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Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS
and the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service.

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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS

Membership applications are available to individuals who wish to join the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service (CCIMLS), or both. Applications can be filled out electronically or printed and completed by hand and can be returned via email to support@cciaor.com or mailed to our office.  If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us at 508-957-4300.

Designated REALTOR® and MLS Participant:
For sole proprietors, partners, corporate officers or branch office managers acting on behalf of the firm principal(s) who are seeking membership with the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® and Multiple Listing Service.
Application Fee: $500.00
2019 REALTOR Dues: $576.00 (prorated based on join date)
2019 MLS Access Fees: $324.00 (prorated based on join date, billed quarterly)

CCIAOR  CCIMLS Company
Joint Application

MLS Participant Only:
For Designated REALTORS® (i.e. sole proprietors, partners, corporate officers or branch office managers acting on behalf of the firm principals) who are seeking membership with the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service. You must hold REALTOR® membership with CCIAOR or another REALTOR® Association to be eligible.
Application Fee: $500.00
2019 MLS Access Fee: $324.00 (prorated based on join date, billed quarterly)

CCIMLS only
Company Application

Designated REALTOR® Only:
For sole proprietors, partners, corporate officers or branch office managers acting on behalf of the firm principal(s) who are seeking membership with the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® but do not desire access to the Multiple Listing Service.
Application Fee: $100.00
2019 REALTOR Dues: $576.00 (prorated based on join date)

CCIAOR Only
Company Application

REALTOR® and MLS Subscriber:
For licensed individuals affiliated with a Designated REALTOR® who are seeking membership with the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® and Multiple Listing Service.
Application Fee: $250.00
2019 REALTOR Dues: $576.00 (prorated based on join date)
2019 MLS Access Fee: $324.00 (prorated based on join date, billed quarterly)

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MLS Subscriber Only:
For REALTORS® seeking access to the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service. Your Designated REALTOR® must currently hold Participant Membership with CCIMLS and you must hold REALTOR® membership with CCIAOR or another REALTOR® Association to be eligible.
Application Fee: $250.00
2019 MLS Access Fee: $324.00 (prorated based on join date, billed quarterly)

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REALTOR® Only:
For licensed individuals affiliated with a Designated REALTOR® who are seeking membership with the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® but do not desire access to the Multiple Listing Service.
Application Fee: $100.00
2019 REALTOR Dues: $576.00 (prorated based on join date)
Note: To apply for Primary membership with CCIAOR, your Designated REALTOR® must hold either primary or secondary membership with CCIAOR.

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CCIMLS Administrative Access Membership

No Application Fee.
Each CCIMLS member office location receives one (1) complementary administrative membership and additional administrative memberships are $33 per quarter.
Note: When an Assistant holds an active real estate license they must also become a REALTOR® member (or their DR Participant pays non-member assessment) in addition to receiving MLS access. Licensed admins should first complete a REALTOR® application for CCIAOR membership and then complete the MLS Admin application.

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CCIMLS Subscriber Fee Waiver Application

No Application Fee. Must be completed by MLS Participant (Broker-In-Charge)
Cape Cod and Islands Multiple Listing Service, Inc. provides participants the option of a waiver of fees, dues, and charges for certain licensees or licensed or certified appraisers affiliated with the participants as described in the CCIMLS Rules and Regulations – Section 6.6 Subscriber Fee Waivers (“Fee Waiver Policy”). Licensees affiliated with a CCIMLS participant must either be a subscriber of CCIMLS or must be a waived licensee.

For all licensees affiliated with a CCIMLS participant whom choose to waive their access and use of CCIMLS and its services, the following would apply:

