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

CTR General Counsel Jim Hickman
gave us a Legislative Update from Hartford
at our 3rd Quarter Membership Meeting.
Here's what he shared with us.

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

Check out the newest REALTOR RAP,
Spring 2017 Edition of SBOR's newsletter.

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!

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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

October
3rd  
 
 
 

26th 
  
  
  

31st


Happy Hour
Villa Italia 5pm - 7pm
Benefits the Boys & Girls Club
SBOR Young Professionals

C.E. Class ~ Elective
Minimize Your Risk - Maximize Your Earnings
Knights of Columbus 9am

SBOR Young Professionals
Board Office 2:30pm

November
9th 
  

15th
  
 
   
 

28th

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

SBOR Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers & Directors
Keynote: Darryl Davis
Crown Plaza Stamford 11:30am
MEMBERS ONLY!

SBOR Young Professionals
Board Office 2:30pm

December 
7th  
  

26th


SBOR Holiday Party
Villa Italia 6pm - 10pm

SBOR Young Professionals
Board Office 2:30pm

 

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