Being a NHCIBOR member pays off!

Aside from being a part of a robust professional network, NHCIBOR membership provides REALTORS® with the tools they need to succeed. Further your career through education requirements and professional development opportunities, and grow your career under the vision, protection and promotion that NHCIBOR provides its members.


Education

NHCIBOR is dedicated to providing members with the resources to fulfill their professional licensing requirements. We offer new member orientations, core classes and electives on a yearly basis.

New Member Orientation

Only Realtor members are required to take orientation. Affiliate members are encourage to attend, but are not required. Each two-hour class provides a history of CIBOR, NAR and NHAR, and explains the REALTOR® code of ethics.

In order to be a NHCIBOR member, it is mandatory to attend NHAR orientation alongside the NHCIBOR orientation. The NHAR orientation covers the Quadrennial Code of Ethics of NAR.

Core Courses

NHCIBOR sponsors the mandatory Core Course four times per year at NHAR in Concord. The Core Course is the mandatory renewal course for all New Hampshire real estate licensees. It is taught by a practicing commercial real estate broker and focuses on how the laws and rules apply to commercial brokerage.

Electives

The first three  Quarterly Meetings of each year include an educational component. These meetings are approved for 2-3 hours of continuing education elective credits.

Professional Development Series

The Professional Development Series is a great tool that is provided to our members and affiliates. Each session is free to members and provides a continuing education opportunity for our entire membership. Sessions feature top industry professionals and cover topics ranging from law to construction to technology. These sessions are managed by the Education Committee and typically provide continuing education credits for attendees.

The Professional Development Series sessions are currently held four times per year, on the first Wednesday of the month in January, April, August and October, from 9 to 11 a.m.  Check the Events Calendar for up-to-date listing and information on these events.

This series is organized by the Education Committee, but is fueled by the collaboration within our member base. We look to our members to advise us on topics they would like offered, and we look to our affiliates to share their expertise on relevant topics that they would enjoy speaking on. Please reach out to the Education Committee Chair with any suggestions.

Advocacy and Legislation

Governmental policies and actions directly influence the transfer and sale of real properties. NHCIBOR is dedicated to keeping members informed about governmental issues related to commercial real estate. Some examples include zoning, development, construction infrastructure, and economic development issues.

NHCIBOR collaborates with NHAR to provide members with active and informed legislative advocacy. Our Governmental Affairs Committee consists of realtors who volunteer their time alongside their knowledge and interest in governmental affairs and public policies that impact commercial real estate and economic development. This Committee utilizes the services of an on-staff Government Affairs Director and engages the services of a lobbyist firm.

A summary of federal, state and local issues and legislative resources can be found on our Advocacy page.

NHCIBOR Governmental Affairs Committee:

The Governmental Affairs Committee focuses on monitoring statewide legislation; keeping the state association directors informed on proposed governmental actions being considered; assisting in the drafting of policies and or legislation affecting commercial real estate issues; and raising funds for Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC) and Issues Mobilization Fund (IMF).

Recent Issues:

The NHCIBOR Governmental Affairs Committee has worked with issues regarding real estate transfer tax, workforce housing (“i.e. affordable housing”), land use, health insurance, eminent domain, rent control, and tenants in common property ownership.

For more information on member committees and contacts, view our Committees page.

Events and Networking

NHCIBOR provides ample opportunities for members and affiliates to meet and network within the commercial real estate industry. These events are effective for making business connections and staying current with trends and happenings within the industry at large.

Regular events sponsored by NHCIBOR include:

Information on current and upcoming events can be viewed on our Events Calendar.

Information Services

A large benefit of being a NHCIBOR member is the access to forms and information that are essential to success as a commercial REALTOR®. The following information services are available to members:

TruForms/Zipforms

All required listing, purchase and sales documentation; previously called “Truforms.” 

ReadySetGo!

An Economic Development program to certify Sites in Southern NH

Northern New England Real Estate Network (NEREN)**

An online MLS system providing commercial and residential listings by state

New England Commercial Property Exchange (NECPE)**

An online commercial property exchange for New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts.

Downloadable Directory

Access to the large affiliate and member directory for networking purposes

** There is an additional charge to belong to these networks on top of the typical NHCIBOR membership dues. For more information call the NNEREN office at 603.228.9733. For information pertaining to the NECEPE, contact the NHCIBOR office at 613.647.0100.

NAR Member Benefits Program

Discounting products and services from major providers to save you money:

  • Technology: Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Sprint, Xerox
  • Autos: Chrysler, Avis, Budget, Hertz
  • Office services: FedEx, OfficeMax
  • Financial services and risk management: American Home Shield, Victor O. Schinnerer
  • Personal finance and insurance: REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace, REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, Liberty Mutual, Drug Card America, REALTORS® Dental Insurance, REALTORS® Core Health Ins., SMART Short Term Medical, Members Major Medical Plans
  • Transaction management: DocuSign, ZipForm, relay
  • Marketing resources: Lowe’s, FedEx Office, Multi Merchant Prepaid Card, Ifbyphone, Xceligent

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