Information About Benefits

List of benefits/ reasons for a Strategic Business Partner to join OMCAR

Are you interested in information sharing & networking with over 1,300 Realtor® Members?

OMCAR’s Strategic Business Partners are individuals who offer products and services of value to our REALTOR® Members and do not hold a Real Estate or Appraisal license.

Example: Lenders, Title Representatives, Home Inspectors, Home Renovations, Landscaping, Real Estate Attorneys etc.

Some Strategic Business Partner Benefits include:

  • Access to REALTOR® Member Firm/Agent Roster
  • Opportunity to participate in OMCAR’s Annual Real Estate Trade Expo and Home, Garden & Lifestyle Expo.
  • Strategic Business Partner Spotlight: Place an Ad or important information about your business in our Monthly digital Newsletter that over 1,300+ Members and neighboring Associations receive.
  • Opportunity to participate in our “Strategic Business Partner Showcase”
  • Ability to place your business cards and literature in our building
  • Hundreds of chances to sponsor classes/events – speak to our members face-to-face and network!
  • Your logo and website link on the business partner section of our website
  • Subscription to our weekly e-newsletters
  • Use of our meeting rooms/auditorium at a discounted rate
  • Invitation to our quarterly membership meetings, MLS Breakfast Club meetings and our Annual Christmas Party!
  • Committee Participation- You are welcome to join & participate in the following committees: Realtor®/Affiliate Committee, Farm Exchange, Commercial Exchange, YPN (Young Professionals Network), Global International Committee and Community Awareness.
  • The networking opportunities are priceless – building relationships is one of the most successful ways to grow your business and increase your sales. It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you!

MEMBER BENEFITS

When you become a Member of the Ocala/Marion County Association of REALTORS® you become a part of a powerful network of real estate professionals. Here are just a few of the benefits you will receive:

  • Education Passport
  • Continuing education seminars that are offered right here at OMCAR for free or a reduced rate that will increase your business knowledge.
  • Enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics to maintain professionalism in the real estate industry.
  • Arbitration and mediation of business disputes.
  • Computerized MLS system and comprehensive training classes.
  • Monthly Farm and Commercial marketing sessions to promote new listings.
  • Resource Center packed with books, magazines, fax services and a copy machine.
  • REALTOR® Store fully stocked with products, signs, maps, lock boxes, brochure boxes, info tubes and other business essentials.
  • Networking opportunities with strategic business partners that support our industry.
  • REALTOR® E-Newsletter, a weekly newsletter packed full with current events, class updates and important information as well as a monthly publication that gives you the what, where, when, why and how of Association and industry events and a letter from your Association President.
  • Quarterly Membership luncheon meetings, Monthly Brokers Breakfasts and Quarterly MLS Breakfast Club meetings with guest speakers, a great way to increase your professionalism and obtain valuable networking opportunities.
  • Free technology support with Florida Realtors®
  • Free legal advice from Legal Hotline
  • Professional Development with designation classes offered locally
  • Global Council
  • Young Professional Network (YPN) opportunities.
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