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Volume 15, Issue 13

June 23, 2014


NFCAR's Election Announcement

As per the by-laws of The Northern Fairfield County Association of REALTORS® official notification of the commencement of nominations is hereby given. Your Election Committee is in the process of receiving nominations for the following offices:

2015 President Elect: 
6 Local Directors: John Ashkar

2 State Directors :

Please call Diane LaPine, (203)798-2048 or The NFCAR office (203)744-7255 with questions, or nominations...


Affiliate, REALTOR® & Rookie Of The Year

NFCAR's 2014 Awards, Do you know someone who should receive an award for being an Affiliate, REALTOR® or Rookie Of The Year?

'Affiliate Of The Year': This award is given annually by NFCAR to an Affiliate member who excels in Business Accomplishment, Local Association Activity & Civic Activity.

'REALTOR® Of The Year': This award is given annually to a REALTOR® member who excels in Current Local Association Participation, Current State Participation, Current National Participation, Previous Involvement At The Local/State/Regional/National Levels & Civic/Charitable Participation. If you are interested in nominating someone for 'REALTOR® Of The Year', click here. 

'Rookie Of The Year': This award is given to an individual who has started in Real Estate in the past 18 months who excels in Local Association Activity, Local / Civic / Charitable Activity, State Association Activity & National Association Activity.

If you have any questions, or wish to be considered for this prestigious award, please call NFCAR at (203) 744 - 7255.

Nominations must be received by Friday, August 1st


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 Pitt (203) 803-3748

Condo Only CaravanDebbie Blum at Cornerstone CT Realty (203) 733-8379


'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.


Real Estate Law Course - Fall Session - Sign Up Today

Attorney Larry Riefberg, will use practical case studies to illustrate real estate transactions in the state of Connecticut. Illustrations will include, contracts, types of ownership, documents of conveyance, mortgages and closing procedures and much, much more.

Here are the details: 

Begins: Tuesday, September 2nd

Runs: Every Tuesday & Thursday

From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Ends: Tuesday, October 7th 

Price: $369

Click here to download the registration form



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A FREE Webinar For All REALTORS®

How to Market Yourself on Facebook Without Annoying Your Friends and Family

Thursday, June 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Learn about a time-saving formula to attract clients through social media without annoying friends and contacts. Shaun Nilsson, a REALTOR® based in Toronto and founder of, walks you through a program for closing real estate commissions using your Facebook account. The program helps you project a confident business savvy and shows you how to outsource your online marketing to others so you can focus your time on selling.

Among the topics to be covered...

- How to use inbound marketing to earn more commissions

- How to systematize your Facebook marketing so you don't have to spend time on updates

- Adding a "Facebook weapon" to boost social media relationships

- Questions answered in a Q&A

Click Here To Register 

This webinar is sponsored by CityBlast. REALTOR® Magazine believes the services being discussed are of potential interest to real estate professionals but neither REALTOR® Magazine nor the National Association of REALTORS® endorse the services.


Register Now For the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

Registration for real estate's biggest event now open! The REALTORS® Conference & Expo is the only place where industry professionals from around the country come to learn, share and network. We welcome all REALTORS® to New Orleans this November.

Get your business in full swing with:

*  100 education sessions led by industry experts

*  400 companies in real estate's largest shopping place

*  Four powerful days of networking and motivation

*  One great city to shop, dine and explore - book tours with your registration!

HOTELS START AS LOW AS $165/NIGHT! There are reserved rooms at 23 hotels, but the lowest room rates will sell out fast. Click here to register today!









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