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Your REALTOR® membership is one of the best investments you can make in your business. Take advantage of the powerful resources that come along with that investment, and show your customers what it really means to work with a REALTOR®.

What It Means to Be a REALTOR®


REALTORS® are the only real estate professionals held to a code of ethics. Our members and their clients know that when they work with a REALTOR®, they’re getting a professional dedicated to reliable, top-quality service.


The REALTOR® Association is a network of industry leaders, mentors and colleagues. Our classes and events help REALTORS® stay ahead of the competition and serve their clients to the highest standards.


As REALTORS®, our members enjoy comprehensive resources for keeping current on market trends, advancing their core competencies, and closing more sales. They’ve also got the added security of a team of advocates standing with them and for them, to protect their interests, from Seattle to Olympia to D.C.

REALTOR® Eligibility

To be a REALTOR® you must meet the following requirements:

Hold a current, valid Washington State real estate broker or managing broker’s license.

Have no recent or pending bankruptcy (within the past two years).

Have no record of official sanctions involving unprofessional conduct (within the past three years).

Affiliate your license in a REALTOR® Office (the managing broker of the office must be a member with SKCR.)

Pledge to abide by the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

Pay REALTOR® dues (a portion of your dues also goes to the State and National Associations.)

Join the Association

  1. Fill out your REALTOR® Member Application (or Affiliate Member Application)
  2. Pay your member dues with the application
  3. Take the Code of Ethics class within 6 months of application approval.
Membership Application

for licensed brokers joining Seattle King County REALTORS® for the first time.

Membership Application

for individuals and organizations seeking Affiliate membership.

Membership Types

There are different levels of membership in our Association.

  1. REALTOR®: an individual licensed broker working in a REALTOR® member office.
  2. Affiliate: industry related professionals (stagers, mortgage lenders, etc.) that work with REALTORS® and their clients to ensure the best home buying/selling experience.
  3. Secondary REALTOR®: To join as a secondary member of Seattle King County REALTORS®, contact Darla White.
  4. Corporate Affiliate: If you would like to become a Corporate Affiliate, contact Darla White.

Renew Your Membership

  1. Keep your license current with the Department of Licensing.
  2. Check the Member Portal for any outstanding education requirements.
  3. Pay your dues by January 1 for the upcoming calendar year. Click here for detailed billing instructions for 2024 dues.

Frequently Asked Questions: REALTOR® Membership Dues

Seattle King County REALTORS® operates on a calendar year. Membership dues are due annually on the first day of January. Dues payments must be received no later than January 10 to avoid late fees and be granted full membership status.

On January 11, a late fee of $25 will be assessed to your dues billing. Unpaid invoices will be assessed an additional $25 on February 11th and again on March 11th, for a total of $75. Membership will be terminated for non-payment of dues on April 1.

Do you have a question on dues payments not answered above?

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