It is the mission of The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS® to pursue nothing short of the highest standards of excellence in supporting and enhancing our members’ abilities to successfully and ethically pursue their real estate professions. We seek always to reach out to the community at large, and to provide and encourage active legislative advocacy at every level in pursuit and defense of the rights of property ownership for all.
The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS® shall be recognized by real estate professionals committed to excellence throughout the region as the optimal association of choice for providing true value, fellowship, and support in the advancement of their careers. Furthermore, we envision a greater community at large in which TIGAR and its REALTOR® members are recognized and sought out as the pre-eminent leaders in community outreach, as well as real estate related issues and commerce.
A Brief History of The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
In 1946, a small group of 6 REALTORS® gathered in the bakery next to Ralph W. Stanfield’s real estate office on South Main St. These REALTORS rolled up their sleeves and laid the foundation for the Corona Board of REALTORS®.
In August 1947 the Board officially received their charter and was known as the Corona Realty Board. Ralph Stanfield was the first president of the Corona Realty Board.
In 1951 the first FHA loans were established in the area by a local agent Howard Blakely.
In 1956 the board was incorporated and became known as The Corona Board of REALTORS®.
The community of Corona-Norco experienced a population influx and economic growth throughout the next decade.
In 1966 The Corona Board of REALTORS® was incorporated as the Corona Board of REALTORS®.
In 1974 the Association moved to 702 Crawford St., which previously served as a place of worship for the local Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation.
In 2003 the Association moved to its current location at 321 E. Sixth Street, once the old Citizens Bank.
In 2007 the National Association of REALTORS® granted a request to change the Board’s name to “The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS®, Inc.”
In 2015 the new Articles of Incorporation were accepted and granted to reflect “The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS” Board name update.
In 2015 TIGAR reached 2,000+ members and was granted a NAR State Director
The Inland Gateway Association of REALTORS® Past Presidents
Sammuel Arrietta Jr.
Jackie Barndollar Landry
Manny De Silvia
Jackie Barndollar Landry