FAQs

Dues

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.

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?

RPAC is a voluntary contribution. However, click here to see why it is important to consider a 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.

How much are PWAR membership dues?

Membership dues are set by the Board of Directors each year. Dues are prorated quarterly, may include a one-time application fee, and are renewable each year in January. Dues notices will go out on November 1 of each year.

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.

Education

Can you help me with a question about the mandatory Code of Ethics training?

Yes, please view our Code of Ethics page here. Still have a question? Contact education@pwar.com or 703.565.0036.

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.

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

PWAR will report your credits to DPOR within seven (7) days. Your credits should be visible on the DPOR website within two weeks.

What is the difference between CE and PLE credits?

PLE 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.

General

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 grow their business is one of PWAR’s many purposes.

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.

What is the process to file an ethics complaint?

Visit our Professional Standards section for the complaint process: https://www.pwar.com/realtor-disputes/

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.

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 forms of payments do you accept

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

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 are your hours of operation?

Monday – Friday, 9am-4:30pm