New Haven Middlesex Association of REALTORS® ENews
New Haven Middlesex Association of REALTORS Annual Dues Billing
NHMRealtors invites you to renew your membership for another year. In 2018 we will continue to provide you with quality education, amazing events and personalized, friendly service as well as local and state lobbying. 
Our communication to you will continue via our bi-weekly ENews and Broker bulletins, our website www.nhmrealtors.com and the Message of the Day.
In 2018 NHMR will continue to provide you with renowned national speakers and industry experts at various events such as our Power Lunches, Buffini webinars and Trade Show, which bring you knowledge and skills to prosper in your Real Estate career and are FREE to our members. 
We also invite you to join one of our committees to help steer the direction of our Association and network with your peers: click here for  Committee Sign Up Form.
Your on-time payment (by January 31st) will result in a credit toward a FREE CE course at the NHMR Real Estate School in 2018 (FREE CE course must be redeemed in 2018).
Thank you for your continued support of our Association. The NHMRealtors staff look forward to serving you in 2018! 

Online Payment Instructions

 Pay online at nhmrealtors.com: Simply click on the Members box to log into our Member Portal and your bill will be visible on your dashboard. To log in, your default username is your NRDS ID NUMBER and the Password is your Last Name in all lower case letters.
Auto-Pay Option Available for 2018 Association Dues Renewal
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NHMR is making it easier for our Members to renew their 2018 Association Membership with an Auto-Pay option. When Auto-Pay has been enabled, and the member has their credit card info saved in their portal account, NHMR will automatically charge the credit card on file on January 1, 2018 for the 2018 Dues Assessment.  

To activate Auto-Pay:
  1. Log-in to the NHMR Member portal on www.nhmrealtors.com
  2. Click on Update Your Member Profile
  3. Select Member Profile
  4. Click Yes for Enable Auto-Pay
  5. Click on Payment Information to record and store your credit/debit card information
Members who enable Auto-Pay but do not currently have a credit card on file, will need to enter their information.  
NHMR Real Estate School 
January-March  Continuing Education
A new 2018 schedule has been posted, register now before classes fill up!



Don't wait until the last moment to fulfill your requirements! Sign up now.
NHMR Inclement Weather Policy for CE
WEATHER ALERT NOTICE: In the event of inclement weather, please watch your local news station for delay/cancellation information for the  North Haven School System. If  North Haven schools are delayed, the morning class will be canceled. If schools are canceled for the day, then both CE classes will be canceled as well.
 
WEATHER ALERT NOTICE: In the event of inclement weather, please watch your local news station for delay/cancellation information for the  Old Saybrook School System. If  Old Saybrook schools are delayed, the morning class will be canceled. If schools are canceled for the day, then both CE classes will be canceled as well.
FREE Power Lunch: Business Planning Workshop   
NHMR North Haven
Friday, January 5th, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Make 2018 your best year yet!  Put your Business Plan in place for the new year and prepare for your success. PrimeLending is presenting the workshop and sponsoring a FREE lunch to help NHMR members hit the ground running for a fabulous new year! 
 
In this workshop you will:
  • Develop a simple 1-page plan
  • Put your Goals into perspective
  • Learn about Best Practices for success
  • Get tips on keeping balance between business and life

Click here for more information and to register.
NHMR After the Holidays Party!!
This event will be FULL soon!!
Thursday, January 11th
4:30 - 7:00 pm
WoodWinds
29 Schoolground Rd, Bfd
Don't miss out on all the fun at this FREE Member event as we celebrate the Installation of our 2018 Board of Directors! Join us for cocktails, amazing food, entertainment and much more!  
 
Partygoers will enjoy:
Complimentary Cocktails
Hors D'oeuvres 
Carving Station & Pasta Station
DJ Brian Smith
Decadent Dessert Table  
Space is limited, so RSVP today! 

Thank you to our Sponsors!! 

Without their generosity, FREE events could not be possible!!

Liberty Bank ~ Cocktails

Atlantic Home Loans ~ Hors D'oeuvres

Schaefer Inspection Service

~ Hors D'oeuvres

Tiger Home & Building Inspections ~ Entertainment

Norcom's Mortgage Force ~ Desserts

 
Non-members can register to attend. 
Please check Non-member when registering. 
Non-members will be contacted for the payment of $30, payable prior to the event.
 
