News and Updates

2019 March REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Apr 02, 2019

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the VAR office.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Jessica Adorno, Keller Williams Realty, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Sherina Baker, Secondary DR, SB Realty Group, 125 Town Colony Dr., Middletown, CT 06457
  • Michelle Bongiovanni, Coldwell Banker RB, 71 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT 06478
  • Paul Corey, Realty One Group Connect, 401 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468
  • John DiPanni and Karen Schafenberg, BHHSNE Properties, 504B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT  06484
  • Natalie Ikonn-Derego, transferred from William Raveis RE in Southbury to Nexthome RE, 8 Wright Street, Westport, CT 06880 (reposting pending Secondary DR approval).
  • Sangeeta Jain, Secondary DR, Nexthome RE, 8 Wright St., Westport, CT  06880
  • Jason Kinard, Secondary DR, Kinard Realty Group, 27 Strawberry Hill Ave., Stamford, CT 06902
  • Craig Laezzo, DR, Craig Laezzo RE, 86 Lexington Way, South, Milford, CT 06461
  • Leonie Myers, Preferred Choice Realty Group, 157 Anson St., Bridgeport, CT 06606
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days

2019 February REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Mar 01, 2019

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the VAR office.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Jonathan Carbutti, Secondary DR, Carbutti & Co., 72 South Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492
  • John Fitzgerald, Affiliate, ServPro of the Naugatuck Valley, I Corporate Drive, North Haven, CT 06473
  • Natalie Ikonn-Derego and Adam Laszkiewicz, William Raveis R.E., 141 Main street, South, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Erin Prentice, reinstating, Realty One Group Connect, 401 Monroe Tpke., Monroe, CT 06468
  • Marie Santiago, Keller Williams, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • John Scanlon II, Coldwell Banker R.B., 236 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days

2019 Spring CE Classes

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 26, 2019

Continuing Education Classes are now available.  Click the link below for a list of classes and to register:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

2019 January REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jan 30, 2019

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the VAR office.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Elizabeth Chambers, BHHS NE Properties, 101 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton, CT 06897
  • Deborah Cronin, Gail Spencer and Ruth Zeiss, William Raveis R.E., 141 Main St., North, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Richard Floyd, Laz Real Estate, LLC, 140 Bradley Terrace, Derby, CT 06418
  • Kimberly Gamble-Perugini, Showcase Realty, Inc., 1810 Meriden Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716
  • Junichi Kumazaki, BHHS NE Properties, 504 B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Nicholas Lazar, Realty One Group Connect, 2 Trap Falls Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Lucy Lopez, GT Properties, 4 Research Drive, Shelton, CT 06484
  • Ryan Luby, Cass Farm R.E., LLC, 346 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Joseph Martino, Broker/DR, Joseph Martino R.E., LLC, 250 Roosevelt Drive, Seymour, CT 06483
  • Melissa McAniff, Nancy Roy Collins R.E., LLC, 66 Huntington St., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Joanne Merola, reinstating, William Raveis R.E., 945 White Plains Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • John J. Scanlon III, Coldwell Banker R.B., 236 Boston Post Rd., Orange, CT 06477
  • Marie Santiago, Keller Williams Realty, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

VAR Holiday Party Photos at Tavern 1757 in Seymour

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jan 25, 2019

Photos from the Valley Association of REALTORS® Holiday Party at Tavern 1757 in Seymour

2018 Program Committee from L-R: Julie Avelinno, Aimee Willenbrock, Wayne Chmura, Connie Steeves, Nancy Collins and Theresa Ryan-D'Amaro

2019 VAR President, Nancy Roy Collins

Selfie...2019 BOD

Induction of 2019 Officers and Directors by 2018 Region 2 VP Jeff Geddes

Theresa Ryan D'Amaro, 2017 REALTOR® of the Year (ROTY) presenting the 2018 ROTY Award

Theresa Ryan'D'Amaro, 2017 ROTY,  Rosalie Averill, 2018 REALTOR® of the Year  and 2019 President and 2016 ROTY Nancy Roy Collins

Linda Tabone, Pat Civitella and Winston Ortega received their 15 Year Service Award Pins

