Real Estate Policies

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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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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NAR letter promises more support to Realtors during COVID-19 crisis

NAR letter promises more support to Realtors during COVID-19 crisis


The COVID-19 outbreak has the association working overtime to bring relief and timely updates for real estate professionals.

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Pocket listing rule approved by NAR

Pocket listing rule approved by NAR


While the association has moved to institute new rules around what to do about off-MLS listings, there are some who say it restricts trade and others who feel it doesn’t go far enough to force brokers to share listing data.

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Hiring an assistant? Be careful when doling out tasks

Hiring an assistant? Be careful when doling out tasks


There are specific rules for what unlicensed assistants can do in Georgia. Check out our quick guide on what tasks they are precluded from performing.

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Should Atlanta brokers disclose home hauntings?

Should Atlanta brokers disclose home hauntings?


It’s a common TV trope, but what should you know when dealing with a home that may be haunted?

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4 Predictions for the Housing Market in 2014

4 Predictions for the Housing Market in 2014


What does that impeccable Atlanta Agent crystal ball have to say about real estate…

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3 Housing-Related Policies on the 2014 Chopping Block

3 Housing-Related Policies on the 2014 Chopping Block


The economic downturn of 2008 was the largest since the Great Depression, and it…

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Why Short Sales Aren’t Going Anywhere, Pt. 2

Why Short Sales Aren’t Going Anywhere, Pt. 2


Back in November, new GSE guidelines took effect that promised a great streamlining of…

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Who the Heck is Mel Watt? 3 Reasons You Should Know

Who the Heck is Mel Watt? 3 Reasons You Should Know


Does the name “Mel Watt” ring a bell? No? Well, come Tuesday, he could…

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