The Coeur d'Alene Association of REALTORS® (CAR) represents almost 2,000 real estate professionals throughout the Coeur d'Alene area and is one of the local boards of the National Association of REALTORS® CAR provides professional development courses, ethics, mediation and arbitration servies as well as recognition awards. REALTORS® subscribe to the strict Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS®
Primary and Secondary Members
An individual is a primary member if the Board pays state and National dues based on such Member. An individual is a secondary Member if state and National dues are remitted through another Board. One of the principals in a real estate firm must be a Designated REALTOR® member of the Board in order for licensees affiliated with the firm to select the Board as their "primary" Board.
Designated REALTOR® Members
Each firm (or office in the case of firms with multiple office locations) shall designate in writing one REALTOR® Member who shall be responsible for all duties and obligations of Membership including the obligation to arbitrate pursuant to Article 17 of the Code of Ethics as well as the payment of Board dues. The "Designated REALTOR®" must be a sole proprietor, partner, corporate officer, or branch office manager acting on behalf of the firm's principal(s) and must meet all other qualifications for REALTOR® Membership.