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. View the awards descriptions and forms below and recognize excellence today! 

Who won?

Click here for the list of most recent award winners!

Awards Descriptions and Application/Nomination Forms

Professional Honor Roll

This award was presented for the first time in 2008 recognizing the achievements of Realtor® recipients. The Honor Roll 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 and submit the online form here.

REALTOR® of the Year Award

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 and submit the online form here.

Rookie of the Year Award

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 and submit the online form 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 and submit the online form 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 and submit the online form 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 a person who is advancing and promoting the education and involvement of the young professional (as defined above).

View and submit the online form here.

Icon Award

The honor is awarded to a Realtor® who has made a significant mark on the profession of real estate in the locality where he or she works. The Nominee’s name is recognizable to the community at large and is synonymous with exemplary ethical behavior and knowledgeable and compassionate service to clients and customers. The individual is highly respected by the REALTOR® community. The Nominee is generous with his or her time supporting community organizations/projects/programs. Several were awarded in 2018, the inaugural year,  after that, just one a year, if appropriate.  A nominee may be active or retired.

View and submit the online nomination form here.

The 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 and submit the online form here

Affiliate of the Year Award

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 and submit the online form 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 and submit the online form here.

Hall of Fame Award

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.

View and submit the online form here.

Silver Circle

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

Realtor® Emeritus

Awarded to Realtor® members after 40 years of continuous membership in FAAR and 1 year of service at the National level.

 

 

 

 

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