Governor Kemp's Statewide "Shelter in Place" Order

April 3, 2020

After weeks of local jurisdictions issuing "Shelter in Place" or "Stay at Home" Orders, Governor Brian Kemp implemented a statewide "Shelter in Place" order that will cut down on confusion and hopefully keep us safe. ARA staff has put together a guide to help our members navigate these very trying times.

The impact of the Coronavirus has been like nothing the country has seen in a long time. While local governments rush to protect citizens, they often issue confusing, and sometimes contradictory, orders. Our biggest hurdle has been having real estate included as an "essential service".

There are two good things about the Governor's order, real estate is considered an "essential business" and it brings consistency across the entire state. REALTORS® are still able to work, it just won't quite be business as usual. Below are a couple of helpful tools for our members:

If you have any questions, contact Aaron Johnson at Aaron@atlantarealtors.com or at (404) 732-0631.

About the PBOR Market Brief

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR)  Market Brief is compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS). For more information on details of this month's report, please contact the Board at 770.866.1397.

*Each month, the numbers reported for the previous month are updated to reflect additional recordings.

About the Paulding Board of REALTORS®

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR) has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in Paulding County, Georgia for more than a decade. PBOR serves as a central source of information for its members, with mainly focusing on real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in the industry and representing REALTORS® members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community.

About First Multiple Listing Service

First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) is the premier data services provider for real estate professionals in Georgia. FMLS was founded in 1957 by a group of Brokers who wanted to share their listings and connect buyers and sellers.  Today FMLS is the largest MLS in Georgia & the 4th largest MLS in the United States, serving nearly 54,000 real estate Agents & Brokers.  For additional information or to start a discussion about how to partner with FMLS please contact join@fmls.com.

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