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L.A. COUNTY MOVES TOWARD SWEEPING NEW STANDARDS FOR SWIFT AND SAFE REOPENING, IN ALIGNMENT WITH STATE REGULATIONS

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2020

In a major COVID-19 recovery milestone, Los Angeles County is moving toward new standards for a swift and safe reopening in alignment with the State of California guidelines. Among the activities now permitted under the change are faith-based services, in-store shopping at low-risk retail stores, drive-in movies and other recreational pursuits.

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April home sales and price report

Published Monday, May 18, 2020

LOS ANGELES (May 18) – California home sales dropped sharply in April from both the previous month and year as the housing market began to feel the full impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the state’s stay-at-home order, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.

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LA County Assessor Jeff Prang Explains Gov. Newsom's Order Extending Deadline

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA – Gov. Newsom has signed an executive order that extends the filing deadline for the Business Property Statement without penalty until May 31.
 
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More REALTOR® relief on the way for SBA loan programs

Published Friday, April 24, 2020

President Trump has signed into law an interim spending bill allocating additional funds for emergency aid programs for small businesses. Many REALTORS® are eligible for these aid programs.

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How to Secure Your Business Through the CARES Act

Published Friday, April 24, 2020

Hear directly from quick-acting REALTORS®, with businesses of varying structure and size, who successfully obtained Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Business Loans or Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL).

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Amid Covid-19 Crisis, Health of Real Estate Markets Globally Varies by Region

Published Thursday, April 23, 2020

The health of real estate markets around the world varies greatly by country, depending on the number of local Covid-19 cases and plans for reopening the economy, according to a report Thursday from Knight Frank.

 

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C.A.R. releases three new and four updated forms for use during the coronavirus pandemic

Published Saturday, April 18, 2020

C.A.R. releases three new and four updated forms. Coronavirus Lease/Rental Addendum or Amendment (Form CVA-LR), which can be attached to a lease agreement and creates a contractual agreement if the initial possession in the lease is affected by an unforeseen circumstance.

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China's economy just shrank for the first time in decades. It could still eke out growth this year

Published Friday, April 17, 2020

Hong Kong (CNN Business) The coronavirus pandemic has dragged China's economy into its worst three-month period in decades — and the road toward recovery will likely be long. But the country may still eke out some growth this year, unlike its Western counterparts.

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