Welcome to CMAR
Please note that our summer hours for July & August are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (CMAR), formerly the Worcester Regional Association of REALTORS®, has been proudly serving its members of the Greater Worcester and Central Massachusetts areas since 1923. The Association was granted the new name from the National Association of REALTORS® at their November 2015 annual meeting.
We currently assist over 1,500 real estate professionals providing the services and resources necessary for a successful career as a REALTOR®. CMAR office hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Our staff is full time. MLS Lockbox assistance is available from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. For assistance, please make an appointment with Lisa Sprague at 508-832-6600.
Can you help out with this year's Backpack Drive? The Community Action Committee welcomes donations of backpacks and supplies or cash to help purchase items. Help is also need in packing and delivering the items on August 17, 18 or 19.
If you can help in any way, items can be dropped off here at the Association. Or give us a call at 508-832-6600 and let us know if you're available for packing or deliveries.
What are the benefits of buying a "distressed" or "rehab" property? What are the pros and cons...what should you advise your clients to look out for?
In our latest podcast, Ron Blaze speaks with Nick McNeil of Keller Williams and Christian Carter of Radius Financial. Listen as they share their knowledge on the topic of distressed properties.
Healthy Homes Grants
The Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® is proud to partner with the City of Worcester in taking a proactive approach to addressing Health Issues related to Housing. The City has received a $3,700,000 HUD Grant for Lead Paint Remediation & Healthy Homes issues and this money is available to your clients for home improvements. For more information and grant applications, visit our Healthy Homes Page.
If you missed the Investment Property/Healthy Homes Summit held at Holy Cross on March 10, the entire session is available on video.
Are You Interested in Selling Real Estate? Our next Pre-License Class begins on September 10
Do you want to become a licensed Real Estate Agent? The Worcester Regional Association of REALTORS®, through our State-approved real estate school, the Center for Real Estate Studies and Training, offers Pre-License courses that introduce you to the fundamentals of Real Estate in order to prepare you to take the State of Massachusetts Real Estate License Exams for Real Estate Salespersons and Real Estate Brokers. Our courses are always taught by licensed, practicing REALTORS® with real-world experience.
2016 CMAR Award Winners
2016 Scholarship Applications
Buy Worcester Now
Get the latest information on the newly revamped BUY Worcester Now Program, designed to promote and preserve home ownership in the City of Worcester.