Affiliate Membership

The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® is the trade association for all real estate professionals in northeast Ohio. With more than 5,000 members, ACAR serves REALTORS® as well as others in real estate related industries, such as title agents, mortgage lenders, architects, engineers, appraisers, attorneys, accountants and a host of other professionals otherwise known as ACAR Affiliate members.

Affiliate members are kept informed of up-to-date real estate information through the Membership Press eNewsletter and ACAR’s social media pages. ACAR Affiliate members also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Listings in the Service Provider Directory for REALTORS® reference.
  • Opportunities to exhibit at the Annual REALTOR® Expo, which attracts more than 200 REALTORS® each year.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with Commercial and Residential REALTORS® at membership meetings, ACAR committees, and other special events.
  • The opportunity to sponsor and attend industry events.
  • A strong voice in government through ACAR’s lobbying efforts.

Who is eligible for Affiliate membership?

Real estate owners and other individuals or firms who, while not engaged in the real estate profession, have interests requiring information concerning real estate, and are in sympathy with the objectives of the Board. Affiliate membership stays with the company, not the individual.

Apply Online Download an Affiliate Membership Form (PDF)

Affiliate Member Resources

Networking Opportunities

Member Services & Affiliates Committee

The purpose of the Member Services & Affiliates Committee is to plan and implement membership recruitment and retention programs. This committee also assists with other projects as requested. The Committee assists with event planning, creating programs that promote using an Affiliate, and discuss industry related issues. Affiliates also have the opportunity to influence actions of the Board through participation as the elected Affiliate representative who serves on the Board of Directors. Committee members are some of the most active and seen ACAR members. They gain great exposure for their business through active participation in the association.

Committee Application

News & Events

Direct Mail Advertising

ACAR Affiliate Members can take advantage of a unique program to market their services to nearly 5,000 REALTORS® through high-impact direct mail. Affiliate Members can enhance their marketing campaigns by purchasing a set of mailing labels at a cost of $500 for the full membership or 15 cents per label for a customized list (specific zip codes for example). For more information call us at (216) 901-0130 or e-mail Therese Covell at tcovell@ACAR.com.

Community Outreach and Charity Work

ACAR Affiliate Members have long prided themselves on the work they do annually to raise funds for ACAR charities. Working along side the Community Outreach & Charity Committee, Affiliate members have devised many events and opportunities to help raise funds for the Real Estate Community Cares Fund.

If you would like to become involved with ACAR’s charitable efforts or if you would like more information, please call Jane Shubert at (216) 525-4837.