304 River Road - Columbia, TN 38401
931.381.5556
Giles - Lawrence - Lewis - Lincoln - Marshall - Maury - Perry - Wayne

Types of Membership

  • REALTOR®
    • REALTOR® membership is available to licensed real estate brokers and appraisers in the state of Tennessee and the surrounding, contiguous, states.
  • Affiliate
    • Affiliate membership is available to companies whose primary business function relates to the real estate industry.  Companies in this category are title companies, mortgage brokers, home inspectors, pest control, etc.
  • If you would like to know if you qualify for membership, but are unsure if you fit into either of the above categories, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional membership types.

How to Apply

Applying for membership is simple. REALTOR® and Affiliate applicants must complete an application for membership and submit a dues payment and application fee to be considered for membership.  Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for current fees.

Requirements for REALTOR® Membership

  • Applicants for REALTOR® membership must agree to abide by the Code of Ethics and Bylaws of SMTAR.
  • The applicant must fall into one of the following categories to hold membership in SMTAR:
    • Must be principle broker of their firm, OR
    • Their principle broker holds membership in SMTAR (or intends to join), OR
    • Must belong to a franchise and at least one principle broker in any of the  franchise firms holds membership in SMTAR, OR
    • Must be a principle Appraiser of an appraisal firm, or a licensed appraiser in a firm that already holds membership
  • Once approved, REALTORS® must complete (or provide proof of completion) of at least 2.5 hours of instruction on the REALTOR® Code of Ethics within 60 days of their approval date.  Previously, members have been required to complete this training during specific 4-year cycles. The current cycle, however, ends in December 2016 and NAR will begin a new policy. Members will be required to complete this training in 2-year cycles beginning January 1, 2017.  Click here for more info on this requirement.

Association Dues for REALTOR Membership 2016

Please Note: The amount due may vary depending on individual circumstances, and dues discounts are available.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND A DUES PAYMENT WITHOUT FIRST CONTACTING SMTAR STAFF FOR AN EXACT DUES QUOTE.
 

APPLICATION & PROCESSING FEES 
     Application Fee for New Licensees $260.00
     Processing Fee for Transferring REALTORS $50.00

REALTOR Dues (REALTOR membership requires that dues be paid to the local, state (TAR) and national (NAR) associations.  Fees listed below are mandatory for this membership category. ADDITIONAL FEES MAY APPLY BASED ON YOUR FIRM.)
     Local Dues $200.00
     TAR Dues $105.00
     TAR Issues Mobilization Fund $15.00
     NAR Dues $120.00
     NAR Public Relations Fee $35.00
Get Your Membership Started!
     Step 1:   Call or E-mail SMTAR for a dues quote.

Call 931.381.5556 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     Step 2:   Download the application for membership.
     (Principle Brokers must use a different application.
     Please contact us for information specific to Principle
     Brokers.)




    Step 3:   Send in your application and dues payment.
    APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED WITHOUT
    DUES PAYMENT.

Fax Application to 931.388.4957
E-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mail to:  SMTAR
             304 River Road
             Columbia, TN  38401

We can accept your dues payment by phone using

(AMERICAN EXPRESS NOW ACCEPTED!)
     Step 4:   Complete Code of Ethics Training if required.

 

Once your application is processed and you are approved by the Board of Directors, you will receive a letter from your SMTAR President welcoming you to the Association.  It's that simple!


 

Requirements for Affiliate Membership

  • Applicants for Affiliate membership must provide a service used in the real estate industry.
  • Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to determine if your business qualifies for Affiliate Membership.
  • Please note:  Affiliate members do not qualify for full access to the Multiple Listing Service.  Some affiliates do qualify for a Sentricard at an additional cost.
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