Our local affinity groups are NAR-sanctioned organizations with common interests or goals. They provide an inclusive environment and a collective voice to empower all to succeed in the real estate industry.
Founded in 2003, AREAA is a nonprofit professional trade organization dedicated to promoting sustainable home ownership opportunities in Asian American communities by creating a powerful national voice for housing and real estate professionals that serve this dynamic market.
The Alliance was founded June 2020. The all-inclusive and all-embracing organization advocates for the LGBTQ+ community in real estate and housing policy while working to improve the professional lives of members. As their website says, “The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance has a mission to advocate, elevate, and celebrate.”
NAHREP’s mission is to advance sustainable Hispanic home ownership by educating and empowering the real estate professionals who serve Hispanic home buyers and sellers.
The NAHREP Western Oregon chapter is currently in the formation process.
NAREB was founded in 1947 as an equal opportunity and civil rights advocacy organization for African American real estate professionals, consumers, and communities in America. The purpose of NAREB is to enhance the economic improvement of its members, the community at large, and the minority community which it serves.
When WCR began in 1938, women weren’t allowed in many local Realtor® associations. Today, this nationwide organization provides business leadership programs and is politically involved. As their website states, “Council membership means a high-level business leader who will follow through on client needs.”