Safe Home Viewing Tips Amid CoVid

Safe Home Viewing Tips Amid CoVid

CoVid safety tips on home viewing

Amid the uncontrollable spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate industry is slowing, but definitely not stopping our businesses!

Independent surveys showed that Sunday open houses were sparsely attended this past week, especially showings those which had not switched to a “by appointment only” format, ensuring that only one viewer group could tour the property at a time.

With the US government and the World Health Organization’s campaign to all individuals to #Stay@Home during the epidemic, real estate agents need a substantial preventive measures to allow home buyers and prospective clients to visit open houses, and to ensure that CoVid safety tips on home viewing are implemented, such as:

  • Providing booties for shoes, to ensure outside dirts/viruses are contained or minimized from spreading inside;
  • Applying alcohol wipes for door knobs and other possible hand contacts after every visitors;
  • Practice hand washing or hand sanitizing at both the beginning and the end of the showing.
  • Wearing disposable gloves are encouraged during walkthroughs, otherwise, limit handshakes or contacts, if possible.
  • Observed physical distancing at all times.
Fortunately, the enormous advances in listing technology make it easier than ever to view and gain knowledge about properties online. With detailed descriptions, photos, video tours and floor plans, a buyer can learn a great deal about a property from the comfort of their own living room. In fact, spending more time at home creates the opportunity for recreational real estate shopping, already an addictive and entertaining pastime for millions of Americans. Most buyers, however, wish to actually see a property before they buy it. And who can blame them? A picture may be worth a thousand words, but for most buyers, only a live viewing is worth a million. (see this as for an example > or this one

The longer-term societal and real estate implications could continue to be felt over the years to come. Mitigation activities will last for several months and it will take some time to reach a full recovery. The impact and aftermath of COVID-19 will change our way of living and working, potentially leading to new operational models:

No epidemic or pandemic lasts forever, and everyone will still need a place to live when this one passes. Need more information? Feel free to contact us at 216-619-4387. We can buy your house in Cleveland Ohio or act as your agent to sell your house – FAST! We are a part of a national network of real estate investors and see no complicated situation to any of your requirements! Visit to know more about us!

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