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EMTAR promotes the success of our members, provides innovative and relevant education and services, maintains a leadership role in the community and legislative process, while upholding the highest ethical standards of our industry. We are the “Voice of Real Estate.”


EMTAR shall be the catalyst for its Members continued success in the 21st century.


As a REALTOR® member, you belong to three distinct levels of the REALTOR® family – the National Association of REALTORS®, the Tennessee REALTORS®, and the local association level. The Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS® (EMTAR) will continually strive to be your partner in success.

Membership Benefits

  • RealTracs:
    • Cooperation among Realtors® in the middle TN regional MLS along with training. 

      For MLS Educational Classes, you can register directly through the member side of RealTracs: 
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      Click on “Help” then “Sign Up for Classes”
    • Realtor® accolades
    • Community Involvement, goodwill and media coverage

    EMTAR is the Voice of Real Estate in Wilson and other surrounding counties regarding national, state and local level news and information. Here are our different email lists you can freely subscribe/unsubscribe:

    • Real Estate Insider (Membership Monthly newsletter) 
    • Weekly Business Boost – Realtor Open House Luncheons, special announcements from companies, etc. 
    • Brokers Brief (Brokers Only – every other month)
    • EMTAR Education – CE Courses Offered
    • EMTAR Events – Annual events including Awards banquet, Expo, Membership Luncheons, RPAC Auction, etc. 
    • Lunch & Learns – Educational Seminars and workshops
    • Honorariums – Sympathy and Congratulations news for Friends & Family
    • Code of Ethics – a higher level of professional conduct and cooperation between REALTORS® and the public
    • Grievance & Ethics Hearings – A process of hearing complaints from members and the public
    • Arbitration Service – Commission disputes between members as well as disputes arising from customers.
    • Agreements between HUD and REALTORS® furthers the professional conducts of the members through fair housing promotion and adherence.
    • Monitoring proposed legislation on the national, state and local level.
    • Championing representatives that work toward positive results of homeowner property rights and issues affecting your livelihood.

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  • Seminars and Workshops  – Educational sessions are a major association benefit and priority.  Subjects are carefully selected to meet current and ongoing member needs in the areas of real estate and legal liability training. Association specializes in 3 to 4 hour courses to allow members to take education offering but not have to be away from their work for long periods at a time.

  • The Association makes a constant effort to keep members informed and served on all matters concerning real estate and member activities. General Business Meetings/luncheons are held on a regular basis, usually the third Thursday of the month.  These meetings provide opportunity for direct communication among members and a means to present timely programs and updates on Association activities All Association members receive a weekly email. Throughout the year, bulletins, faxes, computer messages and hot sheets are reminders of important meetings, seminars , events, Call to Actions,  and deadlines.
Professional Standards
  • Code of Ethics: The Code provides the basis for professional conduct and cooperation between REALTORS® and the public they serve.
  • Grievance & Ethics Hearings: The Grievance and Professional Standards Committees are responsible for investigating and, when appropriate, hearing complaints from members and public.
  • Arbitration Service: Arbitration of commission disputes between members is an important service of the Association as well as disputes about money arising from customers.
  • Arbitration Service: Arbitration of commission disputes between members is an important service of the Association as well as disputes about money arising from customers.
  • Affirmative Marketing Agreement: This agreement between HUD and the REALTORS® Association furthers the professional conduct of members by implementing policy to promote fair housing
    • Professional Development
      Institutes, Societies, and Councils – Members may affiliate with Real Estate Specialty groups in areas such as appraising, property management, commercial and residential brokerage
    • Recognition and Designations
      Members may earn designations which reflect education and expertise in real estate specialty areas such as property management (CPM), residential sales (CRS), and commercial investment transactions( CCIM). Public and peer recognition of members achievements and service is advanced through local, state and national awards such as REALTOR® of the Year, RPAC and other special awards. 
    • Public Relations
    • Constant media coverage of achievements through education and community projects of membership, such as GRI, CRS designations earned.
Legislative Activities

Monitoring proposed legislation affecting property rights and the real estate industry and keeping you informed are Association services offered on local, state and national levels. A network of key members to represent you in the legislature on issues affecting your livelihood in Wilson County, Nashville and Washington.  The REALTOR® Political Action Fund complements this program