HW+ Membership

We are excited to announce a NEW benefit for all members of Virginia REALTORS®: a membership to HousingWire!

Get the latest industry news, data, and research insights that are sure to help you with your business. Unlock unlimited article access across HousingWire, RealTrends, Reverse Mortgage Daily, and many more exclusive HW+ benefits! With our Unlimited Article Access, you can choose your newsletter preferences, so the information you receive is curated just for you.

HW+ Membership

HW+ provides unlimited access to the career-making news, analysis and research that industry leaders and their teams need to stay ahead of the trends transforming the housing industry. Coupled with housing’s most engaged community of professionals, HW+ delivers the insights you need to win the current market.

How do you get this benefit?

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Have more questions? Check out the HousingWire FAQ


How do I redeem my access?
  1. Visit the unique HousingWire Virginia REALTORS site.
  2. Underneath the association logo, click “JOIN NOW”
  3. Enter your First Name, Last Name, Email (it will not work with a personal email, only your email associated with your Virginia REALTORS® membership) and a Click “Sign-Up” and begin exploring all the HW+ has to offer! 
I need help setting up my account, who do I contact?

Included with the Virginia REALTORS® group membership is exclusive access to Caroline Abad, Membership Development Specialist at HW Media. Caroline is your dedicated point of contact to answer any questions you may have. You can email Caroline at caroline@hwmedia.com or call/text Caroline at 682-738-5160. We also have a dedicated customer service email address that you can reach out to 24/7, hwplusmember@housingwire.com.

What are my benefits?

Unlimited Article Access- This includes all news, data and research insights published on all HW Media sites. HousingWire | RealTrends | Reverse Mortgage Daily

HW+ Member Digest- Three times a week we will deliver an exclusive HW+ Member Digest email including the most relevant and useful industry information of the moment sent straight to your inbox.

RealTrends Historical Database Access – HW+ members have access to 20 years of historical brokerage production data captured by our annual rankings program. Access Historical Data

Networking Events- HW+ members are saved a free “seat” to all HousingWire virtual events, including webinars, demo days as well as access to the on demand libraries. Members also get discounted rates to in-person events.

HW Magazine (digital version only)- Six issues per year of our industry-defining magazine

HW+ Community Access- Interact with HousingWire editors and other HW+ members in a dedicated Circle channel. HW+ members can also leave comments on any newsroom articles.

How do I manage my newsletter preferences?

Visit https://www.housingwire.com/newsletter/ and opt in to whatever newsletters you would like to receive. If you are having trouble receiving newsletters, please contact hwplusmember@housingwire.com so we can troubleshoot with you!

How do I sign up for in-person events?

We have two in person events every year: Gathering of Eagles and HousingWire Annual. For both of these events, we have a promo code that HW+ members can use to receive a discounted rate.

For more information on Gathering of Eagles, visit https://events.realtrends.com/gathering-of-eagles.

Enter in the promo code “caroline25” for 25% off VIP tickets. For more information on HousingWire Annual, visit https://events.housingwire.com/housingwire-annual

Enter in the promo code “hwplusperk” to receive 50% off a regular ticket price.

Where do I go to access the digital version of the HW Magazine?

To read the latest edition of the HW Magazine or look through our HW Magazine archives, visit https://www.housingwire.com/category/magazine/.

How do I sign up for virtual events and demo days?

Virtual events and demo days are free for all HW+ members.

To register for a virtual event, visit https://www.housingwire.com/webinar/.

To register for demo days, visit https://www.housingwire.com/engage/event/mortgage-tech-virtual-demo-day/.

How do I join the HW+ Member Community?

As a member, you have access to our HW+ Circle Community. A place where you can post, share, comment and interact with other HW+ members. This also gives you a direct line to the newsroom.

To join, visit https://login.circle.so/sign_up?request_host=hwplus.circle.so&user%5Binvitation_token%5D=0d 404b5e919153eb074f8648b852650b76bc54de-d3b3f74f-91e1-4a56-9d70-2d73210f8ea8#emai.

I’m interested in learning more about Altos products, who do I contact?

HW Media recently acquired Altos Research, a real-time national housing market database. While Altos is not a current feature of your HW+ membership, you can learn more at https://altosresearch.com/contact.