History of NAR
Learn more about NAR's founding, principles, and goals.
A Broad Overview of REALTOR® Associations
Board of Directors Resources:
This resource assists association executives to navigate the critical AE and Volunteer Leader relationship.
Managing the Board
With this toolkit, you can customize an orientation program that’s right for your board of directors and your association’s governance model.
Board Annual Self-Evaluation
Introduction to Core Standards:
A supplement to the Board of Directors Orientation Toolkit, view a sample Board Annual Self Evaluation.
Core Standards 101 Course
This course provides an overview of the NAR Core Standards, which all associations must comply with as a condition of membership.
Core Standards Requirements
Local and state associations are responsible for communicating and describing the programs, products, & services of national & state associations.
Information about the three kinds of associations: administrative, management, and leadership.
State and Local Bylaws
Read or download the 2023 Constitution and Bylaws of the National Association of REALTORS®.
To get the volunteer/staff year off to a good start, both the AE and president need to define who will do what during the term.
NAR's Liaisons and REALTOR® Party Directors help committees operate effectively and identify future committee leaders.
The Leadership Team guides NAR's strategic direction and policymaking in such areas as legislation, professional standards, and business services.
Committee reports, appointments, structure, selection process, and more.
The Executive Outreach Program strengthens relationships between NAR, local/state associations, & MLSs through points of contact & partnerships.
Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® Effective January 1, 2023.