networkingsocial1023Join us for a dynamic Networking Social hosted by the North Central Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NCJAR) on Wednesday, October 11th from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at The Cranford Social.


  • 3-hour open bar with Beer, Wine, and Liquor
  • Delicious passed hors d'oeuvres
  • Make Your Own Taco Station

Networking with fellow realtors has never been this enjoyable. Don't miss this opportunity to connect and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us.

walk to prevent suicide 2Join us on October 29, 2023, for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Essex County Walk. We'll meet at 11:30 am at Verona Park Bandstand/Boathouse for registration, and the one-mile walk around the park begins at 12:30 pm. Leashed dogs are welcome, and your registration includes family and friends.

NCJAR President Jerry Tuscano is passionate about this cause, and when you register, you'll receive a free NCJAR baseball cap and t-shirt. Let's come together to prevent suicide and offer hope to those affected by it.

Location: 475 Bloomfield Ave, Verona, NJ 07044.

If you're in crisis, please call the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988 or text 741-741. Your support can make a difference—see you there!


GlobalchatportugalCalling all real estate enthusiasts! Save the date – September 28, 2023, at 10 AM EST – for an exclusive virtual journey to Portugal's real estate scene.

What to Expect:

  • Investment Insights: Discover Portugal's investment opportunities, prime locations, and property types for high returns.
  • Trends & Dynamics: Stay updated with the latest market trends and understand the legal aspects of property ownership in Portugal.
  • Meet the Experts: Benefit from the expertise of Portugal International Realty (PIR) and Portuguese Real Estate Professionals and Brokers Association (APEMIP).
  • Interactive Q&A: Get answers to your burning questions about investing in Portugal.

aug2023statsHigher mortgage rates, along with elevated sales prices and a lack of housing inventory, have continued to impact market activity during the summer homebuying season. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has remained above 6.5% since May, recently hitting a two-decade high in August, according to Freddie Mac. As a result, existing-home sales have continued to slow nationwide, dropping 2.2% month-over-month as of last measure, with sales down 16.6% compared to the same time last year, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). 

  • Single Family Closed Sales were down 30.2 percent to 1,744.
  • Townhouse-Condo Closed Sales were down 34.9 percent to 408.
  • Adult Communities Closed Sales were down 16.4 percent to 56. 

09.27 28 FLASH40 40 Brandfolder Brandfolder 1200x628Get ready for an exclusive deal! The CE Shop is offering a massive 40% discount on all real estate and mortgage products for TWO days ONLY:
Dates: Wednesday, September 27th, and Thursday, September 28th
Don't miss this chance to enhance your real estate and mortgage knowledge. Visit and use the promo code FLASH40 at checkout.

RPR Upcoming WebinarsEveryone has different learning styles. Some want to watch a quick video, others want to print out a guide and read every detail, step-by-step. RPR got you covered.

The RPR Learning Center lets you choose how and what you want to brush up on when it comes to RPR features and capabilities. Choose by time, skill level, topics and learning type.

Register Online for Upcoming RPR Webinars:

Cracking the Appraisal Code 2Real estate appraisals are pivotal in the property market, ensuring fairness, accuracy, and informed decisions. This concise guide demystifies appraisals, providing essential insights for real estate professionals and enthusiasts.

Why Appraisals Matter

  1. Property Value: Appraisals determine a property's unbiased market value.

  2. Lending: Lenders use appraisals to assess collateral and loan terms.

  3. Fair Transactions: Appraisals ensure equity in real estate deals.

  4. Taxation: Local governments rely on appraisals for property tax assessments.

GlobalSummit23Join us at the 17th Annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC, a prestigious gathering hosted by 10 Regional, State, and National REALTOR® Associations. The Global Summit is where industry leaders and top global practitioners convene to explore the latest trends and opportunities in the dynamic world of real estate.

Be Inspired by Our Keynote Speaker:
Delve into the intricate tapestry of Global Cultures and Cross Border Negotiations as our keynote speaker shares their insights.

Gain Valuable Insights:
Our featured speakers will shed light on the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability in the real estate sector.

NJRE SPExciting News for Aspiring Real Estate Professionals in New Jersey. We're thrilled to announce that the NJ Real Estate Commission has given the green light for self-paced NJ Real Estate Pre-Licensing courses, and we're leading the way with our innovative online program! Are you thriving in your real estate career? Share the opportunity with those you care about!

  • Self-paced learning is now available in New Jersey, giving learners the flexibility to study at their own pace, anytime, anywhere.
  • Refer a Friend, Family Member, or Colleague to our NJ Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course!
  • Help them kickstart their journey to success.

Your expertise can change someone's life. Share with someone who should join the real estate adventure!

🔗 Register Now

Join us as we pave the way for a new era in real estate education in New Jersey. 

On Tuesday, September 19th, NCJAR hosted a Comedy Night to remember, with the support of our generous sponsors: Pat Mangam, Vincent Connelly, Larry McEntee, Michael Puorro, Jason Washburn, Scott Leifer, Sonia Garcia, Megan McDermott, and Jenifer DiVirgilio.
The event was a roaring success, filled with laughter and community spirit. We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended, making it a memorable evening.
A special shoutout goes to our dedicated NCJAR staff for their hard work behind the scenes. Stay tuned for more exciting community-building events!