These resources provided to members of NJ Realtors® function as reference points for business management and real estate industry related regulations.
As necessary, governing bodies on both the federal and state level, such as the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Federal Communications Commission, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will create or revise legislation relating to the real estate industry and home ownership. As Realtors®, it is vital to stay up-to-date on the most recent regulations to best serve clients.
Here's some of the most pertinent legislation you should know about.
The New Jersey Realtors® Library of Forms can be found through ZipForm Plus which is a free service for members of New Jersey Realtors®. Click here to access ZipForm Plus. You can also access Form Simplicity, which is available for purchase for members, by clicking here.
The safety of our members is extremely important to New Jersey Realtors®. We encourage Realtors® to enhance their safety plans for the offices and independent business activities. Learn more about how you can stay safe.
Members or local boards/associations involved in a lawsuit on matters affecting the rights of all real estate licensees or the real estate industry as a whole can apply for legal assistance from the Legal Action Fund.
Realtors® have a professional and legal obligation to protect the identities of their clients in all business transactions. As part of New Jersey Realtors® Member Perks program, New Jersey Realtors® members are entitled to a special offer and 10% off of LifeLock, an industry leader in identity theft protection.
Education and personally speaking with all parties involved in a real estate transaction are your best tools to avoid being a victim of cyber fraud. Learn more about it and how to protect yourself and your clients with these resources:
- Alert for Buyers- https://www.nar.realtor/videos/video-wire-fraud-alert-for-buyers
- Email Template- https://www.nar.realtor/law-and-ethics/wire-fraud-email-notice-template
- Data Security and Privacy Toolkit, created by the NAR Legal Team
- Wire Fraud Notice- The New Jersey Realtors® has developed a risk management tool, Wire Fraud Notice, to give to your clients in a real estate transaction. The notice is an educational piece to bring awareness of wire fraud, the risks involved, and ways to protect yourself and your clients from being victims.
Real Estate Tax Center
The information in this section serves as a year-round resource to assist you with your employment tax questions. Additionally, learn how our Member Perks partner, Midas IQ can help you with your taxes.