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Buzzworthy News 4.23.2020

By Cathryne Scharton posted 04-23-2020 11:45

In this week's Buzzworthy news...

U.S. Senate passes deal to provide additional funding for Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief programs

Two weeks after the applications opened, the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans funds were exhausted. The US Senate has taken action to replenish the funds to offer aid to more businesses. Now is the time to apply for stimulus funding.
Action steps to securing stimulus money
If you missed the CARES Act Live Event on Monday, you can still reap the benefits of the webinar by watching the recording. Dale Carlton and Chris Bird, with the Residential Real Estate Council, walk through all of the details and steps you need to know to access your share of these funds.

The March 2020 market stats are in
Market data reveals the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdowns had little impact on March sales activity. Most of the closings in March were from contracts that were written before the shutdowns. Click to see the full March 2020 market statistics overview.
What role does technology play in the future of real estate?
With social distancing measures in place, technology has never been more crucial to keeping real estate businesses moving forward. Learn more about the top marketing technology tools of 2020 and how they can be utilized to source new leads and stay connected with existing leads and clients.
Leaders share adaptive business strategies
In the National Association of REALTORS® new video series, “Pivot in Place,” NAR Leadership and industry experts share tips and updates on the real estate industry during this unprecedented time. In the latest video, NAR 2020 Treasurer John Flor shares strategies to help protect the financial wellness of your business during the pandemic.

Due to concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Kansas Legislature will not return April 27. The Legislative Coordinating Council (LCC)  will hold another meeting on or before May 6 to determine when (or if) the Legislature will come back before the official end of the session that occurs on May 21.