News & Events
The home buying process can be overwhelming for both buyers and realtors. The first-time home buyers are often the most vulnerable in this process, which can make them feel overwhelmed.
In recognition of the holiday, NCJAR board offices will be CLOSED on Monday, February 21, 2022.
We will re-open at our regular business hours (M-F 9am-4:30pm) on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
Social media can be a great tool to connect with loved ones, friends, and potential clients, but how do agents balance time spent connecting without feeling overwhelmed? Check out the award-winning Center for REALTOR® Development podcast episode 67, as guest Harrison Beacher offers strategies to create a comprehensive social media plan that builds a connection with intention. Download this fun episode, then share it with a friend to continue the learning.
William Flagg, president of North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS® announced that the organization has launched a dynamic partnership with two local nonprofit organizations dedicated to ensuring decent, affordable housing for all, regardless of their economic status.
The organizations are Homefirst, Inc., a leader in helping families avoid homelessness and giving the support services they need to forge pathways out of poverty; and Morris Habitat for Humanity, which partners with working families and the community to build affordable houses.
“These two partnerships represent NCJAR’s commitment to helping build strong supportive communities the enhance the lives and living conditions of all residents,” said Mr. Flagg. “I am proud of these partnerships and looking forward to working with them to help them achieve their missions in Union and Morris counties.”
In partnership with the Long Island Board of Realtors and our Global Ambassador Association partner, the Dominican Republic, NCJAR will be featuring information about properties in Punta Cana, Casa de Campo, Terrenas, Samana; the country, culture, tourism, incentives for investors, property values and purchasing prices, benefits for rental property ownership and retirees.
Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 10am-11am
An appraisal is supposed to be an Unbiased Professional Opinion of a Home's Value. However, recent reports and studies are indicating otherwise for a growing population of buyers and sellers. According to the recent National Fair Housing Alliance Report, “discriminatory bias continues to plague the appraisal industry”.
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COLLECTING A COMMISSION – GET IT IN WRITING!
Message from Gary Large, Director – North Central Jersey School of Business
Your ability to collect a commission from your participation in a Real Estate transaction is governed by the New Jersey Statute of Frauds section 25 paragraph b which states:
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBSECTION D. OF THIS SECTION, A REAL ESTATE BROKER WHO ACTS AS AGENT OR BROKER ON BEHALF OF A PRINCIPAL FOR THE TRANSFER OF AN INTEREST IN REAL ESTATE, INCLUDING LEASE INTERESTS FOR LESS THAN THREE YEARS, IS ENTITLED TO A COMMISSION ONLY IF BEFORE OR AFTER THE TRANSFER THE AUTHORITY OF THE BROKER IS GIVEN OR RECOGNIZED IN A WRITING SIGNED BY THE PRINCIPAL OR THE PRINCIPAL'S AUTHORIZED AGENT, AND THE WRITING STATES EITHER THE AMOUNT OR THE RATE OF COMMISSION.
Congratulations to NCJAR Member Tezeta "Tez" Roro, Realtor® for receiving Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Distinguished Service Award by the West Orange Human Relations Commission. Please take a moment to thank Tez for her dedication to her community and the Real Estate Industry. Tez is a member of NCJAR's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, and she truly exemplifies what the Realtor® "Spirit" is all about! We are proud to have Tez as a member of our NCJAR Realtor® family.
Join Tez on Friday, February 18th at 10am on Zoom to discuss Appraisals, and to learn what you can do as a Realtor® to help your clients get the fairest appraisal possible.
Season Two of “First-Time Buyer” is here! See what happens as first-time buyers brave the most competitive housing market ever in “First-Time Buyer,” streaming now on Hulu and FirstTimeBuyer.realtor! Watch now and share with your clients!
See firsthand what first-timers face, and how relying on a REALTOR®'s expertise helps them prepare for the unexpected and make sure this milestone decision is made with confidence.
Learn More at https://firsttimebuyer.realtor/