Department of Health Revises Travel Advisory for Asymptomatic Individuals Traveling to NY
The NYS DOH recently published new travel guidelines for individuals traveling to New York from another state or country. According to the new advisory, asymptomatic travelers entering New York from another country, U.S. state, or territory are no longer required to test or quarantine as of April 10, 2021. 
NYSAR has revised and renamed the “COVID-19 HEALTH SCREENING & TRAVEL ADVISORY QUESTIONNAIRE” which is now called the “COVID-19 HEALTH SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE”. Any reference to quarantine and testing has been removed from the new form. A copy of the form can be found here. For more information of the DOH travel advisory, click here.
Travel Abroad Virtually with LIBOR: The Bahamas, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago
Break out your shorts, sandals, and sunglasses! LIBOR is heading to the islands (virtually)! Join us on April 22, for an overview of the Bahamas, Jamaica, and Trinidad &Tobago. Learn about the housing market, each countries culture, economy, foreign investments, incentives, restrictions and the transaction process from local industry professionals. Register here.
Fair Housing Education and Empowerment –
A Virtual Event
Calling all LIBOR members! LIBOR is proud to co-sponsor this not-to-be-missed virtual event on fair housing education and empowerment, with the Nassau County Human Rights Commission and the African American Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, April 27. Learn more and register here.
Applications for 2022 Board Officer - Deadline Approaching
LIBOR’s Credential Review Committee will meet soon to review all candidate applications for the 2022 officer positions to be elected by the Board of Directors, and the 2022/2023 director positions to be elected by LIBOR membership, in order to confirm that each candidate meets the minimum criteria set forth in the LIBOR Bylaws and Policy and Procedures Manual.

If you would like to seek election as an officer or director and have the Credential Review Committee review your application, you must complete the respective application form and return it to LIBOR no later than April 30, 2021 for officer positions and August 9, 2021 for director positions. Please visit to submit an application.
FREE Member Fair Housing Classes in April, Sign-Up Now!
LIBOR launched a special series of FREE Fair Housing education courses in April, designed for members to celebrate Fair Housing Month. Each course is CE approved for 3 credits and will be held virtually. See the Upcoming Classes list below or click here for more information and to register. 
NYSAR will also be offering free Fair Housing Programs in April and May, which are CE-pending or approved for 1 credit. Learn more.
The Appraisal Foundation Diversity Survey 2021 Now Available
The Appraisal Foundation is committed to promoting public trust in the appraisal profession. Part of that work is to help build a profession that is as diverse as the United States we live in today. To understand how to best proceed, The Appraisal Foundation needs better insights about the current demographics of today’s appraiser community. For the REALTOR®-Appraisers among us, we strongly encourage your participation. Your survey input will help shape the Appraisal Foundation's current and future diversity related activities. The survey is completed anonymously and is open through April 30, 2021.To learn more and take the survey, click here.
CDCLI Landlord Forum
Please Join the CDCLI for a Landlord Forum on the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The landlord forum was established to provide information to current and prospective HCV landlords about the Housing Choice Voucher and Neighborhood Choice Long Island program, roles and responsibilities, and the benefits of becoming an HCV landlord. Dates are conveniently offered through the Summer! For more information and to register, click here.
Amp Up Your Career by Completing NAR's C2EX    
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Back At You provides REALTORS® with a Social Media Center that's simple to use and customized to your marketing needs. Simply choose your level of automation and Back At You does the rest: promoting you and your listings on today’s most popular social networks. Check out the exclusive NAR Starter Plan, member savings on advanced plans and an enterprise plan for brokers, here.
All About Leases
Thursday, April 22, 9:00AM – 5:00PM
7.5 Hrs. CE

Holding Properties for Cash Flow & Equity
Monday, April 26, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
3 Hrs. CE
Section 8 Housing
Monday, April 26, 1:00PM – 4:00PM
3 Hrs. CE
NEW - Stratus Goes Mobile with Stratus Collab App
Monday, April 26, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
2 Hrs. CE

FREE FH - Stay Inside the Fair Housing Laws
Wednesday, April 28, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
3 Hrs. CE
New – Social Media Mastery
Thursday, April 29, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
3 Hrs. CE
Working with Sellers to Price Properties Using Stratus CMA Maps & Public Records
Thursday, April 29, 2:00PM – 5:00PM
3 Hrs. CE

FREE FH - Fair Housing Laws
Friday, April 30, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
3 Hrs. CE
Buying and Selling Tips
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Social Media Strategy
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Home Improvement
Create a more earth-friendly garden by planting for pollinators, ditching pesticide use and more.
NAR’s 2021 Legislative Meetings REGISTRATION
Have you registered for NAR’s Legislative meetings yet? You can do so by visiting NAR’s 2021 Legislative Meetings REGISTRATION page! All meetings will be virtual this year!
Registration Still Open for NYSAR Virtual Lobby Day
Join your fellow REALTORS® from across the state virtually to advocate for important NYSAR legislative priorities on Tuesday, April 27. The first 300 members who register will receive a Lobby Day package in the mail from NYSAR. 
For more information and updates, including Lobby Day FAQ’s, visit the NYSAR Lobby Day page by clicking here. 
Judge Overturns State Guidance to Allow Broker Fees on Rentals
On April 9, the Supreme Court of the State of New York published the decision in the lawsuit NYSAR and others filed against the Department of State (DOS) in February 2020. The court ruled in favor of NYSAR’s position that the Tenant Protection Act (TPA) of 2019 does not apply to a landlord’s agent being paid commission by a tenant. As such, a landlord’s agent may continue to collect commissions from the tenant. Learn more.
New York House Delegation Urges White House to Repeal SALT Deduction Cap
On Tuesday, Democrats in New York’s House delegation sent a letter to House leaders urging for the repeal of the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions as negotiations with the White House over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package continue. In the letter, House Democrats say they will oppose any tax legislation that does not fully restore the SALT deduction.
NAR Opposes DOL Independent Contractor Action
NAR submitted comment opposing the Department of Labor’s proposed withdraw of the final rule on independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). NAR continues to resist any efforts by federal regulators or legislators that threatens real estate professionals’ ability to classify as an independent contractor. Additionally, NYSAR continues to engage state lawmakers to protect independent contractor status for real estate licensees at the state level.    
Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Date: April 22, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
"Home Styling for Selling and Dwelling" with Luisa Rizzo of Design Remix, Inc.!

The Commercial Network
Date: April 27, 20201
Time: 8:00 AM
Special Guest: TBA

Huntington Township Chapter
Date: June 2, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Special Guests: Huntington Township Government
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