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

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

Check out the newest REALTOR RAP,
Spring/Summer 2019 Edition of SBOR's newsletter.

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.

Your Guide to Choosing Patio Pavers

Share this article with your clients to help
them avoid any rookie remodeling mistakes


Staging Your Home: How to Make
Buyers Fall in Love

Click Here for how to stage a house,
the cost of home staging, and the
benefits - think higher price and
faster sale - of staging your house.

Are You Prepared for a
Natural Disaster?

Click Here for a list of items that
will come in handy for you to be the
most prepared homeowner in
your neighborhood.

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

November
14th
  

20th

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

CE Class ~ Mandatory
CT Real Estate Agency Law Review &
Fair Housing Part 1
Knights of Columbus 9am

December
3rd
 

18th

 


Annual Meeting & Holiday Party
Zody's 19th Hole 5pm

CE Class ~ Mandatory
CT Real Estate Agency Law Review &
Fair Housing Part 2
Knights of Columbus 9am

January 
9th

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

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