GHAR 2019 Membership Renewal
Due January 1st, 2019
We look forward to providing you with even more education, support, events, and tools for you to be successful in 2019! It's important to us that you get the help and support you need from an association that is relevant, available, and knowledgeable. We appreciate your membership and look forward to serving you in the year ahead! Here is a list of all your current benefits from GHAR, CTR, and NAR. Be sure to take advantage of us!

The GHAR 2019 membership renewal is due on January 1, 2019. Please make your payment via the "My Outstanding Invoices" link in Internet Member Services. Instructions are on your individual bill.

If you have any questions, please call Member Services at 860-561-1800. Thank you for your membership.
Social Media Bootcamp
Thursday, December 20th 9:30am or 12:30pm
Social Media Boot Camp for real estate professionals: morning or afternoon.
Discover short-cuts, tips & tricks as you learn what works best when using social media to grow your business. Complementary Breakfast: 9am
Boot Camp: 9:30am - 11:30am ONLINE REGISTRATION
or Complementary Lunch: 12pm
Boot Camp: 12:30pm - 1:30pm ONLINE REGISTRATION
GHAR Holiday & Volunteer Appreciation Party
What a great night! See all the photos from the event. This party would not be possible without the support of our awesome sponsors:
Dessert sponsors: Loss Mit Services; Murphy, Laudati, Kiel & Rattigan, LLC; Quigler, Inc.; Peoples Bank; Schaefer Inspection Service, Liberty Bank
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Code of Ethics Requirement: 12/31/18 Deadline Approaching
If you have not completed the requirement, your membership and key service will be suspended. If you are unsure, please check at: www.ims.gharonline.com. If you have taken it through another school, please email us your certificate so we can update our records. 

Disregard this message if you are registered for Code of Ethics at GHAR on 12/21. That class is FULL.

OTHER OPTIONS:
FHA Loan Limits Increased For 2019 
The Federal Housing Administration published its 2019 loan limits Dec. 14th. Most areas in the country will see an increase. No jurisdiction will see a decrease from 2018 levels. The loan limit for lower-cost areas will be $314,827, or 65 percent of the national conforming loan limit of $484,350. In high-cost areas, the limit will be $726,525.
Any request for a change to high-cost-area loan limits must comply with guidance in HUD Handbook 4000.1, Section II.A.2.a.ii (A). Requests must be received by FHA's Santa Ana Homeownership Center no later than January 14. Any changes in area loan limits because of an appeal will be in effect retroactively for case numbers assigned on or after January 1.
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The Gift of HOME for the Holidays
The CT REALTORS® Care Foundation is doing our part to end family homelessness in CT by again partnering with the CT Coalition to End Homelessness. Funds raised will help prevent CT families from becoming homeless by providing emergency assistance to keep them in their homes. For every $25 tax deductible donation, we are able to provide a Paddington Bear, book or blanket to a child living in a shelter for the holidays.
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Six Flags Discount: Holiday in the Park
Six Flags Holiday in the Park is in its full merriment with over one million dazzling lights, nightly tree lighting, roaming carolers, world class coasters, enchanting shows and special treats.

This holiday season our gift to you is an EXCLUSIVE offer for GHAR members. We invite guests to join us for the season's brightest thrills and save over 50%.

Just $39.99 per person including tax, this online offer includes admission, hot chocolate souvenir cup, and free refills day of visit. Visit sixflags.com/newengland for additional information and park operating hours.