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November 10, 2014

Volume 15, Issue 24


NFCAR's Holiday Party

Join us on Tuesday, December 9th at the Candlewood Inn for NFCAR's 2014 Holiday Party!

:: Great Food :: Installation of our 2015 President, President Elect, Local & State Directors :: Special Olympics Fundraiser :: Open Bar ::

Don't forget to choose your entree when registering, your choices are: Grilled Filet Mignon ~ Chicken Breast Piccata ~ Red Snapper Roulade

Click here to register online 


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


We would like to thank the following Holiday Party Sponsors for signing up early!

Platinum Sponsors:  Law Office of Dom Chieffalo, Marcucillo Agency, Savings Bank of Danbury & Yamin & Yamin

Gold Sponsors: Basement Systems & Flagstar Bank

Silver Sponsors: Fairfield County Bank & Peter Scalzo, Esq.


Please Help Support Our Fundraiser 'Special Olympics'

At our Annual Holiday Party this year we will be having a Raffle to raise funds for Special Olympics.

Your generosity in the past has been overwhelming!

Special Olympics: Providing year-round sports training and athletic  competition to more than 2.5 million people with intellectual

disabilities in more than 180 countries.

If you are interested in donating a basket/gift certificate Click Here.

Let's Give Our Olympians Our Support!


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 application and fax it to NFCAR 203-792-9962 by November 17th...


NFCAR Office Closed on November 27th & 28th

The NFCAR office will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We wish you a happy and safe holiday.


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 at EMM Loans 203-400-6214 

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; Irit Granger at William Raveis (203) 803-3748

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



Short Sales & Foreclosures Certification Course

For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new "traditional" real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today's market - they are critical. And while short sales and foreclosures are not for the faint of heart, agents with the proper tools and training can use these specialty areas to guide their business for the long term. This course meets the minimum requirements set forth by the CT Real Estate Commission and has been approved for 6 CE elective credit for Salespeople and Brokers. For Information on the SFR Designation, please visit

Class runs from 9:00am – 4:30pm with an hour lunch break. Keep in mind that your end time may not be exactly at 4:30pm due to the exam, so please plan accordingly.

When: November 19

Where: Northern Fairfield County Association of REALTORS® 15 Stony Hill Road Bethel, CT  06801

Click here to register. 


‘Principles & Practices’ Course - Open Enrollment    

This course is a continuous Start Program, start your training on any Monday evening.

Here are the details:

Runs: Monday & Wednesday - 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Tuition: $399.00

Click here to download the registration form.



WCR Links

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.

Local Chapter Facebook Page:

In CT:



November is Designation Awareness Month

To help you enhance your professional skills and stay ahead of the competition, the National Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with its Institutes, Societies and Councils, offer a wide array of educational resources and encourage members to start or complete an officially-endorsed designation or certification throughout the month of November. Click here to read more.


Tremendous Opportunities Exist for Realtors® in the International Marketplace

With sales to international buyers reaching a record $92.2 billion last year, there are growing opportunities for Realtors® to globalize their real estate business and attract international clients. During the "Managed Solutions for Reaching International Buyers" session today at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, experts offered advice for how Realtors® can grow their global business and reach the international marketplace. To read more, click here.




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