Craig Heyse, 40 Year Service Award and 2018 President Rosalie Averill

Jack Larkin, formerly Larkin RE being Jack Larkin

Jack Larkin 60 Year Service Lifetime Pin and 2016/2017/2018 President Rosalie Averill

2018 December REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jan 04, 2019

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Adriana Angel, Broker and Yvonne Rodriguez, Diaz Realty, LLC, 197 East Ave., Norwalk, CT 06855
  • Angelo DiRubba, Botti Realty, 368 Derby Ave., Derby, CT 06418
  • John Donato, Secondary DR, Showcase Realty, Inc., 216 Davis Street, Oakville, CT 06779
  • Scott Lewis, Secondary DR, Lewis RE Services, 329 Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492
  • Mallory Sudol, Affiliate, KeyBank Mortgage, 211 Amity Rd., Woodbridge, CT 06525 
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

2018 November REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Dec 03, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

    • James Williamson, Broker of Record, Cass Farm RE, 346 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
    • Ralph Brancadoro, William Raveis RE, 945 White Plains Rd, Trumbull, CT 06611
    • Mallory Cioana, reactivating, Coldwell Banker RB, 385 Main St., South, Southbury, CT 06488
    • Carol Salvado, William Pitt Sotheby’s, 232 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897
    • Rosemary Coronna, reactivating, Carey & Guarrera, 59 Old Shelton, CT 06484
 If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

2018 October REALTORS on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Nov 20, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Lauren Hill, William Raveis RE, 141 Main Street North, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Tonino Mavuli, HBSG Residential, 158 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401
  • Tiffany Russell Broker, Tiffany Russell Real Estate, 50 Olivia Street, Derby, CT 06418
  • Jose Valente Broker Secondary, Brass Valley Realty, LLC, 26 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770
 If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

September 2018 REALTORS®on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Oct 11, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Julianne DiCello, William Raveis RE, 141 Main Street, North, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Marc Dieudonne, One 11 Realty, 111 Oakleaf St., Bridgeport, CT 06606
  • Jean-Paul Jean-Louis, Secondary DR, One 11 Realty, 135 Flax Hill Rd., Norwalk, CT 06851
  • Thomas Mascitelli, reinstating, Botti Realty, 368 Derby Ave., Derby, CT 06418
 If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

August 2018 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 29, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Annakay Berry, Coldwell Banker RB, 2 Corporate Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Scott Glazer, BHHS New England, 504 B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
  • William Hoinsky, Frank A. Hoinsky Inc., 685 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401
  • Kelsey Keating, Higgins Group, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
  • Nicholas Wilson, Nickie O’Toole Realty, 29 Deer Run Drive, Seymour, CT 06483
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

2018 VAR Scholarship Winners Receive Scholarship Checks

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 17, 2018

Pictured l-r are: 2018 VAR president Rosalie Averill, Vincent Costanzo (Woodland Regional), Chelsie Lazaro (Shelton), Samantha Katrenya (Seymour), VAR Scholarship Chair Ellen Zern, Kaylan O'Banner (Oxford), Nicholas Gruttadauria (Derby) and VAR Treasurer Pat Laskowski. Not pictured are: Justin Stewart and Saimin Shamim (Ansonia), Shenella Tertullien (Derby), Matthew Rossetti (Seymour), Tea Young Kim (Shelton) and Kristen Persico (Woodland).

The Valley Association of REALTORS® scholarship award is a $500 award given to one boy and one girl from the Valley’s public high schools in the following areas: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton. Students selected have a 3.0 average or higher, are officially enrolled in higher education for the 2018 school year, and are selected on a “Need Basis” by income or multiple family members attending college from the immediate family.

