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GBR Member and Realtor Safety Instructor Shares Helpful Safety Tips

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Friday, September 18, 2020
– September is REALTOR® safety Month. For the real estate industry, this is a very important topic. Although the industry is relatively safe, according to the National Association of REALTORS 2020 Realtor Safety survey results, 5% of Realtors® have been victims of crime, and 1/3 of members have felt fear at work. With that in mind, we asked

RPAC Committee Raises Over $13,000 on During their Online Auction Campaign

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Monday, August 31, 2020
– The Greater Bergen Realtors® RPAC Committee worked tirelessly this summer to raise RPAC dollars despite all the adversities presented this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The RPAC committee had a very exciting year planned out to get members involved and to raise money to meet their 2020 goal of $127,961.00. That was all put at a screeching

Monthly Indicators for July 2020 in Bergen County

Posted by: on Monday, August 31, 2020
Monthly Indicators for July 2020 in Bergen County – Healthy buyer demand and constrained supply continue to be the story for much of the country. Nationally, showing activity in July remained substantially higher than a year before and multiple offer situations are a frequent experience in many markets. With the inventory of homes for sale still

GBR Global Business Council on Consolidation, Collaboration and more on Platinum Perspectives with Lisa Calarco from NAR

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

[Waldwick, NJ – August 20, 2020] – The Greater Bergen Realtors® Global Business Council 2019 Leadership, CEO and staff liaison sat down with Lisa Calarco, Manager, Global Programs and Outreach with the National Association of Realtors® for a candid conversation during NAR’s Platinum Perspectives podcast.

2019 and 2020 Chair, Kathleen Houston said, " It has been an honor and a privilege to have partnered with NAR's Endeavors to bring Our Worlds together, through Education, Networking and Awareness for our members who are working within our industry in global business."

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Greater Bergen Realtors® Members Help feed Over 300 Bergen County Residents in Need

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Monday, August 17, 2020

[Hackensack, NJ - August 7, 2020] Each year, Greater Bergen Realtors (GBR) members of the Community Service Committee and Young Professionals Network (YPN) have partnered with Bergen Family Promise to feed residents in need through their Walk-In Dinner Program. 

This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic things were different, but that did not stop both committees from continuing their efforts in their support of this crucial cause that helps feed residents in need of Bergen County. Combined, both committees donated over 300 hot meals. These meals were delivered to residents and families who are in most need during this time of uncertainty.

Monthly Indicators for June 2020 in Bergen County

Posted by: on Monday, August 17, 2020

[Waldwick, NJ – July 26, 2020] – We are halfway through the year, and while much of the country was working on a phased reopening of the economy in June, real estate activity continued to strengthen as well. Nationally, June showing activity as tracked by ShowingTime was up notably from the COVID-19 depressed levels in recent months but was also up from June 2019, reflecting pent-up demand by prospective home buyers.

BREAKING NEWS: Congress Grants PPP Extension

Posted by: National Association of Realtors on Thursday, July 2, 2020
In a surprise move Wednesday the U.S. Congress cleared legislation extending the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), popular with REALTORS®, through August 8. The measure now goes to President Trump, who is expected to sign it. Created by the CARES Act in March, PPP offers forgivable loans for small businesses to pay expenses and keep workers on the

Monthly Indicators for May 2020 in Bergen County

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
– While the effects of COVID-19 in the broader economy continue, real estate activity is beginning to recover across much of the country. According to Freddie Mac, mortgage rates have been below 3.3 percent for more than four weeks and are hovering near all-time lows, spurring strong interest by buyers, and lifting showing activity in New Jersey in
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