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Even though HRRA offices had a “soft” opening on June 11, we still get together virtually to learn, share, and help each other.

Resale Council

November 3, 1 to 2 p.m.
Zoom meeting

Resale Council Video

Speaker: Pamela Ermen with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, and president of Real Estate Guidance, Inc.
Topic: Planning On Purpose: LIFE Changing BUSINESS

Sponsor: Home Warranty of America

This is a Zoom meeting, so you’ll need to register in advance. You’ll then get a code to attend this virtual meeting.

Government Affairs Forum

November 5, 1 to 2 p.m.
Zoom meeting

Speaker: George Homewood, Director of Planning for the City of Norfolk
Topic: Short Term Rental policies and how Norfolk is addressing this property rights issue.

Main Sponsors: Southern Trust Mortgage and eZverifi

Networking Sponsor: Home Warranty of America

This is a Zoom meeting, so you’ll need to register in advance. You’ll then get a code to attend this virtual meeting.

Owners/Managers Council

November 10, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Zoom meeting

Speaker: Lisa Sturtevant, PhD, Chief Economist, Virginia REALTORS®
Topic: Outlook for the Housing Market: A Post-Election Debrief

Given what we know (or maybe don’t know!) about the occupant of the Oval Office and the makeup of the U.S. House and Senate, what are some predictions for the housing market in 2021? Specifically, this discussion will touch on the following topics:

  • Economy – The economy improved significantly in the 3rd quarter of 2020. What is the outlook for Q4 2020 and into 2021?
  • Federal stimulus – Will there be another Federal stimulus package? What would be the impact on the economy – short term and longer term?
  • Monetary / Fed policy – What actions might the Federal Reserve take in Q4 and early 2021? What is the outlook for interest rates, inflation, etc. in 2021?
  • Regulation – What will be the regulatory environmental for housing in 2021? What might be the impacts on new residential construction, inventory?
  • Housing Market – The housing market (e.g. for-sale side of the market, new construction) has been leading the economic recovery. What are some of the risks to the market (inventory, foreclosures)? What should we expect at the end of 2020 and into 2021?

This is a Zoom meeting, so you’ll need to register in advance. You’ll then get a code to attend this virtual meeting.

REALTOR®/Lawyer Forum

November 12, 1 to 2 p.m.
Zoom meeting

Topic: An attorney panel explores “As-Is Sales: Home Inspections for Informational Purposes Only.”
Sponsors: Atlantic Bay MortgageeZverifiHome Warranty of AmericaNew American Funding and Old Republic Home Protection

This is a Zoom meeting, so you’ll need to register in advance. You’ll then get a code to attend this virtual meeting.

Property Management & Leasing Council

November 17, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Zoom meeting

Speaker: John R. Bradford III Founder & CEO of PetScreening
Topic: Service vs. Assistance Animals – Know the Difference, Reduce Risk!

This presentation offers insight into the business risks associated with household pets as well as assistance animals such as service animals and support animals. The class covers the new HUD guidelines issued in January, 2020. Some of the questions that will be answered by the webinar are:

  • What are the highlights of HUD’s new assistance animal guidelines issued in January, 2020?
  • What is an assistance animal, service animal and support animal and the differences between each one?
  • How can you validate a reasonable accommodation request for an assistance animal?
  • What are the different types of assistance animals?
  • How do you know fact from fiction with assistance animal accommodation requests?
  • Are you violating HIPAA laws?
  • How can you mitigate household pet risk at my rentals?
  • How can I drive more bottom-line revenue with pets?
  • How do I help stop and manage unauthorized pets and animals?

This is a Zoom meeting, so you’ll need to register in advance. You’ll then get a code to attend this virtual meeting.

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