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Benefits of GIFAR Membership


What do you get for your membership dollars?

  • Prestige of belonging to one of the country’s largest Trade Organizations along with the right to identify yourself as a REALTOR®, which has wide public acceptance
  • GIFAR has close to 500 REALTOR® members and an increasing number of Affiliate members in the Greater Idaho Falls area.
  • Access to IAR Copyrighted forms and other publications.
  • Use of the Legal Hotline via your Broker.
  • Monthly membership luncheons where members are privileged to have guest speakers relating to the industry, first hand information from the Board of Directors, opportunity to vote on budget and the Association Officers and Directors, networking opportunities, drawings, etc.
  • Local board and IAR sponsored educational programs.
  • Participation in the weekly tour of listings.
  • SNRRMLS Membership which allows members to pool listings and effect cooperative brokerage efforts in an expanded market area.
  • Monthly newsletters, calls to action, broadcast messages.
  • Rookie Breakfasts for new members.
  • Access to Professional Standards Committee which is able to handle business disputes and avoid costly lawsuits and bad publicity.
  • Political clout through RPAC.
  • Access to REALTOR® institutes and designations.
  • Access to local, state and national communications regarding important business and regulatory issues like changes in lead paint laws, court cases affecting the way you do business, and new industry trends.
  • Discounts through the NAR Affinity Program.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • NAR REALTOR® Safety Program.
  • Conferences and Conventions.
  • Recognition events help to create a higher profile among REALTORS® and fellow Affiliate members. ROTY.
  • Social events such as Affiliate Appreciation, Christmas Party, Golf Tournament, fundraisers.
  • Community outreach opportunities charitable, civic and community service activities to enhance the quality of life in local communities.
  • Benefits derived from both the NAR public relations campaign and the IAR media campaign.
  • Access to market statistics for communities within Bonneville, Bingham, Jefferson, Madison and Fremont counties.
  • GIFAR members are eligible to rent our facility at a discounted rate. Room rental comes with the use of audio visual equipment.
  • Opportunity to participate in the National Association of REALTORS® Fair Housing Partnership to promote Fair Housing practices in real estate.

As a member, you have access not only to REALTORS® but also to our Affiliates members who are the industry professionals providing services and products related to real estate transaction.