Thank you for choosing the Los Angeles Southwest Association of REALTORS® (LASAOR). We are looking forward to you being a part of our Association and meeting you at a future event and/or meetings. As a REALTOR® or broker member, you are also a member of the state and national associations, C.A.R. and N.A.R. and receive benefits and tools from them as well.
A licensee shall qualify for REALTOR® membership if the person is:
A REALTOR® or Designated REALTOR® is a primary member of the Association if State and National Association dues are paid through the Association. A REALTOR® or Designated REALTOR® is a secondary member of the Association if State and National Association dues are paid through another association. One of the principals in the firm must be a Designated REALTOR® member of the Association in order for licensees associated with the firm to select the Association as their primary association.
A licensee also shall qualify for REALTOR® membership in the Association if the person is:
All persons who are partners in a partnership, or all officers in a corporation who are actively engaged in the real estate profession within the State or in a contiguous state shall qualify for REALTOR® membership only, and each is required to hold REALTOR® membership in an association of REALTOR® within the State or in a contiguous state. In the case of a firm, partnership or corporation whose business activity is substantially commercial, only those principals actively engaged in the real estate profession within the jurisdiction of the Association shall be required to hold REALTOR® membership in the Association.
Each firm must designate in writing a Designated REALTOR® who will be responsible for all of the duties and obligations of licensees associated with the Designated REALTOR®, including the obligation to arbitrate disputes pursuant to Article 17 of the Code of Ethics and to pay Association dues as established in the Bylaws. The Designated REALTOR® must be a sole proprietor, partner, corporate officer or branch office manager of the firm capable of acting on behalf of the firm’s principal(s) and must meet the other qualifications for REALTOR® membership established in the Bylaws.
The Designated REALTOR® must be actively engaged in the real estate profession, and maintain a current, valid real estate broker’s license or be licensed or certified by an appropriate State regulatory agency to engage in the appraisal of real property.
Benefits of joining the Los Angeles Southwest Association of REALTORS® (LASAOR)
The Los Angeles Southwest Association of REALTORS® (LASAOR) is dedicated to providing its local membership with resources and information to enhance their business & professional development. Being a member of the Association, you will benefit from a wide array of tools to navigate the current real estate market.