Designated REALTOR® (Broker of Record)

Only REALTORS® and Affiliates are considered “members” of the Orange County Association of REALTORS® and have access to exclusive member benefits...


How to Join:

In Person (Recommended)

While we don't require an appointment to join, we can process your pdf application (104 KB) up until 30 minutes before closing. Please arrive early so we can set-up your membership and explain your benefits.

Online

Complete our online application; then download our pdf Online Application Checklist (70 KB) for instructions on your next steps. We’ll contact you to finalize your membership. You will be emailed an Application Acknowledgement to be e-Signed.

Fax

Send us your pdf application (104 KB) ; then download our pdf Faxed Application Checklist (67 KB) for instructions on your next steps. We’ll contact you to finalize your membership.


What's Required?

  • Signed pdf application (104 KB) (with MLS rules and Orientation acknowledgment)
  • Copy of your BRE License
  • Copy of your Driver’s License
  • Credit Card Authorization Form (for online or faxed applications)
  • Letter of Good Standing (transfers from other REALTOR® Associations)



What's The Cost?

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$184
$30
$155
$150
$25
$20
$75
$390
$35

$1,064
$168.67
$30
$145
$137.50
$25
$20
$75
$357.50
$35

$993.67
$153.33
$30
$135
$125
$25
$20
$75
$325
$35

$923.33
$138
$30
$125
$112.50
$25
$20
$75
$292.50
$35

$853
$122.67
$30
$115
$100
$25
$20
$75
$260
$35

$782.67
$107.33
$30
$105
$87.50
$25
$20
$75
$227.50
$35

$712.33
$92
$30
$95
$75
$25
$20
$75
$195
$35

$642
$76.67
$30
$85
$62.50
$25
$20
$75
$162.50
$35

$571.67
$61.33
$30
$75
$50
$25
$20
$75
$130
$35

$501.33
$46
$30
$65
$37.50
$25
$20
$75
$97.50
$35

$431
$30.67
$30
$55
$25
$25
$20
$75
$65
$35

$360.67
$15.33
$30
$45
$12.50
$25
$20
$75
$32.50
$35

$290.33

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eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.53 + tax
$50
$64.75

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

eKey Service (smartphone app)

$14.78 + tax
$50
$64.60

About Dues and Fees

The total amount shown applies to new members. Payment plan options are available. If you are reinstating your membership, please contact us for the appropriate total. OCAR dues / MLS fess may be paid by AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check, or Cash.

Military Discount for New OCAR REALTORS®: When joining OCAR for the first time, the Association will offer a one-time waiver of OCAR local dues and OCAR processing fees for members on Active Military Duty and/or their spouses. Also, when joining OCAR for the first time, the Association will offer a one-time waiver of OCAR processing fees and a one-time, half-off of OCAR dues to U.S. Military Veterans. We'll need proof of Active Duty or Veteran status at time of joining.

To open lockboxes, you will need to subscribe to the monthly eKey service on your smartphone. Key leases may be paid by AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or Check. No cash or money orders.

*C.A.R. Dues total includes the $49 REALTOR® Action Assessment, a mandatory state political assessment. Members may elect in writing to have their $49 go toward C.A.R.'s general fund for non-candidate political issues. This fund is used for educational and mobilization efforts on issues specifically impacting REALTORS® and similar efforts that do not involve contribution to candidates.


REALTOR® Orientation Requirement

All REALTORS® are required to attend the Association’s Orientation Program, which provides an overview of your member benefits and an introduction to the Multiple Listing Services’ Rules and Regulations. Members are instructed on the National Association of REALTORS®’ Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. You will be scheduled for a session upon joining.

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OCAR Benefits at a Glance
  • Friendly Customer Service
  • Two Convenient Locations
  • Low Membership Dues
  • Exceptional Training (Classroom, In Field, and Online)
  • Great Events and Networking Opportunities
  • Access to Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Free Productivity Tools and Affinity Discounts
Need Help?

Call us:

(714) 375-9313 Fountain Valley
(949) 586-6800 Laguna Hills
Email us: membership@ocar.org

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