In today’s uniquely competitive market, buyers are using several different strategies to make their offers stand out against all others. As a result, Michigan Realtors® has developed a form designed to help Realtors® educate and ensure that clients make informed decisions.
All attendees of in-person GMAR hosted/held events acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that they may be exposed to or infected with COVID-19 by attending an event. All attendees agree to adhere to current CDC COVID-19 mitigation protocols and any additional guidelines put in place by GMAR in order to maintain a high level of safety. Individuals should not attend an event if they are not feeling well, are running a fever at the time of the event, or have been in contact with anyone that has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
As you may know, a new DHHS Order came out that goes into effect on June 1, 2021. The new rules no longer regulate gatherings that take place at a residence. For other types of gatherings, the rules provide that no one is required to wear a mask outdoors, and vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors.
Under the new DHHS Order, effective June 1st, there are no longer any regulatory limits on the number of persons viewing a home during an open house or other showings. Moreover, the regulations on masks and social distancing no longer apply to home showings.
If you’ve been monitoring the news, there has been an increase in discussions surrounding reentry to offices and mask requirements. With vaccinations becoming more prevalent and available, and Covid-19 cases in moderate decline, there has been increased optimism that many of the gathering and workplace limitations will be relaxed. Along with that possibility, there will need to be forthcoming guidance from MDHHS and MIOSHA on how best to navigate future regulatory changes. The purpose of this communication is to summarize the current regulations on real estate activity as of today.