Awards and Recognition

Members receive special recognition for achievements and contributions.

Do you know a Realtor® (or an Affiliate Member for Affiliate of the Year) who should receive special recognition for achievements and contributions? Someone who stands out in performance, professionalism, dedication, and service to the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors® (FAAR), their company, clients, customers, and the community. This nominee may be someone in your own office or an associate you know from another company. Realtors® (or Affiliates for Affiliate of the Year) will be honored in the following categories:

Presented at the Awards Ceremony

Annually in April

Due by February 18, 2018

Professional Honor Role

This award was presented for the first time in 2008 recognizing the achievements of Realtor® recipients. The Honor “Role” award spotlights members who have made contributions to the real estate industry, FAAR, and the community. Points are assigned to categories – Association Activities, Networking Events, Educational Activities, VAR & NAR Designations and Councils, Service/Civic Activity and real estate Production.

View the online form here.

Download the Professional Honor Role application here.

Realtor® of the Year

Criteria for this award include: Realtor® spirit; activity in civic affairs and in FAAR, significant business accomplishments; exceptional leadership and professional qualities. This category is open to Brokers and Sales Associates who are active Realtor® members of FAAR.

View the online form here.

Download the Realtor® of the Year award application here.

Rookie of the Year

Criteria for this award include: Realtor® spirit; activity in civic affairs and in FAAR, significant business accomplishments; exceptional leadership and professional qualities. This category is open to Brokers and Sales Associates who are active Realtor® members of FAAR.

View the online form here. 

Download the Rookie of the Year award application here.

Manager of the Year

Criteria for this award include: commitment to personal and associate education, Realtor® achievements & contributions, business and civic accomplishments, innovative, creative and original management. This category is open to managers who are active Realtor® members of FAAR.

View the online form here.

Download the Manager of the Year award application here.

REALTORS® Choice

This award is voted on by FAAR members. Members are encouraged to nominate a FAAR Realtor® who they have particularly enjoyed working with. The award is intended to promote enthusiasm throughout the association membership and to recognize a Realtor® who is a positive reflection of the real estate profession. Company block voting is discouraged.

View the online form here.

Download the Realtors® Choice award application here.

Melanie Thompson Award

This award is designed to recognize leadership by a young Realtor® or an affiliate professional that is making a difference as a member or an affiliate of the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtor® and in their community. Young is defined as being new (under 7 years) in the real estate profession or affiliate profession, and/or being under the age of 45, and/or a person who is advancing and promoting the education and involvement of the young professional (as defined above).

View the online form here.

Download the Melanie Thompson Award application here.

 

NEW! Educator of the Year Award

The FAAR Academy Educator of the year is presented to the FAAR Academy educator who has made the most significant contributions to and exemplified leadership and service in real estate education at the local level.

View the online form here.
Download the Educator of the Year Award application here.

Presented at the Installation of New Leadership

Annually in December

Due by October 31, 2017

Spirit Award

The Spirit Award recipient motivates others, through enthusiasm and participation, to attend events. The recipient may serve on a committee or just answers the call for help. The recipient is reliable and shows up! An eligible recipient can also be a more reserved person who quietly takes on tasks-  transporting props to events, participating in the set-up, tear down and clean up without fanfare.

View the online form here
Download the Spirit Award application here

Raising the Bar Award

Criteria for this award include: General interest in subject of Realtor® professional standards; availability and willingness to counsel and advise individual Realtors®, brokers, and sales associates on real estate problems; presentations on ethics before FAAR and other Associations; service on Grievance and/or Professional Standards Committee; teaching of courses in Realtor® character and integrity, professional real estate designations.The services of the nominee should have exposure to a large number of members/Realtor® community. This category is open only to brokers and sales associates who are active Realtor® members of FAAR.

View the online form here.

Download the Raising the Bar Award application here.

Hall of Fame
Criteria for this award include: length of membership in FAAR; elective offices held and committees on which served; areas in which nominee served the real estate industry through involvement with commissions, institutes, societies and councils; community service, individual firm/association development — extent of nominee’s leadership role in the establishment and/or growth of a real estate entity. Nominations may come from Board of Directors or Awards Committee.
Silver Circle

Automatically awarded to those Realtor® members after 25 years of continuous membership in FAAR.

Realtor® Emeritus Award

Automatically awarded to those Realtor® members after 40 years of continuous membership in FAAR.

Affiliate of the Year

Criteria for this award include: Must be an Affiliate member of FAAR, provided exceptional service to FAAR, its members and the general public, exhibited unusual dedication to the real estate profession, shown a high degree of Association participation, as well as activity in civic affairs. Exhibits character and integrity.

View the online form here.
Download the Affiliate of the Year award application here.

Good Neighbor Award

Here is an opportunity to nominate a deserving person (or persons) for recognition by the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors®. Note: Some of the recognitions may not be given every year.

This award is intended to recognize individual contributions to the local community and do not have to be real estate related. Nominees should have made a significant contribution of time or other resources, and will be awarded based on a level of personal contributions, broadness of impact, and the project’s suitability as a role model for other association members.

View the online form here.

Download the Good Neighbor Award application here.

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