PAR filed an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit filed against Gov. Tom Wolf today. The lawsuit is on behalf of several businesses, which have been impacted by the arbitrary and unclear rules under the governor’s closure order issued last month in response to the coronavirus.
PAR Past President Jack Rawlings recalls the challenges of communicating with clients while traveling in his early days in real estate – and knowing where the closest phone booths were to give them a call.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered courts closed to eviction proceedings due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. The court’s order is applicable to all Pennsylvania property owners, managers, landlords, as well as mortgage brokers and lenders.
Homeowners facing job loss, reduced income, illness or other issues that impact their ability to make their monthly mortgage payment may be able to contact Freddie Mac, a PAR sponsor, for relief options.
PAR is committed to working with the administration and related industries to develop a comprehensive safety strategy for moving the industry forward in a manner that protects consumers and those involved in providing real estate services.