2022 Membership Renewal Info

Renew Online Now : Payment Plan : FAQ

We want to thank you for your continued membership with the
Pickens County Board of REALTORS®!

At the end of each membership year, we examine the process of renewing your membership and continue to strive towards making this as easy a process as possible so your feedback is appreciated. Most importantly, please remember that your annual membership should be renewed by January 1st of each year.

Renewal Information

  1. Members will be notified via email of the Renewal options and deadline.
  2. Designated REALTORS® (DR) will receive renewal information and receive updates regarding members in their office that have not yet renewed.
  3. RPAC - please make your Fair Share Investment when you renew.

You may Renew Online now!

You may now view and pay your invoice online. If you do not know your username or password, you may request for it to be emailed to you from the login screen. After logging in, a copy of your invoice can be found by clicking on the ‘My Orders’ tab.

You may also mail your renewal to 5784 Lake Forrest Drive, Atlanta, GA 30328 and make checks payable to the Pickens County Board of REALTORS®. Please include a copy of your invoice.

Questions about your membership?

Thank you again for your continued membership with the Pickens County Board of REALTORS®.

Payment Plan Available

May I make a partial payment?

If you are a REALTOR® or an Affiliate member and your primary membership is held with the Pickens County Board, you will have a Payment Plan option when making payment online. Three equal installments will be applied to your credit card: first, on the day you enroll; followed by January 1st and February 1st. The Order Summary screen will still reflect the full amount of the membership.

Please note this plan is available only online and payments will be processed automatically to the credit card information you provide. The payment plan is only available to renewing members, not new member applications, and you must renew online and submit your first installment by December 31st in order to take advantage of this payment plan.

TERMS

By signing up for the payment plan online, I give authorization to the Pickens County Board of REALTORS® to charge my credit/debit card account for my membership renewal on the specified installment dates. All payments are non-refundable. Members utilizing the payment plan that are not paid in full by February 1st will incur a $50 late fee and membership benefits will be discontinued.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my Pickens County Board of REALTORS® membership?

Annual membership includes access to 12 hours of Free CE, Membership Email Listserv, Free Membership Luncheons, Fun & Charitable Events, REALTOR® Member Discounts, GAR's Free Legal Helpline, and GAR Contracts! Additional benefits and resources are available at: pickensrealtors.com/benefits.

What is the annual cost for membership?

Annual membership for primary REALTOR® members is $465. The amount retained locally by PCBR is $182, while $98 is remitted to GAR and $185 is remitted to NAR.

Annual membership for primary Affiliate members is $325. The amount retained locally by PCBR is $227, while $98 is remitted to GAR. (Affiliate members do not have membership with the National Association of REALTORS®.)

Did the renewal amount change?

No, the renewal amount has not changed.

How may I obtain my Username or Password?

To access your Member Portal, utilize the “My Account” link at the top of the www.pickensrealtors.com homepage. From the login screen, you may use the “Get Started” button to retrieve your Username and Password. You must provide your last name and either your email address, NRDS ID, or real estate license number in order to retrieve your information.

What payment methods are accepted?

You may pay by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Is my credit card charged immediately?

Yes, the charge is completed during the renewal transaction. If you have incorrectly entered the number or expiration date, or if there is another problem with the card, you will be unable to complete the transaction.

How do I print an invoice?

To print an invoice, log in to the Member Portal. Once logged in, click on the "Account Balance". Click on the Order link for the Membership Cycle (not the "Pay Dues" link). This link brings you to an Orders Details page. Click the "Print" button (bottom left).

What if I wish to pay by check?

Make check payable to: Pickens County Board of REALTORS®.

Submit payment to the Board Office at: 
5784 Lake Forrest Dr., Atlanta, GA 30328

Please include a copy of your invoice with your check (details above) or include your license # on the check memo.

I am a Broker. How may I view who in my office still needs to renew?

Designated REALTORS® may manage your office and your agents' membership online.
Click here for more information.

What is an RPAC Investment?

RPAC is your best investment in real estate! The REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) is the nation’s largest, most successful, and most bipartisan political action committee. Your voluntary investment is used to improve your bottom line in several ways: Through issues mobilization, political advocacy, and by directly supporting candidates at the local, state, and federal levels of government who champion the ideals and principles of REALTORS®. To learn more about the REALTOR® Political Action Committee and its initiatives, please visit pickensrealtors.com/rpac or www.realtorparty.realtor.

Is an RPAC Investment included in my renewal?

A fair share RPAC Investment is included on each member’s renewal to help reach the Association’s annual REALTOR® Party fundraising goals, but your participation is voluntary. If renewing online, after you select ‘pay dues’ and before you enter your credit card information, you will see a Blue Edit Link next to the RPAC investment on the order summary. If you click on the edit button you’ll be taken to a page that will allow you to adjust.

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Required Membership Fees and Tax Information

REALTOR® Tax Deduction Notice: The portion of dues paid that is spent to lobby the State and Federal governments is not deductible for income tax purposes. GAR has estimated that $8.15 (8.32%) is the nondeductible portion of 2022 GAR dues. NAR has estimated the nondeductible portion of its 2022 dues to be $54.00 (or 36%). The entire $35.00 NAR Consumer Advertising Campaign Assessment qualifies as deductible dues.

Affiliate Tax Deduction Notice: The portion of dues paid that is spent to lobby the State and Federal governments is not deductible for income tax purposes. GAR has estimated that $8.15 (8.32%) is the nondeductible portion of 2022 GAR dues.

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