Value of Membership

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Membership in FGCAR translates into a wide variety of networking opportunities, commercial information exchange services, educational offerings, and recognition events in the Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Manatee, and Sarasota county areas.

Commercial Real Estate is everywhere: local coffee shops, industrial parks, and downtown Main Street, and office buildings. FGCAR has a broad array of resources to help members provide the best service to their clients. From education to advocacy efforts, from networking to property data – FGCAR works to help members be more profitable, while protecting the commercial real estate industry.

FGCAR is recognized as a leader, an innovator, a provider of benefits. Its strong and diverse membership base and dedicated officers and directors deliver many times over the dues investment for every member. Our members lead by example and build a strong commercial real estate community. FGCAR members do business with other FGCAR members.

PRIMARY REALTOR® MEMBER: Licensed broker or salesperson whose broker is a REALTOR® member and IS NOT currently a primary member of another REALTOR® Association. All agents in the firm whose brokers are REALTOR® members are required to join as REALTORS®. All NAR & FR dues are paid with this membership.

SECONDARY REALTOR® MEMBER: Licensed broker or salesperson whose broker is a REALTOR® member and is currently a primary member of another REALTOR® Association. To be a secondary member the Designated Broker from your firm must also join as a FGCAR primary or secondary member.

INSTITUTE AFFILIATE MEMBER: Designee who elects not to join the association as a REALTOR® and who submits dues directly to NAR and FR. (ALCs, CREs, CPMs, CCIMs, SIORs)

FGCAR LOCAL INDIVIDUAL LICENSEE: Professional member who is a licensed broker or sales agent but cannot be called a REALTOR® and has no access to any of the National or State services and benefits. While no dues are paid to NAR or FR, FGCAR Local members may still enjoy all of the benefits and services that FGCAR offers including access to CIE.

CATYLIST CIE SUBSCRIPTION: This is a 100% commercial MLS style tool. This service is available for each membership type listed above. Adding Catylist CIE to membership provides access to a database with Local Understanding and provides National Exposure. Members join a family of markets around the country that have chosen to work together to share information. Catylist gives a service tailored to the needs of our market, with the benefits of exposure on a network that spans the country. You have the ability to post unlimited number of listings, plus tools for email communications, marketing, listing syndication, reporting, market analysis, and more. Grow your business with CIE.

CATYLIST PRO TOOLS - ADDITIONAL FEATURE UPGRADE FOR CIE MEMBERS: An additional tool for FGCAR CIE members. This platform enables members to share data and removes barriers, allowing big companies and small companies alike to focus their time and money on serving their clients. This is a members marketing super highway for commercial properties.

ALLIANCE PARTNERS: Supplier and Vendor memberships for individuals or firms who are interested in CONNECTING with the Florida Gulfcoast commercial real estate market and are in sympathy with the objectives of FGCAR. FGCAR has a mission to support our Alliance Members in their marketing efforts to grow their business in commercial real estate.


Form Simplicity's Professional Edition is included in your REALTOR® membership

Real estate is a mobile industry. Whether you are in your client’s office or in your car, Form Simplicity gives you the tools to put real estate contracts together fast, improving your client’s experience. Use your mobile device to create offers on the spot. Capture signatures quickly with eSign, Form Simplicity’s integrated electronic signature service. Form Simplicity’s paperless features saves several hours per transaction, increasing profitability and productivity.  LEARN MORE

Designed with you in mind, the REALTOR Benefits® Program is your official member benefits resource, bringing you savings and unique offers on products and services just for REALTORS®.

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