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2017 NOMAR Dues Billing Information

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The final deadline to pay your 2017 Dues is February 28th.

2017 Dues Q & A

Disclosures

Dues Non-Deductibility

Review of Fees

Broker Letter

2017 Dues Q & A

What is the due date?
2016 Board Dues are due no later than November 30th.  On December 1st, all unpaid invoices will be assessed a $50 late fee that must be paid with your dues.  On January 1st, all unpaid invoices will be assessed a $25 late fee that must be paid with your dues.  On February 1st, all unpaid invoices will be assessed a $25 late fee that must be paid with your dues.

What happens if I pay my dues after November 30th?
On December 1st, you will be assessed a $50 late fee that must be paid with your dues in order to be considered paid in full.

What happens if I pay my dues after December 31st?
On January 1st, you will be assessed an additional late fee of $25 that must be paid with your dues in order to be considered paid in full.  Also, your personal MLS services will be suspended until paid in full.

What happens if I pay my dues after January 31st?
On February 1st, you will be assessed an additional late fee of $25 that must be paid with your dues in order to be considered paid in full.

What happens if I pay my dues after February 28th?
On March 1st, if the broker still holds a license for an agent that has not paid his/her 2017 board dues in full, services for the broker's entire office will be suspended.

Where can I pay my dues?
You can mail your check to our Metairie office, 3645 N I-10 Service Rd W, Metairie, LA  70002.
At our Metairie office, you can leave your payment in the secure mail box located outside the entrance.
At our Mandeville office, you can put your payment in the mail slot located to the right side of the door.
You can pay over the phone with a credit card.
You can pay online with check or credit card.

What type of payment does NOMAR accept?
Personal Check, Company Check, Money Order, Certified Check, Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express Card, Discover Card.  NO CASH payments accepted.

Who do I make the check payable to?
NOMAR or N.O. Metropolitan Association of REALTORS, Inc.

How do I pay my dues online?
Go to our website, www.nomar.org.  From the home page, click on “REALTOR® Professionals” in the top right hand corner.  Now click on “Member’s Log In” in the top right hand corner.  A new screen will appear, enter your Logon ID (usually the same as your MLS ID) and Password (member #).  You are now logged in and your member’s dashboard appears.  Click on “Make a Payment”.  Click “Pay My NOMAR Dues” on the left.  Click on “View Paid & Unpaid Invoices”.  All unpaid invoices will be listed.  Check the “Pay Now” box for all invoices you choose to pay.  Click “Choose Payment Options”, then “Credit Card” or “Telecheck”.  Enter your information as requested, verify and click “Submit”.  Your payment will be processed immediately and your account will be updated.  Print a receipt for your records. 

Does NOMAR offer a payment plan?
Yes, we accept payments in advance and/or allow partial payments for dues.  Anytime you would like to make a payment toward your dues, you can mail in a check or call in a credit card payment.  Contact Erin at (504) 885-3200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
Please note that all dues deadlines must be met:
*Total Dues Amount ($484) must be paid in full by November 30th.  If not paid in full by November 30th, you will be assessed a late fee of $50 on December 1st.  Payment must be made out to NOMAR.
*Annual dues amounts are determined by the Board of Directors of each organization and billed according to the bylaws of each organization.
NOMAR dues are billed annually on October 1st and due by November 30th.

Where and when are the invoices mailed?
All dues invoices are mailed directly to your broker.  The 2017 NOMAR dues invoices were mailed out & delivered by September 30, 2016.  You can view/print a copy of your invoice through your member account at www.nomar.org.

How do I check to see if I’ve paid my dues?
From the home page, click on “REALTOR® Professionals” in the top right hand corner.  Now click on “Member’s Log In” in the top right hand corner.  A new screen will appear, enter your Logon ID (usually the same as your MLS ID) and Password (member #).  You are now logged in and your member’s dashboard appears.  Click on “Make a Payment”.  Click “Pay My NOMAR Dues” on the left.  Click on “View Paid & Unpaid Invoices”.  If you have not paid your dues, an open invoice will be listed.

How do I get a receipt?
From the home page, click on “REALTOR® Professionals” in the top right hand corner.  Now click on “Member’s Log In” in the top right hand corner.  A new screen will appear, enter your Logon ID (usually the same as your MLS ID) and Password (member #).  You are now logged in and your member’s dashboard appears.  Click on “Make a Payment”.  Click “Pay My NOMAR Dues” on the left.  Click on “View Paid & Unpaid Invoices”.  Click on the invoice you wish to print a receipt.

