15 benefits

As a member of VBR, your membership includes National, State, and Local. We help provide the tools to enhance professionalism in the real estate industry.

Top Ten Benefits of REALTOR® Membership 

1. REALTOR® Brand: The REALTOR® brand is one of the most recognized trademarks in the world.
2. Public Awareness: Let consumers know why it is important to use a REALTOR®
3. Government Advocacy: NAR, CAR, and VBR work with elected leadership in our government to benefit REALTORS®
4. Technology: We provide resources to help enhance your business.
5. Education: Give opportunities to increase your knowledge in your profession.
6. Networking: Offer many events to build relationships within the industry.
7. Monthly Statistics: Provide free access to monthly indicators, and areas reports.
8. Information Resources: VBR Weekly Update Newsletter, Call for Actions announcements, which help you stay up to date with current information.
9. Community: VBRF raises funds to promote community projects.
10. REALTOR® Benefits Program: Help you save money & time
We provide our members with leading-edge technology, market trend information, listing syndication, and marketing tools.
■ Broadcast Email System – Help share information such as items for sale, open house, real estate, rental, and general news.
■ Tech Helpline – Tech support for any hardware, software, and mobile devices.
■ Monthly Market Statistics – Market Indicator reports provided each month along with individual areas reports.
■ Access to Syndication – Zillow, Trulia, Homes.com, Realtor.com, RE/Colorado.com, & ColoProperty.com – Your Listing. Your Lead.
■ Vail Valley HOME Magazine - Special member rates in the Vail Daily’s monthly publication.
■ General Membership Meetings three times a year, featuring keynote speakers
■ Free Lunch & Learn on various topics such as Wildfire Mitigation, Deed Restrictions, & updates from DORA
■ Networking Mixers – Vail Valley Partnership, All Chambers and more
■ Community Connections & Events
■ Annual Installation Celebration
■ Annual Holiday Party
■ Quality education programming throughout the year. Offering basic CE offerings such as CREC Annual Update, NAR Ethics and many more
■ Free Education – CPR training, legal hot topics, wildfire mitigation, and mold awareness
■ Designation Offering – Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS).
■ REALTOR® safety tips
Additional Benefits:
■ RPAC– The REALTOR® Political Action Committee, dedicated to protecting private property rights and REALTORS® interest in the legislative arena. RPAC supports political candidates at the local,
state, and national levels who understand the issues important to REALTORS®
■ VBR Weekly Update newsletter to keep you up to date on current information
■Facility Rentals– Board room and classroom facilities
■ Involvement in committees
■ Affiliate directory of trusted affiliated industry partners.
■ Public awareness campaigns promoting the advantages of working with a REALTORS®.
■ Legal Hotline—Managing brokers may use a free hotline through the Colorado Association of REALTORS® to get legal advice.

Welcome Home Bags Available!

VBR "Welcome HOME Bag" Program is available! As a free benefit to all VBR REALTORS®, members who sell a home can stop by our office and pick up a bag to provide as a client gift.

Each cooler bag is full of quality items that can be used for activities in our community; a picnic blanket, cutting board, set of wine tumblers, and a reusable Chico shopping tote. Thank you to our Affiliate sponsors; Closet Factory, Fireside Properties, FirstBank, Stewart Title, TurnKey Vacation Rentals, Title Company of the Rockies, and Walls + Floors/ The Paint Bucket for making this program possible.

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Free 2020 CREC Update for members
The Vail Board of Realtors® is excited to offer the benefit of a FREE CREC Annual Update Course to ALL Realtor members for 2020 (A $40 value)!
Please note: Realtor members will *sign up online on vbr.net for $0.00. If you don't attend you will be invoiced for the full class amount.  Please provide us with cancellations within 24-hours of the class starting time. 


Vail Valley HOME Magazine 

The Vail Board of REALTORS® is pleased to offer special Member Rates in the Vail Daily's monthly publication, Vail Valley HOME Magazine. This glossy full-color publication is the go-to source for everything 'Home' in the Vail Valley. Contact Michelle Sanders at the Vail Daily for complete details (970) 331.1026 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Broadcast Email Instructions: 

The Broadcast email allows you to send message to VBR members in specific categories. Once you are a member you can sign up by logging into the website and going to "members home" and selecting broadcast email. 


Tech Helpline

Are you having computer problems? This free benefit allows you to call and get the technical assistance you need on your computer.

Call 866.619.8170 and give them your member number and they will help you.


Interactive Payment Calculators in your VMLS Listings

Provide your buyers with real-time mortgage product and affordability information for each property you send them through the MLS system and RatePlug. Stop deals from falling through and turn passive buyers into active buyers.

• Keep buyers on listings longer - play financial “what-if” scenarios with lending data
• Peace of mind for lenders - compliant with everything (TRID, FTC-MAP, RESPA-TILA, etc).
• Displays only your trusted lending sources.

Custom Real Estate Property Flyers

Included at no-extra cost. Now when you list a new property in VMLS, your lending partner has the ability to create co-branded professional real estate flyers to support your open houses and other co-marketing activities.

There are multiple compliant co-marketing flyer templates available.


CLICK HERE to enroll.

 Forewarn Launch

The Vail MLS is thrilled to announce a FREE PROACTIVE SAFETY AND LEAD INTELLIGENCE service for all VMLS members!

Quickly becoming the industry standard for safety and prospect intelligence, FOREWARN is a revolutionary application that allows agents to have instant due diligence on prospects. In seconds, with as little information as a phone number or name, VMLS members can verify a prospect’s identity, criminal records, bankruptcies, liens, judgments, address history and property records all in one place, leading to safer and more productive interactions.

This is not only critical for your personal safety and efficiency but also a benefit to your listing homeowners, providing an added layer of protection for their homes and families through your vetting of prospective buyers.

For more information about setting up your account click here 

Grow Your Business • Gain a Competitive Edge • Save Time and Money

REALTOR Benefits® Program

Designed with you in mind, the REALTOR Benefits® Program is your official member benefits resource, bringing you savings and unique offers on products and services just for REALTORS®. Program Partners are carefully selected, so you can be assured they understand the unique needs of real estate professionals and are committed to your success. Whether for your professional or personal needs, make www.nar.realtor/RealtorBenefits the first place you stop when you shop.

Our Partners

Over 30 industry leading companies, in each of the following categories, are part of the program:

  • Educational Tools
  • Electronics & Mobile Technology
  • Marketing Resources
  • Office Supplies & Services
  • Personal Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Services
  • Transaction Management
  • Travel & Automotive

See an alphabetical list of all REALTOR Benefits® Program partners.

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Realtor Benefits Program At-a-Glance Grid

The REALTOR Benefits® Program At-a-Glance Grid showcases all the companies offering discounts and benefits to NAR members and complete details on how to begin taking advantage of their unique offer or service.

Download or print the grid today.

REALTOR Benefits® Program At-a-Glance Grid (PDF: 1.27 MB)

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The Colorado Association of REALTORS® is proud to offer these benefits to our REALTOR® members.
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Legal Hotline

The REALTORS® Legal Hotline is a service which provides members of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® with direct access to a qualified real estate attorney who can offer information on real estate law and related matters. The Hotline provides legal information, not legal representation.

How do I use the Legal Hotline?

The principal broker and one additional designee from each REALTOR® office are allowed access to the Hotline. Each user will be assigned a unique Hotline Identification Number. Your name and ID number will provide verification that you are an authorized caller. Legal information will be given at the time of your call or within one business day if research is required.

Click here to view the CAR Legal Hotline website.