The National Association of REALTORS® is currently investigating reports of an unauthorized third-party posing as NAR and attempting to fraudulently sell our members health insurance.
If you receive a text message or phone call offering health insurance from NAR, please do not respond or provide any personal or financial information.
Please remember, the National Association of REALTORS® will never contact you by phone or text to solicit personal or financial information, or to sell any product or service.
Visit the REALTOR Benefits® Program to learn about NAR's official member benefits, including Personal Insurance options.
Answering Your Questions
Who should I contact if I experience this scam?
Please report any unsolicited communications from anyone claiming to be NAR or using the REALTOR® trademarks to fraudulently sell you an insurance product at email@example.com. As part of NAR's ongoing efforts to investigate the matter, please include in your email the phone numbers used to contact you, the method and frequency of the unsolicited communications, as well as any information pertaining to any financial harm you may have suffered. Please note that while this inbox is monitored, NAR will not send individual responses to your email.
If you are ever unsure about the legitimacy of a communication from NAR, you can contact Member Services directly at 1-800-874-6500 or via live chat or email.
Who else should I contact?
If you have been affected, we encourage you to report this scam to the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, and the State Consumer Protection Offices.
What has NAR done to stop this?
The National Association of REALTORS® has taken steps to identify the entities behind the scam and to protect our members and trademarks. We continue to investigate the matter in an effort to stop this scam from continuing to be perpetrated on NAR members.
Where can I learn more about protecting my personal information? Do you have resources on internet and cell phone safety?
We urge members to always be vigilant with their personal and financial information and to never provide personal or financial data to a number or person you do not recognize. Always independently verify any company, person or payment instructions before transacting business.
The National Association of REALTORS® has a wealth of information regarding data security, internet and social media best practices, fraud prevention, privacy, and safety. Please see the resources below, and email Librarians@nar.realtor with any research questions.
More on protecting yourself from fraud:
- Data Security and Privacy Toolkit
- FCC: Stop Unwanted Robocalls and Texts
- Internet Security Best Practices
- REALTOR® Safety Network
- REALTOR® Safety Articles
- Combat Real Estate Cyberthreats
- Protecting Your Business and Your Clients From Cyberfraud
NAR Library & Archive Reference Pages: