Why Join WWBR?
Water Wonderland Board of REALTORS® (WWBR) is a professional trade association in service to our members and the general public. WWBR is part of the REALTOR® family including Michigan Association of REALTORS®, and our National Association of REALTORS®, which is one of the largest trade organizations in the United States. It is the Mission of the WWBR to provide members with education and resources necessary to conduct a successful business in a professional and ethical manner.
Being a member of these organizations brings with it numerous of benefits, and is a great opportunity in helping you grow your career, conducting a professional business, keeping you involved and informed in the industry, as well as providing exposure and helping to support and represent the best interest of your clients.
I encourage you to learn about all the benefits available to you by allowing us an hour of your time to share with you all the advantages of being part of the REALTOR® family.
Jeannie Rizzardi, Association Executive, RCE, e-PRO
Water Wonderland Board of REALTORS®
HOW DOES WWBR MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT ME?
At the Water Wonderland Board of REALTORS®, we are all about you. We work every day to infuse your membership with as much value and as many benefits as possible. Only 1/3rd of your annual dues go to WWBR—the rest go to your membership at the State and National level.
Helping You Grow Your Career
The Association is committed to your professional development, offering a variety of classes, roundtables and technology classes throughout the year. The vast majority of our classes are offered FREE for members
Awards & Recognition
What better way to distinguish yourself from other agents than by receiving REALTOR® of the YEAR award? Each year, the WWBR recognizes a most outstanding member at our annual meeting and awards banquet
Use of the REALTOR® Mark
Only through membership with NAR are you allowed to distinguish yourself as a REALTOR®. Wear your pin with pride! The National Association of REALTORS® found that the REALTOR® brand brings each member an average of $4,650 in additional income each year.
Helping You Conduct Business
Representation through Government Advocacy
The National Association and Michigan Association works closely with Congress to benefit REALTORS®, the industry and consumers. Political battles won today significantly affect your tomorrow. Our advances on public policies help preserve the best real estate environment for your business through legislative efforts on local, state and national levels.
FLEXMLS, Showingtime, Digital Ink, RPR, Zipforms, Zipforms for Mobile, ListHub, IDX Feed are tools that we can provide you to use on an everyday basis to help you be successful in the Real Estate Industry
We, along with the State and National Association foster interactive relationships with local media to promote the benefits of using a REALTOR® and our involvement in the community as well as promoting the affordability of buying a home.
Keeping You Involved & Informed
Communication & Publications
The Association works to keep you up-to-date on Association news and industry developments through our online newsletter, updates on our social media sites, as well as e-blasts, President Podcasts, REALTOR® Magazines and website posts for upcoming events and news.
Event, Networking & Volunteer Opportunities
The Association offers a variety of networking opportunities, from our general membership meetings, to our annual Golf Outing, to round table forums. Also by serving on a board, committee, or volunteering at fundraisers is a way to give back to your industry and community.
Additional members benefits
REALTOR® Benefit Program
As a REALTOR® member you have an array of competitively priced business products, services and resources that are offered at a discount price. From travel to office products, to insurance, we offer discount pricing for services used everyday in your profession.
REALTOR® Federal Credit Union
The REALTORS® Credit Union offers customized products & services to meet the unique financial and cash flow needs of REALTORS®.
MICHIGAN RECIPROCAL ALLIANCE & DATA SHARE ALLIANCES
WWBR participates with 6 other Boards and MLS’s in Northern Michigan and Southwest Michigan in Data Share agreements, which allows our members to have access to active listings and solds for all..