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

Check out the newest REALTOR RAP.
The Spring 2016 Edition of SBOR's newsletter.

Here is the Update from City Hall that
Stamford Mayor David Martin
gave at our 1st Qtr Membership Meeting.

Click HERE for the
Stamford Public Schools
Annual Report to the Community
2014-2015 

IMPORTANT INFO ON THE
USAGE OF DRONES

 Did you know that the commercial use of
drones requires a Section 333 waiver
from the FAA?  For more information and
to view a list of FAA-approved operators on
NAR’s website,
click here.

The National Association of REALTORS®
website includes many resources pertaining to the use of drones in the real estate industry. To see a list of these resources, click here.

New Property Disclosure Forms
The CT Department of Consumer Protection
has now released the revised mandatory
Residential Property Condition
Disclosure Report Form with the
statutory changes that were passed in 2012.

The form that you must use immediately
can be found here.

CT REALTORS has confirmed this form is
required for listings as of March 23, 2015.
Earlier listings utilizing the old mandatory
disclosure form do not need to be
changed to this new form.


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

September
8th 
 

22nd
  

 


New Member Orientation
Board Office 11am to 2pm

3rd Quarter Membership Meeting
Keynote Speaker: New Stamford Superintendent Earl Kim
Italian Center 9am
MEMBERS ONLY

October
27th

 
Continuing Education Class
TBD (Elective)
Italian Center 9am 

November
10th
  

17th
  
   

 

  
New Member Orientation
Board Office 11am to 2pm

SBOR Annual Meeting & Installation of 2017 Directors
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Italian Center 11:30am
MEMBERS ONLY 

 

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