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The broker in your new office determines whether or not they wish to hold membership at the REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto, Inc.®. When he/she elects to hold membership, you are also required to have a membership at The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.®. If your broker has a membership at another board in addition to the membership at The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.®, you have “board of choice” and can choose which board to join.
REALTOR® membership is three-tiered. Members of The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.®, also belong to Florida Realtors® (FR) and to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). A REALTOR® may be a licensed Real Estate Salesperson (or Agent), Broker, or Appraiser. REALTORS® belonging to The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.® must be licensed by the State of Florida.
A licensed Real Estate Salesperson wishing to join The REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.®, as a secondary member must have their license hung with a broker who is a member here. The licensee must have primary membership at another board in Florida and be in good standing.
MLS Participant/New Office membership is available to any Broker of record who is currently a primary member of another Association in Florida and would like to establish Stellar MLS only access with our Association.
MLS Subscriber membership is available to any real estate agent that is a primary member of another Association in Florida and the agent has an active license under a Broker that subscribes to our MLS under our Association.
**To apply for primary/secondary REALTOR® membership or MLS membership, please contact our Membership Coordinator Sonya Addison at firstname.lastname@example.org.**
Unlicensed Administrative Staff are administration support for a REALTOR® and will only have access to MLS services. Any unlicensed administrative staff are not members of the REALTORS® of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port-DeSoto Inc.®, as they are not licensed real estate professionals.
Click here to access the Unlicensed Administrative application and submit to Sonya Addison at email@example.com.
Applicant will be notified of the upcoming orientation sessions at the time application is received in the Association office;
Applicant shall be expected to attend the first orientation offered after applying for membership;
All funds will be deposited immediately and are non-refundable;
Association staff will submit all applications to the Board of Directors for their approval;
Upon completion of the New Member Orientation, the applicant will be formally inducted into the Association;
Names of new members will not be forwarded to the State Association and National Association until membership qualifications are met in full;
Processing of Business Partner memberships shall be the same as for REALTOR® applicants with the exception of the MLS training and New Member Orientation requirements, which shall be waived;