Welcome to the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®. We are glad you are here. Whether you have begun a new career in real estate or are a seasoned veteran, we welcome you to your new home. As a member of NABOR®, we want you to take advantage of the advanced tools, services and programs we offer. You can develop your career or invigorate your business through participating in NABOR® training, forums, programs and services. Find the many benefits of NABOR® membership below.
Advertising and Public Relations
NABOR® engages in an extensive public relations, marketing and advertising campaign to educate consumers about the value that using the services of a REALTOR® brings to the transaction. We promote the Naples area and drive homebuyers to our consumer facing website NaplesArea.com on your behalf.
Membership provides you with the ability to be part of a collaborative effort to make a significant and positive contribution to the local community through many community outreach projects NABOR® either supports or hosts.
You can receive valuable economic information from experts in the industry by attending the Economic Summit. You will learn about the economic projections of the Naples Area real estate market, as well as national and state real estate markets, with perspectives crucial to your business.
NABOR® provides ample opportunities for its members to come together and learn, meet contemporaries with similar business interests and reconnect with longtime friends. Two of NABOR®'s special member events include the Installation Banquet and the Annual Night of Honors. The Installation Banquet in December is a celebration that provides a chance to congratulate the incoming leadership of NABOR® and the Annual Night of Honors in the spring gives you the opportunity to honor award recipients for their outstanding contributions. Both are jovial occasions with dinner, entertainment and fun.
Exclusive Educational Opportunities
NABOR® provides its members with numerous exclusive educational opportunities through various classes and events at discounted or no cost to the members. These educational opportunities include designation and certification courses; seminars on real estate related subjects, with some offering Continuing Education Credits; and Lunch and Learn Seminars, which offer up-to-date topics taught during the lunch hour. The topics include residential, commercial, global and other areas related to real estate.
Maps (county and community)
The next time you are looking for a map, you can find it in the NABOR® REALTOR® Store. For a nominal fee, you can purchase an assortment of maps to help make selling real estate a breeze.
Market Report e-newsletter
You will receive the monthly Market Report to learn about the Naples area real estate market statistics and trends based on SWFL MLS statistics. This important and accurate information, which includes charts and graphs, can be shared with your customers as part of your communications program.
NABOR® develops and oversees the implementation of a long-term media strategy that promotes NABOR® as the voice of the Naples area real estate market to the public and media. Its spokespersons are the go-to sources for local, regional and national media regarding all matters real estate, providing information about the industry on your behalf.
Member Rewards Program
Visit a Member Reward’s Program partner’s business, show them your business card and receive your NABOR® member discount, deal or special offer. View the Member Reward’s Program partners HERE.
Our member website, NABOR.com, delivers industry news and links you to NABOR®'s powerful programs and services. Updated daily, the site offers quick access to information and resources - training courses, access to SWFLAMLS, legal forms and documents needed for all types of transactions, a calendar of events, the Code of Ethics, floor plans, NAR and Florida REALTORS® resources. NABOR.com offers many additional tools that members utilize on a daily basis.
NABOR® Committees and Leadership Involvement
If you wish to help shape the activities of the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®, you can serve on one or several of its committees. A list of our current committees is available here. If you’re accepted into the prestigious NABOR® Leadership Academy, you will receive the knowledge, skills and confidence that will maximize your leadership capabilities and prepare you to lead the Board into the future. Both opportunities will enhance your professional skills as well as your personal growth.
NABOR® Global Network
As a member of NABOR®, you automatically become a member of the NABOR® Global Network. As a member of the NABOR® Global Network, you will receive valuable information about international market trends and cultural diversity in international real estate. Additionally, you will be invited to attend international related meetings, classes and events. The NABOR® Global Network gives you the opportunity to learn how to build your business through globalization as a result of international referrals and to thrive in the growing field of international real estate.
NABOR® history is preserved with a record of people and events that shaped NABOR® so you can draw strength and purpose from the association's rich history and be inspired to succeed in the future.
Each quarter members receive the Naples REALTOR®, the official magazine of the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®. Both online and print versions contain articles and advice to assist REALTORS® with their business and may contribute to the success of your business and the development of your professional career. You will learn about association news and events, local real estate trends and data, business and legal issues, industry initiatives and member achievements as well.
NABOR® News e-newsletter
NABOR® News helps keep you informed about all the latest association and industry news through the monthly NABOR® News e-newsletter. The newsletter alerts our members of time-sensitive or late-breaking material about what is going on at the association and in the industry.
Naples Conference Center
When you have a meeting, seminar or business event to coordinate, the Naples Conference Center features 4,350 square feet of high-tech conference and training space and is available at a significant discount to members. Using the Naples Conference Center could save you hundreds of dollars per year compared to similar rental spaces.
Our consumer facing website is drawing an ever-increasing audience of Naples area homebuyers. Over 60,000 unique consumers visit NaplesArea.com every month, seeking to find information about you and your listings. These free leads are generated through NaplesArea.com and sent directly to you or your broker as a member benefit.
If you have any questions or feel you need some help, talk to us. A large staff of professionals is on hand, eager to assist you. We will be happy to address your concerns and issues regarding NABOR® services, initiatives and events. We are just a phone call or email away. Or come in and visit us, we are always happy to see you.
The REALTOR® EXPO is an annual trade-show held for real estate professionals to learn about industry products and services that may enhance their businesses and careers from top vendors who showcase their latest products and services in an exhibition setting.
REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC)
Involved NABOR® members advocate on your behalf to support an environment that is friendly to buying and selling real estate. Advocacy focuses on: 1) taking an active role in public policy, 2) building relationships with elected officials at the local, state and federal levels and 3) fundraising to help elect candidates who will listen to our point of view and support or oppose key issue campaigns.
The NABOR® REALTOR® Store is stocked with all the products and services you need for your business - from office supplies to a variety of signs (View a basic list of products we carry). Visit the NABOR® REALTOR® Store to take advantage of one of your many member benefits and use one of our two computers and conveniently print, scan or copy for a small fee.
Southwest Florida Multiple Listing Service
This is NABOR®'s web-based MLS system that was crafted to meet your needs. This tool enables you to access listings from three Southwest Florida MLS providers: Naples MLS, Bonita-Estero MLS, and Greater Fort Myers and the Beach MLS. It also provides access to current public records information for all Florida counties.
State and National Member Benefits
In addition to local member benefits from NABOR®, members are entitled to benefits from both the state and national associations of REALTORS®:
The Supra electronic lockbox system creates sales opportunities for real estate agents. You can sell more homes faster by using the showing alerts, mobile productivity tools, and listing activity reports on the Supra System. Load the eKEY® app on your smartphone to open lockboxes and transmit information to the SupraWEB data system. Only authorized keyholders can open a lockbox, and every opening is documented both in the lockbox and in the secure SupraWEB database. eKEY’s issued by M.L.S. of Naples, Inc. will be able to access keyboxes in the Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Estero, Ft. Myers and Cape Coral areas. As an MLS participant if you are interested in obtaining access to the Supra system, please email Supra@NABOR.com or call the NABOR® REALTOR® Store at 239-597-1666 for the next available appointment. For additional information click here.
Young Professionals Network (YPN)
Members under 40 are automatically a part of the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of NABOR®. The group is the entry point for young real estate professionals striving to become more successful in their careers. It is a member driven initiative, being led by NABOR®’s Young Professionals Network Committee. The committee members help plan and orchestrate networking events, along with volunteer efforts, that are specifically geared towards the young professional. Although most members of YPN are under 40, there is technically no age limit, as any NABOR® member who is young at heart and thinks they would benefit from YPN membership and participation is encouraged to take part.