  • Any fee-waived licensee must be a subscriber in another multiple listing service or must exclusively work with rentals;
  • No offer of compensation for fee waived licensees as the listing broker’s obligation to compensate any cooperating broker as the procuring cause of the sale (or lease) shall be excused if it is determined through arbitration that the selling salesperson affiliated with the cooperating broker was subject to a fee waiver under Section 6.6 at any time between the offer to purchase and the closing of the sale
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s systems, databases, etc. This does not include accessing listing information of the licensee’s own broker or of other brokers through the participant’s IDX site or elsewhere. It does include accessing such information on the participant’s VOW (which is for consumers’ personal use);
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from being a listing agent on an active or pending property listing in CCIMLS;
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from use of any data feed from this MLS, except one that includes listings only of the licensee’s broker;
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s data on an IDX or VOW website identified as the fee-waived subscriber’s site or page;
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s data in an automated valuation product or tool in any product or service identified as coming from the fee-waived subscriber;
  • Fee waived licensees are prohibited from attending an MLS Tour, training, or utilizing any other product, service or benefit of the Multiple Listing Service.
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Requirements for CCIAOR membership

  • Hold an active MA salesperson, broker, or appraiser license

  • Hold your license under a broker who is a Designated REALTOR® or be the Broker-in-Charge of your own firm

  • If a REALTOR® previously, left your Association in good standing

  • Upon acceptance of your application, you will be granted provisional REALTOR® membership and will be afforded 180 days to attend New Member Orientation and complete Code of Ethics training.

Requirements for CCIMLS membership

  • Hold an active MA salesperson, broker or appraiser license

  • Be a REALTOR® in good standing. If you are not a member with CCIAOR, you will have to provide a letter of good standing from your local association.

  • Your Designated REALTOR® (Broker-In-Charge) must join CCIMLS as your firm’s Participant. Additionally, all active real estate licensees at your office location must also join CCIMLS as Subscribers or must be approved as fee waived licensees
  • Upon acceptance of your application, you will need to complete an online orientation on the rules and regulations of CCIMLS prior to accessing the MLS suite of tools

MEMBERSHIP POLICIES 

Effective 1/1/18

Joint Designated REALTOR® and MLS Membership $500
Joint REALTOR® and MLS Subscriber Membership $250
MLS Participant Membership Only $500
MLS Subscriber Membership Only $250
Designated REALTOR® Membership Only $100
REALTOR® Membership Only $100

Application Fees: The application fee for REALTOR® Membership is $100. For those who are also joining CCIMLS, the joint application fee is $500 for Designated REALTORS®/MLS Participants and $250 for REALTORS®/MLS Subscribers. Application fees are non-refundable.

Membership Dues: 2019 REALTOR® Dues for primary CCIAOR members are $576.00. Annual dues pay for REALTOR® membership at the local, state and national levels and are allocated as follows: $230 for CCIAOR dues, $161 for MAR dues, $185 for NAR dues for a total of $576.00.  For new members, dues are prorated based on the month you join and must be paid as part of the application process. Once an application has been processed and approved, prorated dues are non-refundable. For renewing members, dues are payable by January 1st each year. Annual dues are non-refundable after  December 15th, (2 weeks prior to the due date). Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Dues payment plans are available if you sign up before January 1st.

Past Due Policy: A past due fee of $25 will be applied to all accounts not paid by January 1st. Members with account balances on February 15th will have their REALTOR® membership suspended and if applicable, MLS membership and the member’s Designated REALTOR® will be issued a non-member assessment for that individual. Members with account balances on March 15th will be inactivated from REALTOR® membership and if applicable, MLS membership. Designated REALTORS® with account balances as of March 15th will have their entire offices’ REALTOR® Membership inactivated and if applicable, MLS Membership. After March 15th, a reinstatement fee of $35 will be charged per member plus any late fees will have to be paid to reactivate membership.

Reinstatement Policy: If an individual held REALTOR® membership in the prior year, they are responsible for the full current year dues plus any late fees and a $35 reinstatement fee. If an individual did not hold REALTOR® membership in the prior year, they do not need to pay past fees but must submit a new application and pay the application fee as well as prorated dues to rejoin.  Additionally, individuals who are reinstating after being inactive for two (2) or more years will be required to attend New Member Orientation.

Application Fee: The application fee for CCIMLS membership is $500 for Participants and $250 for Subscribers. There is no application fee for Administrative memberships. Application fees are non-refundable.

