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

CONSUMER
INFORMATION BOARD

The Stamford Board of REALTORS
2020 Frank N. Green Community Service Scholarship Application
is now AVAILABLE.
Your high school senior MUST be a Stamford resident and attend one of the Stamford Public, Private/State or Parochial schools.
Application Deadline is Friday, May 15th.

Check out the newest REALTOR RAP,
Winter 2020 Edition of SBOR's newsletter.

The Voice for Real Estate is NAR's video news series. Every month, host Stephen Gasque shines a spotlight on a range of topics, including legislative, regulatory, and legal updates, as well as recent research findings.
Here's the January 2020 video.

Click here for the presentation that Thomas Madden/Director of Economic Development gave on the current trends in the City of Stamford during our 3rd Quarter Membership Meeting.


All Continuing Education is DUE in 2020.
For Brokers - it's March 31st
For Salespeople - it's May 31st
This cycle has TWO mandatory classes:
* CT RE Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 1
* CT RE Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2
as well as, TWO elective classes of your choosing.
*Please also remember that NAR requires all REALTORS to take Code of Ethics every 3 years. The current cycles ends on December 31, 2021. COE is an elective for the State of Connecticut and can go towards your CE requirements.*

VERY IMPORTANT:
The Department of Consumer Protection Revises the Property Condition Form
EFFECTIVE October 1, 2019.
For a summary of the changes,
please click HERE.
For the link to the new forms on the DCP website, please click HERE.


NAR's 2019 Member Profile:
Who Are REALTORS?

Click on the photo for more information.

17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do
to Your House

Stamford Mill Rates as of July 1, 2019
Tax District "A": 26.24 mills
Tax District "B": 25.87 mills
Tax District "C": 25.34 mills
Tax District "C/S": 25.88 mills
Personal Property District: 26.24 mills
Motor Vehicles: 27.25 mills

We're REALTORS.
We're real people making a difference everywhere from neighborhoods to our nation's capital. That's Who We R.

Watch NAR's Campaign Anthem HERE.

Have you signed up to receive Text/Voice
Message Alerts from CTR yet?

Text CTR to 52886 to initiate the opt-in process.
OR, go directly to https://www.ctrealtors.com/text/
to fill out and submit the form to sign-up directly.

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Click HERE for the Stamford Public 
Schools 2017-2022 Strategic Plan

Click HERE for the
Stamford Public Schools
Annual Report to the Community
2017 - 2018

Upcoming Events

April
23rd
  

 

  
CANCELED
Continuing Education (Mandatory)
CT RE Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2
Knights of Columbus 9am

May
14th 
  

20th

 

 


New Member Orientation
LIVE via ZOOM 12:30pm - 3:30pm

CANCELED
Continuing Education (elective)
Staging to Sell: What Every Agent Should Know
Knights of Columbus 9am

June 

 

 

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