During the start of the pandemic, many of us started buying our groceries and other essentials online, for the first time ever. Now, we’re recognizing not only the safety benefits but the time-saving efficiencies of doing so. During this same time, physical distancing parameters also emerged in the real estate buying and selling experience.
Real estate has traditionally been a physically engaging event, from open houses right through to manually signing on the dotted line. Recent health concerns have forced us in a different direction; however, with new technology and procedures in place, many buyers and sellers are actually now finding it easier and more time efficient to navigate today’s real estate process.
If you haven’t already checked out a virtual “open house,” simply call and ask for an example of how it works. While many listings have pre-recorded videos of the home, others have live stream feeds that simulate the process of a potential buyer walking through an open house, that can even allow the viewers to ask real-time questions about the property as if they were physically there! When it comes to negotiations, the paperwork may be digital but there will never be a replacement for good, old-fashioned client representation.
Ensuring the upmost safety of clients while also maintaining excellent service is crucial. That's why we at Sky Realty have implemented stategies that emphasize safety protocols and social distancing, including e-signatures, paperless solutions, COVID screening forms for showings, and protocols that reduce direct physical interaction during real estate transactions.
Call us today for tips on how we can successfully navigate today’s buying and selling environment, and for a no-obligation update on the latest real estate activity.