Residential Real Estate is now listed as an essential service in the March 28, 2020 Federal list of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers. Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency CISA updated its list of essential services during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and expressly included residential real estate. Since Governor Newsom’s March 4, 2020 order incorporates this list, the order now include residential and c
On March 12th, Mayor Faulconer issued a State of Emergency for the City of San Diego in response to the coronavirus threat, followed within a few days by Governor Newsom's Executive Order requiring all Californians to stay home. It's been just over two weeks since the State of Emergency was announced, and San Diego County buyers and sellers have had to speculate whether or not it would be best to continue moving forward with their original plans and timelines to buy or sell.
On March 19, California Governor Newsom and the State Public Health Officer issued Executive Order N-33-20 requiring all Californians to stay home except as needed to maintain continuity of operations in essential service sectors. Real estate is not classified as an essential service at this time, and REALTORS® have been advised by The California Association of Realtors (CAR) to cease in-person marketing and sales activities, including showings, listing appointments, open hou
I hope this finds you and yours well and healthy. COVID19 has turned most of our worlds upside down. We have questions and concerns about how to proceed through the coming weeks and months as our personal connections, our work and our financial situations are upset. Just a few short weeks ago I was concerned with being physically able following knee surgery to take on what looked to be an early start to a very busy Spring real estate sales season. That concern became irreleva