If I mail my check on the due date, will it be “delinquent”?
No, mailed payments postmarked on November 30th will not be considered delinquent.  Mail your payment to NOMAR, 3645 N I-10 Service Rd W, Metairie, LA  70002.

I did not receive an invoice for one of my Licensees.  What do I do?
If the agent is already a member of NOMAR, please contact Erin at (504) 274-0783 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
If the agent is not a member of NOMAR and needs to join, please contact our Membership Coordinator, Lisette Savois, at (504) 274-0780 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What if I received an invoice for someone who is no longer with my company?
You can write “No longer with my company” on the invoice and fax it our office at (504) 885-1812 or email a copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How do I change my address, phone number or email address?
Go to our website, www.nomar.org.  From the home page, click on “REALTOR® Professionals” in the top right hand corner.  Now click on “Member’s Log In” in the top right hand corner.  A new screen will appear, enter your Logon ID (usually the same as your MLS ID) and Password (member #).  Under “Member Center”, click on “My Membership”, then “My Profile”.  You can update your personal information here.  When finished, click “Submit”.  This will not update your personal contact information in MLXchange or Fusion, you will need to update that information in MLXchange or Fusion.

Does NOMAR and/or GSREIN give refunds?
NAR, LR & NOMAR Board dues refunds must be requested in writing by December 29, 2016.  Dues refunds cannot be given after this date. All refunds are subject to a $25 processing fee.  

GSREIN (MLS) dues refunds must be requested in writing by January 14, 2017.  Dues refunds cannot be given after this date.  All refunds are pro-rated and a $25 processing fee will be deducted.

What is my PAC Contribution used for?
Your contribution to LARPAC (LA REALTORS® Political Action Committee) is YOUR BEST INVESTMENT in Real Estate.  Your contribution helps to support local and state elected officials who advocate issues such as homeownership, health insurance for small business owners and limited Real Estate regulation.  Your LARPAC contribution puts you in the driver’s seat down the path of the Real Estate industry’s future.  Don’t be a Hitchhiker!  Support your industry, make a LARPAC contribution today.  For more information regarding LARPAC contributions, please contact Kelli Walker at (504) 274-0705 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Melissa O’Donnell at (504) 274-0789 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How do I pay my CID dues?
Go to our website, www.nomar.org.  From the home page, click on “REALTOR® Professionals” in the top right hand corner.  Now click on “Member’s Log In” in the top right hand corner.  A new screen will appear, enter your Logon ID (usually the same as your MLS ID) and Password (member #).  You are now logged in and your member’s dashboard appears.  Click on “Make a Payment”.  Click “Pay My CID Dues” on the left.  Click on “View Paid & Unpaid Invoices”.  All unpaid invoices will be listed.  Check the “Pay Now” box for all invoices you choose to pay.  Click “Choose Payment Options”, then “Credit Card” or “Telecheck”.  Enter your information as requested, verify and click “Submit”.  Your payment will be processed immediately and your account will be updated.  Print a receipt for your records. 

Disclosures

LR Special Assessment:  Your 2017 dues include a $25.00 mandatory assessment to fund the note payable on the new Louisiana REALTORS® headquarters located at 821 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA  70802.  The assessement will expire at the end of 12-31-18.  The former office building on Bennington Ave was destroyed in a fire on May 10, 2013.  Please note that the entire $25.00 portion of dues related to the building assessment qualifies as deductible dues.

NAR Special Assessment:  Your 2017 dues include a $35.00 mandatory assessment to fund consumer advertising.  These highlight the value a REALTOR® brings to a transaction and reinforce the REALTOR® brand.  Please note that the entire $35.00 portion of dues qualifies as deductible dues.

Louisiana REALTORS® Political Action Committee Disclosure (LARPAC):  Contributions are used for political purposes, are voluntary, and are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes.  Neither your membership nor your participation in Louisiana REALTORS® is conditioned directly or indirectly on making a contribution  to LARPAC Seventy percent (70%) of all Major Investor contributions are used LARPAC to directly support state and local political campaigns and issues.  The balance is sent to RPAC to support Federal candidates and political advocacy efforts and is charged against your limits under 52 U.S.C. 30116.  LARPAC retains the balance of contributions to directly support state and local political campaigns and issues.

