and valuable products and services, which are either free or fee-based.


REALTOR® Membership

As an organization under the auspices of the National Association of REALTORS®, GFWAR is required to offer REALTOR® membership only to those who are licensed real estate professionals and whose sponsoring broker is a REALTOR® member at GFWAR or another REALTOR® Association. Membership into GFWAR also includes membership into the Texas Association of REALTORS® (TAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). (Members do not have the option to cancel their state or national membership.) Upon becoming a member of GFWAR, members stay active by paying annual dues.

The procedure to become a REALTOR® member is efficient and easy. The first step is to determine that a license is active on the TREC Web site. To check this, visit and click on "Licensee Info Search."

Next, a new member appointment must be scheduled with GFWAR. New member appointments are sessions in which a GFWAR staff member meets one-on-one with the new member to set up that person's account and give a brief overview of GFWAR. New member appointments generally last about 45 minutes. To sign-up for a new member appointment, notify GFWAR by calling Meghan Sheehan at 817-336-5165, ext. 102, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GFWAR requires that all those interested in membership submit an application and recommends that applications be completed beforehand and brought with the applicant. If this is inconvenient, applications may be filled out at the Association immediately before the new member appointment.


Affiliate Membership

With approximately 3,700 members, GFWAR offers its affiliate members a broad range of networking opportunities to promote their company's brand and message to area real estate professionals. Want to promote your products or services? An affiliate membership at GFWAR is just the ticket.

A GFWAR Affiliate Membership Offers:

Exposure – GFWAR offers its affiliate members a wealth of opportunities to build top-of-mind brand awareness among REALTOR® members by:

  • Promoting various affiliate events or news in weekly e-mail updates
  • Listing affiliates by industry type on the GFWAR Online Portal
  • Providing an array of advertising opportunities for affiliates to promote their companies

Networking – GFWAR realizes how important networking is to its affiliate members and works to provide a variety of networking opportunities to help affiliates personally market themselves to GFWAR members. These opportunities include:

  • Association events / luncheons
  • MLS Networking Groups
  • Committee meetings
  • Classes / seminars
  • Starbucks Sessions

Cost Break – Affiliates are given the same discount benefits that REALTOR® members are given, including at the REALTOR® store, at GFWAR events / classes and on facility rentals at the Association.

To Become an Affiliate Member

GFWAR has three types of affiliate memberships – designated, additional affiliate and institute affiliate. All offices must designate one member as the designated affiliate member, and all other members of the office may join at a reduced rate as additional affiliates. An institute affiliate is a member with the IREM, RLI, SIOR, CCIM & CRE affiliations. These members pay their NAR Affiliate – Institute directly.

To become an affiliate member, the process includes downloading this form and sending it to GFWAR with a method of payment. Payment may be in the form of cash, check or credit card. 


Society of Commercial REALTORS® Membership

Why Join SCR?

The Society of Commercial REALTORS® (SCR) is an organization of commercial real estate professionals in Tarrant County and surrounding areas that operates under the auspices of the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®. SCR has its own governing body and bylaws, and its chief mission is to advance knowledge, education and integrity in the fields of commercial and investment real estate.

SCR provides a number of benefits for its members that include:

  • Networking – SCR is one of the most cost-effective organizations in Tarrant County where commercial real estate professionals can network specifically with other commercial practitioners, opening doors to deal making opportunities.
  • Education – Offering commercial MCE classes, designation courses, and technology / industry updates, SCR is on the forefront of providing its members the tools needed to stay competitive within the ever-changing field of commercial real estate.
  • Governmental Affairs – Monitoring issues that affect commercial real estate on the local, state and national levels, SCR works to defend its members from legislation that could have negative effects on the commercial real estate industry.
  • Cost Break – SCR members receive admission to monthly breakfast meetings, installations and various other events at a reduced fee. In addition, SCR offers price reductions for SCR sponsored classes and merchandise from the REALTOR® store.
  • REALTOR® Name – Because SCR is under the umbrella of GFWAR, its members adhere to the ethical and professional standards that all REALTOR® members follow. Therefore, the REALTOR® name gives credibility and accountability to all SCR members.
  • Professional Development – With opportunities available to serve on committees and on the Board of Governors, SCR provides its members a means to develop their leadership and professional skills. In addition, awards of merit are given to those members who exemplify these skills. GFWAR also offers professional development opportunities to prepare members for leadership on the local, state and national levels.
  • Professional Standards – Since all REALTORS® must adhere to the NAR Code of Ethics, it's the duty of GFWAR to educate its members regarding this ethical code and administer a course of action to those who do not comply. SCR falls under this standard, keeping "law and order" among practitioners.
  • REALTOR® Benefits – Members of SCR receive REALTOR® benefits such as free legal consultation and advice, marketing tools, entry into discount programs, and forms and contracts provided by NAR and TAR.

Click Here for the SCR Membership Application Form and Click Here for the SCR Affiliate Application Form.