The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is continuing to evolve and both our professional and personal lives are being impacted. Listed below are helpful information and links to help you stay abreast of the latest developments impacting your profession.

Suburban West REALTORS® Association

The Association office began a “soft” opening on Monday, June 8th with limited staff and reduced hours of 8:00am to 3:00pm.  Visitors will be accepted with appointments onlyClick here to view safety protocols that will be employed by staff and visitors.

Suburban West and Association of REALTORS® School has temporarily suspended in-person events as of December 1, 2020 due to restrictions re-instated by the state. We will update this information when in-person classes and events resume.

The CARE Act passed by the Federal Government does provide that self-employed individuals may be eligible for unemployment compensation. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance application is now available online. If you have any questions, the Department of Labor & Industry has a set of frequently asked questions available for review. PAR has also developed a Pandemic Unemployment Assistance: Guide for REALTORS®.

To help members continue better themselves with information on COVID-19’s impact on real estate and other pertinent topics to Suburban West has scheduled a multitude of upcoming virtual meetings and seminars. Click here for a schedule of upcoming sessions.

Click here to access recordings of previous sessions, including COVID-19 and Standard Forms, Estimating the Impact of COVID-19 on the Region’s Housing Market and Economy, SRA’s Legislative Town Hall Meeting, Force Majeure and Commercial Real Estate, HUD Guidance on Service Animals/Use of Criminal Records, and Bright Webinars.

The Association of REALTORS® School makes available online courses through its vendor relationship with mBition. Click here to access the list of online continuing education classes and packages.

Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®

Additional State Association Resources

Bright MLS

Suburban REALTORS® Alliance

National Association of REALTORS®

Resources on Coronavirus (COVID-19)