GRAR Member Update
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
In today's update:

  • New Quarantine Procedures for Out-of-State Travelers
  • Ph.2 NY State Guidelines for Real Estate Remain in Effect
New Quarantine Procedures for Out-Of-State Travelers Effective Tomorrow

As of Wednesday, November 4, the out-of-state travel guidelines are changing.

Travelers coming into New York State from another state, exempting the contiguous states, have the option to test-out of the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

For travelers who were in another non-contiguous state for more than 24 hours:
  1. Travelers must obtain a test within three days of departure from that state.
  2. The traveler must, upon arrival in New York, quarantine for three days.
  3. On day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain seek another COVID test. If both tests come back negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test.

For travelers who were in another non-contiguous state for less than 24 hours:
  1. The traveler does not need a test prior to their departure from the other state, and does not need to quarantine upon arrival in New York State.
  2. However, the traveler must fill out the traveler information form upon entry into New York State, and take a COVID diagnostic test 4 days after their arrival in New York.

Updated NYSAR Health Screening Form
NYSAR has provided an updated version of the Health Screening and Travel Advisory Questionnaire for use as is or as a reference for your/your broker's questionnaire under the new guidelines.
View New York State Travel Page
Learn more about the specifics of the state's new guidelines by visiting the COVID-19 Travel Advisory page.

New York State Guidelines for Real Estate
The guidelines for Phase 2 remain in effect for Real Estate in New York State until further notice. Please review the guidelines to be sure you're in compliance and view the most recent FAQ's from NYSAR on the reopening (last updated 7/17/20).
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Please visit the GRAR Coronavirus page for all updates, other related information, and links to NAR, NYSAR, and the New York State Coronavirus pages.
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