Time Honored in Tradition: Chartered in 1922, the Durham Regional Association of REALTORS® has served the real estate interest of our members and community for decades. More than 1,200 members support our mission and responsibility to promote and protect the American dream of private property ownership. We promote the image of REALTORS® as valuable professionals essential to the real estate transaction and dream of homeownership.
Expansive Jurisdiction: DRAR covers seven counties in the Northern Triangle Area of North Carolina: Durham, Person, Vance, Franklin, Granville and Warren Counties.
Mission: To provide members with education and resources that will enable them to enhance professional growth and prosperity, to promote and enforce ethical standards and to be a continuing source of information concerning issues impacting real estate: thereby encouraging and protecting private property rights.
Member Services: DRAR is recognized for providing superior membership value based upon high quality support and valuable, relevant service to its members. Experienced, dedicated staff serves as the foundation, which members rely upon to enhance their success. Strong and engaging volunteer leaders focus on keeping the association relevant to the members we serve.
Consumer Outreach: With a strong commitment to member involvement in the community, DRAR is recognized for its charitable value based on outreach, advocacy and community investment. “Giving back” to our community underscores our commitment to enrich the lives of others.
Professional Development: Educational opportunities propels member expertise on industry issues, technology and community awareness enabling greater success with clients and customers. A leading provider of Continuing Education classes, DRAR offers online CE combined with a wide array of classroom topics with talented instructors on a monthly basis.
Government Affairs Program: Protecting private property rights and the best interest of our members is main stream to our mission and objectives. DRAR monitors legislative and regulatory issues to foster economic development and a pro-business environment conducive to the real estate profession. Annual meetings with elected officials allows members to share their view and opinions on relevant issues and legislation.
Communication & Networking: Timely updates on events and real estate issues is published weekly in the electronic publication of REALTalk. Networking Events include membership luncheons, golf tournament, ice cream social, annual REALTOR® of the Year Luncheon and other special programs to interact with colleagues and associate members. Member engagement on committees enables participants to interact and maintain an active membership that will continually seek to bring the association’s mission to life.
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