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NHMR FREE Member Appreciation Summer Happy Hour at the Owenego!
Join us on June 15th from 4:30-7:00 pm at the Owenego, Branford to network and kick off the summer with fun at the beach! Enjoy TWO FREE cocktails, compliments of our beverage sponsors Schaefer Inspection Service & Tiger Home and Building Inspections!  DJ Brian Smith will keep the party hopping! Delicious Hors D'oeuvres will be plentiful! Register now, this annual event will reach capacity quickly.
Register

Thank you to our event sponsors! 
NHMR Members enjoy FREE Events due to our Generous Sponsors!

Big Kahuna Cocktail Sponsors:
Schaefer Inspection Service
Tiger Home and Building Inspections

Mermaid Hors D'oeuvres Sponsor:
Atlantic Home Loans
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Cool Breeze Entertainment Sponsors:
Caliber Home Loans
First World Mortgage
KeyBank
Tanks Be Gone

Sunshine Sponsors:
Eagle Home Inspections
Liberty Bank
Northpoint Mortgage
Pillar to Post - Eves/DiMauro Team
The Flying Locksmiths

As always, we like to thank our Premier Sponsor PrimeLending for their support of events and programs throughout the year!
Free Power Lunch
Understanding Your Clients
NHMR North Haven Office
Wednesday, June 14th
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Includes Lunch
Join Nick Thomas, brought to you by
Movement Mortgage, to gain insight into your clients and help them work through the transaction. 
  • Understand how your clients think to help them speed up their sales cycle
  • Know what your client's objections will be and how to overcome them
  • Understand what impression you leave on your clients and what is driving it
  • Identify what type of teammate you need to help work more efficiently
 Presented and Sponsored by
Movement Mortgage

Click here to register. 
Live Broadcast of Brian Buffini Success Tour!
Thursday, June 15th
1:00 - 3:30 pm
NHMR North Haven Office
Set yourself up for success and join real estate expert and master motivator Brian Buffini and featured speaker, NFL running back Justin Forsett, who will share his inspirational journey of hope, focus, determination, and the importance of legacy.

Click here to register

Sponsored by: 
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage


SmartMLS is offering Matrix training at NHMR offices
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.  MLS Trainers will be at NHMR North Haven on Tuesday, June 20th and Thursday, July 27th. Matrix training will take place in our Old Saybrook office on Wednesday, June 28th

Click here for more info and registration links!  (NHMR North Haven training sessions are labeled "New Haven Session").
Free Power Lunch
Successful Renovation Mortgages!
NHMR North Haven Office
Thursday, June 22nd
11:30am - 1:00pm            
Includes Lunch
Sign up today & spend an hour with Connecticut's premier Renovation Mortgage expert, Charlie Napolitano of Finance Of America Mortgage!
Learn how to:
· ...market your "tired listings" to buyers looking for houses to purchase & make their own!
· ...easily relay the simple concept & process for successful Renovation Mortgage financing!
· ...work with the EXPERTS to close Renovation Mortgage transactions with the same ease as a standard loan!
· ...Show Less, & SELL MORE!
Presented & Sponsored by Charlie Napolitano of Finance of America Mortgage 
Click here  to register. 
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!
Professional Head Shots Available!
NHMR North Haven, June 22nd

6/23 Shredding Event 

  Click here for a printable flyer
Mortgage 101 for New Agents     
NHMR North Haven
Friday, June 23rd, 9:30 am-11:30 am
You have become a real estate agent!! Come learn how mortgage financing will affect your buyers AND sellers.

You will learn:
~How to properly determine if your buyers can obtain mortgage financing
~The difference between "pre-qualification" and "pre-approval"
~Different loan programs to fit different client needs
~How to prepare your listing for mortgage financing issues
~How the real estate contract should reflect mortgage contingencies
~The difference between myths and facts about getting home loans today!



PrimeLending is offering this seminar to help new agents better understand the mortgage process! Kelly McGuinness will help you to service your clients better.

Click here to register
Turning Actions into Results with Stephen Hilgart
NHMR is pleased to welcome Peak Performance Strategist Stephen Hilgart. Stephen advises and consults with Fortune 500 companies, executives, managers and sales professionals in the areas of Peak Performance, leadership, organizational behavior, psychology of achievement, and sales. Stephen has personally used Tony Robbins' strategies and techniques to start, build, and sell 3 successful businesses and created a unique "rags to riches" story that has inspired thousands.

Click here to register.
Fast Track - Property Management
Instructor Rhonda Lentini
June/July 2017
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 requirements for two 15 hour courses 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 receive their certificate.
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.
Gates Scholarship Winners Announced
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The Annual CTR Gates Scholarship winners were recently announced. Five recipients are the children of NHMR members. For a list of the winners with more info, click here.
The Travelers Championship Golf Tournament is June 19-25, 2017. The CTR Foundation is excited to announce their partnership once again with the Travelers Championship charity programs. There are TWO ways you can help - purchase discounted tickets for the tournament (40% off the gate ticket price ) with $14 of each ticket sold going directly to the Gates Scholarship Fund. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, June 16 . These make great Father's Day or client appreciation gifts! You can also make a per birdie pledge or flat donation (minimum $10) that will result in a 15% matching bonus for the Gates scholarship fund. 
Visit www.ctrealtors-care.org/golf to purchase discounted tickets or make a pledge/donation.
Are You Multilingual? 
Do you speak a language other than English? 

Record it in your NHMR Member Profile in the Portal
Advertise in the CT Home Browser
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.  June 23rd at noon is the deadline to submit ads for the July 7th issue. 
Webinar Replay - Hidden Treasures in the Tax Code
Learn how to use gems within the law to write off more of your food and your fun! 

You will learn:
  • Dangerous deduction myths that most people believe
  • How to write off BBQs and pool parties
  • How many events could qualify to be 100% deductible instead of 50%
  • ...and other dynamic tips that will help you pay the least amount of taxes allowed by law
A free NHMR Member Benefit!
 
Member Travel Discounts  
Get Away and Save! NHMR Members can save on hotels, cruises, vacation packages and car rentals when they mention their NHMR Membership! Our Member Benefits Partners include:
Wyndham Hotel Group  - Up to 20% off the "Best Available Rate" at over 7,500 participating locations worldwide. 
TNT Vacations - 5% discount  off travel packages
Cruises Only - 110% Lowest Price Guarantee  on Major Lines.  Plus Savings on  Orlando Vacations, Motel 6, Budget and Avis!
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, 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
Member Updates
Wendy Cohen-Sadik has transferred from Press/Cuozzo to Real Living Wareck D'Ostillo
Colleen Zacarelli has transferred from BHHS Milford to Coldwell Banker, Milford
Pasquale Izzo has transferred from American First Realty, LLC to Wareck D'Ostillo, Woodbridge
Anna Buono has transferred from Calcagni, Cheshire to BHHS, Southington
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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

NHMR YPN
The June Young Professionals Network Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 21st,  10 am 
@ NHMR North Haven.

2017 YPN Sponsors
Eagle Home Inspections

 Law Office of Kishore I. Kapoor
NHMR Partner Directory

Click below for the CTMLS site to access Matrix

 

CTMLS Technical Support

Connecticut MLS 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....we will be open on days when there are classes or events scheduled.

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.