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Mortgage Relief in the CARES Act

April 7, 2020 Mortgage

Title IV of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), provides mortgage relief to homeowners with federally backed mortgage loans. The CARES Act allows eligible borrowers to request forbearance on loan payments for six months, and then request an additional six month forbearance period. The Act also…

A Video Conversation on Federal Stimulus Assistance for Independent Contractors

April 3, 2020 COVID-19

Following is a video of a short conversation I had this morning with my colleague James-Allen McPheeters about federal stimulus availability for small businesses, independent contractors, and sole proprietorships. For more information on these programs, please contact James-Allen. Keep in mind that aid currently available can be handled directly through the Small Business Administration or with…

Force Majeure and the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020 Real Estate

Uncertain times lead to unanticipated concerns, and we grapple for clarity where none seems to exist. The most obvious question on many agents’ (and clients’) minds is whether the “Force Majeure” provision of the FAR/BAR contract allows a party to cancel. In a word, no, at least not initially. Section…