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October 31, 2016
Volume 17, Issue 19

NFCAR uses email for all of its communication using a number of different programs like, but not limited to, Quick Books (invoice and or statement delivery), Constant Contact, & Outlook (general notices, Association Newsletters, correspondence between staff and members).  It is the responsibility of the member to maintain a valid email address with the association at all times.

NFCAR's Holiday Party

Join us on Wednesday, December 7th at the Candlewood Inn from 12:00pm - 3:00pm for NFCAR's 2015 Holiday Party!

:: Great Food :: Joe Baker Humanitarian Award :: Charity Fundraiser :: Open Bar ::

Don't forget to choose your entree when registering, your choices are: Grilled Filet Mignon ~ Atlantic Salmon ~ Lemon Herbed Chicken ~ Roaster Vegetable Tower

Click here to download the registration form and mail/fax it to NFCAR 

NFCAR's Humanitarian Award - Seeking Nominations

Do you know a REALTOR® that is quietly giving back to the community with no thought for personal recognition? There are REALTORS® out there that give their time & money quietly without promoting themselves for selfish reasons.

If you would like to nominate a NFCAR Member for this award please click here to download the new revised application.Fax your nomination form to NFCAR 203-792-9962 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by November 11th

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.

 

Selling & Leasing Commercial Properties 15 Hour Pre Licensing Elective Course

 

This comprehensive course is an overview of various types of commercial and investment properties; and the information you need to know about when you are selling or leasing them. This two day course is designed to satisfy one of the 15 hour Elective Course requirements for the Connecticut Real Estate Brokers application and for 6 CE credits.

 

Instructor:  Ed Smith, CREI, ITI, CIC, GREEN, MICP, CNE, CIREC

 

Dates:  January 24th & January 25th

 

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

 

Cost: $225 per person

 

Where:  NFCAR Office, 15 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT  06801

 

Registration: Pre-registration is essential. Seating is limited. Minimum 12 people Maximum 28 people. No reservations held without payment. You must register in advance. Any changes will be advised by phone or email.

Click here to print the registration form

 

NFCAR's 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.

 

 

Help End Homelessness in Connecticut

 

The CT REALTORS® Foundation is proud to partner with the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH).  100% of your donation will go towards ending family homelessness in Connecticut.  The CTR Foundation will also provide a plush Paddington bear to a homeless child this holiday season for each $25 donation made.  Visit www.ctrealtors-care.org for more information and to make your donation today!

 

New Benefit for CT REALTORS: Inman Select Subscription

Inman Select, an exclusive real estate news service, connects you to the latest news, powerful insights and a community of real estate leaders. It is now a complimentary feature for Connecticut REALTORS®. You can choose to receive any or all of the following options: *Inman Daily Headlines | *Inman Weekly Headlines | *Special Reports | *News Article Archives | *Inman Video Vault | *Inman Select Webinars | *Inman Connect Live Stream. Contact David Pendrys at the CTR office to start your complimentary subscription today. 

 

 

 
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