News and Updates

Raymond F. Gates Scholarship Recipients from the Valley Association of REALTORS®.

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jul 11, 2017

Congratulations to Claire and Kelly (not pictured) Domogala on winning 2 of the $1,000 Gates Scholarships awarded by CTR. Claire and Kelly are the daughters of VAR member and REALTOR® Terri O'Brien of DCK Realty and Design. The Raymond F. Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1976 in memory of Raymond F. Gates, Jr. following his tragic death in an automobile accident. Mr. Gates was the Executive Vice President of the Connecticut REALTORS®. Over the past 41 years, children of REALTORS® have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $886,000. Picutred are 2017 VAR President Rosalie Averill, Claire Domogala and Terri O'Brien accepting on behalf of her other daughter Kelly Domogala.

REALTORS® at the Capitol, Wednesday, April 6, 2016

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 25, 2016

 

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The Connecticut REALTORS® presents the 32nd Annual REALTORS® at the Capitol event on:

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from  8:30 am - 12:00 noon

REALTORS® from all around Connecticut will gather together to meet with legislators to share our views on the issues that affect our business. Your participation will help show the legislators that REALTORS® are engaged in the legislative process and we vote. Having a significant size group at this event will make a difference - there is strength in numbers.

Click HERE to register today.

Raymond F. Gates, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Applications - Now Available!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 25, 2016

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Raymond F. Gates, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Applications
- Now Available!
Raymond F. Gates, Jr. Memorial Scholarship applications are now available to access online.  If you have a child/stepchild who is a high school senior or college/graduate student (with at least 1 year left to complete) and you have been an active CT REALTOR® member since at least 4/8/15 - he/she is eligible to apply!!   CLICK HERE for more information and to access our new online application system.  Application deadline is April 8, 2016.

Please Mark Your Calendars for REALTORS® at the Capitol! Wednesday, April 29, 2014

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 19, 2015

The Connecticut REALTORS® presents the 31st Annual REALTORS® at the Capitol event on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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REALTORS® from all around Connecticut have been coming together to meet with State Senators and Representatives to let them know our views on the issues that affect our business. Having a significant size group at this event will make a difference. Your participation will help show the Legislators that our views are important and we need to be heard.

Click here to register! http://www.ctrealtor.com/rac/register.html 

Bryan Atherton, member of VAR and the VAR Board of Directors has a seat on the CTR Executive Committee

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jan 19, 2015

Atherton Executive Committee

First meeting of the year was held on Friday,  January 15, 2015.

CTR September Housing Stats

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Oct 23, 2014

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Here are the stats for the September Housing Market! GOOD NEWS!!!!

Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 3.7% comparing September 2014 to September 2013. The median sales price of $249,000 represents a slight 0.8% decrease from $252,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Total units sold were 2,571 in September 2014 and 2,480 in September 2013. Townhouses and condominium sales in Connecticut increased 0.1% comparing September 2014 to September 2013; with a median sales price of $156,500 representing a 6.8% decrease from $168,000 in that same time period in 2013. Total units sold were 676 in September 2014 and 675 in September 2013.

GRI II @ VAR

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Oct 07, 2014

GRI II at VAR 
October 27,29,
November 3 & 5
Each GRI Series is approved for 30 hours Broker Pre-licensing credit and satisfies the 9 hours of elective-CE credit required for Salespersons & Brokers license renewal. By taking the GRI-2 series you also earn NAR's At Home With Diversity Certification The GRI Designation also counts as credit towards the ABR, CIPS & CRS Designations.
Click here to register

   

    

CTR 2014 Leadership Conference

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 27, 2014

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Please attend the Connecticut REALTORS® On October 22-23,will hold its 13th Annual CT REALTORS® Leadership Conference & State/Local Board Leadership Program at the Mystic Marriott in Groton.

Register Here!

 

CTR- Welcome Attorney Haseney

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jul 22, 2014

 Here is some exciting news from CTR

Welcome Attorney Haseney Connecticut REALTORS® is pleased to welcome Kristen Haseney, Esq. as our new Associate Counsel, beginning yesterday. Kristen joins Attorney Jim Heckman and Paralegal Karen Malenfant in our Association's in-house legal department.

To contact Kristen please email her at  kristen@ctrealtors.com

Changes to the Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jun 30, 2014

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The Governor has signed into law, revisions to the smoke and carbon monoxide detector law, effective July 1, 2014. There is a new affidavit that complies with those statutory changes.Please click on the link below for more information:

Newly revised affidavit (effective July1, 2014)

Written review of changes & requirements

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