Request for Proposal Realtor Services - Agent of Record

Agency: Town of Watertown
State: Connecticut
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
Posted Date: Jul 29, 2020
Due Date: Aug 14, 2020
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Request for Proposal Realtor Services - Agent of Record

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Town of Watertown
Office of the Purchasing Agent
Watertown Town Hall
61 Echo Lake Road
Watertown, CT 06795
Request for Proposals
Realtor Services - Agent of Record
The Town of Watertown and the Watertown Town Council are seeking proposals for an Agent
of Record.
Additional information and a prequalification questionnaire may be obtained or examined at the
office of the Purchasing Agent, Watertown Town Hall, 61 Echo Lake Road, Watertown, CT
06795 or by accessing the Town of Watertown’s website at http://www.watertownct.org.
To receive consideration, proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 14, 2020 at
the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 61 Echo Lake Road, Watertown, CT 06795 Tel. (860) 945-
5260.
The Town of Watertown reserves the right to award in part, or to reject any and all proposals in
whole or in part, or to waive technical defects, irregularities and omissions, if in its judgment the
best interests of the Town will be served.
The Town of Watertown reserves the right to take into account the residency of bidders within
the Town of Watertown and/or the location of the bidder's business within the Town of
Watertown in awarding this bid.
The Town of Watertown is not liable for any cost incurred by the firms prior to the issuance of a
contract and purchase order.
Donna L. Ford
Purchasing Agent
Town of Watertown
Request for Proposal
Realtor Services - Agent of Record
Dear Sir or Madam:
You are invited to submit a proposal to provide services as Realtor-Agent of Record for the
Town of Watertown relating to the disposition of municipally owned property. This package
outlines the purpose and objectives and explains the selection process.
Purpose and Objectives
The Town of Watertown is seeking proposals from qualified realtors for agent of record for the
sale of municipal property under an agreement with the Town of Watertown.
All inquiries relating to the sale of specific municipal properties are to be channeled to the agent
of record for marketing purposes. The agent of record will communicate all inquiries and
appointments directly to the Town Manager in a timely manner. This agreement would be
effective indefinitely, or until such time the Town Manager recommends a renewal of the
selection process.
It is the intention of the Town to utilize these services for the sale of municipal properties. It
shall be assumed for the purposes of this proposal that selected properties will not involve
unimproved land. Properties include, but are not limited to:
Town Hall Annex, 424 Main Street, Watertown, CT
Town Hall, 37 Deforest Street, Watertown, CT
It shall also be clearly understood that although these services are being sought, it is under the
direction of the Watertown Town Council that properties will be offered for sale. At this time,
the only properties authorized, but not yet approved for sale are municipal properties located at
424 Main Street and 37 Deforest Street. There has been no decision made on the disposal of any
additional property.
Selection Process
The selection process is being coordinated by the Office of the Town Manager. The steps in the
process, and key dates, are outlined below.
Invitation to propose advertised and questionnaire distributed
Brokers/agents submit completed questionnaires
Submissions reviewed and finalists selected
Interviews conducted, if required, and broker/agent selected
Agreement Inception
08/01/2020
08/14/2020
08/28/2020
08/28/2020
09/09/2020
The attached prequalification questionnaire is designed to provide the maximum amount of
information with a minimum of effort. Please provide your answers on the forms provided.
Additional information, such as marketing brochures, should not be included.
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The interviews, if required by the Town, will be limited to not more than three individuals per
broker/agent. The individuals attending should be those who will have day-to-day and account
management responsibilities. Interviews will be held with the Town Manager and the Purchasing
Agent.
Questions regarding this process or completion of the questionnaire should be directed to:
Donna L. Ford
Purchasing Agent
Town of Watertown
61 Echo Lake Road
Watertown, CT 06795
Tel. (860) 945-5260
Email: ford@watertownct.org
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Town of Watertown
Agent/Broker Prequalification Questionnaire
Date: ____________________________
I. Background
A. Name of Firm:___________________________________________________________
B. Address of service office:
Company Name:__________________________________________________________
Street Address:___________________________________________________________
Phone:
_______________________ Fax: _____________________________
Toll Free Phone:_____________________Web Address:__________________________
C. Licensed in Connecticut
Yes: ____________
No:_______________
D. Date Established: ________________________
Signed: _______________________________________ Dated: ____________________
E. Proposed Fee:____________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
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Town of Watertown
Agent/Broker Prequalification Questionnaire
II. Personnel
A. Name and title of individual who will have primary responsibility for servicing the Town
of Watertown.
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
B. Professional credentials of this individual:
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
C. Experience of this individual servicing commercial clients in Connecticut and elsewhere.
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
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