Join/Renew Membership

How to Join

1. Download the membership application.

2. Choose a payment option.

3. Decide how you will send in your membership application. 

You can use the yellow online "Pay Now" module below or include check or credit card info with exp. date on the membership application  that you have downloaded and are emailing, mailing or faxing in. Payment must accompany application to be processed, so indicate "paid online" on the membership application if you used the yellow "Pay Now' option.

Even if you click the yellow  "Pay Now" option box, you still must fill out the membership application to have your membership fully processed. 

This means you must  download, print and fill out the membership application and fax, mail for email it to It can take up to 2 weeks to fully process your membership application, even if you pay online.  Thanks for your patience.

(Feb 1 to March 1 each year: Journalists entering the contest can join or renew on the contest module to save a step.

(June 15- to July 10) Note due to limited manpower, NAREE will give preference to processing membership applications of those attending the annual conference.  all others will be processed after the conference. Thank you for your patience.

Membership Type  - See definitions below


The Membership Application form can be either Faxed or Mailed (see below). 

Download the NAREE Membership Application – CLICK HERE

Fax: 561-391-0099 

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


Types of NAREE Membership

ACTIVE MEMBER - Definition
(full-time, working journalists only)
Active members shall have as their principal occupation the reporting, writing, transmitting or editing of news about real estate and/or housing for a bona fide news media outlets' news divisions that are independent of trade associations, lobbying groups, sponsoring organizations or advertising control, and are not produced in concert with real estate companies, building companies or any company involved in the broad field of real estate, or part of any governmental agency. (Principal occupation means more than 50 percent of time.)  $75.00 annual dues.) Open to print, digital, and broadcast journalists.

(writers for special interest information outlets and marketplaces and/or non-news divisions of media parent companies, content providers and communications professionals.) Writers.editors, producers, bloggers, columnists and or content providers for trade association affiliated news outlets. 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.

__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. I also swear that I have read and will abide by NAREE's Code of Ethics.

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 after dues are received and the application is reviewed by the membership committee; please allow 2 weeks for processing.) Applicant name may be deleted from the rolls if payment is rescinded.

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