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Real Estate is BACK in Business! Texas Governor Abbott, with (US Homeland Security Dept) issue Executive Order, Residential, Commercial, Property Management, Construction
This statewide consistency was greatly needed and levels the playing field across our market. According to Texas REALTORS® :
The statewide order supersedes existing local orders only where those local orders may have previously restricted essential services or where they were more permissive on gatherings.
Even for essential services, telework or online work should be used as much as possible, limiting in-person contact unless absolutely necessary.
Based on this analysis, REALTORS® can show property across the market but should exercise great caution in doing so. While we understand there will be circumstances that require showing activity, you should continue to take extreme caution in any in-person interaction to protect yourself and discourage the spread of COVID-19. Now more than ever, it is critical that youstay in close communication with your broker, and brokers with their legal counsel, on any changes to your contracts, current business practices, and policies.
If you have further questions on the statewide executive order, call the Texas REALTORS® Legal Hotline at 1-800-873-9155. For the latest COVID-19 updates and resources, continue to visit our COVID-19 Resource Page.
We're in this together, and ABoR has your back. Stay tuned for an email later this Friday announcing exciting new benefits and resources to keep your business moving during this time.
Sincerely, The Austin Board of REALTORS®
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‘I wouldn’t touch Austin, Texas or Seattle, Washington with anybody’s money’ : Grant Cardone says these two major US cities are some of 'the worst markets to be in right now' for real estate investors — here's why Story by Bethan Moorcraft • click here for the exact moneywise article prolific real estate investor Grant Cardone has singled out two U.S. property markets he wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole: Austin and Seattle. Cardone shared this hot take — and many others — in an interview with Moneywise after he prompted an AI chatbot to answer the question: “What are the 10 best markets for investing in rental real estate in America?” The AI Smith response started with: “The best markets for investing in real estate in America can vary depending on factors such as population growth, job opportunities, rental demand, affordability and potential rental income.” Up until that point, Cardone — who performed the task live on camera — was pretty happy with the response. But
George Vance..... Just making sure you know that Tim Harrington passed away last weekend. Heart attack. Tim’s Memorial Service will be: 2/29/24 at 2 PM at Austin Ridge Bible Church at 9300 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78733 in Westlake. At the Worship Center building. Please spread the word. GVM speaking here, "Tim showed up on my 40th birthday at Pitch N Putt for an afternoon of golf and bullshit. Tim was in good spirits that afternoon after boasting of his mega million dollar commercial fresh sale in SoCo. St. Elmo @ the ol' Hills Cafe. Tim was a former SOUTHWESTERN door to door salesman and alumnus like me. A fellow bookman. Tim showed up @ my BookPeople booksigning event, for the "The Nation We Live In." Overall Tim was a good man and character . A worthy Austinite! Tim Harrington was quick to make friends. Just in February, randomly Tim and I participated in 3 straight days of Champions Real Estate School (off Hwy 620 & US 183) for full day required clas