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
to view the GLVR Strategic Plan.
to view a summary version of the GLVR Strategic Plan.