Becoming a Member
KCAR Member Benefits
Choose to become a REALTOR®, and then commit to being a professional through building on KCAR’s unique local offerings we share a partnership with the Delaware Association of REALTORS® (the state industry association) and the National Association of REALTORS®. This means that as part of your membership:
- They work on your behalf to ensure our industry’s laws and regulations benefit you (the REALTOR®), the consumer and support property ownership.
- You have Access to the REALTOR® Benefits Program – exclusive national discounts and services on business related necessities.
- You are eligible for the health insurance marketplace for Delaware Association of REALTORS® members, statewide online forms, and discounts on travel, technology and marketing tools.
Our value statement as a REALTOR® in the highly competitive Delaware market is to uphold professionalism throughout every aspect of the transaction. From the moment you make the decision to obtain your license, until the point where you feel confident in your career progression, KCAR will serve as your go-to resource for industry knowledge and credentials, ensuring your competitiveness in the Kent County Real Estate Market.
As a KCAR Member, you will receive many benefits, such as:
KCAR offers its members various avenues for professional development through educational initiatives. Members have ample opportunities to meet their educational obligations as mandated by the Delaware Real Estate Commission. KCAR takes pride in covering the expenses of in-house continuing education courses as part of the annual membership dues, ensuring that our members can stay updated without incurring any additional costs.
KCAR employs diverse methods to disseminate information to its members. Apart from conducting General Membership meetings, KCAR ensures that our members stay informed by distributing a weekly newsletter.
KCAR organizes numerous networking opportunities for our Affiliates and fellow REALTORS® to foster connections and facilitate the growth of professional knowledge and development, particularly for our Young Professionals.
KCAR effectively handles and evaluates ethics complaints submitted by both members and the public. Additionally, KCAR provides REALTORS® with the opportunity to engage in Arbitration and Mediation facilitations, enabling them to effectively resolve any business disputes they may encounter.
National and Statewide Forms
Members have access to all National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and Delaware Association of REALTORS® (DAR), state approved forms
KCAR offers its members various leadership opportunities, such as participation in the association's committees, serving as a member of the Board of Directors, or even becoming one of the Executive Officers. These opportunities not only enhance a member's visibility in the community but also develop their leadership skills on local, state, and national levels. Additionally, members get to meet other REALTORS® from across the state and country, which helps them build their business contacts and knowledge of the industry, ultimately boosting their confidence.
Organized Community Service Activities
KCAR is proud of its reputation for giving back to the communities it serves. Through the Social Committee, as well as the Scholarship Awards Committee, KCAR members have the benefit of serving groups and organizations in our community.
Exceptional members of KCAR are acknowledged through a nomination process by their peers. The Installation and Awards dinner, graced by leaders from all over the state and elected officials, is where the awards are presented every year.
First, you must obtain your real estate license from the Delaware Real Estate Commission.
- After receiving your license, determine what type of new member you will be?
New Membership Packets (PDF):
Fill out one of the packets below and email us a completed PDF (email@example.com). Paperwork processing takes 3-5 business days. For pricing details, refer to membership dues delow in All Available
- New Primary KCAR Member (Member Packet)
- New Secondary KCAR Member - Will require a Letter of Good Standing from your Primary Association prior to being approved. (Member Packet)
- LockBox Only Membership- Will require a Letter of Good Standing from your Primary Association prior to being approved. Please include in your packet. (Member Packet)
All Available Membership Forms:
- KCAR 2023 Membership Dues
- 2024 KCAR Pro-Ration Schedule
- Sentrilock Reciprocity Application Form (Members of SCAOR, CAR, and MSBR use this form for reciprocity)
- Sentrilock Reciprocity for Sussex County (KCAR Members complete and email to Info@kcar.org for processing)
- KCAR New Real Estate Office Application
- Credit Card Authorization Form
- 2023 Dues Deductibility Statement
- KCAR Member Update
Any Questions? - Please contact the office at (302) 678-9750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.