I hereby apply for REALTOR® Memership in the Lewis-Clark Association of REALTORS®.
Application Fees and Dues: By filling out the form below, I am authorizing the payment in the amount of $___________ for my one time application fee and $___________ for my prorated membership dues payable directly to the Association of REALTORS®. I understand that my dues will be returned to me in the event of a non-election and that the application fee is nonrefundable.
Qualification for Membership: I will attend orientation within __________ days of the Association confirming my membership. Failure to meet this requirement may result in having my membership terminated. If elected to membership, I agree to abide by the Code of Ethics of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, which includes the duty to arbitrate (or to mediate if required by the association) and the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the above named Association, the State Association and the National Association. Further, if required, I agree to satisfactorily complete a reasonable and non-discriminatory written examination on such Code, Constitutions, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations. I also understand membership brings certain privileges and obligations that require compliance. Membership is final only upon approval by the Board of Directors and my be revoked should completion of any membership requirement(s), such as orientation, not be completed within the time frame established in the association’s bylaws. I further understand that I will be required to complete periodic Code of Ethics training as specified in the association’s bylaws as a continued condition of membership.
NOTE: Applicant acknowledges that if accepted as a member and he/she subsequently resigns from the Association or otherwise causes membership to terminate with an ethics complain pending, the Board of Directors may condition renewal of membership upon applicant’s certification that he/she will submit to the pending ethics proceeding and will abide by the decision of the hearing panel. If applicant resigns or otherwise causes membership to terminate, the duty to submit to arbitration continues in effect even after membership lapses or is terminated, provided the dispute arose while applicant was a REALTOR®.