GBAR Member Discount Programs
Through an exclusive partnership with Boston Globe Media, GBAR members are eligible to receive reduced advertising rates for real estate listings placed in the Boston Globe real estate section by using the Globe’s Create an Ad online placement tool, which allows users to build, proof and submit their own line and display ads. In addition, special real estate marketing opportunities in the Boston Globe and on Boston.com, as well as educational seminars on the latest advertising and marketing trends will be made available exclusively to GBAR members throughout the year. Click for Informational Sheet on Program Benefits
Free Open House Listings in the Boston Herald
In partnership with the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®, GBREB members can submit their open house information online for publication in the Boston Herald’s Open House Listing section. The section appears weekly in the paper’s Friday edition. Click for more info
KaOoga Mobile Text Messaging
The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® and KaOoga Mobile! have entered into a partnership to bring the power of text messaging to your real estate business. As part of this program, GBAR members have the opportunity to access KaOoga Mobile’s proprietary text message platform for up to 60 days at no cost, with special discounted pricing available for those to opt to subscribe to the service beyond 60 days. To learn more about text message marketing and how it can give your business immediate, measurable results, read more.
Magazine Closing Gift™
The Magazine Closing Gift is a customized communication program and a powerful marketing tool that helps you get referrals as well as reward and retain customers for just $16 a year. Click for more info
Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®
The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) offers a variety of discounts on items ranging from rental cars, office products, errors and omissions insurance, identity theft protection, eye care and even health insurance. All of these discounts combined can save you thousands each year! Click Here for MAR Discount Page
Metro Boston Newspaper
As part of a new partnership between the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and Metro Newspapers, REALTORS® in Greater Boston are now eligible to save 20 percent off the published rates for most standard display ads available in the Metro Boston. The special reduced rate card for GBAR members provides substantial savings on display rates for ads ranging in size from one twelfth of a page to a full page ad that may appear throughout the run of the paper or targeted for placement in certain sections or editions, such as the “At Home with Metro” section that appears each Wednesday in the Metro. In addition, the 20% discount is available on display ad rates applicable to Metro’s new classified directory. All GBAR members, including affiliates, are eligible to receive the 20% ad rate discount, so whether you specialize in residential sales, rentals, commercial real estate, or are an affiliate offering an industry-related product or service, the Metro provides a cost-effective forum for reaching your audience. For more information on this advertising discount program, visit the Member Benefits page on gbar.org or call Yasmin Nasrullah at the Metro, 617-338-7861.
Union Street Media
Work with one of the leading REALTOR® web site developers to increase search optimization and target consumers to your website. Union Street Media has been working with REALTORS® since 2002 and just last year, Union Street Media was able to help its clients reach an average 85% increase to lead generation for clients. Purchase Union Street Media’s Enhanced or Premium Website package and receive one month of service for free as a GBAR member. Click for more Info
The Warren Group
Stay on top of the market and empower your business with product discounts from The Warren Group. You can receive 15% off list services as well as a discount on the Real Estate Records Search. Click for more info
MAR and NAR Member Benefits Programs
Savings in the form of discounted member pricing and special group rates, also are available to you from dozens of retailers and other businesses through the Massachusetts and National Associations of REALTORS®. See below for a sampling of the savings available, and be sure to visit the Member Benefits and Discounts page on marealtor.com, as well as the REALTOR® Benefits Program webpage on REALTOR.org for a comprehensive menu of product and service providers offering special pricing to you as a member of the REALTOR® organization.
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