REALTOR® Magazine

Widely read among NAR's 1.4 million members.

REALTOR® Magazine is the official magazine of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and the business tool for real estate professionals. REALTOR® Magazine provides information on real estate industry best practices, brings expert insights to significant industry trends, and provides REALTORS® with timely decision-making tools to determine business purchases and strategies.

REALTORS® represent a massive market for your products and services. Collectively, REALTORS® spend $7.8 billion on products and services annually for their businesses. Target this lucrative market through REALTOR® Magazine.

The print magazine includes:

  • Practical, how-to articles on selling, law, management, and more
  • Profiles of successful practitioners
  • Summaries of recent court cases
  • News on federal laws and regulations affecting you
  • New products for your business
  • Interviews with newsmakers




"Advertising in REALTOR® Magazine was a great business decision. I always know when the latest issue has arrived because my phone starts ringing and doesn’t slow down for days. Weeks later we still get calls and sales! Thank you!"

Jim Sullivan | Founder |

2021 Editorial Calendar

Editorial Highlights
Ad Space Close
Artwork Due
Mail Date


Cover Feature: One Together

The REALTOR® Community: A conversation with NAR 2021 President Charlie Oppler on how the pandemic brought organized real estate together–and how that spirit of unity will carry into 2021
Economic Outlook
Make More Money in 2021
Selling Strategies: Building Relationships Remotely
Special Section: Marketing





Cover Feature: Closing the Gap

The Promise of Equal Housing Opportunity: Communities examine how they contributed to racial disparities and offer solutions for achieving equity in home ownership
1031 Exchanges
My First Year (during the pandemic)
Selling Strategies: Attracting Overseas Clients
Special Section: Technology





Cover Feature: Right Side of the Law

Reduce Your Legal Exposure: The top reasons real estate agents and brokers are sued, and how to minimize risk 
Military Real Estate
30 Under 30: Class of 2021
Selling Strategies: Drone Marketing Update
Special Section: Staging





Cover Feature: Building and Design Trends

New Construction and the Pandemic: Home designs for a remote work world; Plus the impact of the disability movement on building design
Future of Cities
Building Strong Banking Relationships
Selling Strategies: Working with iBuyers
Special Section: Mortgage





Cover Features: 
Good Neighbor Awards: The National Association of REALTORS® celebrates the giving spirit of REALTORS®
The REALTORS® Relief Foundation: 20 Years of Emergency Assistance

Franchise Report
Selling Strategies: Choosing the 'Best' Offer in a Bidding War
Special Section: Client Appreciation




Editorial lineup is subject to change.

REALTORS® Buyers’ Market

This special section of REALTOR® Magazine provides a cost-effective platform to showcase your products and services to over 1.4 million REALTORS®. Traditional line ads or fractional display ads are available.

Advertise Today!

Contact your NAR Account Executive for advertising information at




REALTOR® Magazine Print Specs

Ad Placement

Spread (Non Bleed)

15.5 x 10

Spread Bleed

16.25 x 10.75

Full Page (Non Bleed)

7.5 x 10

Full Page Bleed

8.25 x 10.75

1/2 Page

7.5 x 4.8125

1/3 Page (Square)

4.8125 x 4.8125

1/3 Page (w/Full Page)

2.5 x 10

1/4 Page (Square)

3.6875 x 4.8125

Trim Size: 8" x 10.5"
Live Area: 7.5" x 10"
Binding: saddle stitched. Jogs to top, 1/8" trim

The term REALTOR® is a membership mark of the association and it means “member of the National Association of REALTORS® and we restrict its usage. Click here for our advertising policy.

Ad Inserts

Ad Placement

Full Page (Bleed)

8.25 x 10.75

Full Page (Non Bleed)

7.5 x 10

1/2 Page

7.5 x 4.5

  • Ads and Inserts must be supplied as a high-resolution PDF (PDF/x-1a:2003).
  • REALTOR® Magazine is printed in 4-color process (CMYK). Spot colors must be converted to their 4-color equivalents. All advertising is subject to review for trademark use and copy content.
  • Submit artwork to

BRC Mechanical Requirements: Contact us for production information at

Buyers’ Market Print Specs

Ad Placement

1/2 Page

7 x 4 

1/4 Page

3.375 x 4

1/8 Page

3.375 x 1.75

1/16 Page

1.625 x 1.75

Line Ads


*Four lines with a standard box around it, yellow filled. Line ads are typeset by REALTOR® Magazine in 8pt. ITC Franklin Gothic Book typestyle.  Maximum characters (including spaces and punctuation marks) per line is 30.




  • high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8" away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8" total gutter.
  • Materials should be submitted without crop marks, but full-page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic, or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold.)
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. NAR is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.



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