Products and Services
Your membership entitles you to discounts on a variety of services and products through PGCAR, Maryland REALTORS® and NAR vendors. For the most up-to-date information about the NAR REALTOR® Benefits program, visit www.nar.realtor/realtor-benefits-program or search for Maryland REALTORS® benefits at www.mdrealtor.org.
Reduced MLS Fees
Your membership in PGCAR is your pathway to discounted multiple listing access in the DC region's largest multiple listing service, bright™ MLS. This state of the art MLS offers all that you will need to effectively service your client base.
This FREE service uses the accuracy of MLS data to allow you to create simple, appealing, easy-to-read charts and graphs that will enhance your marketing ability with clients.
SentriLock® and SentriCard® Services
This code secure key box system is the go to lockbox of the DC metro area. Purchase lockboxes and keys at PGCAR and get assistance with replacements and warranties (an independent fee applies).
Standardized Form Development
Members have access to standardized industry forms that are vetted by legal counsel and in compliance with complex legislative and regulatory codes. Use these forms to lower your liability risk and help to protect your clients.
Form and Transaction Management
ZipForm® Plus forms and transaction management software. Members have access to a technically advanced suite of products that can dramatically increase productivity and reduce the paperwork process. Forms can be personalized with your contact information and logo, and are available online.
Housing Market Reports
Prepared by Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI), PGCAR's monthly Market Statistics report provides an analysis of key existing housing sales trends in Prince George's County. PGCAR members also get FREE access to SmartCharts!
Your one-stop shop for all of your real estate products at PGCAR's retail store; REALTOR® logo items, signs and sign riders, brochure boxes, magnets, cups, hats, planners, books and more to aide and promote your business.
Member Online Resources
PGCAR's website is chock full of helpful and relevant resources for your business such as sign ordinances, publications, and links as well as consumer related information.
PGCAR is continually working with local media outlets to highlight the valuable work that REALTORS® puts forth in the community and to share the positive story of real estate activity in Prince George's County.
Ombuds services are provided to quickly respond to and resolve complaints. The Ombuds Program can can address and solve minor complaints from the public. It can also solve inter-REALTOR® conflicts before they become serious problems.
PGCAR promotes and enforces ethical business practices through multiple forums that address complaint and dispute resolution. This unique process is used to settle disputes between REALTORS® or between REALTORS® and their clients. This in-house process allows members to arbitrate disputes fairly and objectively without paying high court costs and legal fees. In the mind of the consumer, abiding by a Code of Ethics is a prominent reason for using the services of a REALTOR® instead of a Real Estate salesperson.
Education Trust Fund
Promotes and encourages licensees to seek further education which will improve and enhance their ability to better serve the public. Members interested in obtaining a NAR recognized Designation, such as, GRI, CRS, CRB, CCIM and others may apply for reimbursement of certain tuition costs toward receiving the designation.