February 9, 2022

Here's What You Need to Know This Week

  • Have fun with your Q1 RPAC investment and visit auctions.njrealtor.com to place a bid. The current theme is travel and wine—a sneak preview of our top story this week.
  • NJ Realtors® Member Perks Partner Midas IQ wants to help you understand inflation and how it relates to taxes in a free webinar on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m., click here to register.
  • Home prices are $80,000 higher than pre-pandemic and inventory continues to drop, click here to read NAR's Double Trouble of the Housing Market Report.
  • Need new tech? Click here to save through NJ Realtors® Member Perks Partner Lenovo.


Top Story of the Week

Grab Your Passport, RPAC is (Virtually) Traveling for a Wine Tasting

You do not want to miss the upcoming Realtors® Political Action Committee wine tasting event on March 9. This highly rated Passport Collection tasting through In Good Taste is a curated selection of French and Italian wines that will leave you thinking you're in Verona. Wine not register?!


Tip of the Week

Mortgage Assistance Applications Are Now Open

If you know someone suffering from a COVID-19 hardship, they could receive up to $35,000 to cover mortgage assistance, delinquent property taxes, and more through New Jersey's Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance program.


Being a Member Has its Perks

Save on A New Car with New Member Perks Partner

Just like the real estate industry, the automotive industry is seeing higher prices and low inventory, but NJ Realtors® has a new Member Perks Partner that can help.

Go Car Subscription eliminates the need for traditional car ownership and can help you lower your monthly payment, click here to learn more.

State of the State

Real Estate Commission Under New Leadership

This just in! Two New Jersey Realtors® Past Presidents were elected to the Real Estate Commission leadership—Jean Bonilla as President, and Bill Hanley as Vice President.

New Jersey Realtors® is looking forward to continuing to work with them both.

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”

—Booker T. Washington


Black History Month Resources

NJ Realtors® Staff Picks of the Week

We're still watching Encanto, obsessed with Trader Joe's Chili Onion Crunch, tried pinkglow pineapple (found at Wegmans), and reading The Invisible Life of Addie La Rue.