Register
Fast Track - Property Management
Instructor Rhonda Lentini
Jan/Feb 2018
The goal of this course is to provide practical information on the issues impacting practitioners in the property management field.  This course will include interactive classroom activities and discussion focused on the following topics:
  • The importance of emerging economic trends on property management.
  • Maintenance, accounting, administrative and legal activities.
  • Current federal regulations, such as civil rights, fair housing & ADA issues
  • Environmental concerns
  • Owner & tenant relations
  • Leases & Lease negotiation
  • Residential, office & commercial property management
  • Establishing professional credentials
Click here for more information and registration.

This 30 hour course meets the minimum Two - 15 hours of Broker pre-licensing elective education as set forth by the CT Real Estate Commission.
This course also meets the minimum requirement for 6 hours of elective CE credit.
Students must complete 30 hours of class time before they can receive the CE Credit certificate and/or the 2 -15 hour elective certificates.
Principles and Practices of Real Estate
Now Offering Open Enrollment! Lower Price!
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Effective immediately the Association has changed the attendance policy for P & P classes.  If a class is scheduled and running, a student can  join a class at any time they wish to rather than having to wait for a "start date".  
When a class is scheduled and running students can join whenever it's convenient for them.....it's called open enrollment.  The price has also been lowered to $385 which includes books

There are daytime and evening courses running in North Haven, and a daytime course in Old Saybrook.

Click here for course registration info.
CT Home Browser, Place an Ad and Be Seen!
Take a look at our most recent Home Browser . Our bi-weekly publication is widely distributed in New Haven and Middlesex counties.  It's a great way to showcase your listings and reach a wider audience. Contact Joan Quinn at 203-234-7700 for more details. January 5th at NOON is the deadline to submit ads for the January 19th issue. 

Head Shots at NHMR
Professional Head Shots with Larry
Affordably Priced & Convenient!
In a Flash Studio is offering Professional Head Shot Photo Sessions for your business needs. Schedule your session now and have your business cards and ads updated with a fresh, new image! At $59, this is a great bargain! 

Each Session includes:
  1. Individual session time with a selection of at least 24 poses
  2. All Images copied onto YOUR supplied USB Drive at time of session (bring a USB drive)
  3. Your choice of a Finished Image with touch ups
Limited time slots available. Sign up for your time slot now!

NHMR North Haven, January 17th
Schaefer Inspection Service Offer
Schaefer January Radon Promo
Schaefer Inspection Service is running a promotion for the month of January. Receive $50 off a Radon Test, and tell them NHMR sent you! Click here for a printable flyer with coupon.



SmartMLS Matrix Training
As you know by now, CTMLS &  GFC CMLS  have merged to form  ONE  SmartMLS and they want to show you everything they are working on, including the new and improved combined Matrix system. 

Video tutorials will help you get familiar with the changes and navigate easier:

Navigating the New SmartMLS Dashboard
Navigating the New SmartMLS Dashboard

SmartMLS has created a variety of online training videos for your convenience. Click here to view more online training videos. 
Augeo Health Insurance Marketplace
The Augeo Health Insurance Marketplace provides multi-level health benefit solutions for NHMR members and their families. 
Members have access to a comprehensive health insurance menu including major medical, dental, short term medical, accident, critical illness & life insurance. Providers include Aetna, Blue Cross, Allstate, Humana One & Assurant. Call 1-877-821-1332 for a FREE one-on-one consultation or visit  augeobenefits.com/members to learn more.

Visit the  Member Benefits page on  NHMRealtors.com for discounts on products and services for business and personal use. 
HouseLogic is a Valuable Resource
Follow HouseLogic  on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter as a great source of information on homeownership, buying and selling that you can share with consumers.   HouseLogic.com  is a free source of information and tools, made possible by REALTORS®, that can help homeowners enhance, maintain, and protect the value of their home.
Continuing Education Online Courses
If you prefer to take your courses online, benefit from our CE Shop Partnership and our promotional pricing. 

Click here   to enroll in an online course and use the Promo Code for a discounted rate!
FREE Online  Webinars~
"How to take a listing in dotloop"
In these hour-long Wednesday webinars, explore the following: 

-What is dotloop?
- What peoplework is 
- An overview of the dotloop account 
- How to create a listing loop within dotloop 
- How to make your listing active in dotloop 
- How to eSign documents within dotloop 
- What offers look like in your listing loop 
- How to submit paperwork to your office for review 
- Support resources within dotloop 
Instanet Training
CTMLS has ongoing Instanet training opportunities.  Click here for more information on upcoming sessions and online support information.
Learn more about Zipforms
  • NAR and zipLogix have entered into a partnership to provide zipForm Plus® and zipTMS™ as a member benefit at no cost to all NAR members. Click here for more information on upcoming Ziplogix training.
NHMR Board Store

Check out our Board store! Travel mugs, flash drives, hats, multi device charging cords, signs, riders and lots of Realtor-branded items are now in stock. Do some shopping next time you come down to the NHMR North Haven office!

