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National Association of REALTORS®


The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.5 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. NAR’s membership is composed of residential and commercial Realtors who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of approximately 1,200 local associations/boards.


The term Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.


Working for America’s property owners, the National Association of Realtors provides a facility for professional development, research, and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.


New Jersey REALTORS®
Value Proposition NJ REALTORS

New Jersey Realtors® is the voice for real estate in New Jersey and serves as a leading advocate for the real estate industry and private property owners. NJ Realtors provides essential programs and services for Realtors, including government affairs, continuing education, market statistics and many other benefits. Additionally, NJ Realtors provides resources for consumers related to the real estate industry and the process of buying and selling a home.


Comprised of 14 local associations, New Jersey Realtors is the state arm of the National Association of Realtors with 63,000 members who are involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. Membership in the Realtor family begins at the local level and the local boards serve as important liaisons between members and the Realtor organization at all levels and provide a variety of services unique to their geographical locations.


Members of New Jersey Realtors gain tools designed to support their bottom line:


Mission Statement

New Jersey Realtors exists to support all segments of its membership, in concert with the local boards and associations of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors by developing and delivering programs, services and related products which enhances the ability to conduct business successfully and ethically, and to promote the extension and preservation of the right to own, transfer and use real property.



New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC/DOBI)


Established in 1921, the New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC), a division of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, was created to administer and enforce New Jersey’s real estate licensing law, N.J.S.A. 45:15-1 et seq.


The REC issues licenses to real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate schools, and course instructors and establishes standards of practice for the real estate brokerage profession. It also regulates and registers out-of-state sales through New Jersey brokers.