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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®


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Phone: 301-590-8769



Primary Membership

Individuals who hold an active real estate license, and are active in the real estate profession and its recognized branches are eligible for Primary REALTOR® membership. Individuals must be employed by or affiliated as an independent contractor with a designated REALTOR® who has an office that is open to the public for the conduct of real estate or appraisal business.

In order to properly process your membership application, the following items must be submitted:

  • Completed membership application, signed by both Agent and Broker/Office Manager.
  • Photocopy of Real Estate license(s) or a letter from the Broker on company letterhead verifying Agent's affiliation and license number.
  • Dues and Fees form.
  • Valid form of payment (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Personal or Office Check, Money Order).
Secondary Membership

An individual is a Secondary member if state and national dues are remitted through another association. One of the principals in a real estate firm must be a Designated REALTOR® member of GCAAR in order for licensees affiliated with the firm to select GCAAR for membership.  If electing Secondary Membership, a member must provide a Dues Waiver/Letter of Good Standing (for the current year) from their primary association.

Secondary REALTOR® Membership Application

Affiliate Membership

There are two types of Affiliate Memberships through GCAAR - an Individual Affiliate Membership and a Corporate Affiliate Membership.  An Individual Affiliate Membership is non-transferable.  A Corporate Affiliate Membership allows for up to three (3) individuals from that particular company to be affiliated with GCAAR at a discounted rate. This type of Affiliate Membership allows the membership to be transferred to another individual within the same company.



  • Opportunity to forge partnerships for maximum exposure to REALTORS®.
  • Free subscription to the Capital Area REALTOR® magazine and Newsline, the weekly e-newsletter.
  • Special pricing on sponsorships, education courses, advertising and REALTOR® Store products.
  • Access to Affiliate lockbox/key services for an extra fee (only available to appraisers, home inspectors, pest control specialists and radon inspectors).

If you want a larger piece of the real estate pie, then building relationships with the right players in the field is critical to your success. Join today!

Affiliate Application


Please email your completed application and dues sheet to, or mail it to our Rockville office location listed at the bottom of the application. We are not currently joining members in-person.

Applications are processed within 48 business hours. Once processed, you will receive a Welcome to GCAAR email with information regarding your membership. We look forward to having you as a GCAAR member!

After joining GCAAR, if you will need SentriLock services, please read GCAAR’s SentriLock Rules & Regulations and complete the SentriLock Authorized User Agreement forms. Your completed agreement form can be emailed to We will need your completed agreement prior to setting up your SentriKey™ app access.


IMPORTANT: All GCAAR members, whether subscribers of SentriLock (or subsequent lockbox provider) or not, agree to abide by the SentriLock Rules and Regulations. They also agree that potential violations shall be adjudicated through the SentriLock Violations Process and subject to the citation schedule, if applicable. 


new affiliate members

Welcome new affiliate members!

June 2024

new realtor members

Welcome new REALTOR® members!

June 2024