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Courtesy of Forbes and Gregg Nathanson, Esq., Couzens Lansky
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on Michigan’s economy. The real estate industry is not exempt. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s March 23, 2020 Order Executive Order to “stay home, stay safe” made it impossible to conduct business as usual. The Governor’s more recent Executive Order 2020-70 issued May 1, 2020 has helped. It permits the real estate industry, including agents, appraisers, brokers, inspectors, surveyors and registers of deeds to resume in-person work activities, subject to social distancing and other stringent restrictions. Even before this, title companies, and some others in the real estate industry, providing ‘financial services’ were deemed essential infrastructure workers permitted to perform limited in-person work.
This Forbes article, featuring the views of attorney Gregg Nathanson of Couzens Lansky, a long-time MLTA and TitleBytes contributor, considers how COVID-19 is changing the real estate industry and what could be next. CLICK HERE TO READ FORBES ARTICLE