What is ICBR?
The Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ICBR) is a unique local board serving commercial real estate practitioners throughout the entire state. 
What is CREA?
 The Commercial Real Estate Alliance (CREA) is a statewide organization of commercial real estate professionals, not affiliated with the REALTOR® trademark. Membership with CREA is on an individual basis and is not regulated by the one-member-all-member requirement. The Alliance provides licensed real estate professionals unable to become a REALTOR®, a community in which they can network, learn, and grow professionally with other commercial real estate professionals from around the state. CREA members may purchase a subscription to the Indiana Commercial Real Estate Exchange (ICREX), and receive member pricing to the Indiana Commercial Real Estate Conference and events, eligibility for industry awards, free quarterly networking events and more!
What is IAR?
The Indiana Association of REALTORS® (IAR) is an organization representing more than 13,000 REALTORS® in the state of Indiana.  IAR members also belong to a local board (i.e. ICBR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
What is NAR?
The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is America’s largest trade association, representing members involved in the residential and commercial real estate industries. NAR members also belong to a state association (i.e. IAR) and a local board (i.e. ICBR).
What is ICREX?
The Indiana Commercial Real Estate Exchange (ICREX) is the only commercial property listing service that allows subscribing members to advertise their properties for sale or lease on a national platform for a low fee.  ICREX Subscriptions are open to ICBR members,non-member REALTORS® and Indiana-licensed brokers. ICREX is broker maintained and requires all property listings to be updated every 30-days.
How are ICBR, CREA and ICREX related? Am I a member of all?
ICREX is a service provided to ICBR and CREA members. All levels of membership have the option to purchase an ICREX subscription for an additional fee. Subscriptions provide national exposure and access to comparable data and building and land records. Members belong to either ICBR OR CREA based on REALTOR® status eligibility. Both organizations provide the same benefits at the local level.

Are there membership fees for both ICBR/CREA and ICREX?
Yes. ICBR and CREA collects membership dues annually for every membership category within the organization. All levels of membership have the option to purchase an ICREX subscription for an additional fee. Prices vary based on membership type.

What is my NRDS#?
REALTOR® and Institute Affiliate members of ICBR receive a NRDS# from NAR. NRDS stands for “National REALTOR® Database System.” These members of ICBR can use their NRDS account to pay ICBR membership dues. REALTOR® members also have access to our eMall,where they can make additional purchases (i.e. ICREX Full Access subscriptions).

What is the Indiana commercial Real Estate Conference?
The Indiana Commercial Real Estate Conference is the only conference held in Indiana for commercial real estate practitioners.  This conference allows attendees to earn continuing education credits required for their real estate license renewal, as well as network and socialize with colleagues and vendors. Each year ICBR announces the REALTOR® of the Year recipient.

How can I get involved with ICBR or CREA?

ICBR and CREA has several committees and leadership opportunities for members to get involved. If you would like to volunteer, contact the office at 317.328.5259 or email info@myICBR.org

Click here to see details on how you can get involved! 

What are District Representatives?
The membership covers the entire state of Indiana, and is divided into eight districts.  Each district has a District Representative who sits on the Board of Directors. The District Representatives are responsible for hosting member events within their district, as well as reporting on their respective district during board meetings.

How do I file a complaint regarding professional standards or an ethics violation?
If you have a question regarding professional standards or would like to file a complaint contact Kim Paugh, kpaugh@myICBR.org. Additional information can be found here.

Where can I access ZipForms?
REALTOR® members of ICBR receive free access to ZipForms’ online version through their membership with IAR. These members can access the forms by logging into the member section of IAR’s website with their NRDS#   www.indianarealtors.com 

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Helpful Contacts

ICBR/CREA Office – (317) 328-5259
IAR – (317) 913-3230
NAR / NRDS Helpdesk – (800) 874-6500
Indiana Real Estate Commission – (317) 234-3009
ZipForms – (800) 284-0084
ZipForms Tech Support – (586) 840-0140
ICREX Support Desk – ICREXsupport@39DN.com