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GCAAR

Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

Need to make a SentriLock or REALTOR® purchase? Member Services is here to help

Although GCAAR's offices remain closed in compliance with executive orders in Maryland and the District of Columbia, our Member Services team continues to be available to assist. Now you can place orders for SentriLock products, sign riders or real estate books and have them shipped directly to your door!

Interested in placing an order? Contact a Member Services representative at MemberServices@gcaar.com or by phone at 301-590-8769 - in-person services are not available. Note that items are shipped once a week. 

Check out our list of products available to ship!

GCAAR Leadership Video SeriesWe hear you.

You have many questions about how to conduct your business in this new, virtual world. We all know this is NOT business as usual – it’s doing business in the best way we can.

GCAAR's leaders answer those burning questions in this video series and provide ideas to help you continue to conduct business while being a good neighbor, despite the challenging circumstances. Take a look

**Links to COVID-19 resources for REALTORS**

 

GCAAR COVID-19 email updates

May 4, 2020

Property tax appeals and other deadlines extended by DC Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR)

To assist those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, DC's Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) is further extending three important deadlines for property owners in the District of Columbia. Please see below for the new deadlines for property owners who wish to appeal their TY 2021 real property tax assessment, file an Exempt Property Annual Use report, as well as file an Income & Expense (I&E) report:

Process/updated deadline:

  • First Level Assessment Appeals (TY 2021) | May 15, 2020
  • Income and Expense Report | June 1, 2020
  • Exempt Property Annual Use Report | May 15, 2020


Text COVID19 to 30644 to sign up for NAR coronavirus updates!


IMPORTANT NOTE

This information is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as formal legal guidance by GCAAR members, including affiliate or secondary members, nor communicated as formal legal guidance to any members of the public. 

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, GCAAR members, including affiliate and secondary members, and their clients are advised to verify all information with federal, state and local authorities, their brokers and/or their corporate counsel before making any decisions related to the contents of this email or their business practices.

GCAAR is a trade association at the service of its members and there is no attorney-client relationship intended or implied.


Previous email updates

April 23, 2020

GCAAR update: MD, DC expect to accept unemployment applications for self-employed starting Friday

April 16, 2020

GCAAR update: GCAAR offers resource compilation; MontCo accepting business grant applications

April 8, 2020

GCAAR update: DC Council, Montgomery County Council pass new COVID-19 legislation to support affected residents, businesses

April 7, 2020

GCAAR update: DC Mayor adds clarification; MR guidance; NAR Facebook Live on federal aid

April 4, 2020

GCAAR update: MD REALTORS issues updated guidance for MD stay-at-home order

March 31, 2020

GCAAR update: MD REALTORS issues guidance for MD stay-at-home order

March 30, 2020

GCAAR update: New national coronavirus law and what it means for REALTORS®

March 28, 2020

GCAAR update: DC Mayor says open houses are NOT permitted

March 25, 2020

GCAAR update: DC Executive Order, Maryland REALTORS FAQ & VA license extensions

March 24, 2020

GCAAR update: MD executive order closes GCAAR, real estate brokerages & branch offices

March 21, 2020

A special message from GCAAR President Danai Mattison Sky

March 20, 2020

Message from our president: COVID-19 Form and other forms updates are now LIVE!

March 19, 2020

Update: CRS course goes virtual; COVID-19 TOPA extensions and more

March 18, 2020

Update: MoCo Land Records Office announces specific times it will accept recordings; DC Recorder of Deeds still open

March 17, 2020

Update: Montgomery County Land Records office to reverse closure decision

March 16, 2020

Update: Rockville Member Services/store closing 5 p.m. March 17

March 12, 2020

Update: GCAAR's response to the coronavirus pandemic