LCBR BULLETIN BOARD
PUBLIC RELATIONS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER:
The Public Relations Committee is seeking donations for
their Annual Fundraiser. This year’s recipients are FISH and The Salvation
Army. You can find a contribution form on our
Donations can be mailed or dropped off at the Board
office. Contributors will be recognized on our website and local newspapers.
For more information including this years door prizes, please
DEVICES Q&A: Wireless Zone®,
Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer will present this on Thursday, September
22, 2016 at the Board office. This is offered at NO cost, to LCBR
Members only. For more information and to register,
CLICK HERE .
Seating is limited!
EDUCATION PANEL BREAKFAST: On October 5, 2016, the Education Committee of LCBR will be hosting an Education Panel at the Elks Lodge in Torrington. Very relevant topics! For more information CLICK HERE.
OF ETHICS CE COURSE SEPTEMBER 21, 2016:
Education Committee of Litchfield County Board of
REALTORS has scheduled a Code of Ethics Continuing Education Course on
Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Attending will earn you three elective
credits towards the 2018 credits needed for license renewal, AS WELL AS,
satisfy the NAR Quadrennial requirement that all REALTORS have to have
completed a Code of Ethics course between January 1, 2013 and December 31,
2016. Failure to satisfy the NAR requirement by December 31, 2016 will
result in suspension of REALTOR Membership. If you are not sure if you need
to take the class for the NAR Requirement, please call the Board office,
860-482-9816 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information including
REALTORS® Conference and Expo: What’s the secret to earning more money in real estate? Attending the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, Nov. 4-7 in Orlando, FL. Attendees make two times the average real estate income, so you’ll be networking with some of the most successful pros in the industry! Register today at www.REALTOR.org/Conference
|BACKYARD FARMING - Backyard (urban) farming which includes growing fruits and vegetables, raising farm animals and honey bee farming is on the rise. Read the National Association of REALTORS® current Hot Topic Alert to learn about this growing trend and the laws affecting it. Read more...|
|HOME IMPROVEMENTS - Before you decide to update your home read this informative article to learn about "The 8 Most Financially Save Home Improvement. Read more...|
NEW CE SHOP CE COURSE - The CE Shop now offers a new continuing education CE Course called Did you Serve? Identifying Home buying Advantages for Veterans course is now available in your course catalog!
ONLINE CE COURSES-
LCBR is partnered with The CE Shop to provide CE training in an easy to use
on-line format; you can access great online continuing education courses
that are state approved and 100% accredited! Additionally, once you
complete the course you can access your certificate instantly and The CE
Shop manages all reporting to the state. You must use
the following link to register for these courses,
click here to register.
PRINCIPALS & PRACTICES COURSES OFFERED - The Greater Waterbury Board of REALTORS®, Inc. Institute for Real Estate offers a 60 hour Principles and Practices of Real Estate course to qualify students for real estate licensing. Their P&P course is a continuous start program which allows new students to begin the course on any Tuesday (depending on availability). The class are held on Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6 to 9 PM. For more information, click here.
Bridgeport Board of REALTORS® offers a 60 hour Principles and
Practices. For more information,
LCBR & TENANTTRACKS - Have you taken advantage of the agreement
Litchfield County Board of REALTORS has with TenantTracks? They offer
exclusive historical and up-to-date eviction data from all 15
Connecticut Courts covering Summary Process cases including Bantam
Court. Other screening services typically provide eviction data from
just the 6 major Housing Courts in Connecticut leaving owners at risk.
All evictions in Litchfield County are conducted at the Bantam
Courthouse and their eviction records are not online or part of a
national database. Rental property owners are at risk of non-paying,
disruptive and/or destructive tenants moving around unchecked if people
are not screening renters through TenantTracks.
Recently TenantTracks has implemented
a new screening algorithm that allows the user to search for known
"Alias Names" and "Nicknames" against all our CT Civil, Eviction and
Criminal databases. To learn more about this feature,
click here. 11.04.14
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