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COVID-19 Protocols for Real Estate Sector

Showing a Property to Buyers Whether you are a Buyer or Seller, it’s important to know that many homes and properties have traditionally been purchased and sold without visiting or hosting an open house, but it is normal, professional real estate practice to have interested buyers make private showing requests and schedule individual visits to[...]
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Media Release-Association of Real Estate Agents

The National Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) The second reading of The Real Estate Agents Bill 2020 saw it pass through the House of Representatives and the Senate in May. AREA celebrates its contribution to bringing the real estate sector to this moment in history.   Having accepted the challenge thirty years ago of crafting[...]
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The Real Estate Agents Bill, 2020

The Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) is pleased to announce the passage of the Real Estate Agents Bill 2020 in the House of Representatives on Friday, May 8th, 2020. After thirty years of providing the structure, education and training to raise the standards of the real estate profession, establishing the guidelines that follow international[...]
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New Real Estate Paradigm

“There will be a long-term adjustment in how we think about our location strategy” Barclays Bank CEO “It would require that we create a paradigm shift in our behaviour to ensure that these infections are kept at bay.” Trinidad CMO Based on sentiments expressed in the two quotations above, after the Covid lockdown, the use[...]
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Landlord & Tenant Challenges

Landlord and Tenant Challenges  Stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 Shutdown, many have been concerned about the implications for rental property and the growing difficulties being faced.  This global crisis has resulted in the closure of all non-essential businesses until at least April 30, 2020, and the economic repercussions are expected to be far-reaching and devastating[...]
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