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NSBAR is committed to offering its Membership access to an innovative Suite of Services benefiting them personally and professionally. NSBAR was first-in-market to partner with Forewarn — a revolutionary safety app that empowers Members to complete due diligence on virtually any prospect in seconds on their smartphones or tablets. 

With connections to Mortgage and Title Service professionals — as well as Home Inspectors and other ancillary resources — NSBAR’s Strategic Partner Program helps Members amplify their client offerings. 

NSBAR Pro Standards & Dispute Resolution Services is a benefit that’s there when you need it! Our Ombudsman & Mediation program is an alternative channel to help economically expedite Code of Ethics complaints or arbitration hearings without costly court proceedings.

Suite of Included Member Services

As added value, NSBAR offers an evolving array of INCLUDED Benefits at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE to our Members. These innovative products and services have been specially curated to augment our Members’ personal well being or enhance their professional footing in the marketplace. Current offerings include:


FOREWARN = Safer Showings. Smarter Engagements

NSBAR is 100% Committed to REALTOR® Safety. That’s why we were the first REALTOR® Association in the nation to offer the FOREWARN safety app as a Member Benefit. Leveraging massive data resources and complex analytics, FOREWARN provides instant knowledge, prior to a face-toface engagement with a client, to help professionals better understand and address risk. This breakthrough technology is a critical asset in your safety toolkit.

NSBAR Strategic Partners

NSBAR understands that, at its core, real estate is all about having — and leveraging — the right relationships at the right time.  That is why we have worked to intentionally create the NSBAR Strategic Partner Program. It provides our Members with easy access to a powerful range of trusted ancillary service providers, ready and eager to assist with every stage of a home sale transaction… and more.  More than just another online directory — from mortgage lenders to movers … real estate attorneys and inspection services — these firms and their representatives have assisted numerous NSBAR Members with their business needs — providing top-flight products & services at high levels of satisfaction.

Dispute Resolution Services

NSBAR's Dispute Resolution Services (Pro Standards), gives our Members a vehicle to explore and expedite ethics complaints.

Illinois REALTORS® Ombudsman Program is a structured communication and problem-solving service available to Members and Consumers to address complaints and questions that may be ethical, transactional, technical and procedural in nature.

The NSBAR Grievance Committee is a group of highly-trained peers responsible for REALTOR® Code of Ethics enforcement - reviewing all ethics complaints and Requests for Arbitration that are filed to determine which complaints and requests should be sent forward for a hearing.

Keep Your Real Estate License Active & Earning Fees for You

By joining the NSBAR Referral Network, you can maintain your real estate license, make money from referrals — and you decide when you are ready for active real estate practice.

Who Should Join?

Licensees who do not currently practice the buying or selling of real estate but wish to keep their license active with the state of Illinois.

Brokers who would like to be rewarded by placing referrals and receiving a fee.

Licensees who have not yet selected a sponsoring broker.

NSBAR Staff Members are very friendly and available any time you need them… and actually pick up the phone when you call. If they don’t have the answer to your question, guess what, they’ll get it to you right away!
Carlos Alers
Space Finder, Inc.