RPAC Award 2013Thank you NCJAR members for supporting RPAC this year! All your hard work has paid off! We collected $103,000 in RPAC dollars for 2013! NCJAR received the NJAR 2013 RPAC Outstanding Achievement Award for "Exceeding Goal 107%" and "1st Place Large Board Total Dollars Collected" at this year's NJAR’s Triple Play Convention.

NCJAR now provides another convenient full service location in Bloomfield! Membership, MLS, Supra registration, CE classes, technology training, real estate supplies, forms & more.

WineCheese Join us on Thursday, January 9th  at our NEW Full Service board office in Bloomfield! Enjoy some wine & cheese, meet the staff, tour the Board Store, Classroom and experience EVERYTHING NCJAR has to offer!

Happy New Year from NCJAR

Wishing you health and happiness this Holiday Season and
prosperity in the New Year
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In observance of the holiday NCJAR board offices will be closing at 1:00pm, Tuesday, December 31st and Closed on January 1, 2014. We will reopen at our regular business hours (M-F 9:00am - 4:30pm) on Thursday, January 2, 2014.

REALTORYou’ve seen .com, .org, .edu, and .gov, but did you know there are hundreds more top-level domains coming? Soon, new domains like .car, .music, .lawyer, and .doctor will be appearing online. To stay ahead of the rapidly changing Internet and differentiate REALTORS® from nonmembers, NAR is securing the .REALTOR domain for members—to create a clear, trusted source for real estate online.

For 75 percent of military families, owning a home is one of the most important things to accomplish upon returning from service, according to a Century 21 survey. Harris Interactive conducted the study of more than 400 responses of military members or spouses.MRP CoursePromotion Flyer

BPO/CMA Bill Passes Senate 

The New Jersey State Senate passed a bill regarding Broker Price Opinions/Comparative Market Analyses last week. The legislation clarifies that a BPO is synonymous with a CMA and protects your right to continue to provide these services to your clients.

coe resizedThe 2013 NJAR® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® application and the NJAR® Distinguished Sales Club® award application are now available. Fully executed applications and receipts are due to NCJAR no later than 5:00pm on Friday, January 10, 2014.

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 NCJAR & NJAR worked with the Maplewood Township Committee to amend Chapter 204 of their code and adopted Ordinance 2739-13. This ordinance transfers the responsibility to obtain a Certificate of Continued Use and Occupancy (CCUO) from the buyer of the property to the seller.

November10KResearchNovember was largely another encouraging month for residential real estate. Our attention has shifted from multiyear high prices and sales volumes to seller activity, inventory levels and building permits. And let's not forget the calendar effect. As families gather together, fewer house hunters are scheduling showings and writing offers. Watch for month-to-month activity to moderate while year-over year comparisons remain strong.

During the month of December, NCJAR Members can SAVE 20% with the promo code NCJAR20.

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