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BCCAR & OCBR Merger & Video

We are excited to annouce that the merger vote passed in a landslide approval!

BCCAR & Ocean County Board of REALTORS Merger Video

video BCCAR OCBR Merger Video (235.07 MB)

Cherry Hill Raises its Fee for Continued Certificate of Occupancy

As of 10/1/18, the fee for a Continued Certificate of Occupancy is $100. Any applications that are received that do not have the proper fee amount cannot be processed. COO applications and payments can be made online at: www.cherryhillportal.com

NAR® Ethics Enforcement Update

NAR® Board of Directors have given associations new teeth for enforcing Code of Ethics violations.

Under changes to the NAR® Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual, local associations that choose to adopt the policy can publicize the names of members and the nature of their violations after a second violation of the Code of Ethics. They can also release a photograph of the member as part of that public disclosure.

Also, there are changes to how the listing broker or agent responds to an offer. View pdf NAR ethics enforcement may 19 2018 (51 KB) for all of the details.

CEO Update - "Coming Soon" Listings

We have had a lot of calls coming in regarding "Coming Soon" listings and the rules and regulations that the state has for them. Please view THIS short video from the National Association of REALTORS to give you a better understanding of the rules. 

 - Must have a valid Listing Agreement and must have a waiver from the seller to keep the listing off the MLS. 

NJ REALTORS® Sales Contract Revisions

The NJ REALTORS® new, statewide Standard Real Estate Sales Contract (Form 118) was released last October. Valuable feedback to the form was received and from that a few revisions have been made. These are not major revisions.
PLEASE NOTE: The new forms are now online through zipForm Plus.

The revisions include:

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