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New Member Page

Every effort is made to ensure this page is updated - please verify with staff! Membership document review and onboarding takes 2-3 days.

REALTOR® Membership is extended to New Mexico real estate qualifying brokers, associate brokers, and appraisers.

  1. Complete and scan, email or deliver the SCRAR REALTOR® membership application, coversheet, and a copy of your New Mexico broker/appraisal license. Click the PDF links to the right >>

  2. If you are, or have been, a REALTOR® member of another AOR you must provide a letter of good-standing from the primary association along with your application.

  3. Review the payment schedule PDF. An invoice will be emailed to you to pay your local, state and national REALTOR® dues. You will be invoiced as soon as your application is received and reviewed - it is due upon receipt. 

  4. Also joining SCRMLS? See MLS information below.

  5. Complete NAR’s REALTOR® orientation module. First, you will first need to create your NAR Account at www.nar.realtor using your membership number (M1#) that staff will email you. Next, access the module by clicking HERE. Upon completion of the module, members will receive a certificate that can be downloaded and used as proof of the course completion – send to staff as proof of completion. Please note, once you log-in to the LMS and begins the module, you will have 30 days to complete the module. Once the module is complete, you will only have access to the Learning Management System for 7 additional days.

  6. Complete NAR’s new member Code of Ethics orientation course. https://www.nar.realtor/coeeduc.nsf/findnrdsrecord?openform Email the certificate of completion NAR emails when you finish the course. It should only take you a couple of hours.

  7. Complete an in-person or online informational orientation session with the Association Executive.

  8. You have 30-days to complete all items or your REALTOR® membership will be suspended until completion.

 

Other New Member Resources

  1. It is important to use NAR's membership marks—including the REALTOR® logo and the terms REALTOR®, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®, REALTORS®—correctly and according to the rules outlined in the Membership Marks Manual.

  2. DOWNLOAD the CE Tracking sheet from NMREC here

  3. Here is The Essential Guide to Real Estate Showings for New Agents. Showingtime is the system we use to set up showing appointments and to request feedback from appointments.

  4. MasterLock Vault Enterprise. Many of our brokers use this bluetooth lockbox system. The boxes are integrated with Showingtime to use either a code or an app on your phone.

  5. Biz-Building webinar series from REALTORS® Property Resource for new members.

REALTOR Membership
Congratulations!
You now have your license from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission. Your next step is to join the local REALTOR® association and/ or multiple listing service. 

Do not forget your New Broker Business Practices Class in the first year!

MLS Membership

SCRMLS Membership is extended to the Participant, or qualifying broker authority, or appraiser, for each office. 

  • The initial office participation fee for the Participant is $400, due upon receipt of the MLS application. 

  • Quarterly MLS access fees for Participant $180, plus grt.

    • All licensees under the Participant will join as a Subscriber and pay $180, plus grt, each quarter, unless waived (see below).

  • Invoice dates are Dec 15, Mar 15, Jun 15, Sept 15 with a 30-day due date.

    • Quarterly MLS access fees are not prorated or refunded.

    • Complete a credit card authorization form to have your quarterly MLS access fees automatically paid! Click here.

  • Licensees in a member Participant's office that do not want/need SCRMLS access must go through a waiver process with the SCRMLS Board of Directors. The member Participant will certify nonuse and membership in another MLS. NAR FAQ about MLS of choice, waivers and service area.

  • Applicants must complete the Paragon Academy prior to getting login credentials for the MLS. Click here for the Paragon Academy*Note that if a soon-to-be licensee is working in an office while waiting on their license # from the NMREC, they can complete the Academy and they will be ready to go once they have their license number, have submitted their application and paid all dues and fees. 

    • To be exempt from the Paragon Academy requirement, applicants who used Paragon as their primary MLS in the last year must submit proof of this.

  • All applicants whether they are a Participant, Subscriber, or staff must attend a Rules and Regulations orientation with the AE or MLS Board member - currently these sessions are held virtually through Zoom.

  • You have 30-days to complete all items or your MLS membership will be suspended until completion.

Other New Member Resources

  1. To access the Paragon Multiple Listing Service go to: https://silvercity.paragonrels.com/ParagonLS/Default.mvc/Login, be sure to bookmark this site. When staff is setting up your login Paragon will send you a password reset email. If you miss the window to reset your password - click the forgot my password link on the homepage.

  2. Instanet Forms and Transaction Desk, register first by going to https://www.nmrealtor.com/instanet/ use your membership number (M1#) and do a password reset. Once you go through this process the first time, you can access forms inside of Paragon. Forms are provided as a member benefit of the New Mexico Association of REALTORS®.

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Click here to access the Paragon Academy which is required to be completed prior to SCRMLS access. 

 

You do not need to take the other two courses. Just the one that says Paragon Academy and matches the logo above.

Instructions are  here!

Paragon Academy is designed to help new users get up-to-speed on the Paragon basics.  Paragon Academy shows users the Home Page, how to use Searches, and how to work with Search Results.  Certification is offered at the end of Paragon Academy; users must save their certificate if required by their MLS.

Please let staff know if you have any questions kim@silvercityrealtors.org or 575-538-2665.

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