Founded in 1984, the National Association of Real Estate Publishers is an organization of independent real estate publishers, spanning over 4248 cities, counties, and communities across America. The purpose of NAREP is to network and educate these publishers so that they can improve their businesses and the businesses of their advertisers.


History of N.A.R.E.P.

The National Association of Real Estate Publishers was founded in 1984 as a non-profit trade association. The association spans over 4248 cities, counties and communities across America,. NAREP now has over 100 members publishing over 250 real estate magazines nationwide. NAREP members are governed by a Code of Ethics. This Code of Ethics has been adopted to promote and maintain the highest standards of service and personal conduct among members of NAREP. Adherence to these standards is required for membership in NAREP and serves to assure public confidence in the integrity and service of real estate publications.

NAREP Board of Directors 2019-20

Sheila Stepp – President
Showcase Marketing Solutions- Florence, SC

Brent Parchman – 1st Vice President
Digest Publications – Clarksville, TN

Bart Caple – 2nd Vice President
BAC Publishing – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Shari Eddinger – Secretary
Resort Homes Magazine – Lake Arrowhead, CA
Riley Stephens – Treasurer
Mesa Publishing Corp. – El Paso, TX

Craig Baker
Mountain Homes Publishing – Littleton, Colorado

Sheldon Caple
BAC Publishing – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jerry Hartman
Advertising Publications, Inc. – Chester, Virginia