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RLCAR is a professional trade association dedicated to protecting homeownership, ethics and professionalism within the real estate industry. RLCAR promotes the local REALTOR® community by providing education and political advocacy and fostering a professional business environment to advance the common goals of our members.

Ruidoso, New Mexico is nestled in the Southern Rocky Mountains.  Towering above the village, Sierra Blanca reaches 12,003 feet above sea level.  Our mild climate is seasoned just right for outdoor activities.  Camping and hiking in pristine Lincoln National Forest.  Cool air, horse racing, golf, tennis, fishing and more.  Art galleries, museums, and shops.  Winter sports and skiing.  A noisy river.

There are many reasons to join RLCAR!  We are your passport to growth, knowledge and professionalism within the real estate industry. We are committed to bringing you the very finest tools and information to help you succeed. Members who become involved find the camaraderie stimulating, the networking educational and the exposure profitable.

Primary Members of RLCAR also belong to the National Association of REALTORS® as well as the New Mexico Association of REALTORS® and receive the benefits of these organizations as well.


Membership Services—RLCAR is open Monday through Friday. Our website is always open to help you. We are happy to provide assistance with your listings on the MLS, Supra keys and lockboxes.  Simply tell us what you need, and we will bring the knowledge to you!

REALTOR® Designation—Distinguishes you from non-members and adheres to a higher standard, the NAR Code of Ethics.  Partnered membership in RANM and NAR.  At the state level standard forms, meetings and networking and the Legal Hotline.  At the national level political advocacy, industry news and business support. 

Technology—Members receive the most up-to-date listing data for Lincoln County and state-of-the art technology:

  • Flexmls service, with limited interruptions and consistent functioning

  • Supra electronic keybox system, the most secure keybox system available to your client


Political Advocacy—Your REALTOR® associations lobby for you at the local, state and national levels.

Professional Standards Support—RLCAR provides you access to unbiased professional standards procedures to fairly settle disputes and complaints without high court costs.

Leadership Opportunities—Our members are truly the backbone of the association–your participation on Committees is encouraged! It helps us identify the issues and challenges facing our membership and how the association can lend its resources and support.

Networking and Professional Development—RLCAR works hard to provide as many opportunities for networking and professional development as possible.  Cultivate and nurture relationships that will impact your business at association events like the Monthly Membership Meeting.  Check our events and education calendar and follow our Facebook and Twitter pages for events and meeting updates.

Partnerships with Local Businesses—Enjoy lasting professional relationships with local businesses who are an Affiliate Partner of Ruidoso/Lincoln County Association of REALTORS®.

Education, Training and Continuing Education—Classes, seminars and training that will make you a better REALTOR®.  Check our website calendar and follow our Facebook page for educational opportunities. 


Market Reports—RLCAR provides weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly Closed Stats Reports, for the full MLS area.  These reports are designed for our members to provide them with the information that they need. 

Member Advocate—contact us by email or phone and if we don’t have the answer, we’ll get back to you!  We’re committed to providing you a superior member service.

And don’t forget....The Week e-newsletter provides updates to keep you abreast of trends, issues, and opportunities.

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