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May 11, 2015

Volume 16, Issue 10

NFCAR's 2015 Lunch & Learn Schedule

Seminars are only $10 Each, Lunch is included!!! All Seminars Held At NFCAR.

- May 28th - featuring William Denslow - 11:00am-12:30pm - Mold, Water Intrusion And the Real Estate Transaction, A definitive guide for Realtors.... What is your responsibility as a Buyer's Agent, Seller's Agent, and Broker? What guidance does CAR and CT DPH provide to Realtors as how to deal with mold and water intrusion? Testing - who does it? When? What kind?  Remediation methods.

- June 11th - featuring Marc Walowitz - 11:00am-12:30pm - Credit Repair - Learn how a credit restoration program works & how it is geared solely for those that want to buy a home or refinance!!

- August 27th - featuring Joe DeLaurentis - 11:00am-12:30pm - Law & Order Home Inspection Unit - In a real estate transaction, home inspection and disclosure offenses are considered especially heinous. In CT, the dedicated Professionals who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Home Inspection Unit.  This interesting and compelling seminar reviews seven disclosure and home inspection disputes that resulted in CT Law Suits!

Click Here To Download The Registration Form

NFCAR'S Office Closed On Monday, May 25th

The NFCAR office will be closed on Monday, May 25th For the Memorial Day Holiday. The office will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 26th.

NFCAR's Advanced Dues Club

Sign Up Today! Save for your 2016 REALTOR® Dues, the program is simple... you put a little bit of money on your account on a regular basis... it adds up during the year; so when you receive your annual REALTOR statement you pay your remaining balance, or you receive a dues statement that says... "Paid in Full" It's that simple! Call NFCAR for detail 203 744-7255.

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: 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; Kellie Martone email your listing address and price to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Friday’s at noon.

Danbury;  Thomas Lutz at Newtown Savings Bank (203) 364-2970

New Fairfield; Jane Serfass at Neumann Real Estate (203) 746-6565

New Milford; Tom Lutz at Newtown Savings Bank (203) 364-2970

Sherman; Katie Harrison, Fazzone & Harrison Realty (860) 307-7203 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Condo Only Caravan; Debbie Blum at Cornerstone CT Realty (203) 733-8379 

NFCAR's Spring 2015 CE Class Schedule

Brokers Continuing Education Deadline is March 31, 2016 and Salesperson Continuing Education Deadline is May 31, 2016

All Brokers & Agents MUST complete 12 hrs of Continuing Education including the 2016 mandatory & 3 elective courses through an approved school. Classes will be held here at NFCAR 15 Stony Hill Road, Bethel

- Review of Residential Rental Rules & Regs -5/21-1:30-4:30

Classes are $30 for NFCAR Members & $35 for Non-Members

To download the CE Flyer, click here.


WCR Links & Scholarship Application

Woman’s Council of Realtors is a networking and realtor education group for men and women realtors. Our mission is to empower realtors as professionals and leaders in business, the industry and the communities they serve.

Click here to download WCR’s Scholarship application.

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Attend the 2015 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

The REALTORS® Conference & Expo is the largest meeting exclusively for real estate professionals. It's where like-minded top producers come together to learn, share and network. Be here this November in sunny San Diego, and see how one long weekend can make a year-long impact on your business.

This year's event includes:

100 education sessions led by industry experts

400 exhibitors in real estate's largest marketplace

Four affordable registration options 

20,000 REALTORS® and guests to network and idea share with

Visit for more information. 

REALTOR® Magazine Seeks Nominations for 2015 Good Neighbor Volunteer Awards

REALTOR® Magazine's Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary impact on their community, or on the national or world stage, through volunteer work. Five winners are announced each fall in REALTOR® Magazine. Winners are recognized annually at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, and receive $10,000 grants for their charities. Winners also receive travel expenses to the conference and national and local media exposure for their community cause. In addition to the winners, five honorable mentions each receive a $2,500 grant.

This year's Good Neighbor Award deadline is May 15, 2015. Nominations are received from REALTORS® around the country, as well as through local and state Good Neighbor Award programs that serve as feeders to the national program. Applicants must be members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Click here for more information. 

REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

Registration is open for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 11-16, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The REALTOR® Party Convention & Trade Expo is where NAR members take an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy, and the association. Join fellow REALTORS® in Washington, DC, for special issues forums, committee meetings, legislative activities, and the industry trade show. Click here to register now!



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