June 30, 2021
Member News


CORE Holiday Hours We will be closed Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen at 8:30 am Tuesday, July 6. We wish our members a wonderful and safe weekend!

New Jersey Realtors® Quarter Century Club: Been a Realtor for 25 Years? The Quarter Century Club honors NJ Realtor members who have served as Realtors or Realtor-Associates faithfully in New Jersey for 25 years or more. Submit your completed application by Friday, September 10 to your local association (CORE) at joanne@core-realtors.com.

Your Complete Guide to Fourth of July Fireworks Shows, Parades and other Celebrations

Somerset County: Looking for Fun Family Activities? If you're looking to get out of the house for a couple hours - or the whole day - check out what you can do in Somerset County that can occupy the whole family. Find out more

Continuing Education (CE)

For Brokers: Need to Renew Your Agent's License? You can do so here. Licensees are required to complete the Qualifying Questionnaire prior to renewing their license.

License Renewals: The NJ Real Estate Commission is providing extension dates for the regular deadlines during this renewal cycle. The licensing renewal cycle deadline of June 30 has been extended to Monday, July 19. The late fee of $200 is now due and payable for any license renewals during this CE cycle.

NJ Realtors: State of the Housing Market Future Homebuyer Trends and Business Solutions This session will cover the latest economic market trends, changing home buyer demographics and practical business solutions that will grow your business in 2021 and beyond. CE: 1 elective (for new 2023 term) Tuesday, July 13, from 1 – 2 pm. Registration here.

NJ Realtors: Discover the Possibilities with Home Possible® Mortgages and Home One® Learn more about Freddie Mac’s conventional low-down payment offering Home Possible and how it is expanding homeownership opportunities for borrowers with low to moderate income and very low-income homebuyers. They will also introduce you to HomeOne Freddie Mac’s conventional low-down payment solution for first-time homebuyers. This session will take a deep dive into the point-of-sale experience and best practices to help you meet the needs of your borrowers and the communities you serve. CE: 1 elective (for new 2023 term). Tuesday, July 20, from 1 - 2 pm. Register here.


Got a SUPRA Question? Visit the SUPRA page on the CORE website to learn about the following topics!
  • Steps to setup a CORE SUPRA eKey
  • Current Promotional Offers
  • A List of CORE's SUPRA Reciprocities
  • And more...

New to SUPRA Introducing Agent & Broker Training Coming in July What's included with the training?
1. Emails provided to you to forward to your members.
  • Monthly training registrations
  • Videos
2. Agents that attend the following sessions in their entirety will be entered into a prize drawing:
  • eKEY Basic
  • SupraWEB
  • eKEY Professional
  • AND when needed - new feature training
3. An Agent Training Resource page - Save this page as a favorite and get all the updated information for the agent training program. Agents can enter a monthly drawing from the resource page. For more information about SUPRA's agent and broker training or to view a schedule of live sessions, click here.

Bright MLS
1. Listing Assistant Expected in July - Soon subscribers will be able to start their listing faster with the help of Listing Assistant. This new feature in Listing Management will give viewers visibility into listing fields from the tax record and previous listings to add details to their listing prior to the full edit screen. Learn more.
2. Bright Support Holiday Hours, July 4 - The Bright customer support center is open and available to serve subscribers through the holiday weekend:
  • Saturday, 7/3: 9am - 6pm
  • Sunday 7/4: 9am - 3pm
  • Monday, 7/5: 9am - 6pm
3. Summer Update Quick Tip, DriveTime - Clients considering where to live based on two different commutes? Search within the intersection of two DriveTime searches in the recently updated Bright map search. See more map updates.

New Jersey
Two RPAC Events You Don’t Want to Miss NJ Realtors is hosting two RPAC events this summer one in-person, one virtual. Please attend and help CORE meet our annual RPAC goal!
  • Take Me Out to the Ballgame On July 22, attend a Somerset Patriots game. The team recently became a Double-A minor league for the New York Yankees and will be playing the Altoona Curve beginning at 7 pm. Two tickets will cost $250, and attendees will be in one of two private boxes RPAC will have at the game. Purchase your tickets here.
  • Calling All Sommelier Wannabes On August 5 at 6 pm, RPAC is hosting a virtual California wine tasting. A wine sommelier from In Good Taste Wines will lead the virtual tasting. Tickets are $150 per person, and attendees will receive a flight of eight wines shipped directly to your home prior to the event. Purchase your tickets here.

NBC Sports: Trenton Teenager Athing Mu Dominates Women’s 800-Meter at Olympic Trials (Video) Read more or watch video.

Greenabaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis: NJ Supreme Court Ruling Significantly Expands Potential Employer Liability in Disability Claims Read more.

NAR Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the Realtors Relief Foundation RRF is a fundraising effort to unite the Realtor community to ensure that RRF is prepared to respond to and adequately help families affected by natural disasters. RRF embodies the philanthropic spirit of Realtors by providing housing-related financial assistance to victims of natural disasters.
  • Initially created as the Realtors Relief Fund, just hours after the devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, RRF has raised and disbursed more than $33 million to help over 17,000 families impacted by natural disasters. With more communities calling upon RRF to serve in the wake of natural disasters, the mission of RRF has never been more pronounced and urgent. Learn more about the RRF 20th Anniversary Campaign or watch the video above. Donate today!

NAR: High Court Says CDC Lacks Authority In a 5-4 ruling Tuesday evening, the U.S. Supreme Court said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lacked authority to implement a blanket, nationwide eviction moratorium. Read more.

NAR: Florida Condo Collapse Sparks Wave of Building Inspections Buildings older than 40 years are being scrutinized throughout the country as investigators in Surfside, Florida, continue searching for clues that can explain why a 12-story condo building collapsed in the middle of the night last week. Read more. 
Wall Street Journal: U.S. Economy Is Bouncing Back From COVID-19. Now Foreign Investors Are Rushing In U.S. is likely the top destination for foreign investment, according to the U.N., as businesses meet bounce in demand for everything from steel to pet food. Read more.

NAR: Landlord Liability for Harassment Failing to protect a tenant from known discriminatory harassment can result in liability for the landlord under the Fair Housing Act, said a federal appellate court. The case involved harassment and abuse of an elderly tenant based on her sexual orientation. Read a full summary of the case here.