July 15, 2019
The Ridgefield Board of REALTORS recognized four of its members, Carole Cousins, Carol Hanlon, Ellen Stueck and Virginia Beasley (not pictured) at the Town and State Legislative Update meeting on Wednesday for achieving the prestigious REALTOR Emeritus status.
REALTOR Emeritus status is awarded to those who have held REALTOR membership for forty years and have contributed at least one of service to the Association on the local, state or national level. Click on the link below to view the other Ridgefield REALTORS who have achieved REALTOR Emeritus status.
Ridgefield REALTORS packed the conference room at Town Hall for RBORS TOWN AND STATE
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE last Wednesday!
Thanks to our Speakers
Senator Will Haskell
Rudy Marconi
First Selectman
Representative John Frey
And our Affiliate Sponsor
Margarida Valardo,
Atria Senior Living
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  • Median home value: $273,100
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Governor Lamont Veto's House Bill 71 78 that Clarified the Timing of Agency Disclosure
. We've expressed our disappointment to the Governor's office and will work with them and DCP to get clarity about the need for modernizing real estate practice to reflect consumer needs.
Please note, CTR lobbyists met with DCP about all of the legislation, including this bill, at the start of the session. DCP chose not to take a position or engage in the legislation during the past months, including not testifying at the public hearing. 
The pro-consumer legislation had the unanimous support of the Insurance & Real Estate Committee and overwhelming support by the House and Senate with combined total votes of 173 for and 4 voting against. 
Wednesday, July 24th
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM  
Smart Agents - Smart Clients
Lauren Egan & Brian Beckman, SmartMLS Instructors
  • Utilize MLS Tools to better serve your clients
  • Understand MLS Rules & Regulations
  • Take Matrix to the next Level
  • Learn about the functionality of Homesnap Pro
Ridgefield Town Hall
Lower Level Conference Room


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