New State Law Will Expand Telemarketing Rule to Include Texting
A state law approved last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will expand the definition of telemarketing in New York to include text messages in an effort to crackdown on what consumer advocates have called a loophole in existing regulations. Learn more
July is Ethics Awareness Month at LIBOR!
To celebrate all those who have completed their NAR Code of Ethics (COE) requirement, LIBOR will be conducting monthly prize drawings. July’s winner will receive a complimentary LIBOR membership valued at $600. If you have completed your COE training, you are already entered to win! For more details visit, and “lettuce” help you complete your Code of Ethics training today! 
Travel Abroad Virtually with LIBOR: Panama
Join LIBOR’s Global Business Council on Thursday, June 22 at 11 AM EST for the next installment of "Travel Abroad Virtually with LIBOR". There will be a dynamic panel ready to discuss all aspects of the real estate industry in Panama. Learn about the economy and housing market, foreign investments and incentives/restrictions, and transaction procedures. Register here.
Be a Leader with LIBOR
NAR’s Next Real Estate Forecast Summit is July 26
NAR will hold its virtual Real Estate Forecast Summit: Global Update event on July 26, 2021 at 2 PM The second chapter in this quarterly summit series will provide an outlook on the changing international real estate market. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to gain global insights from international experts! Register today, here.
Be a Leader with LIBOR
Great news, REALTORS®! LIBOR’s Board of Directors has opened up eligibility to apply for a leadership position within LIBOR! Join us and help shape the future of your association. Check out the updated Director Candidate Application and criteria. All applications for Director Candidate are due by August 9, 2021. Don't wait, apply today!
LIBOR REALTOR® Award Nominations Due July 30, Deadline Approaching
Nominations are being accepted for the 2021 Annual LIBOR Awards. Take a moment to consider nominating yourself, or someone you may know that is truly deserving of receiving one of these prestigious awards:

REALTOR®-Broker of the Year
REALTOR®-Salesperson of the Year 
Community Service Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
REALTOR®-Affiliate of the Year
The deadline for nominations is July 30, 2021. Visit for a nomination form and more information. 
Apply Now for a NYSREEF scholarship
Want to earn a national designation? A New York State Real Estate Education Foundation scholarship will pay for half of the tuition! Learn more and apply at Deadline to apply is July 31, 2021.
Take a CORE Course with LIBOR!
ALL licensees needing to renew their sales, associate broker or brokers license, must complete 22.5 hours of NYS CE credit before the expiration date on their license. Within the 22.5 hours, all licensees are required to complete 7.5 hours of CORE curriculum (3 hours of fair housing, 2.5 hours of ethical business practices,1 hour of agency law, 1 hour legal update). LIBOR offers all you need in a one day CORE course and your remaining 15 hours can be taken on any topic approved for NYS CE credit that you find of interest!

8/11/21 (9AM-5PM): CORE Day Click to Register
Liberty Mutual
Liberty Mutual is NAR’s exclusive auto, home, and renters insurance provider, offering quality coverage, expert advice, and special discounted savings of up to 10% for NAR members. Learn more.
Property Flipping Basics
Thursday, July 22, 9:00AM – 12:00PM                        
3 Hrs. CE     
Property Flipping & Rehabbing Beyond the Basics
Thursday, July 22, 1:00PM – 4:00PM                          
3 Hrs. CE                                                                             
Law of Agency & Code of Ethics *New*
(Satisfies Ethical Business Practices, 1 Hr. Agency & National Association Of Realtors® Code Of Ethics)
Tuesday, July 27, 9:00AM – 12:30PM               
3.5 Hrs. CE
Click Here To Register                                                      
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Assembly Republicans Call for Special Session to End Eviction Moratorium
Republicans in the state Assembly are calling for a special session of the Legislature to align New York's moratorium on evictions for those affected by the pandemic with the federal eviction moratorium, which is set to expire July 31. New York’s statewide moratorium on residential and commercial evictions expires August 31, 2021. Learn more.
NYSAR Provides Political Update to NYC Issues Working Group
Last week, NYSAR’s New York City lobbyists, The Parkside Group, provided LIBOR and other members of the New York City Issues Working Group with a political update on recent primary election results in New York City, including the race for mayor and New York City Council. The general election will be held in November and successful candidates will take office in January 2022.
Nassau Tri-Chapter
Date: July 26, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM
Special Guest: Dave Legaz, NYSAR President

The Commercial Network
Date: July 27, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM
Special Guest: TBA
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