Become a Member

There are benefits to membership on all levels.  Below is a list of membership levels and the benefits that come with membership.

The main purpose of the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS is to help you be successful in your real estate career.  Below are some of the services that we offer to help you manage your career and learn the information you need to know to be successful.

  1. Get A License:

    Pre-License Courses are required by the Idaho Real Estate Commission.  There are two courses Module 1 and 2 that are prerequisites to taking the Idaho exam.  Each module is one week long.

    We do not have any classes available at this time but please email Brandee@SunValleyREALTORS.org to add your name to the interest list for the next course.

    Attendance: 100% attendance is required. Students must sign-in to receive credit.  The course is made available to all qualified applicants and the school will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, sex, handicap or national origin.

  2. Member Services:
    • Multiple Listing Service
    • Lockbox Systems
    • Communications
    • General Membership Meetings
    • Continuing Education
    • Networking Events
    • Advocacy
    • Technology and training
    • Forms
    • Professional Standards
    • Statistics
  3. Communications

    We communicate important industry related information for our members weekly.  We offer a weekly “hot sheet” or information newsletter which goes out every Monday to start your week in the right direction.  Click here to subscribe to the hot sheet

    This is our primary form of communication to our members.  Our weekly newsletter is a member benefit.

  4. Technology and MLS

    Our MLS or Multiple Listing Service is the flagship of our services to our members.  We maintain a professional and reliable MLS service covering the Blaine County area and Southwest Custer County.

    Other technology products we offer include online forms, secure lockbox system, and electronic signatures, to name a few.

     

  5. Education

    Continuing education is a requirement of real estate licensees.  We offer quarterly classes that fulfill the renewal of licenses in the state of Idaho.  We also offer, when applicable, designation courses, broker classes, and pre-license classes.

    To attend our online classes go to www.svbor.theceshop.com.
    To attend our in-person classes, please register here.

  6. Administrative Services

    We can help you with your needs as an agent or a member.  We have facilities to hold meetings for small groups.  We offer assistance with daily real estate tasks.  We can assist you with whatever you need.  We are here to serve our members and make them successful.

  7. Professional Standards

    Our members are governed by a strict and exact Code of Ethics.

    One of the benefits of membership is being able to hold each other accountable in a fair way and ensure due process.  Our professional standards process is one of the best in the country and is a REALTOR benefit.

  8. Advocacy

    Our extensive Government Affairs program includes advocacy for the real estate business as well as private property rights, home owners interests, and economic vitality.  As one of our most active programs, our Government Affairs Committee and our Government Affairs Director work closely with city and county governments to ensure the quality of life in the Wood River Valley.

    One of the benefits of membership is being able to hold each other accountable in a fair way and ensure due process.  Our professional standards process is one of the best in the country and is a REALTOR benefit.

    We can help you with your needs as an agent or a member.  We have facilities to hold meetings for small groups.  We offer assistance with daily real estate tasks.  We can assist you with whatever you need.  We are here to serve our members and make them successful.

  9. Joining the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS

    To join the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS and MLS, please contact the Board office at 208-726-7764 or email Amanda@SunValleyREALTORS.org or click on each membership type to get a copy of the application that you can fill out online.

  10. REALTORS

    Licensees in the state of Idaho who do business in our geographical area are welcome to join as members of the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS and MLS.  New members are required to go through three training courses which include one class that explains the Code of Ethics.

  11. Appraisers

    Licensed appraisers in the state of Idaho can join the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS and MLS.  Appraisers are offered information and data from the MLS that other affiliate members cannot see including sold information, off market listings, and more.

    To join as an appraiser, you must provide proof of licensure in the state of Idaho.  Appraisers also follow the National Association of REALTORS’ Code of Ethics and are required to take an Ethics course specific to our organization upon joining and every four years.

    Contact us about joining as an Appraiser member today.

  12. Affiliates

    Affiliate members can be anyone whose business is related to the real estate industry and/or has a need or would be benefited from being offered exclusive access to REALTORS and Appraisers in the Wood River Valley.

    Affiliates are given opportunities to network, sponsor, and get in front of our members on a regular basis.

    Affiliate membership is affordable and beneficial to your business.  Check out our Affiliate Member page to see a complete list of our local affiliate members.

    Contact us about joining as an Affiliate member today.