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Marin County Coronavirus FAQs: Real Estate

Published Monday, April 6, 2020
Quoting directly from the Marin County HHS Coronavirus Page: Can real estate agents show residences in person? Or if I just closed on a home, can I do a walk-through of the home with the agent or seller? Generally, no. Real estate agents, escrow agents, and other service providers that facilitate residential transactions like home sales and apartment more»

BAREIS Editorial: Showings, Counting DOM/CDOM and Off Market Listings During Pandemic

Published Friday, March 27, 2020
by BAREIS Marin County Directors Yoko Kasai, Jenn Pfeiffer & Barry Crotty We don’t have a manual that says “Do THIS in the case of a pandemic” so we are all doing the best we can; adjusting as news and directives come to us, trying to serve our clients and protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our businesses in the best way more»

C.A.R. Statement on FHFA Appraisal and Income Verification Flexibility

Published Monday, March 23, 2020
LOS ANGELES (March 23) – In an effort to provide market liquidity during the coronavirus emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to provide alternative flexibilities to satisfy appraisal requirements and employment verification requirements through May 17, 2020.​ The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF more»

BAREIS Extending Coming Soon to 100 Days and Other Tips for Managing Your Listings

Published Sunday, March 22, 2020
BAREIS Extending Coming Soon to 100 Days and Other Tips for Managing Your Listings On top of all the other concerns during this COVID-19 outbreak, BAREIS understands that you have many questions regarding Days on Market and showing instructions. To help ease the burden placed on you, BAREIS MLS has been able to temporarily extend Coming Soon listings up to more»

Marin County Considering Emergency Tenant Protections

Published Sunday, March 22, 2020
The Marin County Board of Supervisors plans to consider a resolution on March 24 that would prevent residents and business owners from being evicted because of a sudden loss of income tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium would last until May 31. Financial impacts include having a substantial loss of household income because of a business closure, more»

C.A.R. Issues No Open House Advisory Under Shelter in Place

Published Friday, March 20, 2020
In light of the statewide shelter-in-place order, C.A.R. issues guidance on the Governor's stay-at-home order: REALTORS® should cease doing all face-to-face marketing or sales activities, including showings, listing appointments, open houses and property inspections. Clients and other consumers are also subject to these orders and should not be more»

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill

Published Thursday, March 19, 2020
Major news out of Washington, D.C., where the Senate passed a major relief bill, sending it to the President's desk for signature. Included in the bill are expansions of paid sick leave and family medical leave for workers. In addition, a refundable tax credit for small businesses is designed to offset 100% of the employer’s share of the new more»

Shelter-in-Place Resources

Published Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Dear Marin REALTORS® - The coronavirus situation is evolving rapidly, with new guidance and updates coming multiple times per day. The most significant development today, Monday, March 16th, was a widespread Shelter In Place order issued for the six counties in the Bay Area. We advise all members to heed the direction of your Local, State and more»

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September Home Sales and Price Report
Monday, October 19, 2020
C.A.R. Releases its 2021 California Housing Market Forecast
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