Affiliate Benefits

The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® is extending to you the opportunity to become an affiliate member. These are exciting times at LBAR! Our association consists of approximately 3,500 REALTOR® members in 26 counties.

 The following are some of the benefits of affiliate membership:

  • Listing
    he LBAR website contains all the properties on the MLS. Affiliate member companies are listed under Resources on the Affiliate page and the area of business in which they work along with their phone numbers, e-mail addresses and web site links. 

  • Member Rosters
    Access to membership lists/rosters. Updated rosters are available at no cost. To access the rosters, please email Katrina at

  • Networking with REALTORS®
    Attendance at LBAR events throughout the year including REALTOR® After Hours, Summer Fair, Installation Dinner, Nominating Dinner, Real Estate Alliance and more.

  • Access to PVA Information
    Member access to information to several counties in LBAR's jurisdiction that are subscription based.

  • ShowingTime Software
    Access software that can help streamline business and facilitate cooperation between members.

  • Hosting Lunch & Learns
    Ability to host Lunch & Learn sessions for LBAR's REALTOR® members.

  • Face to Face Promotion with REALTORS®
    Opportunity to get in front of REALTOR® members at education courses and county meetings to promote your product and/or service.

  • Free Rental of LBAR Classrooms
    When available, multiple rooms are available for affiliates to use.

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Membership dues are $300 per year, collected annually, January through December. Dues for new members will be pro-rated from the date of acceptance. Additional affiliate names may be added to the main affiliate membership and added to the LBAR’s database for an additional $25 per year, per person.

We hope that you will become a part of a 3,500 member association that cares for you and is eager to promote your firm through the real estate industry in Central Kentucky. For more information, call LBAR at 859.276.3503 or email

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Things to Know

Supra eKey information

NOTE: With initial affiliate and affiliate associate application for a Supra key and for existing key holders (as of January 1, 2017), affiliate and affiliate associate members must provide the following: 

  • Proof of $250,000 liability insurance, with LBAR named as additional insured.
  •  Copy of their government issued photo ID
  •  Background check (updated every year in December). Background checks may be obtained from KY State Police website and you would select the "Employment” category.
  • The affiliate eKey lease agreement signed by the keyholder and by a principal, partner, or corporate officer of the keyholder’s firm who is also a member of LBAR.
Any eKey application, which requires a background check be filed with the association, will not be entitled to eKey privileges until approved by the LBAR Board of Directors.
*Licensed Home Inspectors are exempt from the background check requirement, as they are licensed by the state and subject to a background check when they renew their Inspection license every two years.

Become A Sponsor

A sponsorship with LBAR offers an unparalleled opportunity to directly market and advertise your company to more than 3,500 real estate professionals including agents, brokers, managers and owners. Each sponsor level allows your company to build direct relationships with the real estate community, with opportunities like event attendance and networking, educational courses, newsletter advertisements, website listings, social media recognition and digital displays in the office. 

In addition to all the above, by becoming a sponsor, you will increase your organization's visibility and be viewed by members as a leader in the industry. From face-to-face interaction to repeat coverage in communication outlets and priority exposure to new marketing opportunities, annual sponsors have access to reaching REALTORS® consistently throughout the year. 

Note: every package includes affiliate membership. 

 Click here to view the sponsorships available and LBAR sponsors.