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Membership for STCAR is handled by request. Please view the different membership types, fill out the appropriate form, and email it to

Member benefits are listed at the bottom of this page.

NOTE: A one-time application fee of $25 applies to all memberships except the Student Membership.

Types of Membership

Primary Membership
STCAR will be your primary board membership. Texas REALTORS® and NAR dues are paid through STCAR. Texas REALTORS®, NAR, and STCAR dues are only prorated on a monthly basis for a brand new REALTOR® based on the join date. This proration only applies in the calendar year the member joins. Thereafter, full-year dues are due and owing by January 1. NAR rules apply. All licensees in a firm are billed to the Designated REALTOR® whether or not the licensee holds membership. A Broker-Associate may join as an independent Designated REALTOR® if the rest of the firm does not wish to join as a REALTOR®. Annual Dues are $557 – $50 is voluntary (STCAR $145, Texas REALTORS® $152, NAR $185, Application Fee $25, Voluntary: TREPAC $40, Charity of Choice $10), Optional: STCAR CIE $42, billed separately.

Secondary Membership
REALTOR® is a primary member of another REALTOR® Association or Board. The member’s Designated REALTOR® must sign in approval, and a Letter of Good Standing from the primary board is required. Annual Dues are $145 (STCAR only).

Student Membership
A non-licensee student enrolled in a real estate-related degree program at a university. No dues. Upon graduation, the student must enroll in another dues-paying category.

STCAR Affiliate Membership
Additionally listed in the Texas REALTORS® directory. Texas REALTORS® dues apply. NAR dues do not apply. Annual Dues for Initial Corporate Affiliate Member are $262 (STCAR $145 and TAR $117). Annual Dues for each additional Corporate Affiliate Member are $145 (STCAR $145).

Institute Affiliate Membership
Automatic through NAR Institute Affiliate (CCIM, SIOR, IREM, CRE, RLI). Annual dues – None (But NO REALTOR® Benefits or discounts are available). For REALTOR® Benefits and discounts, an Institute Affiliate must join as a REALTOR®.

International Membership
The primary office must be outside of the USA. Annual Dues are $145 (NO REALTOR® Benefits or discounts are available).

Member Benefits

Benefits for REALTOR® Members

  • Legal Hotline
  • Library of commercial real estate forms
  • ZipForm online form software
  • State legislative affairs involvement
  • National legislative affairs involvement
  • Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation services
  • Access to NAR Commercial which includes:
    • Technology and intelligence briefings
    • Quarterly newsletter
    • Monthly commercial report
    • Commercial research tools
  • Online library of legal reference tools which includes:
    • REALTOR® Reference
    • Legal article book
    • Legal case book
    • Internet Policy Manual
  • Discount on disability, health, auto, and E&O insurance
  • Discount purchase programs from Dell, Hertz, Office Max, UPS, Fed Ex, Xerox, Hewlett Packard, Cruise Lines and more
  • Additional REALTOR® Member Programs and Services Include:
    • NAR REALTOR® Magazine
    • Texas REALTOR® Magazine
    • Texas REALTOR® Focus
    • Texas REALTORS® Podcast
    • Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook Market Profiles
    • REALTORS® Federal Credit Union

Premium Marketing Tools

  • Catylist: Keep tabs on market activity, research properties, generate leads and more through Catylist membership
  • REALTORS® Property Resource Commercial: Produce authoritative valuation analytics under the REALTOR® brand using comprehensive national market demographic data on properties nationwide
  • Local listings uploaded to give national exposure


Events & Education

  • Learn from Commercial CE classes
  • Participate in the Commercial Real Estate Expo
  • Get involved with social and networking events
  • Join Property Information Exchange meetings