Important Message Regarding COVID-19
Your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us. We are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (known as the coronavirus) and its impact on our community. As COVID-19 is predominantly spread through close contact, out of an abundance of caution, we are implementing further precautionary measures in response to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) , State of Alabama, and Jefferson County guidelines to ensure the safety and health of our members, subscribers, and staff.
Reopening and Operations Update for BAR & GALMLS
The following are details you need to know:
~Staff is required to adhere to social distancing orders and sanitary guidelines.
~A tentative date for reopening to members and the public is June 1.
~Staff continues to be available via email, phone, and video conferencing.
~Because large gatherings are still not allowed, June events are canceled.
Open Houses & Lockboxes
~The GALMLS suspension of Open Houses expired with the Governor’s "Safer at Home" order.
~Open Houses are now available for scheduling in Paragon.
~Virtual showings and open houses are still the best practice.
~Additional information on meetings, classes, and events will be released closer to June 1.
Need to Reach BAR & GALMLS Staff?
We are available Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
BAR Member Services - (205) 871-1911
MLS Support - (205) 397-8062
-NAR How to Secure Your Business Through the CARES Act - Click here
-NAR Stimulus Package Review, Provisions for REALTORS® - Click here
-NAR Right Tools Right Now Program - Click here
-NAR Coronavirus Page - Click here
-NAR Open House Guidance - Click here
Alabama Specific Resources
-CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL - Click here
-Alabama Public Health Department - Click here
-Office of Alabama Governor (Covid-19) - Click here
-City of Birmingham Mask Requirement - Click here
-AAR REALhealth Enrollment Plan - Click here
-AAR 2020 Corona (Covid-19) Addendum (Use as needed) - Click here
-AAR Note from President - Click here
-AREC Contingency Plan for COVID-19 - Click here
-Jefferson County Department of Health - Click here
-Alabama Department of Labor File a Claim - Click here
-Alabama Department of Labor Family First Coronavirus Response Act - Click here
BAR & MLS Lockbox Policy
-Lockbox Policy - Click hereSBA Resources
-Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources - Click here
-SBA US Small Business Administration - Click here
-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Guide and Checklist - Click here
Coronavirus Specific Resources
-CDC Main Page - Click here
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Borrowers
-Summary Guide Info Link - Click here
-Application Link - Click here
-Fannie Mae - Click here
-Freddie Mac - Click here
Is Birmingham Association of REALTORS® or Greater Alabama MLS closed? No.