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COVID-19: Updates and Resources for REALTORS®


 

Available Member Services


During this time of uncertainty, you can still count on ORRA to serve our valued members.

We are pleased to continue providing a host of essential member services while taking the necessary precautions to keep you and employees safe. 

To learn more about how we continue to assist our members, we have created a list of the most frequently asked questions.

 

 

Latest Updates


May 17
ORRA wraps up an initiative to show our gratitude to health care workers by donating food from local businesses to eight Orlando-area ERs. Watch a thank-you video from our leadership team.

May 13, 2020
ORRA releases the third episode of Your Key to Orlando Real Estate, a podcast for consumers interested in buying or selling a home. This episode features a a highly informative discussion of additional employment criteria that underwriters are now taking into consideration, along with increases in credit score and downpayment requirements.

April 30, 2020
ORRA introduces Reece's Pieces, a series of short video clips of ORRA President Reese Stewart reviewing resources provided by 

April 30, 2020
ORRA and the Global Real Estate Council of Orlando extend a virtual welcome to more than 300 REALTORS® from around the globe to the 2020 ORRA International Summit. Real estate leaders from 11 countries present the impact of COVID-19 on their real estate markets and practices.

April 30, 2020
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation extends the Florida Real Estate License renewal deadline to June 1, 2020 (from the original deadline of March 31, 2020.)

April 14, 2020
ORRA releases the second episode of Your Key to Orlando Real Estate, a podcast for consumers interested in buying or selling a home. This episode featured a discussion of the technology and hygiene practices that REALTORS® are adopting in order to help keep their customers safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

April 13, 2020
ORRA introduces Uplift with Cliff, a regular Monday morning Facebook Live. Let CEO Cliff Long start your week off with positive messages, food for thought, real estate tips, and more.

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April 12, 2020
Missed an ORRA virtual event or webinar? Check out the recordings on our new archive page!
https://www.orlandorealtors.org/virtualeventslibrary 

April 10, 2020
ORRA introduces text alerts for our upcoming virtual events and classes! Text VIRTUAL to 64600

April 8, 2020
SBA Cares Act brings 4,500 members to ORRA's first tell town hall

April 7, 2020
Brokers: Understand the paid leave regulations for your W2 employees

April 7, 2020
FREC's approval allows ORRA to start offering CE classes via online technology 

April 1, 2020
ORRA is now offering free webinars

April 7, 2020
ORRA begins adding free webinars to calendar (check calendar)

March 26, 2020
ORRA provides Available Member Services FAQs (read)

March 24, 2020 - video release

 

March 23, 2020
The ORRA building closes for member walk-in assistance. Supra lockboxes and REALTOR® Store items are available for curbside pickup, by appointment only.

  1. Determine how many Supra lockboxes or the specific store item(s) you wish to order.
  2. Send an order request to JayceeM@orlandorealtors.org
  3. Await a call back to accept payment via phone and set your appointment time.
  4. Pick up your items at the front door of ORRA at your preset appointment time.

March 16, 2020 - video release

 

March 16, 2020
-ORRA CE classes have been canceled
-The March 31, 2020 deadline for Florida RE license renewal has been extended to April 30, 2020

March 13, 2020
-ORRA non-CE classes, events, and governance meetings have been canceled

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Virtual Events


During this time, we're bringing the latest news and resources to you virtually!

The Board of Directors and staff have been hard at work to build out a calendar that will help answer your questions on the current climate, legislation, and real estate related topics. 

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View past event recordings 

 

 

 

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We know can be challenging to hunt down the original source of important COVID-19 related documents and applications.  For your convenience, we have compiled links to many essential national, state and local documents and online applications. Check back frequently for additions.

National Association of REALTORS® COVID-19 Resource Page


"The National Association of REALTORS® is providing guidance to help REALTORS® respond to COVID-19 – commonly referred to as coronavirus – and its impact on the real estate industry and real estate transactions." 

 

Florida Realtors® COVID-19 Resource Page


"Florida Realtors is monitoring everything regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the real estate industry and Realtors and sharing it here."


Stellar MLS COVID-19 Home


"Stellar MLS is taking appropriate measures to ensure we safeguard the health of our employees and preserve our ability to operate and keep serving you." 

 

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