Running a profitable brokerage takes vision, discipline, and stamina—never more so than now, as the COVID-19 pandemic puts everyday business practices on pause. NAR has programs, services, and business content to help you stay strong and power through these challenging times.

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New Guidance for Brokers

Coronavirus: SBA CARES Act FAQs

Many REALTORS® are small businesses, or work with them as clients. Find out what provisions are available in the CARES Act for small businesses.

U.S. Small Business Administration Relief Programs

The CARES Act has appropriated more than $360 billion for new Small Business Administration programs, including Paycheck Protection Program loans and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

FHFA and Federally Backed Loans

FHFA has instructed Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and their servicers to be proactive in providing assistance to homeowners including forbearance. In addition, FHFA imposed a moratorium on eviction and foreclosures on mortgages backed by the GSEs:

Fannie and Freddie have also created pages with additional information:

COVID-19 Resources From NAR


The latest from NAR about about COVID-19 (coronavirus), its impact on the real estate industry and events, and federal programs affecting REALTORS®.

Coronavirus: A Guide for REALTORS®

Learn to navigate important issues regarding COVID-19, such as shelter-in-place, fair housing guidance, transaction guidance and more.

Broker Power Hour Webinar

Key insights from industry experts on how to safely navigate real estate transactions as well as an update on government programs.

Offers, Tips, and Professional Development

Right Tools, Right Now

In light of the challenges presented by COVID-19 on the real estate industry, NAR is stepping up to support members through these uncertain times.

Online Courses

Online courses allow students to learn on their own timeline, from wherever they are.

Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

Whichever virtual platform you use, adhering to best practices will improve the overall success of the meeting when it comes to sound and video.

Toolkits, Programs, and Grants

Broker Summit Toolkit

Members of the 2020 Broker Engagement Committee created this Broker Summit Toolkit to help you get started on planning your association’s event. We hope you find it a useful resource and we look forward to hearing about your event!

Download the Toolkit

Broker Engagement Program & Grant

The Broker Engagement Grant allows local and state associations to create Broker activities which align with the Broker Engagement Committee’s and Broker Engagement Council’s purpose: increase broker engagement, representation and feedback regarding NAR’s programs, services and strategic priorities. State and local associations may apply for a grant of up to $5,000 for broker engagement purposes annually.

Learn more and apply

Commitment to Excellence

C2EX Broker Resources

Managing brokers have administrative capabilities on the C2EX platform to help them enhance and track their agents' C2EX progress.

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Latest Content for Brokers

The National Association of REALTORS® has been responding to a flurry of legislative activity aimed at providing economic relief from COVID-19. NAR is committed to ensuring that lawmakers continue to take into consideration the real estate industry, including independent contractors and small business owners.