Due to COVID-19 health concerns, the GAAR Office is open normal business hours (9am-5pm) but vistors are not allowed inside the facility.
Please call or email staff if you should have any questions/concerns, 706.736.0429. 

Below please find related news, links or information for our members:

NAR (National Association of REALTORS) Updates & News
GAR (Georgia Association of REALTORS) Updates & News

Posted May 1:
NAR's Right Tools, Right Now for REALTORS

Posted April 23:
NAR Funds Telemedicine for Members

Posted April 16:
GAR Forms Committee Revises the COVID-19 Special Stipulation - Please click here for the stipulation

Posted April 9:
General Primary postponed to June 9th 

Posted April 8:
Governor Kemp extends Emergency Powers to Mid-May
Governor Kemp Extends Shelter-in-Place until April 30th 

Posted April 3:
Executive Order by Governor Kemp to Ensure Safe & Healthy Georgia
CISA Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workplace
Coronavirus: Unemployment Assistance Cares Act FAQ's
New CARES Act Mortgage Relief from HUD for Single Family FHA Homeowners

Posted March 31:
FHFA Authorizes Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers:  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Financial Wellness Webinar for members on April 2 at 1 pm: Helping Agents Through an Economic Downturn

Posted March 30:
Real Estate Transaction by Video Conference - State Bar of Georgia
NAR's COVID-19 Aid Relief and Economic Security Act: Provisions for REALTORS(R) and their Customers
Educational Resources for Georgia Parents and Students
Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums extended by FEMA

Posted March 25:
NAR's Open House Guidance during COVID-19
NAR's guidelines for a staff member or employee who test positive for COVID-19

Posted March 21:
NAR's Advocacy towards COVID-19 Relief

 

GAAR CLASSES, EVENTS AND MEETINGS:

Amidst the growing COVID-19 health concerns, please note information regarding the following GAAR Classes, Events or Meetings: 

     March 19:   CE Class "So You Think You Want to be a Commerical Realtor - Class Format changed to Virtual Learning on April 30th
     March 25 :  Lunch & Learn with the CORPS of Engineers - POSTPONED TBD
     April 15:  GAAR Association Luncheon at First Baptist Church of Augusta - CANCELLED
     April 21:  YPN Mini-Golf Tournament - POSTPONED TBD
     April 23:  CE Class, "Property Management" - POSTPONED TBD
     April 30 - CE Class, "So You Think You Want to be a Commerical Realtor", Virtual Classroom - limited to 35 members, register in Navica
     May 11 - 15:  NAR's Legislative Meetings in Washington, DC - Livestreaming, register at nar.realtor.com 
     May 14 - GAAR tentatively plans to host a new member class at GAAR (pending social distancing warnings)
     May 28 - CE Class, "Fair Housing, Opening Doors to Equal Opportunity" - Virtual Classroom - limited to 35 members, register in Navica
     June 4 - CE Class, "Advertising Social Media - The Rules" - Virtual Classroom, limited to 50 members, register in Navica
 
     All GAAR Committee and Board meetings have been postponed or members will be contacted individually to meet through ZOOM.

    Community Outreach Project:  Collecting baby diapers for Augusta Pregnancy Center has been extended through mid-May.


COVID-19 HEALTH AND BUSINESS RELATED LINKS:
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Georgia Department of Public Health:  Daily Status Reports
East Georgia Health District - Georgia Department of Public Health
Columbia County, Georgia
Columbia County Clerk of Court
Augusta / Richmond County, Georgia