NJ Realtors® Weekly–Aug. 23

Published Aug 24, 2023

NJ Realtors® Weekly–Aug. 23

Top Story of the Week

Time is Running Out to Purchase Your Realtor® Palooza Ticket

Don't miss out! Join us on Sept. 22 for our fifth annual Realtor® Palooza. Tickets are $25 and includes entry to three CE-approved classes to help you stay on top of industry trends, professional headshots for your promotional materials, an afternoon happy hour with craft beer, lunch from top-rated food trucks, and more. Purchase your ticket.

Being a Member Has its Perks

Join the Free CE Class on Aug. 31

Learn the ins and outs of Freddie Mac's conventional down payment programs at an upcoming webinar on Aug. 31 at 12 p.m. The webinar is free for members, approved for 1 elective continuing education credit, and attendees will leave with new knowledge about homeownership opportunities for low to moderate-income or first-time buyers. Register here.


Stay Informed About Seller Impersonation Fraud

Seller Impersonation Fraud is on the rise across the country. To help your agents and clients become more informed, please review this brochure from the American Land Title Association.


State of the State

2023 International Transaction Report Out Now

The National Association of Realtors® released its annual survey highlighting residential real estate transactions with international clients.

The survey found:

  • China, Mexico, Canada, India, and Colombia were the top five countries of origin by number of U.S. existing homes purchased.
  • Half of foreign buyers purchased their property for use as a vacation home, rental property, or both—up from last year's 44%.
  • The top U.S. destinations for foreign buyers were Florida, California, Texas, North Carolina, Arizona, and Illinois.

Read more here.