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If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis please Text "PA" to 741-741 or if you are located in Central or Upper Bucks call 215-345-2273; if you are located in Lower Bucks call 215-785-9765.

Additional Bucks County resources can be found here including food insecurity resources.

Resources for questions and concerns regarding COVID-19:

NAR Hotline 1-800-874-6500

If you need help finding any resources, or have questions related to COVID-19 and real estate, NAR's Member Support Team is ready to help. You can call the new hotline, 1-800-874-6500, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday–Friday.  

To receive text updates from NAR- Text "COVID19" to 30644

Coronavirus: A Guide for REALTORS®

Right Tools, Right Now from NAR  

FREE TeleHealth from NAR

Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission

 


COVID-19: Suggested Best Practices and Forms

Best Practice Guidance Updated 5/20/2020

Brokerage Policies & Resources Updated 5/20/2020

COVID-19 Property Access Notice- PAR Form

COVID-19 Health and Safety Acknowledgment- PAR Form

COVID-19: Workplace Re-Entry Checklist

 


 

Financial Resources

Will My PPP Loan Be Forgiven?

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Released

PA's Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Portal-  If you have questions, the FAQ link is located below.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) FAQs

Your Guide to PUA Benefits

PA Office of Unemployment Compensation 

SBA CARES Act FAQs  provided by NAR: UPDATED 5/26/2020

The CARES Act: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefits Flowchart

Financial FAQs provided by PAR

Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness

Protect Your Investment- Consumer Guide

 


Bucks County Association of REALTORS® Updates

5/26/2020  Correction- Pandemic Unemployment Update May 27th

5/22/2020 Back to Work Small Business Grant Program

5/22/2020  Supra- How to Obtain Lock boxes

5/19/2020 Gov. Wolf- Reopening of Real Estate

5/13/2020 Immediate Action Needed- Shelter is Essential in PA

5/13/2020 Live Legislative Update

5/12/2020 Live Webinar- Fair Housing Issues in 2020

5/11/2020 Tell Your Senators to Act- Shelter is Essential

5/11/2020 Live-streamed continuing education classes are coming!

5/11/2020 You and your agents are invited to attend

5/6/2020 Two New Forms

5/4/2020 Town Hall Video

5/1/2020 Town Hall State of Bucks County

4/28/2020 Live Town Hall- State of Bucks County

4/27/2020 Small Bussiness Loan Update

4/22/2020 Unemployment Questions Answered on Facebook live

4/16/2020 BCAR Brokers and Managers COVID-19 Town Hall

4/15/2020 Bucks County Resources

4/8/2020 We Stand With You

4/1/2020 Small Business Loans Bring Relief 

3/31/2020 Federal CARES Act

3/18/2020 Bucks County Recorder of Deeds

3/12/2020  BCAR’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

 


Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® Updates

5/29/2020 It’s Somewhat Easier Being Green

5/20/2020 All Real Estate In Pennsylvania Reopened With New Guidance (FAQ as of 5/20)

5/18/2020 State Investigates Licensees Alleged to Have Violated Governor’s Closure Orders

5/16/2020 Clients’ Stories Show Gov. Wolf Needs to Sign HB 2412

5/15/2020 House Passes HB 2412; PAR Urges Wolf to Sign the Bill

5/14/2020 PAR Applauds Senate Vote on HB 2412; Urges House to Pass Bill

5/12/2020 Debunking Rumors Based on Legal Hotline Questions

5/8/2020 State Approves Temporary Livestream Course Option for Real Estate Schools

5/6/2020 PAR Suggests Real Estate Best Practices during the Age of COVID-19

5/6/2020 Bucks County Realtors® Raise Money for Food Pantries

5/1/2020  PAR Update on State’s Phased Reopen Plan for PA

4/20/2020 Guidance on State’s Revised Guidelines for Real Estate

4/29/2020 House Passes Bill to Allow Real Estate Services to Reopen

4/24/2020 PAR Gives Testimony on COVID-19 Impact on Real Estate to Senate

4/23/2020 Legal Expert Addresses Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Questions

4/21/2020 Signed Senate Bill 841 Has Three Real Estate-Related Issues

4/15/2020 Nearly 8,000 Realtors® Respond to PAR’s Call-to-Action

4/14/2020 Real Estate Non-Compliance Complaints Being Reviewed by State

4/14/2020 Call-to-Action Urges Legislators to Allow Real Estate as Life-Sustaining Industry

4/10/2020 Guidance For Contracts Signed On Or Prior to March 18

4/3/2020 PAR Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit to Request Governor to Designate Real Estate as a Life-Sustaining Business

4/1/2020 Financial Resources for REALTORS®FAQs regarding the CARES Act and Unemployment in Pennsylvania

4/1/2020 Working To Help Consumers During The Pandemic

3/30/2020  Ethics in the Time of COVID-19

3/27/2020 10 AM Real Estate License Renewal and CE Requirements Extended

3/27/2020 Governor Authorizes Temporary Use of Remote Online Notarization

3/26/2020 PAR Officers: Follow Governor’s Order

3/23/2020 1:30 PM Most Recent Coronavirus Information

3/22/2020  Latest Update on Coronavirus

3/20/2020 COVID-19 Addendum Available for Use

3/19/2020 Coronavirus Update

3/18/2020 Real Estate Companies Respond to Coronavirus Restrictions


National Association of REALTORS® Updates

5/18/2020 PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Released

5/13/2020 NAR Leaders: Association Is ‘Open for Business’

4/24/2020 You Can Start Applying for Loans Again

4/23/2020 Congress Clears Latest Coronavirus Relief Bill to Replenish Funding

4/23/2020 How to Secure Your Business Through the CARES Act

4/21/2020 Senate Passes Deal to Replenish Coronavirus Relief Funding

4/17/2020 REALTOR® Resiliency Report April 16, 2020 

4/17/2020 NAR extends TeleHealth Offer

4/16/2020  Some Appraisals Can Be Delayed Until After Closing

4/10/2020 Realtors® Applaud IRS Move to Provide Tax Relief to American Consumers

4/3/2020 NAR offers Free TeleHealth Services

3/27/2020 2:30 PM NAR Commends Protections for Realtors®, U.S. Consumers in $2 Trillion Economic Relief Bill

3/23/2020 8 PM A Special Message from Bob Goldberg and Vince Malta on COVID-19

 3/18/2020 NAR to Deliver Virtual Solutions for 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo

 


Bright MLS Updates

Market Statistics

COVID-19 Resource Page

4/7/2020 How to Enter a Virtual Open House

3/20/2020 Bright Steps announced

 


Suburban REALTORS® Alliance Update

4/9/2020 SRA Update on Local Municipality and County Response to COVID-19 

3/19/2020 SRA Municipal Update: As Local Governments Close, What Happens to Property Sales?

 


Additional Resources

Bucks County Herald- Daily Coronavirus Briefing

Bucks County Health Department

The Pennsylvania Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Housing and Urban Development 

  

 

 

 

 

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