The COVID-19 Pandemic is an unprecedented moment in American history, and the Real Estate Market. In addition to the uncertainty and anxiety that accompanies a normal real estate transaction, for all parties, there are now additional fears and concerns during any transaction.
It is the duty of the Real Estate Agent to protect their physical safety first and foremost. It is also their duty to help protect that of their prospects, buyers, and sellers, not to mention their fellow agents, and vendors.
With face-to-face meetings now severely limited, or at times forbidden by authorities, pivoting to the ‘Virtual’ world in many interactions and communications are essential for Realtors, Real Estate Companies. Beyond Virtual technologies, employing tried and true communications and empathy skills will help us all get through this.