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COVID-19

Face Everything and Rise


Share Your Story Fear is a powerful thing. It can hold us back or make us stronger. We want to hear your stories about overcoming fear. How are you meeting the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic? What are you doing differently in your business practices? How are you adjusting to meet your clients’ needs? […]


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Impact of COVID-19 on Licensing


Many of our members still have questions about how COVID-19 is going to affect their license renewals. The Utah Division of Real Estate has released extensive information addressing this concern. Fingerprinting services are temporarily suspended and are not now being required for April or May license renewals, although they will be required at a later date. CE […]


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Buyers Sign Purchase Contracts without Visiting Properties


“Virtual tours using platforms like Zoom and Marco Polo are giving Utahns ways to continue buying and selling homes with less risk of viral infection,” Alicia Holdaway, 2020 president of the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®, told The Salt Lake Tribune in a featured interview on how the coronavirus is affecting Utah’s real estate market. Holdaway added that […]


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Utah’s Housing Market Amid Covid-19 Pandemic


How is the current economic quarantine affecting Utah’s real estate market? Join Alicia Holdaway, president of the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®, and other housing experts for a discussion on current housing trends. Just search for “Salt Lake Board of Realtors®” on your podcast app (Apple, Google Play, Spotify, and TuneIn). According to Brad Bjelke, […]


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Economic Outlook Webinar


This Thursday, Apr. 9, at 2:00 p.m. (MDT), the Salt Lake Home Builders Association will be hosting a webinar for an economic update and Q&A with Elliot Eisenberg, a recognized national economist, who is optimistic about the 2020 outlook for real estate. Registration is free, but limited, so don’t delay! Information given in this webinar is timely […]


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COVID-19 Updates from NAR


It seems that every day, nearly hour-by-hour, there are multiple announcements and initiatives being made in regard to COVID-19. Be sure to monitor the NAR’s website regularly for important updates on topics such as the Federal Stimulus Package, the Paycheck Protection Program, and general guidelines on how to continue doing business safely and responsibly.


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Federal Stimulus Package


The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act will provide benefits for the self-employed. From what we understand, local financial institutions will administer this program. The NAR put this brief summary out yesterday. Unemployment Benefits for Self-Employed •Self-employed individuals, independent contractors, and other individuals who are unable to work as a direct result of COVID-19 […]


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Public Health Order Declares Real Estate an Essential Service


On Sunday Mar. 29, Salt Lake County issued a public health order in response to the state’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” directive issued last Friday. This order goes into effect Monday, Mar. 30 and will run through Apr. 13. As part of the Order, real estate and related services are considered essential services that may be continued […]


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Coronavirus


The Coronavirus has temporarily changed our daily routines. But what if you still have to move? A Realtor® can set up a virtual 3D home tour to keep you safe. In addition, Realtors® can extend contract deadlines if there are unanticipated delays due to the spread of the virus. In the meantime, here are some […]


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