Can you help me with a question about Quadrennial Ethics?

Yes, please view our Frequently Asked Questions on Quadrennial Ethics here. Still have a question? Contact Brandy Hinton at brandy@pwar.com or 703.565.0036.

I'm not receiving PWAR emails. Who can look into this for me?

Contact Amanda Webster, Events & Marketing Director at amanda@pwar.com or 703.565.0033. We send out our email through a third party provider, MailChimp. Timely information regarding membership dues, classes, events and other PWAR announcements will be sent through this provider – please be sure to stay subscribed to our communications to ensure your receipt.

How do I register for a class or event online?

First, log-in at the top of www.pwar.com using your PWAR credentials. Next, scroll through the Member Services Menu to find Event/Class Registration and select either Events or Professional Development (classes). Then, scroll through the list and click on the title of the class or event and proceed through registration prompts.

Have a question or still need help? Contact PWAR staff who will be happy to assist as 703.565.0033.

What is the process to file an ethics complaint?

Visit our Professional Standards section for the complaint process.

How long will it take for my credits to be reported to DPOR?

PWAR will report your credits to DPOR within 48 hours. Your credits should be visible on the DPOR website within two weeks.

What is the difference between CE and SPLE credits?

SPLE credits are for anyone within their first 2 years of renewal. CE is for any agent that has had their license more than 2 years.

How do I check my education credits?

Click here for step-by-step directions (4 steps) on how to check your education credits.

How do I log-in to the PWAR website?

Your member ID is your real estate license number and your password are the digits in your home address. You have the ability to change both of these requirements once you log-in.

Can I pay my Sentrilock fees through PWAR

PWAR takes your initial fees for Sentrilock, when your new key is set-up. Each year following your payment must be made directly to Sentrilock through their website.

I'm thinking of putting my license on inactive. Can I pay dues now and receive a refund when I've made up my mind?

Dues are non-refundable.

Can I get a bill mailed to me?

PWAR is environmentally friendly and does not mail dues bills. All dues billing is done online.

Do I have to pay RPAC?

No. RPAC is a voluntary contribution.

How do I renew online?

Renewing online is a fast and easy process. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

Can I pay my dues in installments?

PWAR collects the dues fees for local, state and national associations and is responsible for dispersing the monies to the proper organizations by a certain date. For this reason we require payment in full.

Can I set up an auto-debit for my dues payments?

For security purposes PWAR will not keep member credit card information on file.

I didn't know dues were due. Can you waive the late fee?

No. In addition to sending several reminder emails notices are posted on our website, sent to your Broker, and information is throughout the PWAR office.

How much are PWAR membership dues?

PWAR 2015 dues are $329. Membership dues are prorated quarterly, may include a one-time application fee, and are renewable each year in January.

Do I have to pay NAR and VAR dues?

Yes. When you join PWAR you will also pay dues to the National and State Associations.

Can I join PWAR as a secondary member?

Yes. REALTORS® and Designated REALTORS® may choose to belong to PWAR as secondary members to access member benefits like our education programs, events, and discounts. Depending on their membership status, they may pay local dues only. A letter of good standing from the REALTORS® primary Association is required.

What do I get for my dues?

Exclusive Use of the term REALTOR® – The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that can only be used by members of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Professional Development – PWAR’s Real Estate School is dedicated to meeting the needs of our members by providing tools to succeed in a challenging and competitive market place. PWAR is your partner offering you classes, seminars, work groups and the competitive advantage in working with our professional Affiliate partners in specialty areas such as; appraisals, property management, and commercial development.

MRIS & Sentrilock – PWAR members also enjoy MRIS and Sentrilock privileges. With a PWAR membership, you can access these services, which have proven themselves to be priceless resources in the Northern Virginia real estate industry.

Advocacy: Protecting Your Business – PWAR employs a Government Affairs Director, who is able to voice the opinions of PWAR’s members. In addition to having a viable voice in Virginia’s real estate policy making, it also enables PWAR to forecast and inform its members of changes in that policy.

Arbitration, Mediation, Ethics, and Professional Standards – PWAR promotes ethical business practices with a forum for complaints and recourse for satisfaction, if justified. This service saves members thousands of dollars in legal costs arbitrating business disputes. In the minds of the consumers, abiding by a Code of Ethics is a prominent reason for using the services of a REALTOR® instead of a Real Estate salesperson.

Online Services – PWAR’s website is loaded with information on events and other Association news as well as the many services provided by PWAR, with a Members Only section. PWAR also maintains a presence at popular social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Member Support – PWAR staff are available from 9am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, to answer questions, conduct research, and generally assist members in a variety of ways. These professional individuals are also available on call to present items of interest to members through sales meetings and other events.

Recognition – Each year, PWAR recognizes professionals who have given exceptional service, and also recognizes those members who have reached exceptional production levels at the REALTOR Banquet.

Store – PWAR’s store stocks products used by REALTORS® such as lockboxes, directional signs, sign posts, etc. 

Member Communications – A weekly e-newsletter is sent to keep members up-to-date with happenings in the local real estate market, and with PWAR activities and educational classes.

What is PWAR's snow policy?

If Prince William County Schools are closed, PWAR will cancel its scheduled classes. If Prince William County Schools are delayed, PWAR will cancel its morning classes. If Prince William County Schools close early, PWAR will cancel its afternoon classes. Please watch the morning news programs to learn about any cancellations or delays.

What forms of payments do you accept

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Cash and Checks.

What are your hours of operation?

Monday – Friday, 9am-4:30pm

What does PWAR do?

In addition to our education and networking programs, PWAR provides a personalized touch. It looks at every member as an individual, and tailors its programs to benefit the entire membership, while maintaining a professional and personl relationship with every member. PWAR also advocates for your benefit.

Why does PWAR matter?

PWAR aspires to help its members through professional development, in the form of: premium continuing education and post-licensing courses, networking events, and upholding the National ethics standard. Helping members is PWAR’s sole purpose.