Institute Affiliates are individuals who hold a professional designation awarded by an Institute, Society, or Council affiliate with the National Association of Realtors® that addresses a specialty area other than residential brokerage or individuals who otherwise hold a class of membership in such Institute, Society, or Council that confers the right to hold office. Any such individual, if otherwise eligible, may elect to hold Realtors® membership, subject to payment of applicable dues for such membership.
No Institute Affiliate Member may be granted the rights to use the term Realtor®, or the Realtor® logo, or to serve as President of the State Association; and shall agree to abide by the Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the Member Board/Association, the State Association, and the National Association; and further, is encouraged to abide by the principles established by the NAR Code of Ethics, but is not subject to disciplinary authority of the State Association with regard to conduct inconsistent with the Code of Ethics. Institute Affiliate members receive our newsletter and e-newsletter, and can participate in select member benefits programs.
NOTE: Institute Affiliates do not have access to Forms/Instanet or the Legal Hotline.