Frequently Asked Questions Below are some of the questions most frequently asked about REALTOR® membership: (when answer appears - just click to next question or another area on the page to remove it.)   Are dues owed to the Association if the licensee does not actively work in real estate? What is an "arbitrable" issue? Can a client request arbitration with a REALTOR® principal? What is a Board Choice? Please discuss "portability" of member records as it relates to membership under Board of Choice? What is the difference between primary and secondary membership? What are the privileges and obligations of secondary members? Does the Designated REALTOR® have to hold secondary membership in order for affiliated licensees to obtain secondary membership? Who will be responsible for policing the DR dues formula under Board of Choice? Must all offices of a real estate firm belong to the same board?
Answer: An individual is a primary member of a board if that board remits state and National dues based on that member. An individual is a secondary member if state and National dues are remitted through another board. Since National dues are only paid once, there is only one primary board. Answer: An individual is a primary member of a board if that board remits state and National dues based on that member. An individual is a secondary member if state and National dues are remitted through another board. Since National dues are only paid once, there is only one primary board.