ACAR conducts a number of professional development programs led by top notch speakers and experts throughout the year. Education opportunities include discounted continuing education rates, computer training, commercial-specific continuing education, designations courses, as well as a limited selection of books, audiotapes and videotapes. Members have the opportunity to earn a scholarship for continuing education through the Harold L. Klarreich Scholarship Foundation. View some of our educational opportunities.
Join REALTOR® and Affiliate members at committee meetings, golf outings, holiday parties and other events for professional and social networking opportunities. Specialized discussion groups are formed to meet the specific needs of members. Look at some of our ACAR committees and upcoming local events.
The purpose of the Commercial Forum is to provide ACAR’s commercial members with networking opportunities such as "What's Driving Northeast Ohio," and commercial continuing education classes.
There are opportunities to apply for a scholarship to obtain your SIOR Designation. The SIOR designation is a professional achievement for highly qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional history in brokerage, fee-based services, or executive management.
Download ACAR Scholarship Application
Apply for ACAR Scholarship Online
ACAR is also pleased to offer the Commercial Information Exchange (CIE) powered by Catylist. The CIE is a full commercial property database and listing service for Northeast Ohio. ACAR is partnering with Catylist to bring you the leading software designed to empower commercial professionals by increasing market exposure of commercial listings to brokers and the public. Learn more about Commercial Information Exchange.
To become active on this forum contact us at (216) 901-0130 or e-mail Therese Covell.
Multiple Listing Service
Members of ACAR have full access to MLS Now with hands-on MLS training to get the most out of the service.
ACAR members can purchase electronic key box equipment or change their PIN or shackle numbers at the centrally-located Board office.
Supra® Non-Member Access - Supra Member Quick Reference
Non-Supra User Instructions to Receive Authorization Code to Access Ibox
Quickly becoming the industry standard for safety and prospect intelligence, FOREWARN is a revolutionary application that allows agents to have instant due diligence on prospects. In seconds, with as little information as a phone number or name, ACAR members can verify a prospect’s identity, criminal records, bankruptcies, liens, judgments, address history and property records all in one place, leading to safer and more productive interactions. This is not only critical for your personal safety and efficiency, but also a benefit to your listing homeowners, providing an added layer of protection for their homes and families through your vetting of prospective buyers. Click HERE to learn how to set up your Forewarn account!
Staff professionals, through the REALTORS®Political Action Committee (RPAC), represent the interests of Ohio’s private property owners and REALTORS® before the legislature and regulatory bodies of local and county government. Learn more about RPAC.
All ACAR members agree to act under and adhere to a strict Code of Ethics. Through its Professional Standards Committee, ACAR investigates allegations of unethical conduct, and mediates and resolves disputes in a timely fashion. Learn more about our professional standards.
ACAR members are eligible to receive prestigious awards for their dedication and service to ACAR and the real estate industry. View our awards page.
ACAR’s annual special events and community service projects provide the opportunity for REALTORS® and Affiliate members to work together to display industry excellence and involvement in the community. View our upcoming events.
Affinity programs for members of ACAR include group health, dental, vision and disability insurance, errors & omissions insurance, discounts on workers’ compensation, discounts on cellular phone service, MasterCard and Visa programs and retirement and financial planning.
REALTOR® Essentials Gifts & Supplies
REALTOR® Essentials provides one-stop shopping for the busy real estate professional. You will find a host of items important to your business including real estate forms, books, brochure boxes, promotional items, rider signs, jewelry, clothing and housewarming gifts-all at very reasonable rates. These items are available in the store, located in the ACAR headquarters (available by appointment only right now), or in our online store at RealtorEssentialsStore.com.