Real Estate and Related Associations
Stay in tune with what is happening with the national associations in which your school, instructors, administrators, and students are members.
REEA—Real Estate Educators Association
REEA is a society of real estate education stakeholders (instructors, trainers, regulators, schools, authors, etc.). Their goal is to continually give their members the latest tools and techniques for effective adult education. They strive to make sure REEA members meet and exceed the high standards demanded in real estate’s rapidly changing legal and professional environment.
NAR—National Association of Realtors
NAR is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1 million members involved in the residential and commercial real estate industries. The purpose of NAR is to help its members become more profitable and successful. They strive to be the collective force influencing and shaping the real estate industry. NAR seeks to be the leading advocate of the right to own, use, and transfer real property.
For a directory of state real estate associations, please visit the NAR website at http://www.realtor.org/leadrshp.nsf/?OpenDatabase. Note: You must be a member of NAR to access this list.
The purpose of ARELLO® is to promote excellence in real estate regulation. They support jurisdictions in the administration and enforcement of real estate license laws to promote and protect the public interest. ARELLO® is the essential link for making regulation better. Their goal is to be recognized as the global leader of real estate regulatory matters.
IDECC—International Distance Education Certification Center
IDECC is a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of promoting quality in distance education through the establishment and monitoring of standards for course delivery. IDECC is dedicated to providing resources that aid in the understanding of issues related to distance learning and encourage its effective use.
Real Estate News and Information
In an ever-changing industry, it is important to stay on top of the new trends in real estate. From technology and social media to research and market trends, the following resources will provide you the information you need to keep your school and students current in the real estate industry.
Inman News is the leading source of independent real estate news, information, advice, research, opinions, and commentary for industry professionals and consumers alike.
Realtor Magazine is the official magazine of The National Association of Realtors. The magazine advances real estate best practices, brings expert insight to significant trends, and provides REALTORS® with timely decision-making tools on business purchases and strategies.
Zillow Blog covers everything from real estate news and advice to how to navigate the complex world of mortgages. This blog provides you with tips and advice, market trends, and finance help.
2021 Real Estate Education Conferences
Dearborn is in the process of creating plans for 2021 real estate education conferences. Updates to follow!