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Back At It! 5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

August 11, 2016

Take advantage of exclusive savings for REALTORS® on everything you need for the busy back to school season.

Back to School

As pool time and barbeques come to an end and the seasons change it’s time to start thinking about the back to school season. NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program has great savings and offers just for you for all of your back to school needs, from discounts on school supplies from OfficeMax to a new laptop from Dell, Lenovo®, and Apple products from Members’ Gift Galleria. Make sure you take advantage of your official member benefits to find everything your student needs to succeed in the new school year.

1. Stock your office and their backpacks

Have you been using your NAR discount at OfficeMax to purchase the products you need to keep your business running smoothly? These great deals can be used for your personal life, too. Stock up on your student’s school supplies list and enjoy great pricing on over 25,000 items to help them get a fresh start in the new school year.
NOTE: This program requires you to register before you shop in order to verify your NAR membership. Be sure to register for your OfficeMax Digital Retail Connect Card to begin using the savings the program offers for whatever you need, whenever you need it, online and in retail stores.

2. Update your tech for the upcoming school year

NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program’s partners can help you save on the hottest electronics and accessories to bring your business to new levels of success. Are you thinking about making a big technology purchase for your student this year? Make sure you get the savings you deserve with on purchases for tablets, laptops, PCs, printers, new wireless service plans and more. You can save with discounts on select electronics and accessories from partners Dell, Lenovo®, Sprint® and Xerox. Plus, have you heard about the newest partner Members’ Gift Galleria, a private, online shopping destination where you can purchase cool gadgets, trending technology, luxury gifts and more at deep discounts (including Apple). You can save on a rotating selection of products ideal for the new school year on best-selling brands that may include Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, FitBit, Sonos, Cuisinart, Bowers & Wilkins, iRobot, Beats, Tumi, Kitchenaid and more.

3. Show your student you care

For the students that are leaving home for the first time, remind them of the comforts of home with a care package to give them the extra push to study hard while away at school. Plus, there’s bound to be something that was left behind. With shipping solutions from FedEx, you can save up to 26% to ship packages domestically and 20% internationally.

NOTE: This program requires you to enroll before you ship in order to verify your NAR membership. Make sure to go to or call 1-866-869-1171 to enroll and mention passcode LCRS8p01.

4. Revamp your education

The back to school season is a great opportunity to think about brushing up on your real estate skills and start the second busiest selling season off on a good note. As an NAR Member, you can receive 10% off the cost of select online designations and certification courses, including the ABR® Designation, e-PRO® Certification, Green Designation, MRP Certification, PSA Certification, and SRES® Designation.

5. Make all your purchases count

While making back to school purchases, use NAR’s official REALTOR® Credit Card and enjoy low interest rates, no annual, cash advance or balance transfer fees and a rewards program with points that never expire!