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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

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.

Greater Bergen Realtors Launch New Website

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Monday, June 29, 2020

[Waldwick, NJ – June 17, 2020] – Greater Bergen Realtors®, the third largest real estate trade association in the state of  New Jersey announced the launch of its new website with an updated clean, user friendly layout, and easy single sign-on portal. The site is member-focused, with some consumer features. 

GBR Realtors Care Foundation & NJMLS award $26,000 in Scholarship Monies to Local Students

Posted by: Jennifer Mejia on Tuesday, June 16, 2020

[May 29, 2020 – Hasbrouck Heights, NJ] Greater Bergen Realtors®, (GBR) Realtors® Care Foundation and the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service (NJMLS)  are proudly recognizing 52 High School Seniors in the Bergen and Hudson County areas with $26,000 in scholarships for their exceptional high school academic achievement. Despite the difficult circumstances that all of these young adults had to endure because of the pandemic, we are incredibly proud of their accomplishments. Students will be presented with their scholarship throughout the months of June and July.

Helpful Tools & Resources: COVID-19

Posted by: on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Here is helpful information and resources put together to  help you in response to COVID-19 – commonly referred to as coronavirus – and its impact on the real estate industry and real estate transactions.

Governor Murphy Issues Executive Order 138 Further Extending New Jersey's Public Health Emergency

Posted by: on Thursday, May 7, 2020

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 138 on May 6, 2020, which extends the Public Health Emergency declared on March 9, 2020 under Executive Order 103 and extended on April 7 under Executive Order 119. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed. All previously entered Executive Orders remain "in full force and effect" under Executive Order 138.

The findings cited as leading up to today's action by the Governor recognize that although New Jersey's social distancing measures have helped to slow the increase of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state, the total number of cases and deaths in New Jersey has continued to rise and would rise at an even more precipitous rate absent these important measures.

The new EO states that although New Jersey has made all reasonable efforts to procure medical resources from the federal government, existing supplies in the state, donations, and private sector purchasing, the availability of medical resources in the state remains a serious concern. In consultation with the Commissioner of the Department of Health, it was therefore determined that New Jersey needs the help of additional qualified health, mental health, and other professionals to supplement the state's healthcare capacity on a temporary basis to address healthcare needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that emergency measures taken to address these needs must continue at this time.

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