Friends of IREM FAQ

  • How much does it cost to renew?
    • $995
  • What if I joined in late 2016?
    • Your dues for 2017 will be prorated as follows:
    • If you joined/paid before the end of June 2016, then there is no proration, you will be charged the full price $995.
    • If you joined/paid after the end of June 2016, then you will be prorated for Half of $995 for 2016.
    • If you joined/paid after the end of September 2016, then you will have no charge for 2017.
  • Can I add a second category?
    • We no longer offer additional categories for $200. Additional category listings are now charged at $995.
  • What is the limit for listed companies in each category?
    • 5
  • What is the limit to the total number of companies in the Friend of IREM Program? Why?
    • 100
    • We are aware that most companies are starting to evolve into the one stop shop, where the company provides a variety of services. Therefore, in order to ensure the Exclusivity Value that our Friends of IREM Program offers, we decided to limit our overall number of companies in the program. If you are part of the Friends of IREM, you are one of 100 companies that IREM OC refers and recommends to our entire property management network.
  • Why are most of the sponsorships already sold out?
    • Some sponsorships are set up for first right of refusal for past FOI Sponsors.
    • However, please note that there are a variety of sponsorship opportunities not listed on this application that will become available as soon as the committees confirm their event details.
    • Events such as: Golf, Awards, Sporting Clays, Amazing Race, Wine, Ski, and our biggest event the Southern Real Estate Conference: Invest in Success. Keep an eye out for the sponsorship opportunity emails during the year.
  • How do I join a committee?
    • Make sure to complete the committee volunteer form in your packet. Some committees have limited space, so they will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
  • I would like to use some of my 2016 budget, can I be billed in 2016 for 2017 commitments?
    • Yes, please note that you would like to be billed in 2017 on your application next to your payment information.
  • What are the FOI Minimum Standards?
    • In order to benefit from the Friends of IREM program, FOIs must agree that their company’s level of participation should meet at least one of the following items:
      • Join an IREM OC committee and attend its meetings. (MAXIMUM of 3 committees per Friend of IREM OC)
      • Purchase at least 1 available sponsorship opportunity.
      • Attend at least 2 major events such as: Luncheons, Awards, Golf or Conference.
    • All FOIs must meet one of the above mentioned items within this program year or their company may be subject to renewal restrictions the following year.