Last updated: November 25, 2020.
A public health emergency was declared on November 24, 2020, and new mandatory measures to bend the curve of cases are in effect. Learn more on the Government of Alberta's website.
With a growing number of instances of COVID-19 in Alberta, there are various questions and concerns from members regarding how to proceed with their business during the pandemic. It is important to us to preserve the health and safety of our members, our staff, and the public, and we will continue to communicate regularly as we work to navigate through this challenging time.
We are committed to maintaining open lines of communication during this time and will be monitoring developments related to the virus and will be updating this page as we receive more information.
Real estate agent services are considered essential services by the Government of Alberta and can continue to operate at locations accessible to the public, ensuring that they implement appropriate sanitation and social distancing measures.
With the ever changing nature of this situation we recommend referring to AREA's showing tips and best practice protocols. AREA members have been provided with an Essential Services ID Letter that can be found here.
Detailes on the reinstated ban on hosting open houses.
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Protocol advice regarding practice and forms during the pandemic.
Temporary relaxation to MLS® Rules around showings and withdrawals.
Government programs for REALTORS® impacted by COVID-19.Learn More >
Government programs for your clients impacted by COVID-19.
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Resources for maneuvering the pandemic as a REALTOR®.
What AREA is doing to support you.
Provincial info regarding COVID-19.
AREA Wireless is Waiving Roam Like Home™ in all countries where we offer roaming for all those travelling outside of Canada between March 16th and April 30th 2020.
Please note that our physical office is closed in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 but can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.800.661.0231.