Committed to diversity in everything we do.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Longleaf Pine REALTORS®, representing over 1700 REALTORS® who reside in our diverse communities, embodies our REALTOR® Code of Ethics, the governing document which protects the housing rights of all people, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We embrace equality and inclusivity, honoring individuals and respecting differing perspectives to reach common goals for the betterment of all. Racism and discrimination have no home here.   

Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Longleaf Pine REALTORS® on November 19, 2020 


Get involved with the Diversity Committee, create and participate in diversity-focused campaigns and promote the real estate profession as a viable career for all demographics through community and industry engagement. We have a positive impact by promoting and encouraging diversity, equity and inclusion through a variety of channels.

There are a lot of benefits to joining LPR®. Just as you serve your clients, the Longleaf Pine REALTORS®, Inc. organization exists to support its members. Together we gather to exchange ideas, volunteer, assume leadership roles, grow to be influencers in our communities, get first-hand knowledge of real estate trends and take action in protecting our business and industry standards. Our strong advocacy program plays a critical role in real estate policy issues and keeps members apprised on major development projects that have a significant impact on surrounding neighborhoods.

As an LPR® member, you have access to all the resources, tools, and opportunities at the local, state, and national levels, with the support of the Longleaf Pine REALTORS®, Inc. and the National Association of REALTORS®. With major annual events and weekly networking opportunities, we help you connect with like-minded people, and give you access to nationally recognized speakers, as well as top influencers in the industry.


Below you will find the types of membership offered by the Longleaf Pine REALTORS®, Inc. along with corresponding membership application packets. Click a membership type listed below to view information on how to apply.

Connect with others who share your passion for diversity.

The following list of REALTOR® diversity organizations is a resource for those interested in connecting with like-minded real estate professionals who are passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion. 

National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB)

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers, (NAREB), is a Real Estate Professional trade organization. NAREB has a special charge to make sure that predominantly African American and other minority communities are treated fairly as land use and urban planning policies are developed. They see it as their special obligation to preserve, and now, to restore communities where African American homebuyers and homeowners count on their home being their greatest asset – now and into the future. 


NAREB was founded in 1947, making it the oldest minority professional trade association in America. NAREB has 90 chapters in 33 states. 

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® is The Voice for Hispanic Real Estate® and proud champions of homeownership for the Hispanic community. NAHREP is a purpose-driven organization that is propelled by a passionate combination of entrepreneurial spirit, cultural heritage and the advocacy of its members. Their role as trusted advisors and passionate advocates is to help more Hispanic families achieve the American Dream in a sustainable way that empowers them for generations to come. 


NAHREP has over 30,000 members nationwide who are a part of 70 different local chapters. 

LGBTQ + Alliance

The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance was launched in June 2020 by leading members of the real estate industry. Influential real estate professionals and allies joined with other members of the LGBTQ+ community to create a new voice in real estate. Founded as a Minnesota non-profit corporation, The Alliance received its 501(c)6 IRS approval on June 23, 2020.  The Alliance is dedicated to enhancing the professional lives of our members while providing consumers with the proper resources to assist in buying, selling, and enjoying their home. 


The Alliance began accepting members from a wide range of professionals in the real estate and housing industries starting October 2020. Delegates in more than 30 states launched more than 50 chapters in 2020. North Carolina is in region 4 of the National Chapter Program. 

Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)

Founded in 2003, the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) is a nonprofit professional trade organization dedicated to promoting sustainable homeownership opportunities in Asian American communities by creating a powerful national voice for housing and real estate professionals that serve this dynamic market. 


With over 17,000 members in 39 chapters across the US and Canada, AREAA is the largest Asian organization in North America.