July 2018 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 01, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday,  July 31, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Alison Molyneux, Coldwell Banker RB, 71 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478
  • Gavasa Minor and Nisa Soto, Keller Williams. 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Rosa Carrero, Affiliate, Liberty Bank, 315 Main St., Middletown, CT 06457
  • Katrina Heintzman, Broker, Trevi Realty, LLC, 9 Swift Lane, Naugatuck, CT 06770
  • Katherine Morehead, Realty One Group Connect, 2 Trap Falls Road, Shelton, CT 06484
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

June 2018 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 01, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Cynthia Anderson, Broker/DR, Anderson Realty Group, 43 Laborde, Oxford, CT 06478
  • Ermir Coko, Laz Real Estate, 146 Bradley Terrace, Derby, CT 06418
  • Marcelina Lombardi, Coldwell Banker Frascatore Rlty., 5 Commerce Dr., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Joseph Racanelli, William Raveis R.E., 141 Main St., North, Southbury, CT 06488
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

 

Ansonia High School VAR Scholarship Award Winners

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jun 20, 2018

 

Ansonia High School student Saimin Shaman being presented a $500 Valley Association of REALTOR® Scholarship award by John Izzo of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Orange.

Ansonia High School student Justin Stewart being presented a $500 Valley Association of REALTOR® Scholarship award by John Izzo of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Orange.

The Valley Association of REALTORS® scholarship award is a $500 award given to one boy and one girl from the Valley’s public high schools in the following areas: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton. Students should have a 3.0 average or higher, should be officially enrolled in higher education for the 2018 school year, and will be selected on a “Need Basis” by income or multiple family members attending college from the immediate family.

MAY 2018 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jun 12, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Keith Coley, Carey & Guarrera R.E., 59 Old Shelton Road, Shelton, CT 06484
  • Tabitha Freeman, Maria Pereira, reinstating and Chanel Sinclair, Keller Williams Realty, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT  06611
  • Lorri Lea, reinstating, Higgins Group, South Broad St., Milford, CT 06460
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

VALLEY REALTOR® DAY-Save the Date June 7, 2018

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
May 02, 2018

SAVE THE DATE:
Thursday, June 7, 2018
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please join us for
"Valley REALTOR® Day"
This free event for
Valley Association of REALTORS® members
will be held at
The Tri-Town Plaza
814 Derby Ave
Seymour, CT 06483
Join us for a day to celebrate Valley REALTORS® and all you do to help bring families and businesses to the Valley.
Registration is required
The first 50 people to register AND ATTEND  the event will be entered into a raffle to have your ENTIRE (National, State and Local)
2019 REALTOR® Dues Paid.
**You must attend the event to win, those who do not sign-in at the event will have their names removed from the raffle, however, you need not be present at the time of the drawing to win.
We will be raffling off other prizes throughout the day. Each person who registers will be given 1 raffle ticket when you sign in.
**you need not be present at the time of the drawing to win.
Shirley Harpool, CCIM
Harpool Commercial Realty, LLC,
will be giving a tour of the vacant Tri-Town plaza building and an update as to the demolition and renovation of the plaza will be given.
There will be speakers (To be announced) giving updates on the economic status and developement from the 6 local towns that we represent: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton.
Lunch will be provided and
there will be music and booths from local businesses and the
Connecticut Association of REALTORS®.
We want to thank all of our members for helping to keep the Valley strong and vital and for helping to attract new residents and businesses.

April 2018 REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
May 02, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Joseph Warren, BHHS New England, 88 Main St., South, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Rachel Bonnanzio, Executive R.E., 17 School St., Glastonbury, CT 06033
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.

CT REALTORS® Election Coverage / Gubernatorial Debates

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Apr 19, 2018

 

NARCAN TRAINING / Thursday, May 17, 2018

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Apr 19, 2018

Please call the VAR office to register 203-735-7815

March REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Apr 04, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Sebastian Costantini Coldwell Banker RB, 71 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT 06478
  • Jennifer Fusarelli, Coldwell Banker RB, 236 Boston Post Rd., Orange, CT 06477
  • Elizabeth Larkin and John McBride, Secondary DR , Realty One Group Connect, 2 Trap Falls Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Seth Lesselbaum, Secondary DR, Carrington R.E. Services, LLC, 503 Newbridge Rd., East Meadow, NY 11554
  • Maureen Miller, Coldwell Banker RB, 2 Corporate Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Aileen O’Connell, Carrington RE Services, LLC, 93 North Rd., Groton, CT 06340
If you have any good or adverse information regarding applicants, please notify the Valley Association of REALTORS® within 30 days of this posting. A reminder to members - be sure to notify the VAR if you change offices. You are required by VAR by-laws to notify us of any change within 30 days.