Tour a Home during COVID 19 – 4 Things to Know
4 Things Before You Can Tour a Home during COVID 19
- Connect with a local real estate agent to guide you safely through this process. They will help you access all the virtual media before you visit the property to minimize uninterested traffic in homes. These may include websites, photos, videos, 3D Matterport, and floorplan drawings. I also recommend you drive by the location if possible to see if it fits your needs. If after reviewing all of this first, you are still interested then an agent can make an appt for you to tour the home in person.
- You need the required PPE gear which includes a mask, gloves, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and shoe covers. As a courtesy to my clients, I provided those items for each showing. And at times they were hard to find!
- You need to sign a waiver (both seller and buyer) before you can access the home. It is known as the PEAD form and can be signed via DocuSign. Contact me if you would like a copy.
- Sometimes the sellers require buyers to show proof of funds or a pre-approval letter from a lender to ensure only qualified buyers are entering. Here is just one of a few trusted lenders I recommend if you need to be pre-approved. https://www.flagstar.com/mortgage/ashley-card-home-loan-mortgage-lender-san-francisco-california-291630.html
It is so interesting to me how people responded to the quarantine by deciding to change their living situation. No matter what their current housing was everyone seemed to crave a change!
If you are interested in buying or selling during COVID, it can be done safely! Contact me if you would like to hear more about the COVID guidelines and because they are changing often it may be different by the time you call.
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