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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®


NEW! Update your member profile online

GCAAR has launched a brand-new feature enabling you to update your online membership profile - without having to pick up the phone! Starting today, when you log into your GCAAR account you'll be prompted to change your password. From there, you can update various fields in your profile, including:

  • Profile photo
  • Email address
  • Home address
  • And much more
Please email us if you have any questions. We hope you'll enjoy this new feature! 

Need to make a SentriLock or REALTOR® purchase? Member Services is here to help

Although GCAAR's offices remain closed in compliance with executive orders in Maryland and the District of Columbia, our Member Services team continues to be available to assist. Now you can place orders for SentriLock products, sign riders or real estate books and have them shipped directly to your door!

Interested in placing an order? Contact a Member Services representative at or by phone at 301-590-8769 - in-person services are not available. Note that items are shipped once a week. Check out our list of products available to ship!!


Industry resources

Below is a list of real estate industry resources that you can reach out to directly if you need additional assistance.

SentriLock Support:

Toll Free: 1-877-736-8745

Local: 513-618-5800


Maryland Real Estate Commission:

Toll Free:  1-888-218-5925

Local: 410-230-6231


VA Real Estate Commission:

Local: 804-367-8500


BrightMLS Support:

Toll Free: 1-844-552-7444

Local: 301-838-7100


DC Real Estate Commission:

Toll Free: 866-270-9817



Political Advocacy

GCAAR protects your interests at the local, state, and national levels through monitoring and lobbying of legislative issues which affect the real estate industry.

Free Contracts and Forms

GCAAR members enjoy access to ready-to-use contracts and addenda, revised and updated as needed, through and zipForm® (members only).

Professional Standards Support

Through enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, GCAAR provides access to unbiased professional standards procedures to fairly settle disputes and complaints without high court costs.

Professional Development Opportunities

GCAAR’s educational and professional development opportunities give you access to valuable training programs and seminars. Members also enjoy discounted rates on Continuing Education (CE) courses.

Leadership Opportunities

Be a part of your Association! Share your views and expertise while building valuable relationships through participation in GCAAR committees.

Electronic Key Services

GCAAR provides state of-the-art equipment and service for the SentriLock Electronic Lockbox System for DC and Montgomery County. Our staff is available to assist you with questions or problems.

Reduced Bright MLS Rates

As a GCAAR member, enjoy significant monthly savings on Bright MLS, the multiple listing service. You also have free access to Smart Charts - accurate, timely, market data in easy-to-understand charts and reports. Sign up for Smart Charts here under the circle marked FREE.  


GCAAR offers a number of events throughout the year with opportunities for networking and learning more about the industry.


Visit our Rockville or DC store locations for specialty items to make running your business easier.