Dues Non-Deductibility

Dues Non-Deductibility:  Compliance with the Tax Reform Act of 1993 requires that the portion of dues attributable to lobbying and political activities at the State and Federal levels of government be considered non-deductible for income tax purposes.  As a 501c6 organization, NAR, LR & NOMAR engage in “lobbying” activities as defined by the IRS.  The 2017 non-deductible percentage of member dues for NAR, LR & NOMAR is as follows:

National Association of REALTORS®                                          42%        $50.00 dues of $120.00
Louisiana REALTORS®                                                                   35%        $54.00 dues of $155.00
New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®          32%        $48.00 dues of $149.00
This amount of dues cannot be deducted by REALTOR® members for tax purposes.

Review of Fees

Licensing Fee (Applies to Brokers & Agents)
Due to LREC by 12/31/16.
Payment is delinquent after 12/31/16 and additional fees apply.  Must be paid no later than 3/31/17.  For more information, please contact the Louisiana Real Estate Commission at (800) 821-4529 or visit their website, www.lrec.state.la.us.

E & O Insurance (Errors & Omissions) (Applies to Brokers & Agents)
Due to LREC, if using State Policy.
Due to Broker, if Broker has separate policy.  Broker collects and submits.  Policy must be approved by LREC and proof provided to LREC that policy is in effect.  Contact your Broker for more information.
For more information regarding Errors & Omissions, visit www.lrec.state.la.us/errors-and-omissions.

NOMAR, LR & NAR Dues (Applies to Brokers & Agents)
Due to NOMAR.
Invoiced annually on October 1st and due by November 30th for the following calendar year.  Delinquent on December 1st and late fee assessed.  The mandatory dues amount for 2016 is $484.
NOMAR Local dues are $149, Louisiana REALTOR® (LR) dues are $155, LR Special Assessment is $25, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) dues are $120 and NAR Special Assessment is $35.

LARPAC Contribution (Applies to Brokers & Agents)
Due to NOMAR.
Contributions can be made at any time during the year.  You can contribute the amount of your choice; suggested contributions are Agents, $35 and Brokers, $125.  This is a voluntary contribution.  LARPAC funds help support REALTOR® issues and educate and elect policy makers who support these issues.  For more information regarding LARPAC contributions, please contact Kelli Walker at (504) 274-0705 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Melissa O’Donnell at (504) 274-0789 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MLS User Fees (Applies to Agents)
Due to GSREIN.
Invoiced annually on June 1st and due by June 30th for upcoming fiscal year.  The MLS fiscal year is July 1st thru June 30th.  Delinquent on July 1st and late fee assessed.

MLS Broker Fees (Applies to Brokers)
Due to GSREIN.
Invoiced quarterly and due by the 15th of the quarter.  Invoice dates are January 1st, April 1st, July 1st & October 1st.  If not paid by the 15th of the month, a delinquent fee is assessed on the 16th.  If not paid by the 25th of the month, MLS services for the entire office are suspended until paid in full.

CID Dues (Applies to Active Commercial Investment Division Members)
Due to CID.
Invoiced annually on October 1st and due by December 31st

Payment Plans (Applies to Brokers & Agents of NOMAR & GSREIN)
We now accept payments in advance and/or allow partial payments for dues.  Anytime you would like to make a payment toward your dues, you can mail in a check or call in a credit card payment.  Contact Erin at (504) 885-3200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Please note that all dues deadlines must be met:
*NOMAR total dues amount ($484) must be paid in full by November 30th.  If not paid in full by November 30th, you will be assessed a late fee of $50 on December 1st.  Payment must be made out to NOMAR.
*Annual dues amounts are determined by the Board of Directors of each organization and billed according to the bylaws of each organization.  NOMAR dues are billed annually on October 1st and due by November 30th.

*GSREIN total dues amount ($340) must be paid in full by June 30th.  If not paid in full by June 30th, you will be assessed a late fee of $75 on July 1st.  Payment must be made out to GSREIN.
*Annual dues amounts are determined by the Board of Directors of each organization and billed according to the bylaws of each organization.  GSREIN dues are billed annually on June 1st and due by June 30th.

Broker Letter

 The following letter was sent to all brokers with his/her invoices:  2017 Broker Letter

 

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