Ready to Join?

Membership for STCAR is handled by request. Please view the different membership types.

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