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State clears way for remote notarizations

State clears way for remote notarizations


Georgia joins states across the nation to allow videoconferencing in closings and notarizations.

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Weathering the next recession with self-dependence

Weathering the next recession with self-dependence


It’s been a year of tests for @properties with the launch of its Pl@tform technology in Atlanta with independent brokerage Ansley Atlanta, and with the onset of the coronavirus-driven global recession, the brokerage will be tested again.

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During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’

During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’


Is real estate work considered essential? While agents still have to adhere to local and state guidelines, a new federal report offers official recommendations.

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NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding

NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding


February was another good month for pending home sales across the nation, but the coronavirus will put that all on hold.

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Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much

Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much


A national survey of real estate agents digs into how clients are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak, how home values will be impacted, and the likelihood that we’ve entered a recession.

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Myriad of COVID-19 orders prompts clarification from real estate associations

Myriad of COVID-19 orders prompts clarification from real estate associations


As coronavirus advisories evolve and emerge from a number of government sources, real estate agencies are turning to their local associations for answers.

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House approves $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

House approves $2 trillion coronavirus relief package


Congress has passed the biggest economic stimulus in American history. Here’s what it means for real estate professionals.

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Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19

Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19


ATTOM Data Solutions report has encouraging news on the affordability gap, but the coronavirus outbreak poses a potential setback.

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COVID-19 and the housing market: Your weekly update

COVID-19 and the housing market: Your weekly update


Atlanta Agent is participating in weekly housing market webinars, led by Meyers Research Chief Economist Ali Wolf, to keep you informed about what’s happening with the economy and the real estate market in real time. Here’s the latest information.

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Need a lifeline? What to consider when applying for a disaster loan

Need a lifeline? What to consider when applying for a disaster loan


The Small Business Administration is offering help for companies impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Learn who qualifies and what to do to simplify the application process.

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