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Membership Applications

Requirements to Join

Membership Fees & Policies

Affiliate & Partner Membership

Membership Application

Requirements to Join

Requirements to Join the WMLS:

  • Hold an active VA salesperson, broker or appraiser license;
  • Be a REALTOR® in good standing. If you are not a member with WAAR, you will have to provide a letter of good standing from your local REALTOR® association (where you pay annual dues);
  • Your Designated REALTOR® (Broker-In-Charge) must join the WMLS as your firm’s Participant. Additionally, all active real estate licensees at your office location must also join WMLS as a Subscriber or must be approved as fee waived licensees;
  • Upon acceptance of your application, you will need to complete a required online comprehensive training on Matrix and the WMLS rules and regulations prior to accessing the MLS suite of tools.


Requirements to Join WAAR:

  • Hold an active VA salesperson, broker, or appraiser license;
  • Hold your license under a broker who is a Designated REALTOR® or be the Broker-in-Charge of your own firm;
  • If you were previously a REALTOR® member, a letter of good standing from your primary/past Association;
  • Upon acceptance of your application, you will be granted provisional REALTOR® membership and will be afforded 120 days to attend New Member Orientation and complete Code of Ethics training


Membership Fees & Policies

What is the application fee to join WAAR?

$50 REALTOR® Transfer Fee
$300 New REALTOR® Application Fee (new WAAR REALTOR® members or rejoining after one year)
$300 New WAAR Firm/Branch
$150 Change of Broker/ DR

What is the fee for MLS access?

$300 New WMLS Firm or Branch
$300 WMLS Firm/Branch Reactivation
$ 45 WMLS Firm/Branch Quarterly Ancillary Fee (prorated monthly)
$150 Change of Broker

$ 50 Initial Firm Affiliate Service
$ 50 Change of WMLS Affiliate Representative

$ 25 Affiliate Firm Re-Activate

$ 90 Affiliate Quarterly User Fee (prorated monthly)



What is the MLS Fee Waiver for Licensees (MLS of Choice) Policy?

New User – $50 + pro-rated quarterly fee
Transferring User- $50 + pro-rated quarterly fee
Reactivating User – $100 + pro-rated quarterly fee

Affiliate & Partner Membership

The Williamsburg Area Association of REALTORS® proudly provides an unparalleled opportunity to directly market and advertise to over 500 real estate professionals, managers, brokers and owners via the Affiliate Marketing Program (AMP). The AMP allows you to enhance your current marketing strategies and increase your company’s visibility through numerous sponsorship opportunities as well as discounts on products and services.

AMP Partner Benefits

–>Directly market yourself or your company to more than 500 real estate professionals including REALTORS®, brokers, managers, etc.
–>Advertising discounts
–>Discounted classroom and meeting room rental
–>Increase visibility in the marketplace in a highly targeted way
–>Additional Marketing on WAAR website Inclusion in community volunteer opportunities
–>Networking opportunities
–>Sponsor a community service event, a continuing education class or a seminar about “hot topics”
–>Demonstrate your expertise by teaching an educational seminar
–>Help steer the future of WAAR! AMP
–>Partners can serve on committees
–>Partners receive weekly e-newsletters, industry reports & housing market statistics
–>Ability to make a positive impact on the industry via contributions to REALTOR®
–>Political Action Committee (RPAC)