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Apr 29, 2020
Knox County Open Houses still prohibited during Phase 1 Reopening: Knox County Phase 1: Response from the Knox County Health Dept is that Real Estate Open Houses are considered "Business-related Mass Gatherings" and are still prohibited during Phase 1 (see page 26). Virtual open houses are recommended. Showing by...
Apr 28, 2020
Much has changed in current times with the coronavirus pandemic, but real estate is still considered an essential service in Tennessee. How are REALTORS® adapting to the social distancing policies? Hosts Lyle Irish and Amanda Stone discuss business as unusual with guests Andrew McGranaghan and Betsy Coleman.
Apr 20, 2020
This NAR mandatory rule has been adopted by KAAR. Simply stated: if a property is marketed publicly, the MLS must be one of your marketing channels. Clear Cooperation Policy: “Within one (1) business day of marketing a property to the public, the listing broker must submit the listing to the MLS for cooperation with other MLS participants. Public marketing includes, but is not limited to, flyers displayed in windows, yard signs, digital...
Apr 07, 2020
*New* COVID-19 Release Form — The Tennessee REALTORS® Residential Forms Committee has approved RF309, COVID-19 Release, which is available on our Forms on the Fly page (search 309) and is loading to third-party vendors. This video tutorial explains how to use it. As a reminder, we also recently released form RF679, COVID-19 Amendment/Addendum. (A video tutorial for that form is available on...
Apr 03, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides relief to families, small businesses, and individuals who are self-employed and independent contractors. A key provision in the law creates a temporary “Pandemic Unemployment Assistance” program that extends unemployment benefits to those not traditionally eligible, including self-employed individuals. NAR has...
Apr 02, 2020
NAR Offers Members TeleHealthSM to Realtors® at No Cost in Response to COVID-19 Crisis Group will fund two months of telemedicine for members who lack access to service CHICAGO (April 2, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® announced Thursday that it will be expanding access to Members TeleHealthSM at no cost to its members for those who register before April 15. The program comes as part of NAR’s larger ‘...

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