SMAR Member Benefits
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AutoContracts Forms, Contracts, and Addenda Software
All SMAR members receive a license for Autocontracts which includes all the forms, contracts,
addenda you need for day-to-day business transactions. AutoRealty's
AutoContracts software substantially reduces the time and
effort required to fill out forms.
Contact Ronnie at 1-888-340-8727 for
Rates For SMAR's Meeting & Event Facilities
Having a business meeting? SMAR can accommodate your needs by offering a large meeting hall or a director's meeting room at substantial
discounts to SMAR members. Call 1-888-340-8727 for more information.
SMAR maintains several committees which assist in establishing policy,
relations programs, promoting educational training, member services, and
Committee participation is encouraged and is available to all members.
Your voice can
make a difference. But direct involvement isn't the only way committees
members. They benefit from fellow SMAR committee volunteers who
work hard to
promote the goals of the Association and enhance the services it provides.
All SMAR members may attend the Maryland and National Association
Annual Conventions offered at various locations in the United States.
Conventions provide members an opportunity to keep abreast of the ever-changing
laws, regulations, products,
services and technology affecting the real estate industry.
& Trust Visa Card
The Maryland Bank & Trust Visa Gold Card is a real deal with
a low interest rate and no
annual fee. Using the card provides a source of non-dues revenue to the
bringing a host of its own beneifts, such as:
Automatic Travel Accident Insurance
Toll-Free Travel Reservation Service
Bonus Travel Dividends
Auto Rental Discounts
and many more!
Call 1-800-347-7887 for further information.
SMAR offers a variety of continuing education courses providing
the most current
information and expert instructors, with convenient weekday and Saturday
at reduced rates. Graduate, REALTORŪ Institute (GRI), Pre-licensing Course
required and elective courses are offered.
SMI Insurance is available at special SMAR rates. They
will evaluate your needs and
make recommendations to close gaps, enhance coverage, and reduce costs.
offer business, personal, life & health, retirement and estate planning
Kenneth Wyvill at 301-390-0099.
Every attempt is made to offer members to option to mediate disputes.
It's a free and
easy way to reach an agreement and avoid the expense, stress, and time
involved in an arbitration.
SMAR sponsors a variety of social events throughout the year: Annual
Excellence Banquet, Annual Installation of Officers & Directors, Annual
Breakfast, and the REALTOR® Fair, are just a few of the many
activities provided for
SMAR members. Participate and meet fellow members, renew friendships and
SMAR Institute of Real Estate offers the 60-hour
pre-licensing course required prior to
taking the Real Estate Exam for licensure. The course is offered three
times per year
(spring, summer & fall sessions). While the classes are open to the public
and are not
exclusive to members, the course allows new people to join the industry
and creates opportunities for members to fill recruitment and
All SMAR members have the opportunity to file an Ethics Complaint
Request to settle issues involving the Code of Ethics or commission disputes.
Brenda at 888-340-8727.
Supports candidates for public office who represent the best
interest of REALTORSŪ and
private property rights. SMAR members also enjoy the services of a Legislative
consultant who monitors the local County and town governments and reports
members on issues that affect their livelihoods.
SMAR's REALTORŪ Store has expanded its inventory to include
brochures and pamphlets, literature holders and boxes, various signs and
and open house pennants and signs. The REALTORŪ Store is equipped with
and personalized items which will make you "stand out" in the crowd of
professionals. We will also order particular items for you which we do
not have room
to stock. Our friendly and competent employees are happy to assist you
any of your real estate needs. Call Ronnie at 1-888-340-8727.
Southern Maryland Association of REALTORSŪ Technology Services
Southern Maryland is the only Association in the area to offer
a full-time technology
services provider on staff. Basic hardware troubleshooting and repair,
software issues, and technology questions are offered not only for member's
computers, but for home pc's as well. Members enjoy reduced rates that
savings over the alternatives. Phone consultations are free. We do housecalls too! Contact
Steuart at 1-888-340-8727.
Awards of Excellence Program/Hall of Fame. Annual award competition
producers in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties and recognizes
accomplishments by inclusion in the Awards of Excellence Hall of Fame.