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June 13, 2016
Volume 17, Issue 

NFCAR's 1st Annual Golf Tournament And Scholarship Presentation

Join Us For Our 1st Annual Emil J Morey Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Emil J Morey Scholarship serves all of the High Schools in the Northern Fairfield County Association of Realtors Area.

Friday June 24th at Candlewood Valley Country Club, New Milford, CT

Tournament Schedule:

Registration   8:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast   9:00am

Tee Off   10:00am

Format: Scramble

Lunch At The Turn

Cash Bar & Hors d'oeuvres   3:30pm-4:30pm

Buffet Dinner & Scholarship Presentation   4:30pm

$145 Golf Registration includes: Green Fees, Cart, Contests, Prizes, Breakfast, Lunch, Hors d'oeuvres & Dinner

Longest Drive, Closest To The Pin & Closest To The Line Contest

Cash Bar & Hors d'oeuvres & Dinner for NonGolfers $45pp

Click Here For The Registration Form


Thank You To Our Current Sponsors...

Tee Sponsors: Still Available Click Here For Information 

Leslie Brent; REALTOR

Barbara Eimicke; Hannan Insurance

Karin NeJame; Smart, Donohue and NeJame

Nerville White; Kreative Realty

Charlie Vlahos; Blanket Real Estate

Tony Vournazos; Attorney

Keller Williams Realty

Chris Aiello; Aiello Roofing & Remodeling Company

Pat McRedmond; Fairfield County Bank

Anthony Yorio; Attorney

Ed McKee; Home Inspections

Dom Chieffalo; Attorney

Larry Riefberg; Law Office of Lawrence Riefberg

Newtown Savings Bank

Art Mannion; AJ Mannion Law Office

Kathy Elson; Greater Fairfield County CMLS

Mutual Security


Breakfast Sponsor: Ashley Roffman; Rackson Group Accounting Services

Lunch Sponsors: Yamin & Yamin;  Attorneys  and  James Philipakos; Flagstar Bank

Hors d'oeuvre Sponsor: Chris Goodrich; Wells Fargo

Dinner Sponsor: Still Available Click Here For Information 

Click Here For More Sponsorship Opportunities


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:

2017 President Elect (A two-year term) To be eligible for nomination to the office of President-Elect, the individuals shall be a Primary  REALTOR® member of NFCAR in good standing and must have served at least one term as an active Committee Chairperson, or as a Local or State Director for NFCAR. (Affiliate Members are not eligible to hold the office of President Elect)

6 Local Directors (2 year terms) To be eligible for nomination to the office of Local Director, the individual shall be a Primary REALTOR® or a Primary Affiliate member of NFCAR in good standing.

2 State Directors (A one-year term) To be eligible for nomination to the office of State Director, the individual shall be a Primary or Secondary REALTOR® Member of NFCAR in good standing, and must have served atleast one term as a Officer or Director for NFCAR or a CT REALTOR® Association.

Please call Diane LaPine, (203) 733-9382 or the NFCAR office (203) 744-7255 with questions, or nominations...

NFCAR's Affiliate, REALTOR® & Rookie Of The Year

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 this award, 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, July 29th

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 InformationJust 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; Monday morning at 11:30 Newtown Savings Bank 99 Federal Road, Brookfield. Listings should be phoned or emailed to Tom Lutz 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 Tom Lutz  cc’ing Todd Sargent 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; Friday mornings at 9:30am at Cornerstone CT Realty Office 632 Federal Road, Brookfield, for more info contact Debbie Blum at Cornerstone CT Realty (203) 733-8379 


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

-Thursday, July 14th; 1:30pm - 4:30pm

-Thursday, August 18th; 1:30pm - 4:30pm

-Wednesday, September 14th; 1:30pm - 4:30pm 

-Wednesday, October 12th; 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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

 To download the registration flyer Click Here 

Principles & Practices Evening Course Starting July 18th

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: July 18th

      - Runs: Monday & Wednesday

      - From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      - Ends: September 28th

      - Price: $399

 Click Here to download the registration form.

Woman’s Council of Realtors Links

Local Chapter Facebook Page:



Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year High

Pending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw gains in contract activity last month except for the Midwest, which saw a meager decline. To read more, click here

Registration Open for the New England REALTORS® Conference

The 2016 New England REALTORS® Conference will be held on September 27 - 28 in Newport, Rhode Island. This two-day event provides a forum for New England REALTOR® Associations to discuss topical real estate issues, provide a strong regional voice on real estate matters at the national level along with networking opportunities. Click here for program and registration information.  


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