Stamford Board Of REALTORS®
30 Buxton Farms Road Suite 115, Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: 203-327-1433 Fax: 203-325-0450
StamfordREALTORS@aol.com

 

Welcome to the Stamford Board of REALTORS®

The Stamford Board of REALTORS® is a service organization for REALTORS® established in 1919 for the purpose of bettering and elevating the business of real estate. The Board operates under the guidance of a Code of Ethics established by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the CT REALTORS® and the Stamford Board of REALTORS® (SBOR). It is our professional standards that separate the REALTORS® from the real estate vendor who is not bound by the REALTORS® standards of conduct.

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Stamford Board of REALTORS® is to provide the tools, resources and support that promote professional growth, ethical conduct and prosperity of its members; while being the Voice for Real Estate in the community.

 

Focus Areas:

 

1.     Education

  • Provide continuing education classes
  • Continue to offer online courses via the website
  • Offer new member orientation
  • Add video/podcasts to the website on various topics
  • Offer short sessions (lunch & learn) on timely topics (e.g., safety, Code of Ethics)
  • Educate the Designated REALTORS® and Managers about the role and rules of the association

 

2.     Professional Standards & Professionalism

  • Investigate how to improve agent professionalism
  • Streamline the process for filing and resolving complaints via the options available from NAR
  • Ensure links to the manual and forms are easily accessible
  • Increase the opportunities for Professional Standards training (e.g., offer free course annually)
  • Expand number who serve on the Grievance/Professional Standards committees to ensure adequate panel members locally

 

3.     Consumer Outreach

  • Be the Voice for Real Estate in Stamford
  • Continue and increase statistics and trends to the members and media via newsletters, social media, etc.
  • Continue community service activities via services and/or donations; evaluate having a focused number of initiatives with a bigger effort behind each

 

4.     Advocacy

  • Explain and continue to encourage participation in RPAC
  • Educate the membership of the necessity of advocacy (e.g., attending REALTORS® at the Capitol, call to action)
  • Ensure representation at Government Center to ensure voice is heard on real estate issues (e.g., conveyance tax, zoning, commuter parking, etc.)
  • Engage the public, when warranted, on advocacy issues
  • Inform members of national, state and local legislative issues

 

5.     Information Resource & MLS Service Center

  • Continue to support MLS services to the members
  • Be an information resource to the member
  • Continue to update web site with timely information

 

6.     Networking, social

  • Provide social opportunity with Board sponsored events
  • Drink and Learn; mixer support groups
  • Incentive attendance
  • Increase use of social media

MESSAGE BOARD

The Stamford Board of REALTORS
Frank N. Green Community Service Scholarship
Applications are now available through the
Stamford Public, Private/State or Parochial
Schools for any Stamford Resident.
You can also download it HERE.
Application Deadline is April 21, 2018.

Tax Advisor Eric Morson spoke at our
1st Quarter Membership Meeting
about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Click here for some good information
Eric gave our REALTORS.

Check out the newest REALTOR RAP,
Summer/Fall 2017 Edition of SBOR's newsletter.

The Housing Development Fund spoke at the October YPN Meeting to educate us on
what can be done for First Time Homebuyers.
For more information, please click on:
SmartMove CT

Why The Low Down Payment?

Stamford Mill Rates as of July 1, 2017
Tax District "A": 26.89 mills
Tax District "B": 26.41 mills
Tax District "C": 25.59 mills
Tax District "C/S": 26.00 mills
Personal Property District: 26.89 mills
Motor Vehicles: 27.25 mills

Click HERE for the
Stamford Public Schools
Annual Report to the Community
2015 - 2016

Nobu Hata, NAR's Director of Member
Engagement, was our Guest Speaker for
our Lunch and Learn. Here is his Presentation.

FHA Issues New Condo Rule

Effective IMMEDIATELY
Read more HERE

Get the REALTOR Action Center Mobile App!

Where will you be when you get the
Call for Action?
You can be anywhere because the new REALTOR Action Center mobile app contains a host of features to help you VOTE, ACT and INVEST on the go.
Click HERE for more information.

 


The REALTORS Political Action Committee
(RPAC) has promoted the election of
pro-REALTOR candidates across the US.
The purpose of RPAC is clear: REALTORS
raise and spend money to elect candidates
who understand and support their interests.

For more RPAC Talking Points - click here
For the REALTOR Action Center - click here
To make an RPAC Contribution ~ click here

 

 

Upcoming Events

March
20th

 
   

27th  
 
 
28th 
  
  

29th
  
  


Happy Hour to Benefit the
Bennett Cancer Center
Flinders Lane, 188 Summer St
$10 Donation at door 

Young Professionals Meeting
Board Office 2:30pm

CE Class ~ Elective
Code of Ethics
Church of the Holy Spirit 9am  

1st Quarter Membership Meeting
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Giovanni's at Water's Edge 9am
MEMBERS ONLY!

April 
5th 
  

24th
   

25th
 

  
New Member Orientation
Board Office 12:30pm-3:30pm

Young Professionals Meeting
Board Office 2:30pm

CE Class ~ Elective
It's Rented - Now What
Church of the Holy Spirit 9am

May 
10th  
  

23rd
  
 

29th


New Member Orientation
Board Office 12:30pm-3:30pm

CE Class ~ Elective
Seller Counseling Session
Church of the Holy Spirit 9am

Young Professionals Network
Board Office 2:30pm

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