State of Emergency Expires June 24, 2021 and Will not be Renewed
Governor Cuomo announced today that the current State of Emergency, set to expire on June 24, 2021, will not be renewed. As a result, cold calling and telemarketing will be allowed as of Thursday, June 24, 2021. However, CDC guidelines such as mask requirements for unvaccinated individuals, do remain in effect. You can read more about these guidelines and what it means for real estate licensees in New York by visiting NYSAR's Frequently Asked Questions page, here.
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Travel Abroad Virtually with LIBOR: Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan
Join LIBOR’s Global Business Council on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 10 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 Malaysia, Singapore, and Japan. Learn about the economy and housing market, foreign investments and incentives/restrictions, and transaction procedures. Register here.
LIBOR REALTOR® Award Nominations Due July 30
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.
Smarter never stops with Lenovo! Enjoy special member pricing up to 60% off, plus an extra 10% off discounted ThinkPad X and T series laptops to keep you going through June 27th. Learn more.
RPR Essentials: Desktop & Mobile
Friday, June 25, 10:00AM – 12:00AM      
2 Hrs. CE            

MLS Rules: Understand the Changes to Protect your Clients
Monday, June 28, 10:00AM – 1:00PM                    
3 Hrs. CE            

Put More Show and Less Tell In Your Listing Presentations
Tuesday, June 29, 9:00AM – 12:00PM     
3 Hrs. CE         

OneKey® MLS & Stratus Changes
Tuesday, June 29, 10:00AM – 12:00PM                 
2 Hrs. CE            

Stratus Goes Mobile with Stratus Collab App
Wednesday, June 30, 2:00PM – 4:00PM                          
2 Hrs. CE  
Click Here to Register          
Sales Techniques
Real estate agents must work harder and smarter than the competition and focus on the fundamentals.
Business Tips
In-person events are slowly coming back—but the time away from them offers an opportunity to rethink some of their common features.
Home Improvement
Find enjoyment and solace in the leaping plants, full of green hope before the display of colorful seasonal blooms.
NYSAR Submits Comment to DHR on New Reasonable Accommodation Requirements
On June 12, NYSAR issued a comment to the state Division of Human Rights regarding the proposed state regulation requiring landlords, managing agents and real estate licensees to provide a Reasonable Modification and Accommodation Notice to all prospective and current tenants of a “housing accommodation.” NYSAR raised practical concerns regarding how this notice would be provided in print advertisements, such as billboards, classified ads, periodicals, etc., and the delivery requirement of such notice. To read NYSAR’s full comment, click here.
President Biden Looks to Address Racial Inequities in Home Appraisals
President Joe Biden will create a task force led by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to study racial inequities in home appraisals and recommend possible solutions. One major concern is that a push from Washington to boost appraisal values for certain homes could lead to appraisers assessing homes at higher values than they are worth. The group is slated to begin work next month and report its recommendations within 180 days. Learn more.
Western Queens Chapter
Time: 11:00 AM
Special Guest: LIBOR Legal

Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Date: June 24, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Special Guest: Darryl Davis
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