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Friday, March 17, 2017


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Diversity and Cultural Affairs Committee  
Committee Members Needed

The Passaic County Board of Realtors
is in development of a Diversity and Cultural Affairs Committee.
  The purpose of this committee is to strengthen the inclusiveness of the industry which will strive to promote fair housing and create opportunities through Diversity by providing education, networking and business tools.
The committee will work closely with a number of multicultural real estate associations, including Asian Real Estate Association of America, National Association of Real Estate Brokers, National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, and National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, and create partner events for our Members.  
Understanding how to  effectively work with diverse populations can help Realtors®

build successful businesses in today's multicultural real estate market.   

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NAR: Keep Flood Insurance Going

NAR told lawmakers last week in a hearing on flood insurance that it's important to reauthorize the federal program before it expires later this year to ensure transactions aren't stalled or cancelled because of the lack of insurance. Program reforms were also discussed at the hearing.

Spring General Membership Meeting &

Affiliate Recognition Breakfast

April 28th at the Brownstone

Join us on Friday, April 28th for our Spring General Membership Meeting and Affiliate

Recognition Breakfast
at the Brownstone. 

Our keynote speaker will be Larissa Ortiz, Global Alliance President Liaison to the Dominican  Republic for the National Association of Realtors®.  Larissa will be discussing  the Global Alliances Market-to-Market Program which has resources that can help you develop business relationships with real estate markets around the world.

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Latest Voice for Real Estate

The latest Voice for Real Estate news video from NAR looks at the effort in Congress to reform and reauthorize federal flood insurance before it expires later this year and why NAR supports an executive order to review a federal environmental rule that expands the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act.



Neal Gordon, Financial Planner & Advisor

Complimentary Lunch and Learn for PCBOR® Members  
Thursday, March 30, 2017 · 11am-1pm @ PCBOR®
Join Neal Gordon of Creative Financial Strategies to discuss various aspects involved in successfully "running a business" as a Real Estate Professional such as managing, protecting and growing your wealth. Enjoyin
g the kind of  lifestyle and retirement that you work so hard for requires an understanding of the critical issues, making informed decisions and continually reviewing your results. 

This is a complimentary lunch and learn event for PCBOR Members, please register below. 

Should  you need to cancel please try to do so in advance, as the host purchases lunch

based on the number of attendees.  Thank you!

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Good Time to Buy and Sell
Seventy-two percent of consumers say it's a good time to buy a house, a small increase from last quarter, says NAR's Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report, released this  week. Sixty-nine percent say it's a good time to sell, up from 62 percent.

At Home With Diversity Certification

6 Core NJ CE Credits - $99. for PCBOR® Members 
Monday, April 10th @ PCBOR®  

While the At Home With Diversity® Course teaches you how to transact business in culturally competent ways, official At Home With Diversity® Certification  conveys to clients that you are a dynamic real estate professional with expertise that transcends cultural barriers.

  • Assess and understand attributes of diversity in local markets and

    their impact on the real estate industry
  • Build a business plan and selling strategy to successfully service all client profiles 
  • Understand basic competencies to earn the confidence of potential buyers and sellers, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, handicaps, familial status, or national origin.
This Could Boost Millions of Credit Scores

Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion announced they will soon remove tax lien and civil judgment  data from some consumer credit records. The reason for this change is that many liens and most judgments fail to include vital pieces of information.

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