Aged Housing Stock Solutions: ChoiceRenovation & GreenChoice

How Energy Efficiency and Renovation Products are Leading the Way for New Homeowners.

Mortgage readiness, affordability, inventory and aged housing stock create great challenges in the marketplace for first time homebuyers.  Learn about how Freddie Mac’s ChoiceRenovation and GreenCHOICE can be used as solutions to reach more buyers. 

2We're going virtual for NCJAR's Annual Membership Meeting on Friday, October 28, 2022! During this presentation, we will highlight NJ's 2023 market forecast and the latest real estate legal issues. The recent rise in inflation, rising interest rates, and concerns about a potential recession have impacted buyers and sellers, causing many to stay on the sidelines. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors, believes that the worst is over.


  • NJ 2023 Market Forecast: Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist
  • NJ Legal Update: Jeffrey Dollinger, NCJAR Board Council

Garys Funeral Services

Services for Gary Large have been set as follows:

Visitation: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 3:00PM-7:00pm in Norman Dean Home For Services - 16 Righter Ave, Denville
Funeral: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 10:00am-11:00am in Parsippany Presbyterian Church - 1675 US Highway 46, Parsippany

Gary Large MemorialIt is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the untimely passing of our colleague and friend, Gary Large of NCJAR. Gary will be missed more than words can express. He was not just our colleague, but our cherished friend as well. We will let you know the details of the funeral or memorial service as soon as we receive them.

housing snapshotWASHINGTON (October 20, 2022) – In September, existing-home sales fell for the eighth consecutive month, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The West held steady while three of the four major U.S. regions posted month-over-month sales declines. Across all regions, sales decreased year over year.


Key Highlights

  • The existing-home sales rate dipped for the eighth straight month to 4.71 million seasonally adjusted annualized. Compared to last year, sales fell 23.8% from August and 1.5% from July.

Welcome AFFILIATE MEMBER111Let’s give a warm Welcome to NCJAR’s Newest Affiliate Member, Michael Santos, Branch Manager Executive/Mortgage Loan Originator of MLB Residential Lending LLC.

About Michael:

Michael Santos is a well-qualified, results-oriented Mortgage Loan Originator, who has an intense passion for this business. He has been serving customers in the mortgage industry since 2000. He feels that, when executed properly, homeownership allows for a higher quality of life and he is proud to play a role in improving the lives of others. The mortgage process is heavily regulated and often complex. It is never advisable to engage the process online or with a big bank, where you will be nothing more than a number. It requires expertise and a strong team to keep things running smoothly.  That expert is Michael Santos: that team is MLB Residential Lending, LLC.

GLOBAL REAL ESTATE SUMMITThe 16th Annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC, hosted by NCJAR and 7 Regional REALTOR Associations will convene the best minds in the world to tackle the real estate industry’s most urgent challenges and opportunities...

Who  attends:

Top Brokers, Agents, Developers, Builders, Investors, Technology, Government Officials and Professionals in Affiliated Industries gather LIVE to address the issues impacting the global real estate market.


Date/Time: Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 09:00 am

Location: New York Marriott Marquis - 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

On Thursday, October 13, 2022 over 50+ NCJAR members attended at NCJAR's Networking Social at the Stagehouse Tavern in Scotchplains, NJ.

71ad85a2 ebd0 454f 80df 29d89fefcf21Below are safety tips and best practices for REALTORS® to keep you safe on the job.

56 Weekly Tips for REALTORS®

These tips (PDF: 4.23 MB) cover a variety of topics including client meetings, safety during open houses and at showings, cyber security, and more.

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