When I set up an appointment for the home inspection at the beginning of escrow, my buyer clients frequently ask if it’s necessary for them to be there. The answer is that their presence is
Real estate can be socially distant
Dated: March 14 2020
My standard open-house equipment list now includes soap, paper towels, and tissues, so visitors and I can maintain good hygiene while still connecting clients with the right house. Fortunately, the process of buying or selling property requires very little physical mixing that could lead to virus transmission. Most of my interaction with clients, agents, lenders, and other service providers is through email, texting, or phone conversations.
It will be interesting to see how concerns about the Corona virus affect the real estate business. People can respond illogically, as the empty toilet-paper shelves have demonstrated, so there may be a downturn in the volume of homes sold. But short of the kind of isolation that requires everyone to stay at home, there’s no reason why buyers and sellers can’t connect for their mutual benefit without making each other sick.
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