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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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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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NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers

NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers


The respirator masks that are ubiquitous in the construction industry could play a big role in the fight against COVID-19.

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How well is Georgia doing in the fight against COVID-19?

How well is Georgia doing in the fight against COVID-19?


A new study examines coronavirus prevention measures, preparedness and risk factors, state by state.

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Compared to volatile stock market, equity levels are ‘welcome source of stability’

Compared to volatile stock market, equity levels are ‘welcome source of stability’


A new report shows 96,000 U.S. homeowners regained positive equity in the last quarter of 2019.

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What’s the ‘coronavirus effect’ look like for real estate?

What’s the ‘coronavirus effect’ look like for real estate?


The National Association of Realtors says they expect home sales in the U.S. to drop by about 10% in the short term as a result of the coronavirus.

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House flipping is back, but the returns? Not so much

House flipping is back, but the returns? Not so much


Investors are getting back into the home flipping game, even though profits are the lowest since 2011.

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