About Us

About Us

 

 

For more than half a century, the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA), a non-profit trade association, has provided Real Estate Professionals with the resources they need to help them grow and prosper in the real estate profession. The South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association exists for a highly skilled, diverse, and successful REALTOR® membership.

SMDRA holds itself to a Value Proposition, which is our promise of only the highest membership value and excellent service to our members, and the professional standard to which we will hold ourselves. It is our way of serving, protecting, and advancing the REALTOR® brand. We do this because Your Success is Our Mission.

  • There are three components: Network, Knowledge, and Access.
    • We strive to provide value in these areas across these fields;
      • Exciting Events and Helpful Classes
      • Stay Ahead of the Curve Online
      • Information and Economic Data
      • Member Benefits
      • Advocacy for the REALTOR® brand and Professional Standards

 

Networks: Expand Your Career and Business Connections

We here at SMDRA know that becoming a licensed REALTOR® doesn’t just mean joining an industry as a professional real estate agent, it means joining a community of like-minded peers and colleagues who are just as eager as you to make new connections. That’s why we host weekly classes, monthly social and charitable events, and why our doors are always open to members. No man is an island, and we’re here to make sure you have access to the fullest resources your community can provide.

  • Metro Market Pulse Sessions with buyer/seller needs
  • Linkage groups, Business Advisory Group, Independent Broker Round Table, and more!
  • Social events such as Bowling Tournament, Cinco de Mayo, Diamond Circle Awards
  • Young Professionals Network social, service, and educational events
  • Join our active Facebook page and follow us on Twitter!
  • Get involved with local government and city council to advocate for the REALTOR® brand
  • Join a community that holds itself to a higher professional standard as laid out by the NAR Code of Ethics

 

Knowledge: Education and Information

Knowledge is power, and power means business. Along with hosting the recommended and required update classes for REALTORS®, SMDRA is committed to constantly find new and exciting topics to keep you as educated and informed as possible. Once a week we send out e-Blasts with everything from updates on the latest housing market statistics from NAR, big headlines in real estate news, local events and upcoming classes here at SMDRA. Once a month we publish a SMDRA e-Magazine with in-depth articles on real estate industry news and topics, drawing from local, state, and national resources.

  • 10 Power Lunches a year, 10 Hot Topic Classes a year
  • Wide range of Designation and Certification classes offered
  • NAR Ethics updates, CREC Annual Update classes, Matrix classes, and more!
  • Monthly updates on Market Information from the SMDRA MLS, REcolorado

 

Access to answers, REALTOR® only tools and services

They say “a man is only as good as his tools”, which is why SMDRA is dedicated to providing only the best materials and resources for members. SMDRA provides access to REALTOR® only tools like REcolorado MLS, and exclusive member benefits. Get insider access to market information and housing statistics, as well as NAR’s online library of resources. SMDRA members also receive discounts on real estate industry related goods and services.

  • Sentrilock electronic lockbox subscription services and tech support
  • SavvyCard: a web based mobile app that acts as a shareable digital business card, but does so much more!
  • REcolorado MLS services, access to classes and tutorials and current market data
  • Tech Helpline: an extensive service that offers technical support aimed at REALTORS®
  • Legal Hotline: A CAR benefit extended to REALTORS® in need of legal advice
  • REALTOR® members are aware of, and receive discounts on industry related products and services
  • SMDRA provides access to a safe and fair process of mediation and arbitration
  • Access to the professional reputation and consumer trust in the REALTOR® Brand

 

Additional Promise to Our Members, as laid out in our Governing Documents

Our experienced and dedicated staff and Board of Directors work hard for our members in order to create a stronger future for everyone. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us. Our goal is to improve and maximize the benefits of our members and we encourage input from our members in order to provide the highest quality service possible.

If you’re already a SMDRA member, we thank you for working with us. If you’re considering SMDRA as your Board, check out some reasons why you should join us. If you’re convinced SMDRA is the Board for you then please fill out this application or stop by today and become a member of one of the finest Boards in the nation!