The Sun Valley Board of REALTORS® is an organization recognized for the value and relevance it provides to its members and the community. We are a trade organization for the real estate industry and related fields. We have over 300 REALTOR members, over 20 Appraisers and more than 25 Affiliate members from related fields. We are here to help our members be successful in their real estate related businesses. We offer services to real estate agents, appraisers, banks, title companies, and more! If you are in the real estate business or a related field, we are here for you! We are here to serve you and help you be successful in your business. We help our members succeed through:
Our organization is made up of REALTORS, Appraisers, and Affiliates. We are governed by a group of 11 elected REALTOR members who make decisions to support our membership and maintain professionalism in our industry. Our officers and Board of Directors are elected every year to represent our members on important key issues facing our industry. Our committees, which are made up of member volunteers, offer resources for our Board of Directors and make recommendations to our Board on programs and policies. To volunteer for our committees, please contact the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS® office at 208-726-7764 or email Amanda@SunValleyRealtors.org.
The REALTOR Code of Ethics is what sets REALTORS apart from other licensees in the state. REALTORS have higher standards of practice and abide by the Code which is more than 100 years old.
The REALTOR Code of Ethics is broken down into three parts:
Duties to Clients and Customers
Duties to the Public
Duties to REALTORS®
If you believe that one of our members has acted in violation of any of the duties spelled out in the Code of Ethics, please click here to access complaint forms or contact Amanda@SunValleyRealtors.org to learn more about that process.
Amanda Ornelas, Executive Officer: Amanda is in charge of the business of the Sun Valley Board of REALTORS®. Anything you need or have questions on, please contact Amanda at the Board office. Amanda@SunValleyREALTORS.org 208-726-7764
Brandee Smith, Membership Coordinator: Brandee is our primary contact for most member services at the board office. Contact Brandee at Brandee@SunValleyREALTORS.org or call 208-726-7764.
Bob Crosby, Government Affairs Director: Bob is the cornerstone to our advocacy efforts. As our Government Affairs Director, he is in direct contact with elected officials and staff and all municipalities in the Wood River Valley. SbrGAD1@cox.net 208-721-8353
Different types of Membership
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.
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.
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.
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.