Benefits of Joining CBOR

Membership in the Columbia Board of REALTORS® provides you with access to programs, products, services and activities to enhance your professional development in the local real estate community. Some of the valuable services available to members include:

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  • Governmental Affairs
    Combined, the Missouri REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS® are amongst the most politically powerful associations. The Boards not only keep our members well informed about laws and regulations affecting the industry, but also shape the formulation of those policies through professional lobbying, grassroots activism, and supporting the election of pro-REALTOR® local candidates through the Columbia Board of REALTORS® Political Action Committee.
  • MLS System
    As a member, you have the option to subscribe to the Columbia Board of REALTORS® MLS system. The online based MLS system gives members the ability to market their listings to other members of the association and have them distributed to websites such as REALTOR.COM, Zillow, Trulia, and many more. The MLS system is the only site that delivers accurate local sold data. The MLS system is the perfect way to find properties for Buyers.
  • ShowingTime
    Columbia Board of REALTORS® offers ShowingTime integrated into the MLS system allowing members to schedule showings 24/7.  The service saves time, reduces phone calls, generates more showing and helps REALTORS® provide better service to buyers and sellers.
  • Forms Access
    Columbia Board of REALTORS® provides contracts and forms essential for good business practice; these forms are only available to members of CBOR. State and local forms can be accessed on the FlexMLS® Intranet, through TransactionDesk, a forms management and online paperless system, as well eSignature service via Authentisign.
  • Key Box Access
    Columbia Board of REALTORS® members may participate in the CBOR Keybox System using equipment from Supra, allowing access to listings throughout Mid-Missouri. This system provides a secure way to protect your clients and gives them peace of mind knowing who is in their home at all times. At the same time the Keybox System allows easy access for your fellow REALTORS® to show your properties.
  • REALTORS® Federal Credit Union
    Recognizing the special financial services needs of REALTORS®, through membership in the Columbia Board of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS® offers a credit union specifically for REALTORS®.
  • Discounts
    With Dell, FedEx, HP and many others, along with Lowe’s REALTOR® discount and customized coupons to your clients, your membership can translate in hundreds of dollars of savings and client referrals through membership in the Columbia Board of REALTORS®.
  • Risk Management
    Through membership in the Columbia Board of REALTORS®, members have access to a variety of risk management tools, including the Legal Action Fund, the Legal Hotline, home buyer/home seller arbitration services and free, online standard real estate forms.
    CBOR members receive free leads on their listings from The public facing property search website offers the public timely & accurate data directly from the CBOR MLS system! Leads generated from the website integrate with the CBOR Flexmls® system automatically.
  • Networking Opportunities
    Throughout the year, the Columbia Board of REALTORS® hosts a number of social networking events where members can network with other REALTORS® and Affiliate Members.