New Agent Go-to Guide

For complete New Agent Orientation manual click here

Download Code of Ethics here

 

Join our Member Only Facebook Group for current education/event offerings, important industry news, and to ask questions of us & your peers! Like our public page as well for great content to share with peers & clients!

Membership Benefits & Resources:

 

Set up your Realtor.com profile! Consumers use Realtor.com to find Realtors® Make sure your profile makes you stand out, you don’t want a blank profile. To set up your profile click here

 

Get to know RPR & how it can benefit your business with these training videos:

 

“Designed with you in mind, the REALTOR Benefits® Program is your official member benefits resource, bringing you savings and unique offers on products and services just for REALTORS®.”

Learn what your membership can offer you! Familiarize yourself with NAR’s Realtor® benefits program.
Follow the Member Benefits Facebook Page for the most up to date offerings!

Being a Realtor® and Independent Contractor means you need to pay attention to your financial well being. The National Association of Realtors® has created a resource to help you understand your options. They have budgeting advice, planning for retirement & everything in between. Be sure to stay on top of your financial wellness so you can be successful in your business! Click here for more information.

Now that you are a Realtor® you get to use the logo and trademark. Familiarize yourself with how to do so properly here

Interested in Joining a Committee?

NVBR has opportunities to join our Community Service Committee & our Young Professionals Network (YPN)

The community Service Committee works year round to raise funds for our Charitable Foundation that donates to housing related charities around the state. In 2018 NVBR gave back $8,000 to the community. For more information & to see what the committee is up to click here

The YPN Committee works year round to offer Networking events for our Members. These events are a free member benefit and are a fun way to unwind & network with your peers in a relaxed setting. For more information & to see what they are up to click here

Give us a call or email karissa@vtrealestate.com if you are interested in getting involved with one of our committees!

Realtor® Open Houses

You will want to familiarize yourself with NVBR’s Broker Open House Program. We advertise weekly Broker Open Houses the first four Thursdays of the month. Submissions are due the Friday before open house. Click here for submission form. We send an email blast the Tuesday before the open house to all members & it is posted on our Facebook Page weekly. This is a great way to share your listings with your peers! If you want to see an example check out this weeks open houses.

MLS, Paragon, lockbox inquires & troubleshooting

Contact NNEREN (New England Real Estate Network) 603-228-9733

What is Required of me?

For my License: Within 90 days of licensing, you must complete and submit 8 hours of approved continuing education credits. Please note you are issued a temporary 90 day license that will expire if you do not complete the education & submit to the Real Estate Commission (see instructions below).  After completing your initial 8 hours of post licensure education, you will be required to complete 16 hours of approved continuing education, 4 of which must include the Vermont mandatory class (keep your eyes out for this class offering). License renewals run every 2 years and all Real Estate Salespersons are on the same schedule. The last cycle ended 5/31/18 so the next renewal cycle will be 5/31/20 REGARDLESS of when you received your license. For specific questions regarding your license, contact the Real Estate Commission: 802-828-3228 or Judith.roy@sec.state.vt.us

For my Realtor® Membership: You must complete a code of ethics class & a New Agent Orientation class within 180 days of joining an Association. Then taking a code of ethics course is required every 2 years. The current cycle started 1/1/19 and will end 12/31/20. When you take your code of ethics class forward your certificate to us so we can update your file! Send certificates to Karissa@vtrealestate.com

Dues: When you join NVBR you pay your membership dues for the fiscal year Jan-Dec, at a prorated rate depending on when you joined. To remain an active Realtor® member you must renew by paying these dues annually. Membership dues are billed annually in advance (Oct) REGARDLESS of when you joined. You should expect your annual dues bill October 1st via email & you can pay through the member portal.

Licensing Requirements

Questions Regarding: Licensing, License renewal, License transfer. *Please note it is the responsibility of the individual agent to keep track of your continuing education (CE) credits. NVBR only tracks code of ethics courses.*

Contact the Real Estate Commission 802-828-3228 or Judith.roy@sec.state.vt.us

Post Licensure Education Requirement & approved courses

License Renewal Instructions

OPR’s How To Guide for Online Licensing

For all other questions or if you aren’t sure where to go, contact us! We are here to help you!

802-862-6407 or Karissa@vtrealestate.com

Education & Events

Your membership in the Northwestern Vermont Board of REALTORS® provides you with an array of cost saving benefits, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

These include:

  • Membership Meetings
  • Monthly Lunch and Learn Series
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • REALTOR® of Distinctions Awards Gala
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Young Professionals Network

CE Credits also available online through the CE Shop

Check NVBR.com often to see our line-up of education, networking and community events. Stay tuned for announcements regarding national speakers, our Lunch & Learn series and many other opportunities to learn, grow and connect.

To update your contact information, register for events, find an NVBR member and pay your REALTOR® dues, visit your membership portal.

Quick Links

National Association of REALTORS®
Vermont REALTORS®
Vermont Real Estate Commission