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NJBIA: Estate Tax Repeal Critical to TTF Compromise

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said Wednesday repealing the estate tax must be part of any new legislative compromise on tax fairness. “Those who say the estate tax matters only to the wealthy are dead wrong,” said Michele Siekerka, NJBIA President and CEO. (Click here for NJBIA chart “Estate Tax: Myth vs. Fact.”)

Governor Christie On School Funding: We Have A Way To Fix This And Lower...

Governor Christie: The people in this state are being driven from this state because of high property taxes. We know that. We also know that children across the state, especially in those 31 districts, are being driven from a productive, happy, successful future by a failed education system. Neither one of those things are acceptable to me. So now you know the governor has put forward what is now called a ‘radical’ school funding plan.

Sec. Davin Continues ‘Jobs that Pay’ Tour at Versatex Building Products in Beaver County,...

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Versatex Building Products, a manufacturer of trim, fascia, soffit, and decorative exterior moulding pieces for the home. Davin commended company officials for its continued growth and strong commitment to supporting its workforce

NJ Wants Lower Property Taxes, It’s Time For Our Voices To Be Heard

The issue that in every poll that you see for my lifetime has been named by the people of New Jersey as the most important issue: reducing property taxes. The 2% cap has restrained property taxes and if we pass this school funding formula, you will see why the 2% cap is so important because if you give them all this money, believe me they’ll want to spend it. But with a 2% cap they’ll only be able to spend 2% of the new money they get.

UCEDC Offers Training for Small Business Owners across New Jersey

Upcoming training programs offered in several areas of the State by not-for-profit economic development corporation UCEDC are designed to help develop financial and business literacy for business owners at all stages of maturation. In partnership with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), the comprehensive, six-week “Entrepreneurship 101” program walks entrepreneurs through all aspects of starting a business, culminating in the development of a business plan.

National Flood Insurance Program Changes As Of April 1

On April 1, the National Flood Insurance Program began implementing additional flood insurance program changes resulting from reform legislation. These changes may significantly affect what your clients pay for their flood insurance. While some property owners may see minimal policy cost increases, others will experience larger premium increases—for example, clients with buildings in high-risk areas built before that community’s first Flood Insurance Rate Map.

Christie Administration Announces Housing Recovery Information Session in Union County to Assist Homeowners Hard...

In its continued effort to meet and assist Sandy-impacted families right in their home communities, the Christie Administration today announced that the 33rd Information Session will be held Wednesday, April 6th, 2016, at Union County College in Cranford, to provide personal assistance for storm-affected homeowners participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) Program and LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program.

Anat Eisenberg – Tenafly NJ Real Estate Agent

Since 2004, Anat has sold over 400 properties valued over $415 Million. With an average home sale of over $1 Million dollars, it is no wonder Anat is the top ranking agent in Tenafly, New Jersey. Living and working in Tenafly, New Jersey, Anat and her team are dedicated to the Bergen County home market and making sure that your next home purchase is the perfect fit for you and your family. With a lifetime of experience, Anat is able to assist new and returning home buyers with the somewhat daunting task of purchasing a home.

Community Investment Strategies Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Bloomfield Affordable Senior Housing Community

State, county, and local officials joined Community Investment Strategies, Inc. (CIS) for a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil Heritage Village at Bloomfield – an 82-apartment affordable 55-plus housing community in Bloomfield, Essex County that serves seniors on a fixed income.

Property Address Must Be Properly Displayed on Dwelling or Residence

Landlords & residents are being reminded that under Township of Teaneck Code, Section: 29A-9 (i), all buildings, residences, etc. must have an appropriate address or house number affixed to the house or dwelling as described in the ordinance. The purpose is for general identification of a property and for emergency response purposes.

Division of Taxation to Hold Jersey City Property Revaluation Hearing

The New Jersey Division of Taxation will conduct a public hearing this month to allow citizens of Jersey City to voice their opinions about property taxes as part of its investigation into whether to order the Hudson County municipality to begin a property revaluation.

NJ Realtors Wins Gold in Association TRENDS’ 2015 All-Media Contest

New Jersey Realtors is thrilled to announce that we’ve been honored with a gold award in the Membership Directory category in Association TRENDS’ 2015 All-Media Contest. It was one of nearly 400 entries in the association publications contest.

Department of Treasury Announces Initiation of Property Revaluation Investigations

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has issued letters to the municipal governments of Jersey City, Dunellen and Elizabeth informing them that it will conduct an investigation in accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:1-26 to determine whether to order a revaluation of the properties within their boundaries.

NJCDC’s Annual Holiday Gift & Food Drive to Serve Children and Families in Paterson

53% of all Paterson residents live in true poverty and have difficulty paying for food and basic necessities, let alone presents and holiday celebrations. To make their Christmas special, New Jersey Community Development Corporation’s (NJCDC’s) AmeriCorps members are spending the holiday season collecting toys, gifts, and food through the organization’s 22nd Annual Holiday Gift & Food Drive.

Meet the NJ Realtors® 2016 Leadership Team

During the President’s Installation at the Triple Play Realtor Convention & Trade Expo, Tg Glazer, of Westfield, was named the 2016 New Jersey Realtors president. Robert Oppenheimer, of Cliffside Park, was named the 2016 president-elect; Christian Schlueter, of Lanoka Harbor, was named the 2016 first vice president; and Jeffrey Jones, of Parsippany, was named the 2016 treasurer.

Westfield Resident Named to Top Leadership Spot for New Jersey Realtors

During the President’s Installation at the Triple Play Realtor Convention & Trade Expo, Tg Glazer, of Westfield, was named the 2016 New Jersey Realtors president. Robert Oppenheimer, of Cliffside Park, was named the 2016 president-elect; Christian Schlueter, of Lanoka Harbor, was named the 2016 first vice president; and Jeffrey Jones, of Parsippany, was named the 2016 treasurer.

Three New Jersey Realtors to Be Recognized for Outstanding Community Service

Three deserving Realtors will receive the 2015 New Jersey Realtors Good Neighbor Awards during a ceremony on December 8 at the Triple Play Realtor Convention & Trade Expo in Atlantic City. The New Jersey Realtors Good Neighbor Awards recognize individuals who have made extraordinary commitments to community service programs throughout the state.

2015 NJ REALTORS Circle of Excellence Sales Award

Did you have a banner year? Did you hit your sales goal and then some? Submit your application for the NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Award! The award recognizes those members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship. This prestigious program comprises two awards

September 1, 2015 Christie Administration Announces Important Expansion of Rental Assistance Program for Sandy-Impacted...

In an effort to assist more Sandy-impacted families who are recovering from the storm, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) today announced applicants to the Rental Assistance (RAP) Program are no longer required to have an outstanding mortgage on their primary residence in order to qualify for rental assistance.

Castle Lanterra Properties’ Elie Rieder Slated to Address Apartment/Multifamily Summit

lie Rieder, founder and CEO of Castle Lanterra Properties, is slated to address the 2nd Annual New Jersey Apartment & Multifamily Summit. Produced by the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal, the event is slated for Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:55 a.m. to 12 noon at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel.

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Pascrell Announces $1.1M Federal Grant for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced the awarding of a $1,162,364 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to New Jersey which will be used to restore Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) property damaged by Hurricane Sandy.