New Jersey Realtors® Weekly Aug. 3
Here's What You Need To Know This Week
- We want to hear about your local market. Click here to participate in our member survey. Members who complete the survey may choose to be entered in a drawing for a gift card.
- Have you been in the business for 25 years or more? Consider applying for NJ Realtors® Quarter Century Club.
- Looking for business tips and tricks? Click here.
Top Story of the Week
New Jersey Realtors®Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Now Open
Applications are now open for the 2022 New Jersey Realtors® Circle of Excellence Sales Award®! Start your application today and ensure it's completed by 5 p.m. EST on Jan. 9, 2023.
2022 Award Updates
National Association of Realtors® Certifications
Starting in 2022, you can claim any NAR-recognized certifications for an industry unit, in addition to designations.
All requirements to obtain the designation/certification, including course work, paying application fees, and submitting the application, must be fulfilled by
Sept. 30, 2022, and NAR or its authorized provider must report your completion between Jan. 1, 2022, and Dec. 31, 2022.
Options, Renewals & Extensions for Rentals
You may claim options, renewals, and extensions for both commercial and residential rentals as long as you were paid a subsequent commission specifically for the occurrence.
Being A Member Has its Perks
Need Help With Your Taxes? Midas IQ Has You Covered
Join NJ Realtors® Member Perks Partner Midas IQ on Aug. 11 to discover how you could lower your tax bill. Former IRS attorney, Sandy Botkin, will show you how to unlock extra tax savings with his tips and tricks. Register here.
Respond promptly to inquiries and requests for information. Learn more here.
State of the State
How Often Are Lead-Based Paint Inspections Required?
According to the NJ Department of Community Affairs, for non-exempt units, after the initial inspection is conducted, units shall be inspected for lead-based paint hazards every three years or upon tenant turnover, whichever is earlier.