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The North Shore Association of REALTORS® (NSAR) is a non-profit advocacy, support, and education resource for REALTORS® and the public.

Membership Types

NSAR offers three distinct types of membership. Apply online or download an application.

REALTOR® Membership

Individuals that are sole proprietors, partners, corporate officers, or branch office managers and are engaged actively in the real estate profession and maintain or are associated with an established real estate office in Massachusetts or a nearby state are eligible to become REALTOR® members. Every individual who is a partner in a partnership, or an officer in a corporation, or a trustee of a trust who is actively engaged in the real estate profession within the state or a contiguous state contiguous qualifies for REALTOR® Membership only. REALTOR® Membership in an Association of REALTORS® within the state or a adjoining state is required for these individuals.
Benefits of Membership (REALTOR® PDF)

Designated REALTOR® Membership

Each firm (or office in the case of firms with multiple office locations) needs to identify one REALTOR® member that will be responsible for all duties and obligations of Membership including the obligation to arbitrate and the payment of association dues. The "Designated REALTOR®" must be a sole proprietor, partner, corporate officer, or branch office manager acting on behalf of the firm's principal(s) and must meet all other qualifications for REALTOR® Membership.

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate members are individuals that operate in a business that touches on the real estate industry. While not REALTORS®, they engage with the real estate profession on a regular basis.
Benefits of Membership (Affiliate PDF)

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If you are interested in becoming a member, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with details.


  • Membership types described above.

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Downloadable Applications

Apply online (above) or feel free to download and mail us the appropriate application. Membership types described above.

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NSAR is a leading local real estate association in Massachusetts serving over 1200 members and representing more than 230 sales offices.

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