About the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS®

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) is a trade association that represents over 2,000 real estate professionals throughout Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties.

REALTORS® are distinguished from real estate licensees by subscribing to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

GLVR is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and managed by an appointed Chief Executive Officer. GLVR provides professional development and training resources, competitive market information, legislative advocacy, a peer review and mediation process for members, and a dispute resolution service for consumers. GLVR owns and operates the Greater Lehigh Valley Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and the Greater Lehigh Valley Real Estate Academy, which offers continuing education, pre-licensing and Broker courses.


The Lehigh Valley Association of REALTORS® (LVAR) was established in 1996 by the merger of the former Allentown-Lehigh County Association, Bethlehem Association and Eastern Northampton County Association of REALTORS®.

In 2014, the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® (GLVR) was established by the merger of the now-former Lehigh Valley Association of REALTORS® (LVAR) and Carbon County Association of REALTORS® (CCAR).


The mission of the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® is to enhance its members' ability to conduct business professionally and advocate for REALTORS® and private property rights.

  • Govern with integrity
  • Promote diversity and inclusivity
  • Be driven by the needs of members
  • Collaborate and partner where beneficial
  • Develop leaders among members
  • Respect and appreciate volunteers and staff
  • Transparency through member communications
Click here to view the GLVR Strategic Plan.
Click here to view a summary version of the GLVR Strategic Plan.

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