2019 Allied Membership Program
To promote and foster relationships between Allied and REALTOR® members.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Allied Members are invited to network with LOTSAR’s 1800+ REALTOR® members at membership meetings, educational programs, social events, and community service events. Examples of events include:
R&R – REALTORS® and Relaxation: These after-hours networking events are held at local restaurants on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Community Events: LOTSAR participates in a variety of community events, including Red Cross blood drives, coat drives for the Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry, a Habitat for Humanity house and others. Also, LOTSAR sponsors an annual charity cornhole tournament. Allied members are invited to participate in these events alongside the REALTOR® members.
Committee Meetings: Volunteer committees are the lifeblood of the association. Allied members are encouraged
to serve on LOTSAR committees, enabling them to take part in the decision-making process regarding operations, activities and is a great way to network for your business.
News You Can Use: Monthly educational offering instructed by various professionals. Items covered could include updates from local or county government officials, information on home inspections, updates on roads and highways, changes in banking and loans, etc.
PUBLICITY AND PROMOTION
Upon request, Allied members (other than the Basic Membership) are provided LOTSAR’s REALTOR® members’ email addresses. Allied members may also request mailing labels for LOTSAR’s REALTOR® members.
Allied Members are promoted on LOTSARS’s website (lotsar.org) and through various additional channels, depending upon the level of membership.
For all sponsorship levels, only one primary contact will be listed and promoted. Other contact names can be listed in another area of the web information. Only the organization’s name/logo will be included in signage and ads. The primary contact will also be added to LOTSAR’s distribution lists and will be given access to LOTSAR’s membership Additional members of an Allied organization can be added at a charge of $50.00 per person, unless an Allied Member is renewing their membership and then it is $35.00 if paid before January 31st. If additional members of the Allied organization wish to be recognized in ads and promotional signage, a full Allied membership is required.
Allied memberships are available for the calendar year only. Allied Membership dues should be paid in full by the end of January to ensure access to all events and benefits. Organizations are welcome to join as Allied members at any time throughout the year, but rates will be constant. Reduced pricing will be made available to those Allied Members renewing their memberships by January 31.