With so many relying on the internet lately, there has been a surge of COVID-19 related scams. Here’s how to spot them and avoid them. Read More >
The impacts of COVID-19 were swift and unexpected, leaving many homeowners in a financial emergency. If you are struggling, seek help now. Read More >
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, it is becoming apparent how many people don’t have access to clean and reliable water—780 million. Read More >
Tiny homes are providing shelter for frontline workers and those that need a safe, inexpensive space to quarantine in. Read More >
What will happen to property taxes in your area and nationally when the country returns to business as usual following the coronavirus pandemic? Read More >
More people are working from home because of COVID-19. Might that be a new normal? Multi-family developers are betting on it. Read More >
Despite a reduction in real estate transactions because of COVID-19, sellers remain bullish with their sale prices. Read More >
If you are concerned about meeting your mortgage obligations, don’t wait until you fall behind. Acting quickly may help you keep your home. Read More >
COVID-19 has challenged homeowners to find better ways of keeping our dwellings safe – including increasing our home’s security. Read More >
Timing is everything, especially when it comes to selling your house. Should you sell your home while COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders are in effect? Read More >
With New York the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, sprawling suburban areas might again be desirable as social distancing becomes the new normal. Read More >
Watch “What You Need To Know: Mortgage Forbearance” about making mortgage payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >
Actionable advice for homeowners who are having difficulty making their mortgage payment. Read More >
The reality is that an economic recession in the near term will only slow the development of more affordable housing moving forward. Read More >
While notaries have been deemed as “essential services”, many people are avoiding situations that don’t involve social distancing. Read More >
Real estate contracts between buyers and sellers are changing because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the change may become permanent. Read More >
The new CARES Act brings relief to homeowners with federally backed loans. Read More >
How to safely make the leap from renter to homeowner during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >
How to find balance with work, school and home life while sheltering-in-place. Read More >
In some places, homebuying is still happening, albeit with COVID-19 precautions. However, in other places, the market has slowed to a near standstill. Read More >
As social distancing and stay-at-home orders are in place, renting your property short-term is also being stopped by local and state governments. Read More >
Turning your home into your workplace or adapting your existing work-from-home space to accommodate family members is no easy task. Read More >
Here are five simple fixes that you can accomplish that don’t require you to make non-essential trips to the hardware store. Read More >
History has proven that when the American housing market experiences a disruption, as it has before, it has been met with tenacity and resilience. Read More >
A list of links if you are seeking aid or assistance for yourself and your property while waiting for the coronavirus outbreak to subside. Read More >
Government agencies announce suspension of evictions for renters and homeowners due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >
Tips for property managers to help you prepare and stay informed during coronavirus pandemic. Read More >
While you may keep your home squeaky clean, it is still possible to bring germs back into your home, and there are dozens of nooks and crannies where said germs can hide out. Read More >
The global pandemic is having an impact on global financial markets and likely will impact the U.S. Real Estate market soon. Read More >
Because of remote work we’re spending more time in our homes than ever before and it’s changing the way they look and the criteria we use when we shop for a new one. Read More >
More Links and Resources
FHFA Announces Payment Deferral as New Repayment Option for Homeowners in COVID-19 Forbearance Plans , from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
Mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency, a joint effort from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) , and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee, from the HUD Exchange.
10 Important Tips to Avoid Foreclosure, from NeighborWorks.
Foreclosure Information from NeighborWorks.
Guidelines and protocol surrounding COVID-19 are changing quickly. For the most up-to-date information we recommend visiting the CDC, WHO, and your local health department websites.