Pandemic is changing home buyer and seller preferences

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice, Update

Shauna Ray, 2020 PresidentNorthern Wasatch Association of REALTORS® As people spend more time at home than ever before — juggling remote work, virtual learning and a plethora of other responsibilities — many are rethinking their housing must-haves and looking for homes that will get them through the pandemic. In fact, a new study from the National Association of Realtors found that the pandemic has changed several home-buying and selling behaviors. In particular, both buyers and sellers say they want more space. “The coronavirus without a doubt led home buyers to reassess their housing situations and even reconsider home sizes and destinations,” said Jessica Lautz, vice president of demographics and behavioral insights at NAR. The 2020 Profile of Home Buyers and …

NWAOR COVID-19 Update

Tiffany bigelow Advice, Update

NWAOR is committed to do its part to promote the health and welfare of its members and staff, all while continuing to provide the best service to our members.  Due to the recent recommendations regarding COVID-19, NWAOR is implementing the following measures effective immediately. Office Hours NWAOR will limit the hours in office to Monday through Thursday from 9:00am until 2:00pm.  Staff will be ready to help with membership, Supra, supplies and fingerprinting.  Fingerprinting will be limited to those whose license expires 3/31/20.  CE Classes, Committee Meetings and Events Cancelled In an effort to comply with Governor Herbert’s request to limit group gatherings and encourage social distancing, and in an effort to do our part to slow the spread of …

Coronavirus: A Guide for REALTORS®

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice, Update

Why is NAR issuing this guidance? In response to the growing concerns about COVID-19, commonly referred to as coronavirus, NAR is providing this guidance to help REALTORS® respond to the coronavirus’s potential impact on the real estate industry. As of March 4, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Level 3 Travel Warnings for all of China, South Korea, Italy, and Iran, and a Level 2 Travel Warning for Japan. However, the situation is rapidly evolving.  Be sure to refer to the CDC’s website for up-to-date information about travel warnings (link is external), as well as information about the coronavirus’ current impact in the United States (link is external). Daily updates about the coronavirus are also available …