May 26, 2021
Resource Links and Information
LINK TO NYSARS COVID FAQ's
Resources for PPE equipment
Dave's All Seasons Stores - 2675 Union Rd Cheektowaga NY & 1460 French Rd Depew NY
2615 Walden Ave. Cheektowaga NY 14225
Gordon Companies Inc., 85 Innsbruck Drive, Cheektowaga NY 14227
Green Genie – (greengeniewny.com) 75 Ludwig Ave #200, Cheektowaga NY 14227
New Heitz Site Services - 8644 Buffalo Ave Niagara Falls, NY 14304
REALTOR Team Store
List of County Health Departments
NYS Department of Health
Here are some Helpful Links to help independent contractors who are filing for unemployment insurance including weekly estimate calculator, FAQ's, and a sample online application as well as a resource guide.
Benefit Rate Calculator
Unemployment Insurance FAQ
Self Employed UI Guide
Here is the PDF of FAQ's regarding the Paycheck Protection Program!
Link to the CARES ACT FAQ Document
NAR: Relief is on the way!
Congress Clears Coronavirus Rescue Bill Filled with REALTOR® Benefits
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 rescue package on Friday that has been sent to President Donald Trump for his signature, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
The bill contains numerous benefits for REALTORS®, which include unemployment eligibility for the self-employed and independent contractors; unprecedented aid for small businesses; and a delay in business payroll tax payments.
To read the entire NAR email in your browser, click here.
Link to the Unemployment Page for the Department of Labor
Here is the link to NYSAR's legal counsel Anthony Gatto's FAQ as it relates to Governor Cuomo's ExecutiveOrder https://www.nysar.com/news/coronavirus-resources/ this FAQ will be updated often, so please check it frequently. Our Leadership team is committed to communicating accurate and timely information. As of this morning there are no scheduled calls with NYSAR, this is the latest information. thank you, be safe and practice the CDC safety guidelines
Please check NYSAR.com for a new update from NYSAR. As of 8:00pm March 22, 2020, an Executive Order by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, restricts real estate licensees from working outside of their home.
Also, we are working with the Land Title, mortgage bankers/brokers and REBNY to have the Governor to add real estate closings to the list of essential services. Please check the website often for updates.
The NYS Department of State (DOS) License Renewals -
Effective March 27, 2020, pursuant to Executive Order 202.11, any license issued by the Division of Licensing Services or New York State Athletic Commission, that expires after that date, shall remain in effect until May 27, 2021. Further, the Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, has advised that appraisers within New York have been granted a 90-day deferment for meeting continuing education requirements. Any license holder that is eligible to renew and does not need the extension is encouraged to do so; all other license holders may rely on the above extensions. Please note licensees who submit a renewal after the expiration date printed on their license but by May 16, 2021 will see a change in their license term dates upon renewal, however, our office will maintain a record of the EO extension and your license will considered continuous licensure for this period.
Continuing Education Extension - If a licensee’s license expired on or before March 26 and they could not complete their continuing education due to a hardship, then they can submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and request an extension to complete their continuing education. There is NO waiver of the continuing education requirement. If the licensee is granted an extension then they have six months to complete their continuing education and return it to the Department with the extension letter they receive.
Visit the Licensing webpage for updates and guidance at https://www.dos.ny.gov
Erie County, New York
State of New York
New York State Association of REALTORS
National Association of REALTORS, Coronavirus Emergency Legislation
NYSAR Legal Line – NYSAR has prepared an information piece with guidance on Open Houses and Showings. Please review if you have not done so already.
NAR's Coronavirus Resource Page updated regularly - Click Here!
This is a PDF/Downloadable version of the above page