First of all, in Ontario, real estate has been declared an essential service, so real estate transactions have never stopped during the state of emergency in Ontario. However, Health Officials have provided important guidance to help contain the spread of the virus including not to conduct open houses and to limit showing appointments and the number of people at showings to what is absolutely necessary. These requirements have not changed (as of the writing of this blog post). So what are we doing differently? For Sellers: Let me share, even before COVID-19, our marketing philosophy is that a buyer’s physical viewing of a home, should not be the first time they see a home. A buyer should have seen the "pictures" first. Taking pictures is common for real estate, but we have been utilizing new technologies such as providing floor plans and 3D tours to give a much better viewing experience of the home and now we are also going to do video tours too!
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