The Vail Board of Realtors® (VBR) is a professional membership organization dedicated to the successful practice of the real estate profession. VBR seeks to provide continuing education, technology, networking opportunities and business resources to its Members. VBR upholds the highest standards of integrity and professionalism by insisting that members conduct themselves by the standards of the National Association of Realtors® Code of Ethics.

The non-profit organization provides services to around 700 Realtor® Members whom participate in over 1,000 transactions per year on average. The Vail Board of Realtors® has over 100 Affiliate Members who provide a variety of services to Buyers, Sellers and Homeowners.

Mission Statement of the Vail Board of REALTORS®

TO SUPPORT OUR MEMBERS AND COMMUNITY THROUGH EDUCATION, TECHNOLOGY, PHILANTHROPY, AND ADVOCACY.

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History
The Vail Board of Realtors® was formed by a local group of real estate professionals in the early days of Vail. The Vail Board of Realtors® received its charter from the National Association of Realtors® in 1978, just a few years after Vail opened in 1962 a few before Beaver Creek Resort opened in 1982. This group of real estate and Vail Valley pioneers saw the benefits of joining with the National and State associations to ensure ethical and professionalism in the profession and to protect homeownership rights.

The Vail Board of Realtors® is located in center of the Vail Valley in Edwards, Colorado. The current space has been home to the Vail Board of Realtors® since 2006. The office space offers a Board Room, and Multi-Purpose Training Room. The Vail Board of Realtors® shares the office space with Vail Multi-List Service, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vail Board of Realtors®.

 

Celebrating 40 Years in Vail Valley

Watch the video below to hear from VBR Founders and Past Presidents of how it all started.

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Giving back to the community 

The Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation was established in 1996 to help promote community efforts for the Vail Board of Realtors®. Today their mission is: To assist the community and association members with need based financial assistance, not-for-profit support, education and disaster relief.

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VIRTUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Each year the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation hosts its annual fundraising golf tournament- the biggest fundraiser for the Foundation. 

JOIN US FOR OUR VIRTUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT!
We are hosting our 8th Annual Golf Tournament this year as a VIRTUAL event! We are excited to be able to still bring people together to support the mission of the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation during these unusual times.

The concept is easy, and all proceeds raised will go to benefit the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation. One lucky contributor will receive a 7-night stay at a private condo in Indian Wells, California (value $3,500).

Remember to wear a mask and social distance. VBR has FREE adjustable cotton masks for members. Show off your REALTOR® pride in style as we social distance and support a great cause! Contact us at 766-1028 to pick up your free mask.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

  1. Organize a team and play a round of golf anytime from August 18 through September 30. Invite your office, clients, friends, and family for a day out on the course to support a great cause.
  2. Decide where you want to golf.
  3. Register your team and make your donation of $50 per player using the "Registration" button to let us know you will be participating. (We appreciate each participant's generosity, and to be entered into the drawing, a minimum of $50 is requested.)
  4. After playing a round of golf submit your scorecard This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. One lucky donor will be selected at random for the prize on October 1. (One entry per person)
  5. Have fun, take pictures, and share them with us!
  6. Join us for a virtual awards celebration! Tune in on October 1 for the drawing on Zoom and Facebook Live when the winner will be announced. We will also share photos and videos of those who participated and recognize our sponsors for the event.

Don't Golf? No problem! You can still participate. Make a $50 donation to the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation, and you will be entered in the drawing to win the prize.

Click here to register and learn more. 

Sponsorship Opportunities: 

Click here to download pdf to view the sponsorship opportunities.

For more information, please contact Mike Fox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 766-1032.
We appreciate the support. 

gGiving Policy 

The VBR Foundations Giving Policy supports our community, association members, not for profit and disaster relief. 

Click below to find the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation (VBRF), Giving Policy and Donation Request Forms below:

pdf VBRF Giving Policy (119 KB)

VBRF Donation Request Form 

pdf VBRF Individual Request (145 KB)

pdf VBRF Catastrophic Disasters Request  (145 KB)

pdf VBRF Not-for-profit donation request form (177 KB)

 

In 2019 we provided support of the following projects:

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The Vail Board of REALTORS Foundation (VBRF) has announced the recipients of its annual scholarship program. The scholarship has grown significantly, with five recipients in 2018, twelve scholars in 2019, and 21 recipients in 2020.

The qualifications to receive a scholarship are based on academic merit, volunteer and philanthropic involvement, and residency in Eagle County. Each recipient was awarded $2,000 to attend a college, university, or accredited educational institution of higher learning. The honorees will attend a mix of institutions around the United States and Colorado. 

Congratulations to the following honorees that were selected for the 2020 scholarship.

Bridgett Courtois: Regis University
Bronwyn Crick: Suffolk University
Caleb Dennis: California Polytechnic
Aynsley Gehman: Colorado State University
Luke Grimaldi: University of Oklahoma
Lillian Johnson: University of Wisconsin
Emma Judge: University of Colorado
Saphira Klearman: Oberlin College
Claire Krueger: University of Notre Dame
Davis Krueger: University of Colorado
Kingston Lindner: University of Colorado, Denver
Saroja Manickam: University of Denver
Katherine Mitchell: University of Colorado
Addison Nothnagel: Ithaca College
Samantha Nothnagel: SUNY Cortland
Arianna Pena: Colorado Mesa University
Taylor Petrowski: University of Oklahoma
Carlos Taal: University of Colorado
Diana Trifonova: University of Colorado
Brooklyn Vargas: Colorado School of Mines
Karsen Williams: Elon University