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 Any questions contact the Michigan REALTORS® Legal Hotline: 1-800-522-2820

The latest Guidance from Michigan REALTORS on How to Practice Real Estate Safely and within the guidance of current Michigan Emergency Orders (as of 1.14.21)
GO to Michigan REALTORS Guidance

Video of Real Estate Best Practices Under Emergency Order

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

For Purchase Agreement Extensions

Addendum to Purchase Agreement COVID-19 Event Extension

For Your Office

COVID-19 Office Preparedness Toolkit

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization Guidance

For more information about 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

Gatherings and Face Mask Order | Effective February 8th, 2021

FAQs for the February 4th Gatherings and Face Mask Order

Feb. 8th Gathering Guidelines Infographic

Feb. 8th COVID-19 and Sports Infographic

Stay Safe & Healthy in the Pandemic

Safe Social Pods Guidance

Key Metrics for Safe Restart

Indoor Dining Guidelines | Effective February 1st, 2021

Outdoor Seating Enclosures

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)

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

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 Federal Coronavirus Relief Package signed into law on December 27th which also includes an Omnibus spending bill for the Fiscal Year 2021 and some tax extenders.

Traverse Connect Resources

Additional Business Resources for Coronavirus Response and Recovery