Joining the New Canaan Board of Realtors

PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERSHIP

  1.  All Realtor and MLS applicants must have a current, valid CT Real Estate License.
  2. Upon submission of the completed application, required documentation and fees to the NCBOR office, applicants will receive provisional membership, study guides and schedule review test dates.
  3. Applicants transferring membership or seeking secondary membership in NCBOR must provide a Letter of Good Standing from their current Board or Association.
  4. If an applicant is applying as a new Realtor, the New Member Code of Ethics training must be completed either online at realtor.org or at the Board office.
  5. Applicants who have passed the designated tests for membership will meet with the NCBOR Membership Committee.
  6. Upon recommendation of the Membership Committee Applicants will be accorded all rights of membership subject to approval by Board of Directors.
  7. The Board of Directors will receive a list of Candidates Approved for Membership from the Membership Committee. Candidates will be voted upon at the next regularly scheduled monthly Board of Directors meeting at which time the Applicants will become Members in Good Standing.
  8. New members will be introduced at the monthly General Membership Meetings.
Application for Membership
I hereby sumit the following information for your consideration.
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an Owner, Principal, Proprietor, Partner or Corporate Officer of this real estate brokerage, appraisal or other firm with which I am affiliated. If you ARE an Owner, Principal, Partner, etc. please complete the Supplement to the Application.
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You must submit a copy of your CT license with this application.
Other Memberships and History
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If you hold membership in another REALTOR ® Association and are applying as a Secondary Member or as an MLS Participant only, you must submit a Letter of Good Standing from the Association that holds your Primary Membership.
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Have you ever been refused membership in any REALTOR® organization? (If yes, please attach statement detailing refusal and the circumstances).
Have you been found in violation of the Code of Ethics or other membership duties in any Association of REALTORS® in the past three (3) years or are there any such complaints pending? (If yes, please attach statement specifying the date and detail the circumstances).
Has your real estate license in this or any other state, been suspended or revoked? (If yes, please attach statement specifying the date and detail the circumstances).

I understand and agree to the following application and approval procedures and certify that the foregoing information furnished by me is true and correct, and I agree that failure to provide complete and accurate information as requested, or any misstatement of fact, may be grounds for revocation of my membership, if granted. I have studied and passed examinations on The Code of Ethics, The New Canaan Board of REALTORS Rules, Regulations Policies, Procedures and Bylaws and the Town of New Canaan. I have met with the Membership Committee of the New Canaan Board of REALTORS. I agree that if accepted for Membership I shall pay the fees and dues as established by the Board of Directors Upon termination of membership for any cause, I understand that any and all payment of dues and fees are non- refundable. Dues Payments are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. Portions of such payments may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Payment of all fees and dues (see Annual / Pro Rated Dues Schedule) accompany this application

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I agree to abide by the following requirements and rules of membership upon my acceptance to membership in the New Canaan Board of REALTORS and/or The New Canaan MLS, Inc.

I agree to abide by the Code of Ethics of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, including the obligation to arbitrate any future disputes with another Member in accordance with the Board’s arbitration procedures. I also agree to abide by the Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the New Canaan Board of REALTORS®, the Connecticut State Association, and the National Association, and if required, I further agree to satisfactorily complete a reasonable and nondiscrimatory written examination on such Code, Constitutions, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations. I consent that the Board, through its Membership Committee or otherwise, may invite and receive information and comment about me from any Member or other person, and I further agree that any information and comment furnished to the Board by any person in response to the invitation shall be inclusively deemed to be privileged and not formthe basis of any action by me for slander, libel, or defamation of character. Membership is final only upon approval by the Board of Directors and may be revoked should completion o f requirements not occur within the time frame established in the Bylaws. I acknowledge that if I am accepted as a Member and I subsequently resign from membership in the Board with an ethics complaint or arbitration request pending, the Board of Directors may condition my right to reapply for membership upon verification that I will submit to the pending ethic or arbitration proceeding and will abide by the decision of the Hearing Panel; or if I resign without having complied with an award in arbitration, the Board of Directors may condition any re -application upon my promise to pay the award, plus any costs that have previously been established as due and payable by me, provided that the award has not, in the meanwhile, been otherwise satisfied.

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Signature of Applicant                                                                                     Date

 

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Signature of Principal Broker                                                                          Date

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