October 19, 2022

Here's What You Need to Know this Week


Top Story of the Week

New Guide to Help You Comply with Advertising Rules

New Jersey Realtors® and the New Jersey Real Estate Commission worked hand-in-hand to create New Jersey Real Estate Business Card Guidelines, an advertising guide with everything you need to know about NJ real estate agents' business cards. 

It includes requirements for agent name, address, website, phone number, licensee terminology, and office name.


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Listen to the Code of Ethics

The National Association of Realtors® Code of Ethics is now available for listening. Listen to audio clips for each Article, read by Stephen Gasque from Real Estate Today Radio.


State of the State

New Federal Proposed Worker Classification Rules

Last week the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule interpreting worker classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act, which includes an economic realities test to help determine workers' economic dependence.

The proposed rule does not impact real estate professionals' protection as independent contractors under the Internal Revenue Code.

"The National Association of Realtors® supports the protection of, and efforts to further secure, the right of real estate salespeople to work as independent contractors and for brokers to choose to classify real estate salespeople as independent contractors."

NAR will submit a comment on the proposed rule.


LGBTQ+ History Month Resources

NJ Realtors® Staff Picks of the Week

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