September 2017
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Calendar of Events

September 21
CPBR Membership Meeting & Class: Understanding Easements

September 28
Designated Agency Best Practices – Williston

September 28
Procuring Cause – Williston

September 29
Designated Agency Best Practices – Montpelier

September 29
Procuring Cause – Montpelier

October 19
CPBR Smart Talk

October 30
Salesperson Pre-Licensing Course begins

November 16
CPBR Speaker Meeting

December (TBD)
CPBR Holiday Celebration
Mark Your Calendar!

CPBR will host a Smart Talk Meeting on Oct. 19 that will feature a NEREN MLS Workshop. Our next CPBR Speaker Meeting will be held on Nov. 16. Details about these events will be coming soon!

CPBR Contacts

(802) 229-0513

148 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602

Susan LeCours

Lisa Kelley
President-Elect/State Director

Jessica Landers

Julie Buffum

Immediate Past President
Kevin Barnes

Deb Staniscia

Frank Provance

Director, NEREN Shareholder
Betty McEnaney

Geralyn Donohue

Joe Karl

Director, Local Board Services
Lauri Bessey

Download CPBR Member Roster

CPBR September Membership
Meeting & Class

Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Ludlow Legion

Understanding Easements
Instructor: Randy Mayhew
4 credit hours
Get the basic tools you need to deal with easements in the process of listing real estate for sale and performing due diligence when representing sellers and buyers.

This course will kick off with a brief discussion to help agents understand easements and how they should limit the scope of service to marketing issues. The course will primarily cover basic law of easements, including definitions, how easements are created, how easements are terminated, and the scope of easements.  The class will discuss and analyze key easement practices and concerns and approaches to due diligence requirements. We will also review recent developments in easement law.

This course is approved for 4 credit hours of continuing education for real estate brokers and salespersons in Vermont.


  • To review the basic law of easements
  • To identify common misunderstandings and pitfalls among agents relating to easements
  • To develop appropriate listing and marketing strategies regarding easements
  • To develop due diligence skills as buyer representative regarding easements

8:30am – Introductions, light breakfast, and Sammy Pierce Auction (please bring a quality item and your checkbook…can we top $400?)
9am – Crown Point Board Meeting
9:45am-2:15pm –  Understanding Easements class (includes lunch break and lunch!)
Membership Meeting (coffee included) – $3
Membership Meeting and light breakfast – $5
Membership Meeting, light breakfast, class and lunch – $65

Non-CPBR members class and lunch – $75.00 class and lunch
Sign up by emailing
Registration closes on Monday Sept. 18 at Noon. Please state what you are signing up for (meeting only, meeting and breakfast, or class) so that we can correctly order the food.

Download meeting agenda  | Download July Meeting Minutes

CPR Certificates to be Awarded at Sept. 21 Membership Meeting

Last month, CPBR members were given the opportunity to get their certification in CPR, following the CPBR Smart Talk class. Congratulations to the six Realtors® and one affiliate member were completed the class and earned their CPR certification. The certificates will be handed out at the CPBR membership meeting on Sept. 21.

Be An Officer of the Crown Point Board of Realtors®

CPBR is seeking nominations for its 2018 slate of officers. We are an active, vibrant board working on behalf of our members. Please consider getting involved in one of our leadership positions! Our nominating committee will be calling CPBR members to nominate candidates, or you can contact Susan LeCours, CPBR President, at to submit your nomination or to ask any questions.

Appraising, Selling, and Financing Buildings with Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy Features

The Green Real Estate Symposium is a one day event designed to bring together Realtors®, appraisers, mortgage lenders, & home builders from Vermont and New Hampshire to educate all parties involved in the process of the green home movement.

Featuring powerhouse speakers and leading instructors in the real estate industry.

October 25, 2017  |  Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

REGISTRATION: $125 (Includes Lunch)

7 or 8 CE Credits, depending on your course selection

The 2017 Green Real Estate Symposium is presented by Vermont Realtors, New England Real Estate Network (NEREN), Efficiency Vermont and the Vermont State Employees Credit Union.

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