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Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

I just saw where Cheers is closing it doors because they didn't pay rent and are being evicted.  Hard to pay rent when the government is keeping you closed and you can't make a living.  I feel for people who are not able to earn a living because of the pandemic.  Every politician is blaming someone else.

Aug 19, 2020 11:00 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

At least it's only on owner occupied.  Gives some incentive for tenants to pay the rent.

Aug 19, 2020 12:40 PM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

No any more political than the entire virus situation.


Aug 19, 2020 04:32 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I'm not sure how helping people stay in their homes until they are allowed to go to work again is political, but okay.

Aug 19, 2020 01:45 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

There are questions about the long-term effects of the foreclosure ban, mortgage forbearance, halting evictions. The short term effect is that some homeowners, who are unable to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or other legitimate reasons, can know that their home will not be lost to foreclosure...for a while.

Political? It is possible to politicize almost anything these days, Caroline Gerardo 

Do we want to discuss the extra 1/2% that these home owners will have to pay if they are able to eventually refi there mortgages?

Aug 19, 2020 11:25 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Whatever happens or whatever rule changes, it is what it is.  A

Aug 19, 2020 10:51 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

No, not in my opinion.  It just seems to be a date future that might even be delayed.  We don't need to create a stampede of investors dumping their homes onto the market.  That is what leads to a drastic drop in prices.

Aug 19, 2020 02:38 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Well, something has to be done but I had to chuckle. In my area another moratorium goes into effect right about that time from Dec to Jan 31st because of the weather. No evictions around the holidays.

Aug 19, 2020 02:05 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I'd rather see this long term ban instead of the 1 month extensions every month. There isn't an easy answer or solutuion.

Aug 19, 2020 01:57 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Most things happening in our world are political.

Aug 19, 2020 12:39 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Things happen(and don't happen as well) for all sorts of reasons.  

Aug 19, 2020 10:03 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Couple of things come to mind. First, all decisions boil down to one person making them and two, seasoned systems that work should not be fixed....

Aug 19, 2020 12:27 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Estate Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not know.  Personally, everything feels political to me these days. 

Aug 20, 2020 07:14 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Many owner occupied single family homes can be saved from foreclosure with forebearance done right if the home owner is back to work full time. I like the delay in owner occupied, especially for hud. But listing and selling reo, holding off the vacant homes or investment properties needs to stop. Let the banks secure and sell off anything abandoned or vacant. 

Aug 20, 2020 05:44 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Are you askibg, "CAn votes be bought?"

Every politian belives this to be true.

The scramble is all about who can take credit for it.

As we are seeing....someone is going to get caught in the gears. What measure will be used to determine if the cure was worse than the disease.

The banks won't take a break. Insurance companines and break there.  Someone WILL get stuck with unpaid utilities.  The game plan is to make sure the casualites occur in the group for which there is liltte social know,,,the one that is systemicly being deplatformed.

Aug 20, 2020 04:58 AM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Evolution - 447 Boston Street Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Of course it 

Aug 19, 2020 04:16 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

If politics didn't exist, this might be a great world to live within, haha.  It seems like politics always has a way of messing things up.

Aug 19, 2020 09:57 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Political or not, it will help many families.

Aug 20, 2020 12:56 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

A complicated issue when it is a blanket decree. Owners must pay their mortgages and sooner or later the piper must be paid. It is a snowball down the hill event and there is no easy solution when people can't work!

Aug 20, 2020 07:38 AM