Access Fee: The CCIMLS access fee for both Participants and Subscribers is $324 annually and is billed and due on a quarterly basis. Each office location receives one (1) complementary administrative membership and additional administrative memberships are $33 per quarter. For new members, fees are prorated based on the month you join and must be paid as part of the application process. Once an application has been processed and approved, prorated dues are non-refundable. For renewing members, fees are payable quarterly on the first of January, April, July, and October. CCIMLS fees are non-refundable. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Auto Pay is also available.

Past Due Policy: Membership will be suspended and a past due fee of $75 for Participants and $25 for Subscribers will be applied to all accounts not paid 30 days after the quarterly due date.  If a Subscriber’s fees are not paid 60 days after the quarterly due date, the fees will be transferred to the office. Participant and due within 30 days. Failure to pay within 30 days of invoice will result in the suspension of MLS access for the MLS Participant and any affiliated Subscribers until full payment is made.

Reinstatement Policy: Individuals who voluntarily end their membership or individuals who are suspended for nonpayment and wish to rejoin within a 12 month period must pay past fees from the date their membership ended as well as any applicable late fees. Accounts that have been inactive for more than 12 months do not need to pay past fees but must pay the application fee of $500 for Participants and $250 for Subscribers to rejoin.

A CCIMLS member may request a temporary waiver (maximum of 1 year) of MLS Participant or Subscriber fees due to:

‐Significant medical illness that prevents member from providing real estate services to any individual (a copy of the doctor’s note is required); or
‐Military deployment (a copy of the deployment papers is required)

The waiver must be signed and dated by both the individual requesting the waiver that their MLS Participant (if applicable) and approved by CCIMLS. Note that a CCIMLS Participant is not eligible for the waiver if they have affiliated CCIMLS Subscribers.To request a waiver, members can contact support@cciaor.com

New REALTORS® who hold primary membership with CCIAOR must attend New Member Orientation and Code of Ethics Training within six (6) months of joining the Association. New Designated REALTORS® who hold primary membership with CCIAOR must attend a Designated REALTOR® Orientation and if applicable, Code of Ethics training, within 180 days of joining the Association.

Upon application, all REALTORS® agree to meet the new member requirements listed above. Failure to complete new member requirements within the timeframe allowed will result in membership termination and no refunds will be provided. Additionally, submission of a new application and application fee will be required to reapply for membership and current year dues, if not already remitted, will be due and payable.

New Member Requirements apply to all REALTOR® members including those who hold appraiser or attorney licenses.

Effective 4/1/2018

Cape Cod and Islands Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (“CCIMLS”) provides participants the option of a waiver of fees, dues, and charges for certain licensees or licensed or certified appraisers affiliated with the participants as described in the CCIMLS Rules and Regulations – Section 6.6 Subscriber Fee Waivers (“Fee Waiver Policy”). Licensees affiliated with a CCIMLS participant must either be a subscriber of
CCIMLS or must be a waived licensee.

For all licensees affiliated with a CCIMLS participant whom choose to waive their access and use of CCIMLS and its services, the following would apply:
• Any fee-waived licensee must be a subscriber in another multiple listing service or must exclusively work with rentals;
• No offer of compensation for fee waived licensees as the listing broker’s obligation to compensate any cooperating broker as the procuring cause of the sale (or lease) shall be excused if it is determined through arbitration that the selling salesperson affiliated with the cooperating broker was subject to a fee waiver under Section 6.6 at any time between the offer to purchase and the closing of the sale;
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s systems, databases, etc. This does not include accessing listing information of the licensee’s own broker or of other brokers through the participant’s IDX site or elsewhere. It does include accessing such information on the participant’s VOW (which is for consumers’ personal use);
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from being a listing agent on an active or pending property listing in CCIMLS;
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from use of any data feed from this MLS, except one that includes listings only of the licensee’s broker;
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s data on an IDX or VOW website identified as the fee-waived subscriber’s site or page;
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from using this MLS’s data in an automated valuation product or tool in any product or service identified as coming from the fee-waived subscriber;
• Fee waived licensees are prohibited from attending an MLS Tour, training, or utilizing any other product, service or benefit of the Multiple Listing Service.

For a licensee to be eligible for a fee waiver, the CCIMLS Subscriber Fee Waiver application must be completed by the firm’s participant (broker-in-charge) and be approved administratively by CCIMLS staff.

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