Member Benefit: Computer Repair & Troubleshooting Assistance  

Has your computer been causing you grief? Running slow? Contact Nick at NHMR to make an appointment and have our in-house tech diagnose and repair your PC or mobile device for a minimal fee. From hardware issues to virus removal, this may be the solution that you've been looking for. Email to: nick@nhmrealtors.com.
REALTOR Magazine Current Edition

Take a look at the most recent edition
Member Updates
Colleen  Richards has transferred from William Raveis - Mystic to BHHS - Madison
Robert  Stack has transferred from Keller Williams - Wallingford to Citi Atlas Real Estate, LLC
Richard  Floyd has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Jeffrey  Sutherland has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Michelle  D'Amore has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Carly  Kirsch has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Cheryl  Rosadino has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Katherine  Smith has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Sally  Bowman has transferred from Sally Bowman Real Estate to BHHS - Cheshire
Richard  Warren has transferred from Coldwell Banker - Essex to Property Innovations
Jill  Walthall has transferred from Real Living - Mystic to Real Living - Branford
Robert  Carter has transferred from William Raveis - Guilford to William Raveis - Stratford
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NHMR Corporate Sponsors
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Norcom Mortgage
Platinum Sponsor

American Eagle Financial Credit Union
Gold Sponsor

Guilford Savings Bank
Guilford Savings Bank
Gold Sponsor


Schaefer Inspection Service, Inc.
Silver Sponsor

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Silver Sponsor

Farmington Bank
Silver Sponsor
NHMR YPN
We are Young At Heart and accept all members looking to connect and network!

2017 YPN Sponsors
Eagle Home Inspections

 Law Office of Kishore I. Kapoor
NHMR Partner Directory

Click below for the SmartMLS site to access Matrix

 

Technical Support

SmartMLS technical support phone number: 

(203) 697-1006.

 

Support is available  

Monday-Friday

8:30am-8 pm &  

Weekends  

8:30 am - 3 pm

Join the REALTOR® Mobile Action Network!
 
Receive NAR action alerts as they arise. NAR will send you short text messages when your help is needed. It's not a Call for Action, but rather a way to alert you to an impending CFA or to connect you with your Member of Congress for an instant call to relay vital information to him or her. 

Click here to register today.

Contacting your lawmakers is as easy as click, click, send! 
Notary Public Service
Did you know that NHMR  offers free Notary Public service for our Members? Dawn Calvo, Pat Boyle & Jennifer Griffis are Notaries and are happy to provide this valued service!
"Guide to Condominium Management" Available
The "Guide to Condominium Management" book includes 700 condominium listings, with approx # of units, address and Management Company. Also 116 Management companies are listed with names, addresses and phone numbers. 
The Guide includes condos in 18 CT towns: Branford, Cheshire, Clinton, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, Northford, North Haven, Old Saybrook, Orange, Southington, Wallingford and West Haven. 
The book is available to ALL members at a cost of $11.00 per book. Mail a check made payable to "New Haven Middlesex Assn of Realtors" or "NHMR", and we will mail the Guide out. Contact Joan Quinn at NHMR with any questions. We also accept MC/Visa/Discover/Amex Cards.
NHMR  Office Locations

Main Office :
127 Washington Ave, 
West LL
North Haven, CT 06473
(203) 234-7700 PH
(203) 234-3980 FX
Hours : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Old Saybrook Satellite Office :
222 Old Boston Post Rd
Old Saybrook, CT  06475
(860) 395-0588 PH
NOTE:  Check to be sure the OS office is open before visiting.

To contact NHMR by phone call the main office at (203) 234-7700 and you will be directed to the appropriate staff member. 

Please note: In an effort to reduce postage expense all invoices from the association will be emailed. If your billing is for a company expense please be sure we have the correct email address on file so the invoices arrive in the correct mailbox.  If you have an updated email address and have not yet notified us, please let us know so that we can update our records.