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Commercial Member Resources & Benefits

NAR REALTOR® Commercial Resources


NAR REALTOR® Commercial Benefits

Commercial Data & Listing Resources

Commercial practitioners need access to listing services, property data, marketing services, and other commercial real estate-related data and technology resources. As a member service for real estate professionals engaged in commercial transactions, NAR is providing the following list of products, services, and tools that may serve the needs of commercial practitioners.

Commercial Data Comes to the RPR App

RPR's mobile app now includes Commercial data and reporting. The full extent of the app's expansion into commercial territory will greatly enhance a REALTOR®'s ability to conduct on-location property searches, analyze hundreds of relevant data sets, and instantly create client-friendly, decision-prompting reports. READ ARTICLE

Commercial Member Services

Download the new Commercial Services handout with all of your REALTOR® Commercial Member Services

Commercial Connections

NAR's free quarterly commercial publication brings you the most recent news, research, public policy updates and insights from industry experts. Available in print and online. 

Issues & Actions

A summary whitepaper focused on NAR's advocacy efforts on regulations and legislation affecting commercial real estate property.

Commercial Member Profile

Published annually, the commercial profile contains survey highlights on demographic, economic and business characteristics of NAR's commercial members.

Commercial Real Estate Outlook

A free quarterly report from NAR Research, the Commercial Real Estate Outlook provides sector reports on office, multifamily, retail, industrial, and hospitality properties.

Commercial Real Estate Market Quarterly Survey

An overview of market performance, sales and rental transactions, current economic challenges and future expectations. commercial-real-estate-market-survey

Commercial Lending Survey

Conducted annually, this report provides an overview of lending conditions that impact commercial transactions nationally, based on responses from commercial real estate members.

Commercial Podcasts

This series engages top real estate professionals, economists and instructors to give you advice and the tools needed to get ahead in today's competitive commercial real estate industry. All it will cost you is about 15 minutes of your time.

Education & Professional Development

NAR's commercial affiliate organizations provide educational programs which promote professionalism and offer real estate designations. Affiliates include: CCIM Institute (, the Institute for Real Estate Management (, REALTORS® Land Institute (, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors®( and The Counselors of Real Estate (

The RPR Commercial Property Report 

This free member benefit uses aggregated data from multiple sources to provide historical and current property views, nationwide property searches, market comparisons, advanced map search and customized user reports. Visit the site for more information including live training and event schedules, on-demand video, and online courses offering CE credit.  Call our Help Desk anytime at 877-977-7576.


NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, Xceligent® will provide a suite of commercial real estate information services and preferred pricing exclusively for NAR members at This national listing platform will offer a basic broker loaded and research platform as well as a premium service.

Commercial at REALTORS® Conference & Expo

Featuring a commercial education session track, special commercial networking events and a "Commercial Block" at the Expo, the annual conference is the place for you to learn, network and develop.

Consumer Advertising Campaign

NAR's national advertising effort aims to persuade and educate the public about the value of property ownership and the REALTOR® brand, including messaging for consumers looking to sell or lease commercial property.

NAR Field Guides

Free, one-stop resource packages on dozens of industry issues including 16 guides focusing on commercial real estate topics.

REALTOR Benefits® Partner Program

NAR has partnered with industry leaders to provide you with value-added offers and significant savings on products and services you use on a daily basis including Chrysler, DocuSign, FedEx, OfficeMax, Xceligent, REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, Dell, HP, Lowe's, REALTORS® Core Health Insurance and more.

REALTOR® Library Resources

Virtual Library eBooks Collection – NAR members can check out audiobooks, videos and eBooks for use on your PC and portable devices.

Your NRDS Membership Number

Your NRDS membership number is the key to keeping connected to all your commercial real estate resources as well as NAR member benefits. Keep your membership record updated and make sure to select commercial real estate activity in one or more of the provided business fields. Go to the "NRDS" link on to update your record.


Commercial Legal Hotline

The C.A.R. Legal Hotline offers members the incredible benefit of receiving free legal advice over the telephone on a vast array of real-estate related topics: contract interpretation, arbitration, litigation, tax issues, commission disputes, disclosure requirements, fair housing issues, laws governing homeowners' associations, and so on.
By contacting the C.A.R. Legal Hotline you can speak directly to one of C.A.R.'s attorneys. Since its debut in 1979, C.A.R. attorneys have answered more than 600,000 questions about real estate law and brokerage practice.
Please request to speak to Linda Kirios, Commercial Real Estate Attorney at C.A.R.


Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (213) 739-8350 and (213) 739-8286
Saturday, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on a first come first serve basis by calling (213) 739-8282 only.
The (213) 739-8350 and (213) 739-8286 numbers are not available on Saturdays. (due to limited staffing the Saturday Hotline service is only for questions regarding active transactions).


If so, please read the Legal Q&A, Member Legal Hotline, for information about this service before contacting the Legal Hotline. (Requires C.A.R. Member Login, If You Don't Have One, You Can Create One On The Linked Page)


Online: Submit Your Legal Question
Fax: (213) 480-0864
Phone: (213) 739-8282 (for agents)
Phone: (213) 739-8350 (for broker-owners, office managers, designated Commercial REALTORS®)

WHETHER YOU SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION ONLINE, BY E-MAIL OR FAX:  PLEASE KEEP YOUR DESCRIPTION OF THE ISSUE SHORT (2-3 short paragraphs--there is a 2000 character maximum computer software limit on messages relayed to attorneys).
YOU'LL BE ABLE TO PROVIDE MORE DETAILS WHEN YOU TALK TO AN ATTORNEY. One of our C.A.R. attorneys will telephone you to discuss your legal question, so please be sure to indicate the name of any other licensee involved in your question/transaction as well as your telephone number.

Legal Hotline
**Some of these Links will require you to log into CAR with your username and password

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