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September 6, 2016
Volume 17, Issue 15

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NFCAR's 2016 Annual Meeting, Election & Installation of Officers Is Next Week – Register Today!

September 13, 2016 from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at Anthony's Lake Club 10 Christopher Columbus Ave, Danbury

Join Us For Our Annual Meeting, Election & Installation of Officers

Registration is Only $20 which will include:

Pasta Station, Crudité Display, Bruschetta Display, California Avocado Toast, Stuffed Sweet Peppers, Assorted Fancy Rollups, Fresh Mozzarella & Tomatoes, Chicken Teryaki, Antipasto Skewers, Pretzel wrap Pigs in a blanket, Soft drinks, and a Complementary Glass of Wine (Red/White) or a Bottled Beer. Cash Bar Available...

Click here to download the registration form

NFCAR's Election

The following members have declared their candidacy.

2017 President Elect

Anne Lewis

 

6 Local Directors (2 year terms)

Stan Carroll, Owner/Broker; Stanley Carroll Realty, New Milford

Dan Espinal: Realtor; Rebelo Realty, Danbury

James Forte: Division Manager; Total Mortgage, Danbury

Karen Gilmore: Realtor; William Pitt International Realty, Danbury

Kathleen Harrison: Realtor; Fazzone & Harrison, Sherman

Betty Hensal: Realtor; William Pitt International Realty, Danbury

Cynthia Hughes: Realtor; Coldwell Banker, Danbury

Stephanie McArdle: Realtor; Real Living Scalzo Group, Bethel

James McKeever: Sales Representative; Liberty Mutual, Bethel

Linda Sarbello: Realtor; William Raveis Real Estate, Danbury

Dan Sousa: Realtor; Coldwell Banker, Danbury

Adele Unger: Manager/Associate Broker: William Pitt International Realty, Danbury

Michael Vartolone: Realtor: William Raveis Real Estate, Danbury

Anthony Yorio: Attorney: Yorio Law Group, Danbury

 

2 State Directors

Barbara Adler: Realtor; William Raveis Real Estate, Danbury

NFCAR's Annual Trade Expo ~ Save The Date October 6th

It is the event we've all been waiting for! NFCAR's 21st Annual Education & Trade Expo! At The Crown Plaza 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT (203) 794-0600. Stay tuned for more information, coming soon...  

NFCAR's Advanced Dues Club

Do you remember Christmas Clubs?

When you could put $10/$20 away a week and save for Christmas. Would you like a similar type of program to save for your REALTOR® Dues? If you do we have the solution!!!

NFCAR'S "Advanced Dues Club"

Get a head start on your 2017 Dues; you put a little bit of money on your account on a regular basis; it adds up during the year and by January when the bill is due you pay the remaining balance; or you receive a dues statement that says... "Paid in Full"

For more information call NFCAR 203-744-7255 or to get started to click below.

Click here to fill out the Membership Agreement

Click here to fill out the Installment Agreement

Caravan Contact Information

Just a reminder – Caravans are not managed or operated by NFCAR – they are managed and/or operated by REALTORS®.  Rules and regulations apply to each of the individual caravans.  If you have any questions regarding the caravans, please call the contacts listed below.

Bethel: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month meeting at the REMAX, Bethel CT at 11:30am. Contact Jim Adams 203-290-0883 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Brookfield; Scheduled to meet the First and Third Monday of each month at 11:30 at Newtown Savings Bank 99 Federal Road, Brookfield. Listings should be phoned or emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  prior Thursday at noon to be considered for the following Monday. The caravan listing reservations are based on a first come, first served basis. If there isn’t a sufficient number of listings on the reservation sheet, the caravans will be postpones until they meet the minimum number. 

Danbury; Starting on Wednesday, May 4th, agents will be encouraged to post their Broker Open House on CMLS with the suggested time period between 11-2.

New Fairfield; Friday mornings at 11:30am at Savings Bank of Danbury 100 Route 37, New Fairfield, for more info contact Jane Serfass at Neumann Real Estate (203) 746-6565

New Milford; Thursday mornings at 9:00 at the Old Railroad Station (aka Chamber of Commerce Building) located on Railroad Street in New Milford.   Listings should be emailed or phoned to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  cc’ing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on Monday to be eligible for consideration for that week. The caravan listing reservations are based on a first come, first served basis. If there isn’t a sufficient number of listings on the reservation sheet, the caravans will be postpones until they meet the minimum number. 

Condo Only Caravan;  For information contact Debbie Blum at William Raveis (203) 794-9494 

Waterfront Caravan: Meeting Monday’s thru the summer months in the Show room of Echo Bay Marina - July 25, August 8, August 22, September 12, September 24, 11:30 a.m. for lunch and networking then tour at 12:00 p.m. boats leave for tour. Sponsored by Tom Lutz Newtown Savings Bank, Contact Ellen Cavallo Buccitti Independent Realty Group to schedule your home (203) 775-5514


NFCAR's Offering Code of Ethics Classes

Our Code of Ethics Classes are: $15 for NFCAR Members & $25 NonMembers

All classes will be held here at NFCAR 15 Stony Hill Road, Bethel

-Wednesday, November 16th; 1:30pm - 4:30pm

 To download the registration flyer Click Here  

Code of Ethics Training: December 31, 2016 is the deadline for NAR's mandatory COE Training. You can acccess NAR's FREE online training HERE and your records will automatically update once you have completed the course. You can also take it as a CE elective (counts for CE credit AND fulfills the NAR requirement). Please remember that it is the agent's responsibility to provide the association office with their CE certificate in order for records to be updated.

NFCAR's Next Principles & Practices Course

Do you know of someone who's thinking of becoming a licensed salesperson or if you are interested in converting your license from 'salesperson' to 'broker', this is the course to take.

Call NFCAR for details or with any questions. 

Here are the details:

      - Starting: October 17th

      - Runs: Monday & Wednesday

      - From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      - Ends: January 2nd

      - Price: $399

Click Here to download the registration form.  

 

Woman’s Council of Realtors Links

Local Chapter Facebook Page: http://bit.ly/1ninH35

National:  www.wcr.org


 

NAR 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo: November 4-7

If You Don't Go, You Won't be in the Know.

Register Now 

Learn More 

There are just two ways to learn about changes impacting the real estate industry:

Wait until they happen then scramble to catch up.

Head to the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando, and keep yourself ahead of the game.

At the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, you'll find all the professional education and personal empowerment needed to take your real estate career to the next level. You'll hear from industry experts at 100 education sessions, get hands-on experience with the latest technologies from 400 exhibitors and learn about the future of the real estate industry from the very people who are helping to shape it. Register nowClick here to visit the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo website for more information.

Back At It! 5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

Take advantage of exclusive savings for REALTORS® on everything you need for the busy back to school season. As pool time and barbeques come to an end and the seasons change it’s time to start thinking about the back to school season. NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program has great savings and offers just for you for all of your back to school needs, from discounts on school supplies from OfficeMax to a new laptop from Dell, Lenovo®, and Apple products from Members’ Gift Galleria. Make sure you take advantage of your official member benefits to find everything your student needs to succeed in the new school year. To read more, click here
 

 

 
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