Member News

Through My Lens
May 14, 2024 4 min read
I’ve been in Washington, D.C., this week at NAR’s REALTORS® Legislative Meetings, and LIBOR members who attended repeatedly told me that they were energized by the experience and so glad they showed up.
Volunteers Needed for REALTOR® Volunteer Build Days, June 5 & 18
May 7, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Long Island and Rebuilding Together Long Island to help build and repair homes in our local communities.
LIBOR Past President Gina Marie Bettenhauser Inducted into NAR RPAC Hall of Fame
May 6, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR past President Gina Marie Bettenhauser was inducted into the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame, recognizing her lifetime support of RPAC at the $25,000 level
Applications are Now Open for LIBOR’s 2025 Leadership Academy
May 3, 2024 2 min read
LIBOR is now accepting applications for the Class of 2025 LIBOR Leadership Academy.
2025/2026 LIBOR Committee Applications are Now Open
Apr 25, 2024 1 min read
Apply for a 2025/2026 LIBOR Committee today to help shape the future of the Association for tomorrow!
Deadline Approaching for LIBOR YPN 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards Nominations
Apr 15, 2024 2 min read
Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) Young Professional Network (YPN) is pleased to announce the 13th Annual LIBOR YPN 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards. 
Through My Lens
Apr 10, 2024 3 min read
If you ever want to test whether humans develop an early sense of fairness, give one kid a much larger slice of cake at a birthday party and wait for the others’ outcries of, “That’s not fair!”
2024 REALTOR® Awards Nominations are Now Open
Apr 2, 2024 2 min read
LIBOR is now accepting 2024 LIBOR Awards program nominations.
NAR Litigation Update
Mar 22, 2024 2 min read
Despite all of the news circulating about the NAR lawsuit proposed settlement, it's important to carry on with your usual business activities and remain patient about the changes that will lie ahead. 
ABR® National Designation, Offered FREE to Members: 6 Live Virtual Classes Scheduled!
Mar 21, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR is pleased to provide its members with ABR® designation courses, helping REALTORS® communicate their value to buyers in this ever-evolving real estate landscape.
Property Condition Disclosure Act Amendment Effective March 20, 2024
Mar 21, 2024 1 min read
An amendment to the Property Condition Disclosure Act took effect on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. 
LIBOR CEO Doreen Spagnuolo Named One of the Premiere Business Women of Long Island
Mar 20, 2024 2 min read
Doreen Spagnuolo, LIBOR CEO, has been named one of the 2024 Herald Premiere Business Women of Long Island by RichnerLIVE.
NAR Litigation Update
Mar 16, 2024 1 min read
The National Association of REALTORS® has reached a proposed agreement to resolve nationwide claims brought by home sellers.
LIBOR Offers Free ABR® Designation Course with NYS CE Credits for Members in 2024
Mar 15, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR is excited to announce that it will be providing the ABR® course at no cost to members* as a live, interactive, Zoom class with the extra advantage of offering attendees 15 Hours of NYS CE credit
Apply Now for LIBOR 2025/26 Leadership Positions
Mar 14, 2024 1 min read
LIBOR is pleased to announce its applications for 2025 Officer and 2025/2026 Director At-large are live.
Don’t Lose Your LIBOR Member Benefits!
Mar 13, 2024 1 min read
Fulfill your REALTOR® COE requirement and enter a drawing for a $500 gift card on July 31, 2024! 
8 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes
Mar 12, 2024 5 min read
Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score to avoid common tax mistakes.
Through My Lens
Mar 5, 2024 3 min read
Spring and summer have traditionally been seen as the best times of year to buy and sell a home. Has all that changed?
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Unveiling the Truth: Insights into First-Time Homebuying Trends
Mar 5, 2024 2 min read
If you have been thinking about buying your first home, it’s easy to get pulled into exaggerated doom news and generational debates around the topic
Interested in Taking ABR® for Free and Earning NYS CE Credits?
Feb 29, 2024 1 min read
As you may be aware, NAR is scheduling Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation webinars for its members at no cost throughout 2024.