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Attention everyone from June 21 to July 10 -- NAREE will process all memberships for those going to the conference first. All others may be processed after the conference.

To Mail or Fax Click to Download Application (pdf)

Fax: 561-391-0099 

Mail: 1003 NW 6th Terrace, Boca Raton, FL 33486-3455. 

Please include check or credit card info with exp. date. Payment must accompany application to be processed.

Types of NAREE Membership

(full-time, working journalists only)
Active members shall have as their principal occupation independent reporting, transmitting or editing of news, features and columns about real estate and/or housing for news media independent of sponsoring organizations, advertising control, trade associations, lobby groups and are not produced in concert with real estate companies, building companies, developers, architects, land planners or any company involved in the broad field of real estate or governmental entities. (Principal occupation means more than 50 percent of their time.) Membership is open to eligible digital, print and broadcast journalists. $75.00 annual dues.

Writers, editors, columnists, bloggers, investigative reporters and freelancers -- covering the broad field of real estate including:

• Residential and Commercial Real Estate

• Mortgage and Finance

• Home and Urban Design

• Luxury, Green Building and Architecture 

(writers for special interest publications and communications professionals.)

Associate members are professional writers who do not qualify as full-time journalists for independent print or broadcast media or communications specialists who write or disseminate information for a limited audience or for real estate-relate business. $195.00 annual dues.

Writers and communicators for special interest information outlets and marketplaces and/or non-news divisions of media parent companies include:

• Writers, editors, producers, bloggers, columnists and/or content providers for trade association affiliated publications, real estate industry special interest publications and sponsoring organizations.

• Publishers, authors, columnists and bloggers and those who write for independent news outlets in the news division – part-time – as a complement to their industry-related jobs.

• Communications professionals – publicists, marketing directors and consultants who disseminate information on behalf of real estate-related business interests.


I swear the above is a true and accurate description of my professional status and that it is my responsibility to notify NAREE's executive director of any change that could affect my NAREE membership. If the above information is shown to be false, NAREE can terminate my membership immediately and all prepaid membership dues are forfeit.


NAREE members subscribe to the following ethics policy: "I will strive to uphold, as a member of NAREE, the highest standards of professional conduct and to avoid any conflict of interest. Should my conduct be called into question, I shall cooperate in any possible investigation conducted by the NAREE Board of Directors, and I will accept any decision it may render on my membership as final."

(Membership privileges begin when dues are received; please allow 3 weeks for processing.) Applicant name may be deleted if payment is not received within 30 days of application.

NAREE dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for Federal tax purposes but may be deductible as a business expense. NAREE is a non-profit organization. IRS Registration #51-1036401