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Billing Info & FAQ

GSAR Annual Dues for the year 2019 will be as follows:

  • $290.00 Local (GSAR) Dues
  • $100.00 State (NYSAR) Dues
  • $150.00 National (NAR) Dues (an increase of $30 from 2018)
  • $35.00 Image (NAR) special assessment for the Public Awareness Campaign
  • $575 Total (mandatory) +
  • RPAC (Political Action Campaign) Designated Realtor $200.00 – Voluntary OR
  • RPAC (Political Action Campaign) Realtor $25.00 – Voluntary


Click here to learn about how your NAR dues are used.

Click here to learn more about your member benefits from NYSAR

2019 Billing Insert Including Dues Deductibility & GSAR Member Benefits - PDF

2019 Billing Insert Calendar of Events and Mandatory Education - PDF

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MLS Service Fees and Access Fees are $300.00 bi-annually, or $600 annually. See further payment schedule below in the FAQ for future billing dates for CNYIS.

Please be sure to use the REMITTANCE STUB attached to your invoice and mail it to the address on the reverse side.

If you choose to pay using a credit card, please pay online at


Set up Auto Pay to charge your credit card prior to due date. Our new software will allow you to set up auto pay through NAR. CNYIS will no longer house credit card information. To set up auto pay you will need to go to Your Account

  • Enter your Member #
  • Enter your MLS Login
  • Under My Services – Click on Profile Setup
  • Enter the required information and Click on Submit information to NAR

Pre-pay for the year: if you choose to pre-pay for the entire year you will need to mail your payment of $600.00. You will not have the option to pay on-line if you choose to pre-pay. Our system does not have the capability to allow our members to do so.

Pay Semi-annually when invoiced, by check or credit card.

Receipts will not be mailed out. Your credit card statement will reflect any charges made by Central New York Information Service, Inc.


Returned Check Policy: There will be a $25.00 service fee for all checks returned unpaid by the bank against which they are drawn. This includes stop payments and checks returned for insufficient funds. You will be given 10 days after written notification of a returned check in which to make payment in one of the following forms: certified check, money order, credit card or cash. Failure to make payment on a returned check within 10 days will result in interruption of all services. All future payments for services must be made by certified check, money order, credit card or cash.

CNYIS Member Benefits 2018.pdf

Billing Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will my credit card be charged the $300.00 for MLS fees?

A. Your credit card will be charged approximately 10 days after the invoice is generated.

Q. For tax purposes; Is there a print out of what I paid for GSAR Dues and MLS Fees?

A. Yes, go to the members side of our website. Under Members, My Account, View invoice history.

Q. Can MLS fees be prepaid at the beginning of each year?

A. Yes

Q. How often does your credit card information have to be updated for members who choose to have their MLS fee taken out semi-annually?

A. Anytime you receive a new credit card number, you need to go online to update it in your account.

Q. When does the GSAR annual dues billing go out?

A. November 1, due December 31.

Q. When does the MLS billing go out?

Bi-annual billing for the next 2 years as follows:
Bill out 8/15/17 due 9/15/17 - covers 10/1/17-3/31/18
Bill out 2/15/18 due 3/15/18 - covers 4/1/18-9/30/18
Bill out 8/15/18 due 9/15/18 - covers 10/1/18-3/31/19
Bill out 2/15/19 due 3/15/19 - covers 4/1/19-9/30/19

Annual billing begins:
Bill out 8/15/19 due 9/15/19 - covers 10/1/19-9/30/20

Q. Is there a late charge if my GSAR dues or MLS fees are not paid?

A. Yes. $15.00 for GSAR dues, $30.00 for CNYIS fees.

Q. Is there a charge if my service is interrupted?

A. Yes. $100.00.

Q. If my membership has been dropped and I would like to be reinstated what are the fees?

A. If a member is reinstated within a year of leaving, they are responsible for the entire years dues and any monies owed prior to dropping.

If a member is reinstated after one year of leaving, they will pay a pro-rated fee for GSAR dues and any monies owed prior to leaving, as well as a $100 application fee.

Q. If a member drops his/her membership will they be entitled to a refund?

A. All dues are non-refundable.

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