AFFILIATE membership is available to individuals whose business products or services are used by homeowners, REALTORS® or Appraisers. Financial institutions, title attorneys, insurers, publishers and mortgage companies all hold an Affiliate membership and have found it allows for a business advantage. Affiliate membership provides you with a referral network of potential business clients within an industry-specific association.

Affiliate membership may be one-part (membership in the Northern Rhode Island Board only) or two-part (membership in the Northern Rhode Island Board and the RI Association of REALTORS®.)* Please see below for more details on the benefits of joining.

Accessibility & Professional Development

Affiliate members are invited to Board events & meetings year-round, which provide networking opportunities with 675 REALTORS® and are eligible to register for educational programs.

A Responsive, Knowledgeable Staff

The team at the Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® can direct you to the resources you need. You will get prompt responses to questions and thorough follow-through on requests from experienced professionals with a wealth of knowledge.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Affiliate members have the first opportunities to be sponsors of premiere REALTOR® events, programs, and our electronic notices. Sponsorship allows for greater exposure of your products and services.

Committee Involvement

Affiliate members are invited to volunteer on several Board committees.

Public Relations

The Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS’® staff works to promote the real estate industry in the media and the community.


You are a committed real estate professional with valuable services to offer the community. Our members are able to view your information on the Board’s Affiliate Member Directory, which is available on our website as a resource to them and other visitors to our site.

*Two-part membership includes a membership in the RI Association of REALTORS®.  Click here for details on RIAR Affiliate Members benefits.