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Carteret County Association of REALTORS®

Annual Production and Recognition Awards

Eligibility Information, Rules and Criteria

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The Annual Production and Recognition Awards, sponsored by the Carteret County Association of REALTORS®, is composed of outstanding members who are Primary and Secondary REALTORS®.  Any REALTOR® member who attains one of these awards is entitled to membership if he/she/team is otherwise qualified, and is associated with an Association member firm in good standing.

 

Qualification Period: The qualification period covers the calendar year, January 1 – December 31.

 

Eligibility:  REALTOR® members either Primary or Secondary in good standing with the Carteret County Association of REALTORS® and who meets the award category requirements and criteria.

 

Distribution:  All Award recipients will be recognized at the Annual Awards Gala held the first quarter of each year.

 

PRODUCTION AWARDS

Categories: Production awards are composed of three (3) separate categories: Individual, Teams and Rookie.

General rules for each category:

  1. CCAR will pull production report of each member in their firm to determine which category applies.
  2. All production awards will include the following property types: Residential, Land, Multi-Family, Boat Slips, Commercial Sale or Lease, and Fractional/Timeshare.
  3. Residential leases of any type do NOT qualify for production awards.
  4. Teams –
    1. Teams are defined as two or more REALTORS® working together, listing and selling real estate and/or actively promoting themselves to the public as a team
    2. Receiving compensation solely based on the team’s performance
  5. Rookie –
    1. Licensed for 18 months or less
    2. Volume/sides to be pulled from the current award year

       Categories will be awarded in the following manner:

  • Individual – Top five (5) for Sides / Top five (5) for Volume
  • Teams - Top five (5) for Sides / Top five (5) for Volume
  • Rookie – Top Individual for Sides / Top Individual for Volume

 

 

 

RECOGNITION AWARDS

Categories: Recognition awards are composed of six (6) separate categories: Professional Service Award, Ben Ball Community Service Award, REALTOR of the Year Award, Business Partner of the Year Award, Rookie of the Year Award, CCAR Volunteer/Participant of the Year Award.

Professional Service Award

It's your chance to express appreciation for a job well done by another REALTOR®! This award will be given to the individual who has been nominated by another REALTOR® member.  To nominate someone, submit a written narrative in which you describe a real estate transaction that you have participated in with the nominee, during which the nominee went above and beyond in displaying a true sense of professionalism and ethical behavior.  (This individual cannot be affiliated with your own sales team.)

 

Ben Ball Community Service Award: 

This award recognizes an individual REALTOR® who makes outstanding and dedicated contributions to the betterment of our community.   You may nominate someone by describing his or her activities to include community involvement other than real estate.

 

REALTOR® of the Year Award:

The REALTOR® of the Year award is given to honor a REALTOR® who has provided outstanding service in the following categories.  The selection will be based on the accumulation of points in each category below: (The President is NOT an eligible candidate.)

 

  1. REALTOR® Spirit (35 points) – High principals; faithfulness to the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and code of ethics; advancement of the principles of good real estate practice among other brokers and the public
  2. Local Association Activity (35 points) – Attendance at local meetings; Board Officer and/or Director; Committee chairman and/or member; special assignments; seminar activity and education work; membership in local societies and Institutes.
  3. Civic Activities (15 points) – Local, state and national service organizations; charitable activities; political activities; previous awards; fraternal/sororities, and religious organizations.
  4. State Association Activity (10 points) – Attendance at State meetings; Board Officers and/or Directors; Committee Chairman and/or members; special assignments; seminar activity and education work; membership in Societies and Institutes.
  5. National Association Activity (5 points) – Attendance at National meetings; Board Officers and/or Directors; Committee Chairman and/or members; special assignments; seminar activity and education work; membership in Societies and Institutes.

 

Business Partner of the Year Award:

The Business Partner of the Year award is given to honor the Business Partner who has provided outstanding service to the Carteret County Association of REALTORS®, their profession and to their community.  The selection will be based on the accumulation of points in each category below:  

 

  1. Ethics and Principles (35 points) – High principles; practices the Golden Rule with customers, competitors and CCAR/CCMLS members
  2. Local Association Activity (35 points) – Attendance at local meetings; committee chairman and/or member; special assignments; seminar activity and education work; membership in local societies and Institutes, support for association activities, exhibits leadership in influencing the association
  3. Civic Activities (30 points) – Local, state and national service organizations; plus, charitable activities, political activities, previous awards; and religious organizations.

 

Rookie of the Year Award

The Rookie of the year will be nominated by the Designated REALTOR® of the office with which he or she is affiliated.  The award will be given to a REALTOR® who has been licensed 18 months or less.

 

Team agents are not eligible for this award. The selection will be based on the accumulation of points in each category below: 

 

  1. Local Association Activity (35 points) – Attendance at local meetings; committee chairman and/or member; special assignments; seminar activity and education work; membership in local societies and Institutes, support for association activities, exhibits leadership in influencing the association
  2. Individual Sales Production (Volume/sides to be pulled from the current award year) – 35 points
  3. Ethics 30 points - High principles; practices the Golden Rule with customers, competitors and CCAR/CCMLS members.

 

      CCAR Volunteer/Participant of the Year Award

The CCAR Volunteer/Participant of the Year Award will be given to a member in good standing with the Carteret County Association of REALTORS® Association.  This award recognizes the member who participates in Association functions and who gives their time volunteering for the betterment of the Association.  This award will be given to the applicant with the highest amount of points calculated in each category listed on the application.  Attendance in each category that is submitted with points will be reviewed and approved by Association staff.

 

Rules and Guidelines Applying to All Awards:

  1. All entries are subject to review by the Awards Committee. All candidates for awards shall cooperate with the Awards Committee and provide the Committee with the appropriate supporting material as determined by the Committee to substantiate the application within three (3) days.  Any failure on the part of any application to promptly and fully cooperate with the Awards Committee in connection with its review shall result, in the sole discretion of the Awards Committee, in the disqualification of the applications.
  2. Each candidate for an award must be either a Primary or Secondary member of the Carteret County Association of REALTORS® in good standing at the time of each transaction settled. 
  3. A candidate may make application for an award in only one production category.
  4. Sales volume and/or leasing volume attained by one member cannot be assigned to another member for purpose of meeting qualification requirements.
  5. In the event a member transfers from one CCAR member firm to another CCAR member firm, all transactions made and settled in the contest period shall be counted.
  6. Recipients of CCAR awards shall, when used in advertising, be at all times sensitive to misrepresentation when more than one REALTOR® is a recipient of the same award.
  7. Appeals: CCAR REALTOR® members may request an appeal on any production and/or recognition category decision to the Awards Committee.   All appeals must be submitted in writing and shall include all pertinent facts relating to the appeal including but not limited to the following:
  1. All changes/decisions made by the Awards Committee that are being appealed;
  2. Supporting documentation such as listing agreements, contracts and settlement statements;
  3. Name, address and phone number of all agents and other parties involved.

The member may request an appeal to the Board of Directors once all efforts and/or appeals through the Awards Committee have been exhausted.

Any decisions that relate to the following are to be appealed directly to the Awards Committee and are not subject to an appeal to the Board of Directors:

  1. Failure to follow instructions;
  2. Application deadlines;
  3. Refusal to allow the committee to complete an application review in the BIC’s office.