September is REALTOR® Safety Month
In an ongoing effort to help protect our members and keep safety top-of-mind, LIBOR and NAR dedicate September as REALTOR® Safety Month. REALTORS® face job-related risks every day. The goal of REALTOR® Safety Month is to bring awareness of these potential dangers and reduce the number of industry-related safety incidents.
Throughout September, LIBOR will offer a variety of resources, including daily Safety Tips and weekly Safety Webinars, to empower members to take action and stay safe. Learn more.
2022 LIBOR Dues
Your 2022 LIBOR annual dues bill was emailed on August 25, 2021. All members are encouraged to check your inbox for your bill. The subject line will read “2022 Annual LIBOR Dues Invoice.”
If you have not received your 2022 LIBOR dues bill electronically, please call LIBOR Membership & Billing Department at 631-661-4800, or email us at
LIBOR dues for 2022 are due by September 30, 2021.
Members can pay their bill online, easily and securely, by visiting, and login with your Stratus User ID and Password. 
Victory on Eviction Moratorium
The U.S. Supreme Court ends the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC's) eviction moratorium Thursday night, giving much-needed relief to America’s small housing providers facing financial hardship for more than a year. Learn more.
As a REALTOR®, your safety is paramount. Understanding the risks and being proactive in your personal safety are the greatest business investments you can make. Join David Legaz, 2021 NYSAR President and retired NYPD Police Sergeant, on September 9 at 3PM for a special course on REALTOR® Safety. Register today and instill safety awareness and habits into your daily business practice! Learn more.
Enter LIBOR’s Monthly COE Training Sweepstakes!
To celebrate all those who have completed their NAR Code of Ethics (COE) requirement, LIBOR is conducting monthly prize drawings. Be a part of the fun! Complete your ethics training to be entered into our sweepstakes! September's winner will receive a $250 Amazon Gift Card! Learn more.
LIBOR Seeks REALTORS® Who Give Back for the 2021 REALTOR® Spirit Award
LIBOR is accepting nominations for the 15th annual REALTOR® Spirit Award, which recognizes REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work. One winner will receive a $5,000 grant for their community cause and will be honored at LIBOR’s Annual Installation and Awards ceremony. Deadline is September 30, 2021. Learn more.
Register now for NYSAR Fall Business Meetings
The NYSAR 2021 Fall Business Meetings will be a hybrid event. Select committee meetings will be held virtually via Zoom the week of September 20-24 and in-person meetings will be held Monday, October 4 - Wednesday, October 6 at Turning Stone Resort and Casino. For more information and to register, click here.  
Certification for REALTOR® Emeritus Status
The application period for completing the online certification form for REALTOR® Emeritus status ends October 2, 2021. Applications can ONLY be submitted by the local association on behalf of the member requesting Emeritus status, which recognizes REALTOR® members who have a cumulative period of forty years of membership and have completed at least one year of service at the national association level. Certified REALTOR® Emeritus members do not pay dues to the National Association and are exempt from the Code of Ethics Training requirement. Learn more.
Real Safe Agent

Available to all LIBOR members as a FREE member benefit, is the Real Safe Agent (RSA) program. RSA is more than a personal safety app; it is a crime prevention system built specifically for the real estate industry. Based on behavioral science, the system empowers our real estate community to cooperate and collaborate for the purposes of keeping each other safe. We implore all members to take advantage of this free benefit. The more members using the system, the safer everyone becomes. For more information on this safety app, visit: Real Safe Agent.
Digital Signings & Trans Level 2          
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2:00PM – 4:00PM                          
2 Hrs. CE
Improve Your CMA Skills with Stratus & RPR          
Wednesday, Sept.8, 2:00PM – 4:00PM             
2 Hrs. CE
Click Here To Register          
Collab Essentials: Desktop & Mobile
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2:00PM – 4:00PM                
2 Hrs. CE                  
Legal Update 1 Hour
Thursday, Sept. 9, 10:00PM – 11:00PM                                  
1 Hr. CE
Click Here To Register          
REALTOR® Safety 1 Hour
Thursday, Sept. 9, 3:00PM – 4:00PM                            
1 Hr. CE
Click Here To Register          
Code of Ethics Training
Friday, Sept. 10, 9:00AM – 11:30AM                             
2.5 Hrs. CE  
Click Here To Register          
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Governor Hochul Chooses Senator Benjamin to be Lieutenant Governor
On Thursday, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced state Sen. Brian Benjamin of Harlem will be the state’s next lieutenant governor. Benjamin was first elected to the Senate in a 2017 special election for the seat once held by former Gov. David Paterson. Learn more.
Governor Hochul Extends Cuomo’s Executive Orders
On Tuesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul issued her first executive order extending the deadline to October 8 any executive order previously issued which was currently in effect. This includes New York’s gun violence state of emergency order. Gov. Hochul stated that all prior executive orders will be reviewed to determine whether any should be revoked, superseded or modified over the next 45 days.
NYSAR Continues Call for Action to End Cold Call Ban
As a result of being under a State of Emergency due to gun violence, licensees are again prohibited from making any cold calls. NYSAR sees no connection between acting to curb gun violence and the legitimate business practice of cold calling. NYSAR has launched a Call for Action asking the governor and state Legislature to lift the ban on cold calling now and decouple the statutory restrictions on cold calling as it relates to States of Emergency.  Take Action now!
Women’s Council of REALTORS®
Date: September 23, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Special Guest: Bridgette Malik, The Inspection Boys

The Commercial Network
Date: September 28, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM
Special Guest: TBA
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