The Ridgefield Board of REALTORS® is a local real estate trade association in partnership with The National Association of REALTORS® and the CT Association of REALTORS®. RBOR is conveniently located on Main Street, in the center of Ridgefield, CT, nestled amidst a variety of unique shops and restaurants, and within walking distance of most of our member real estate offices. Having been in existence for over 50 years, RBOR has a good sense of what it takes to help our members maintain a high level of professionalism and strive for success; both are attributes necessary to serve clients in a knowledgeable and fair manner.
OUR MISSION: The purpose of the Ridgefield Board of REALTORS® is to promote and maintain high standards of conduct in transacting real estate; to enhance the image of the REALTOR® professional; and to be the voice for real estate in the Ridgefield and Redding communities.
OUR HISTORY: The Ridgefield Board of REALTORS® was issued its Charter by the National Association of Real Estate Boards (now the National Association of REALTORS®) in 1961, and was formally incorporated in October of the same year. The Board received non-profit status as a 501c(6) in 1991.
National Association at a glance…
What: The National Association of REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Who: Our membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS®, who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of some 1,400 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®, or to one of 81 cooperating associations in nearly 60 countries. They are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Why: Working for America’s property owners, the National Association provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.