News and Updates

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.

February 2018 REALTORS® in the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Mar 23, 2018

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

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Matthew Brown, Keller Williams, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Diana Cajigas, LAZ Real Estate, LLC, 146 Bradley Terrace, Derby, CT 06418
  • Robert Filippone, Affiliate, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, 670 Boston Post Rd., Milford, CT 06460
  • Eveline Kubick , BHHS New England, 456 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877
  • Thomas Mascitelli, Botti Realty, 368 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
  • Alba McGinnis, All Connecticut Realty, 7 Meadow Woods Road, Seymour, CT 06483
  • Michael Rodrigue, Weichert Realtors Gateway, 250 Main St., South, Southbury, CT  06488
  • Lisa Vane, William Raveis RE, 945 White Plains Road, 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.

January 2018 VAR REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 21, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Susan Coyle, Secondary DR and Pamela Matto, Real Estate Two, 100 Huntington St., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Katie Dansereau, BHHS New England, 504B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Kathryn Ekstrom, Secondary DR, Haynes RE Services, 30D Progress Ave., Seymour, CT 06483
  • Jonathan Makovsky, Secondary DR, The Jonathan Marx Group, 23 Strawberry Patch Lane, Stamford, CT  06902
  • Doreen O’Banner and David Popowchak, Coldwell Banker RB, 71 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT  06478
  • Michael Richetelli, Secondary DR, Colonial Properties, 200 Boston Post Rd., Orange, CT 06477
  • Tania Shannon, Keller Williams Prestige Prop., 2777 Summer St., Stamford, CT 06905
  • Patricia Tesserolli and Mala Vaish, Keller Williams, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468
  • Annette Tice, William Raveis RE, 2 Huntington St., 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.

December 2017 VAR REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 21, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Jennifer Barrett, Carey & Guarrera RE, 59 Old Shelton Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Diane Camara, Higgins Group, 2 Trap Falls Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Geehee Park, Charles Sienkiewicz, Jeff Gagliardo and Wendy Trudeau, BHHSNE, 504B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT  06484
  • Peter Rosato, Secondary DR and Grindel Spinks, The Relocation Group, 1872 Bedford St., Stamford, CT 06905
  • Shawna Vallillo, Coldwell Banker, 71 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478
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.

November 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Feb 21, 2018

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Amy Koscal, Laz Real Estate, LLC, 146 Bradley Terrace, Derby, CT 06418
  • Ryshaun Phillips, Keller Williams, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Julie Ribeiro, Norcom Mortgage, 7F Garage Road, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Liang Lin, Coldwell Banker RB, 71 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478
  • Lawrence Carbone, William Raveis RE, 141 Main St., North, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Frank Lazowski, Designated REALTOR®/Broker, Laz Real Estate, LLC, 146 Bradley Terrace, 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.

October 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Nov 28, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Committee members present were Chair Rosalie Averill, Evelyn Kinney and Ellen Zern.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Noah Wood, Nickie O’Toole Realty, LLC, 29 Deer Run Dr, Seymour, CT 06483
  • Christina Smith, Carey & Guarrera RE, 59 Old Shelton Rd., 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.

September 2017 REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Oct 19, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
The Committee posted the following applications:
  • Nancy Addessio, Secondary DR/Broker and Lynn Weitzner (reinstating)             Showcase Realty, Inc., 1810 Meriden Road, Wolcott, CT  06716
  • Melissa Gittens, Secondary DR/Broker and Treverne Brown-Thomas, Your Dream Home Realty Group, 360 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor, CT  06095
  • Liliane Miller and Louis Wystup, Coldwell Banker Frascatore, 5 Commerce Drive, Suite 1, Shelton, CT 06484
  • Richard Rhatigan, DR/Broker, Richard T. Rhatigan , 67 River Rd., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Karli Spera, William Raveis RE, 141 Main Street, 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.

August 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Sep 07, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Gianna Alberti and Autumn Burns, Alberti Realty, 369 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT 06478
  • Suzanne Mastroni, Carey & Guarrera RE, 59 Old Shelton Rd., Shelton, CT 06484 
  • Jeanna Munoz and Elizabeth Plantamura, BHHSNE Properties, 504B Bridgeport Ave., Shelton, CT 06484
  • Richard Scott, DR, Keller Williams Prestige Properties, 2777 Summer St., Suite 700, Stamford, CT 06905
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.

Photo Shoot at VAR Office

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 08, 2017

VAR Photo Shoot August 28, 2017- Sign up Now 
On Monday, August 28, 2017, we will be having an exciting event at the Valley Association of Realtors! Image 1 Studios will be here to provide photographic services to upgrade our website.
Your 45-minute photo appointment includes all of the following at absolutely NO COST OR OBLIGATION FOR OUR WEBSITE:
  • Photo session with your Image 1 Studios photographer.
  • Pose selection immediately following photography.
  • Agent-directed image editing/retouching while you watch (remove/reduce wrinkles, blemishes, scars; brighten/straighten teeth; remove/reduce double chin; enhance eye color, etc.).
  • Copyright release of your selected image FOR OUR OFFICE WEBSITE.
 
