COVID-19

Below are resources courtesy of Michigan REALTORS® on how to practice real estate safely and within the guidance of current Michigan Emergency Orders. For FAQs and additional information and resources provided by Michigan REALTORS® go to https://mirealtors.com/Industry-Resources. Any questions contact the Michigan REALTORS® Legal Hotline: 1-800-522-2820

Michigan REALTORS® Industry Resources Page

For Your Office

COVID-19 Office Preparedness Toolkit

For Seller’s Agents and Sellers

COVID-19 Showings Addendum/Amendment to Listing Agreement, Updated 11.17.20

For Buyer’s Agents and Buyers

Showing Certification and Release (Buyers), Updated 11.17.20

For Commercial Buyer’s Agents and Commercial Buyers/Lessees

Showing Certification and Release (Commercial Buyers/Lessees), Updated 6.11.20

Providing a Safe and Healthy Short Term Rental

Grand Traverse County Health Department Short Term Rental Toolkit

Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department Short Term Rental Toolkit

EPA’s List of Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19

Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccines FAQs

For more information about the Coronavirus vaccine, visit CDC COVID-19 Vaccine or CHOP Preventing COVID-19.  For more information on Coronavirus, visit the State of Michigan coronavirus website.

Current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Guidance

June 1st, 2021 Gatherings and Face Mask Order

June 1st Gatherings and Face Mask Order Infographic

FAQs for the June 1st, 2021 Gathering and Face Mask Order

Choosing Safer Activities Infographic

Stay Safe & Healthy in the Pandemic

Social Gathering Guidance

Regional Health Department Websites for Local Health Guidance

Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department

District Health Department #10 (Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford Counties)

Grand Traverse County Health Department

Health Department of Northwest Michigan (Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Otsego)

Aspire North Resources

Protect Your Investment | This brochure encourages homeowners to work with REALTORS® and housing counselors and offers guidance on options provided by lenders.

Protect Your Credit | The guide outlines consumers’ rights under the CARES Act, explains how to obtain a free credit report, and offers guidance on how to dispute inaccurate credit information.

Michigan REALTORS Resources

Summary of Michigan Senate Bill 748 | This document provides a summary of $106 million in COVID-19 Relief signed into law on December 29th, 2020

NAR Resources

Check out the National Association of REALTORS’ Coronavirus Page for guidance, political advocacy, and resources to help REALTORS® respond to COVID-19 and its impact on the real estate industry. For any questions related to efforts, resources, or information at the national level contact the NAR Hotline: 1-800-874-6500.

Summary of the provisions in the American Rescue Plan that impact the real estate industry; signed into law on March 11th, 2021

Judge Vacates CDC’s Eviction Ban, But Appeal Delays Action
A U.S. District Court judge for the District of Columbia ruled Wednesday [May 5th] that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide eviction moratorium is unlawful, striking down the ban and delivering relief to housing providers who haven’t been able to collect rent from struggling tenants for more than a year. But the struggle for housing providers isn't over. The U.S. Department of Justice immediately filed an appeal, and on Wednesday night, the D.C. District Court issued a temporary stay, meaning the CDC eviction moratorium remains in place across the country pending another hearing. The court will have a hearing in the next two weeks on the DOJ’s motion, and the temporary stay will remain in effect at least until that decision is issued.
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Traverse Connect Resources

Additional Business Resources for Coronavirus Response and Recovery

Coronavirus: Small Business Relief FAQs | Includes information on both the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, or EIDL, and how to apply