Associated Realtist Property Brokers

Why Join ARPB? Read about Member Benefits

  • Stay abreast of the latest real estate industry news.
  • Education: There are many venues to enhance your skills in the industry through our NAREB University of Real Estate. New courses are being offered online! Visit
  • Training is provided to reinforce the processes you need every day to be at the cutting edge of local competition.
  • Discounts to various companies, by simply being a member.
  • Annual conventions where you will hear some of  the sharpest minds in the industry bring information, create specialized programs for REALTISTS®, and have the opportunity to network with real estate professionals from across the country.
  • Technical Training is offered online and at annual events. Learn new tools to help you improve performance with the hottest technology.
  • Legislative Action. We maintain a Public Affairs Committee that tracks and evaluates pertinent legislative issues and concerns before Congress and other agencies affecting our industry. We have an active partnership with the Black Caucus where we are able to discuss concerns which primarily affect the African American communities.
  • Voting Rights. You have a voice in what the organization sets as an agenda. Let your voice be heard on issues and topics of interest to you.
  • Professional Affiliations. Locally we have two(2) Affiliate organizations which specialize in training and accreditation to increase your knowledge of the industry. These affiliates support our ideals and vision and are active with community events which raise awareness about the issues affecting real estate for the community we serve. Together, we find solutions to improve the real estate life cycle for every REALTIST® and their client. Our local affiliate organizations are:
  • Women's Council of ARPB
  •  NAREB Investment Division (NID)
Scholarship Program
An important ARPB membership benefit is our scholarship program.  Scholarships are given to graduating high school seniors.
First-Time Homebuyers Grant
(Available through ARPB, Inc. Member Agents or Affiliates)
  • Current paid Member Agent or Affiliate must request application
  • Application fee, $15 nonrefundable, must be submitted 30 days before closing
  • Applicant must be Oakland resident
  • Applicant must be a first-time homebuyer, according to HUD standards
  • Property purchased must be in City of Oakland
  • Property may be either a single-family dwelling or a condominium
  • Funds to be used towards buyers' closing costs
  • Funds to be returned if escrow does not close
  • Maximum funds received is $2500, as approved by committee and based upon availability
The purchaser is required to participate by utilizing an active member of ARPB, Inc., to be eligible 
for the Grant. For more information, call 510.610.7699.

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