We want everyone who does not have a current professional
photograph, needs an update, or is a new agent with us to schedule an appointment today. Please contact the VAR office at 203-735-7815 to schedule your appointment. Photography sessions will begin at 10:15 a.m.
  
There is absolutely no cost or obligation. Images will be available for purchase for your personal use, but again, there is no obligation. 
The first image is only $49.99 (plus a one-time archiving fee
of $19.95); and includes:
  • Pose selection.
  • Retouching while you watch.
  • Unlimited copyright release. 
  • Three year archiving with unlimited image retrieval and replacement. 
  • Complimentary thumb drive.
  • 96 FULL COLOR complimentary business cards!
 
Additional purchase options will be available.
Location: VAR Office: 50 Olivia Street, Derby CT 06418
You must call the office at 203-735-7818 to schedule your photo shoot.
Time slots are every 45 minutes beginning at 10:15 a.m. and ending at 4:15 p.m.

July 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Aug 07, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Angelo Catone, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 71 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT 06478
  • Haysebell Cuadrado, Keller Williams Realty, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Brandon Eison, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 236 Boston Post Rd., Orange, CT 06477
  • Bart Gerardi, Broker of Record, B & G Real Estate, LLC, 325 Fairway Drive, Oxford, CT 06478
  • Olena Samodelko and Nancy Smetana, William Raveis RE, 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.

Valley Social at Copper City in Ansonia

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jul 25, 2017

We had a wonderful turnout for the Valley Social at Copper City Bar and Grill on Wednesday night. A great time was had by all.

Congratulations to the 2017 VAR Scholarship winners!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jul 18, 2017

This year VAR awarded 8 seniors with a $500 award to help with higher education costs. Pictured are l-r, Scholarship Commitee Chair Ellen Zern, Jay Vankawala (winner), Gosia Fryc (winner), Charles Ritchel (winner), Anna Chevarella (winner), Matthew Juliano (winner), 2017 VAR President and Scholarship Commitee member Rosalie Averill and Scholarship Commitee member Sandy Faulkner. Not pictured are Michael Szwaja, Alexandra DeGirolamo, and Natalie Kaczynski.
 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 2017 school year, and will be selected on a “Need Basis” by income or multiple family members attending college from the immediate family.

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.

June 2017 REALTORS® on the Move

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jul 11, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Jose Berrios and Erin Prentice, Keller Williams, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Brian Michaud, William Raveis, 141 Main St., North, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Kristine Newell, Secondary DR, William Pitt Sotheby’s Int., 18 Titus Rd., Washington Depot, CT 06794
  • Lindsay Scianna, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 71 Oxford Rd., Oxford, CT 06478
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.

May 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jun 22, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Shi Yin, Broker of Record, iRealty, 84 Cheesespring Road, Wilton, CT 06897
  • Kelsey Sewell, Carey & Guarrera RE, 59 Old Shelton Rd., 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.

April 2017 REALTORS® on the Move!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jun 22, 2017

The Valley Association of REALTORS®, Inc. Membership Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

The Committee posted the following applications:

  • Nicole Amico, Marc Dieudonne and Aracelis Gonzalez, Keller Williams Realty, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Eddy Estevez and Ralph Fensore, Weichert Realtors Gateway Properties, 250 Main Street, South, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Denise Ferris, Nancy Roy Collins RE LLC, 296 Soundview Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
  • Josephine Jenkins, Henry RE Services LLC, 39 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT 06033
  • Sarah Hegan, Weichert Realtors Regional Properties, 236 Boston Post Road, Orange, CT 06477
  • Christian Malerba, Espo’s Ace Realty, 24 Lakeview Terrace, Derby, CT 06418
  • Deborah Shuster, C21 Enterprise, 80 Huntington Street, Shelton, CT 06484
  • June Marcucio, Carey & Guarrera RE, 59 Old Shelton 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.

Lunch and Learn 4/27/17 Sign up now for Norcom's Path2Buy!

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Apr 18, 2017

JOIN US FOR A LUNCH & LEARN / THURSDAY APRIL 27, 2017  12:30 P.M.-2:00 P.M.

Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10 Progress Drive, Shelton

REALTOR® Day at Fenway

By Valley Association of REALTORS®
Jan 12, 2017

Fenway

The MA Association has planned a New England REALTOR® Day at Fenway. In the event you’d like to attend the information is below. Deadline to order tickets is January 31. Batter up! REALTOR® Day at Fenway Park is taking place on June 11 at 1:35 pm with the Boston Red Sox taking on the Detroit Tigers. The $38 tickets are located in center field and can be purchased by visiting this special event page:

https://groupmatics.events/event/realtor

Please note that the tickets will be emailed once payment is completed and that all sales are final. For ordering information or other questions, please contact Travis Pollio with the Boston Red Sox at the website linked above.