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COVID-19 Update – April 30, 2020

Beginning Monday, 5/4, GBBR’s Office and staff will be available again on a limited basis. Hours of operation are restricted to 10:00-2:00 M-F. Appointments are required for everyone coming to the office. Social distancing rules and face masks are in affect for anyone entering our office. GBBR staff will be able to provide lockbox services, member-related payment services and the store-related services. While classes are still not available at this time, you can take classes online (see related links below in the Featured Highlights section of the homepage). Please email if you have any questions.

We thank you for your patience during these trying times!  Your health and well being is paramount to us.  Stay healthy and we look forward to seeing you and providing your needs!

Maryland REALTORS New Updates

Maryland REALTORS updated FAQ’s on April 14th

Maryland REALTORS link to Unemployment Assistance Benefits, April 17

Maryland REALTORS Best Practices for Showing Rental Properties, April 18

Major Announcement Regarding Upcoming Dues for Existing GBBR Members

Earlier this week, the GBBR Board of Directors approved the GBBR budget for Fiscal 2021, which commences on July 1, 2020.

In that budgets, the provision has been made to benefit GBBR’s existing members by making July, August and September FREE Dues Months! This means that our current members’ 2021 yearly dues will be discounted by 3 months worth, and we’re expanding the time in which to pay. Read more here.

Featured Highlights

NAR’s COVID-19: Workplace Re-Entry Checklist

Letter from the CEO

We at GBBR value each and everyone of you, our members!  During extraordinary times, such as we are all experiencing, it’s comforting to know “Who has your back!” Currently, we are still providing member services remotely…

2020 Membership Video Contest

Members will submit a video discussing what their GBBR membership means to them.  The videos must be a minimum of 20 seconds, maximum of 60 seconds in length.  Judges will select 3 winners.  1st place is full membership dues, 2nd place is GBBR and Maryland REALTORS dues and 3rd place is GBBR dues.

New Covid-19 Maryland REALTORS Addendum

Maryland REALTORS has a Covid-19 extension addendum.

COVID-19 Coupon for Online CE

Why not spend some time taking your CE online? We now have a $10 off discount for our members for all CE classes online (except for Fair Housing).   Members just need to enter the code COVID19. The code is valid now until the state of emergency is lifted.

Bright Steps: State Resources on Recent Restrictions

As you likely know, announcements were made by governors across the Bright footprint Monday issuing additional restrictions on in-person interaction and work within their states. We know you’re probably wondering what these restrictions mean for you and your work.

April 6: MD REALTORS® Best Practices for Compliance with Gov. Hogan’s Stay-at-Home Order

As REALTORS, we have the honor of serving people who want to buy and sell homes. We care about our clients, our communities, and our colleagues. Nothing in recent memory has brought this into sharper focus than the COVID-19 pandemic…

License Expirations

For any member that has a license expiring soon, the Executive Order issued by Governor Hogan on March 5th extends license renewals until after the state of emergency. The extension of renewals continues until 30 days after the date the state of emergency is terminated.

GBBR does offer online classes that can be taken in the comfort of your home. If you go to GBBR.org and click on the calendar, follow the link for online classes.

March 31, 2020: COVID-19 Guidance from Maryland REALTORS® President

Fellow Maryland REALTORS®,

These certainly are challenging times for all Marylanders, as well as for the business of real estate. COVID-19 has changed how we congregate (if at all), how we engage people (from a distance), and how we conduct business (telework from home)…

NAR’S Right Tools Right Now

Through Right Tools, Right Now, NAR is making new and existing NAR products and services available for FREE or at significant discounts to REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations. The program includes products, resources, and services from all areas of NAR.

Bright MLS Announces Bright Steps Initiative to Support Its Subscribers and Their Clients During the COVID-19 Outbreak 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 20, 2020 –Bright Steps Offers a Variety of Data, Tools, Tips, and Special Allowances Aimed Toward Keeping the

Market Moving During This Challenging Period– …

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