STRENGTH & PROFESSIONALISM NUMBERS
Established in 1907, the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® was the first REALTOR® Association in Rhode Island. With over 2,200 members, we are the largest Local Association in our state. Membership provides peace of mind to the general public, ensuring the highest level of ethics and professionalism in real estate transactions. We serve as a voice for our members by working to ensure standards of quality and care in the industry and we to work to protect private property rights.
The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® is a collaboration of entrepreneurs, community leaders, staff and volunteers working together to benefit our members and the real estate industry.
GREATER PROVIDENCE BOARD OF REALTORS® 2023 LEADERSHIP
Rita Danielle Steele, 2023 President
Kevin Shepherd, 2023 President-Elect
Ashley Almeida, 2023 Treasurer
Missie Rose, 2023 Corporate Secretary
THE VALUE OF MEMBERSHIP
The Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® is your advocate, providing services designed to help your business succeed.
Support of worthwhile charitable and community organizations throughout RI highlighting that REALTORS® are actively involved and care about their communities.
Knowledgeable, Responsive Staff
Mediation & Arbitration
Providing cost-effective mediation and peer arbitration in the event of a business dispute.
In events throughout the state aimed at connecting real estate stakeholders and enhancing your business operations.
Both credit and non-credit approved programs at our location and online for your convenience and professional growth.
Information about the industry, business practices, emerging trends, discounts and special offers.
Statewide Multiple Listing Service
Access to RI’s system is a membership privilege.
Volunteer and Leadership
Opportunities to serve on Board committees, work groups, task forces or in leadership positions collaborating with peers to give back to the industry and advance private property rights.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EXPERIENCES & CONTRIBUTIONS
- Crossroads Rhode Island
- Habitat for Humanity
- Make a Wish of RI & MA
- Path to Homeownership Fair
- Partnership for Providence Parks
- Refugee Dream Center
- Sojourner House
- Day One
- Diversity Scholarships
INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
To help our members gain professional knowledge, help make them more profitable and keep them safe.
Monitoring and representation against proposed inequitable tax policies in Providence.
Cyber Security & Fraud
Best practices in the industry for privacy requirements and safe storage of client data.
Sales Pre-Licensing Classes
REALTOR® Code of Ethics Courses
Identifying & Responding to Violence for Real Estate Professionals
Situational Awareness training and learning how to be allies to sexually abused/sex trafficked victims, including signs and reporting mechanisms.
Complimentary Lunch ‘N Learn Programs
Home Staging, Best digital photography for your listings, Unwelcomish: unfair housing – the part left out of nursery rhymes.
Continuing Education Courses
REALTOR® Code of Ethics, Condominium law for REALTORS®, Home Inspections, Pathways to Professionalism, Fair Housing, Doing Business Across State Lines.
REALTOR®-A BRAND YOU CAN TRUST
Your membership in the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® also includes membership in the esteemed National Association of REALTORS® and its statewide counterpart, the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®.
The National Association of REALTORS® is America’s largest trade and professional association, representing over 1.5 million real estate professionals. As a member, you have access to a wide array of benefits, business tools, real estate market data, discount programs and educational opportunities to help you succeed in today’s market. Visit www.nar.realtor for more information.
The Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® has been serving the needs of real estate professionals since 1948. With over 7,000 members in over 750 offices, the association protects the business interests of REALTORS® through legislative advocacy, education, networking events, access to online forms and contracts, and free legal hotline service. Visit www.rirealtors.org for more information.