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The Houston Independent Real Estate Brokers Association is a dynamic, volunteer-run organization that serves the non-franchise Houston real estate brokerage community. Twice monthly networking meetings are designed to further advance the professional development of the already highly-skilled and experienced broker.

Our REALTOR® membership represents several brokerage firms. As many as eight agents from each firm may also join HIREBA if their broker or associate sponsoring broker is also a HIREBA REALTOR® member. Our members represent both residential and commercial specialists, each with an average of more than fifteen years’ experience in real estate.


All are members in good standing with the Houston Association of REALTOR®and many serve in leadership roles at HAR and TAR.


Affiliate membership is open to a select number of service providers in mortgage and banking, title insurance, property and errors & omissions insurance and other real estate service providers. Affiliate members keep REALTOR® members updated on changes in their fields and actively participate in HIREBA meetings and events.

We are always seeking new Affiliates to join and share their knowledge and experience to our members.
HIREBA will allow up to 3 new Service Affiliates per each category....we have several Service Affiliate openings, such as; Plumber, Electrician, Pool Tech, Appliance Tech, General Contractor, Maid Service, etc.

REALTOR® Membership:  $100  per each new year.
Affiliate Membership: $250 per each new year. 
                    (Please call/email today to receive an Affiliate Application)
                                          (Renewals are due by December 31st of each new year.)

As a HIREBA member the consumer will seek for agents associated with our logo.
HIREBA sets the scale with high standards in protecting our consumer, our communities and fellow associates.

You may download HIREBA logo once you are a member by simply logging onto the online website. Each Member is issued a membership password.

Our Affiliate Members are just as important to HIREBA as Agents and Brokers. We rely on ALL Members to help our organization grow as it has done so for several decades.


As a Member you will have the advantage or the opportunity to receive a FREE or DISCOUNT CE Credit Course or Non-Credit Course.

The following is a list of some of the courses HIREBA will schedule throughout the year.
    1) Ethics
    2) Staging
    3) Awareness
    4)  Defense
    5) Property Management
    6) Legal I & Legal II
    7) Broker Responsibility
    8) Leasing 101
        and many more!

Legal Updates
Top real estate attorneys keep us current on court decisions impacting our industry.

Members serving on the HAR MLS Committee help us maximize the benefits of the ever-changing MLS, TEMPO and

Technology Updates
Updates leading experts in their respective fields update us frequently.

TREC & TAR Form Updates
Keeping our Members informed whenever changes occur. 

Legislative Updates
We stay on tope of issues affecting our business and our clients' with regular updates from HAR's staff and leadership.

Governmental Updates
Speakers from Harris County Flood Control, HCAD, METRO, the Westchase District, the Uptown District and the Texas Savings and Loan Commission, as well as HIREBA members serving on HAR's Governmental and Political Affairs Action Groups keep us current.