May 2021 Membership Report

May 2021 Membership Report

Statewide Membership

Strong growth continued in May with statewide membership currently at 17,835¹, which is up 1,490 members, a 9.12% increase since the end of May last year.


Local Membership

Alabama REALTORS® saw a steady increase in membership this month due to growth at twenty out of twenty-four boards with double-digit growth at nine of those boards.


Large Boards

  • Baldwin County Association: 10.65%
  • Birmingham Area Association: 10.40%
  • Huntsville Area Association: 9.77%
  • Montgomery Area Association: 9.67%
  • Mobile Area Association: 4.29%

Medium Boards

  • Calhoun County Area Board: 28.11%
  • Tuscaloosa Association: 18.02%
  • Southeast Alabama Association:  12.29%
  • Cullman Association: 11.81%
  • Etowah-Cherokee Association: 10.00%
  • Wiregrass Board: 9.65%
  • East Alabama Board: 8.33%
  • Athens-Limestone Association: 7.83%
  • Lee County Association: 7.81%
  • Shoals Area Association: 6.93%
  • Lake Martin Area Association: 5.63%
  • St. Clair Association: 4.00%
  • Marshall County Board: 3.49%

Small Boards

  • Covington Association: 19.70%
  • Eufaula Board: 12.50%


National Membership

According to the NAR Membership Report², NAR has a total of 1,504,474 members, which is an addition of 121,022 members for an 8.75% increase from the end of May 2020.  For states in the medium category, Alabama had the fourth-highest year-over-year membership growth for a total of 10.96% and is ranked thirteenth-highest among all states for year-over-year membership growth.


¹Alabama Membership Report includes REALTOR®, REALTOR® ASSOCIATES, Institute Affiliates, Affiliates, and Non-Member Salesperson memberships. 

²Membership numbers are taken from NAR’s Monthly Membership Report and include REALTOR® and REALTOR® ASSOCIATES only.