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Should I Sell or Buy a Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

 

 

Learn how we are Selling and Showing homes during the biggest Health Crisis we have seen in our lifetime; Covid-19, by following Federal, State and Local Guidelines. We are practicing social distancing by allowing only 3 people into a home at one time, using hand sanitizer or gloves and wearing masks & shoe covers.  By using digital technology we are providing virtual tours for those clients who are not ready to physically walk thru a home and with programs like DotLoop all clients can sign forms electronically. We are keeping up with daily changes in the mortgage financing industry so sales can stay on track. Closings are done remotely whenever possible with attorneys providing POA for their clients when needed.

 

Here’s a preview of this video:

  • [0:30]  Should I Sell/Buy a house now
  • [1:15]  We’re not in a Housing Crisis, we are in a Health Crisis
  • [1:57]  Federal, State & Local Guidelines for Selling
  • [2:44]  Some states do not allow any physical showings of homes
  • [4:20]  Benefits of Selling Now, Low Inventory & Less Competition
  • [5:28]  55% of Homeowners in America have Home Equity
  • [6:39]  Benefits of Buying a Home Now, Less Competition & Low Interest Rates
  • [7:27]  Unemployment Rate in MA compared to previous years
  • [7:37]  V -Shaped Recovery Projections in MA
  • [7:52]  How Home Inspections are performed with Social Distancing
  • [8:54]  Purchase & Sales signed electronically
  • [9:19]  The Appraisal Changes, Waivers, Drive-bys & Traditional
  • [10:26] Financing Changes and Potential Delays
  • [10:57] Closings by POA or Drop Off
  • [11:48] Going on Record- Registry Changes
  • [13:48] Length of Time for Unemployment Rate to return to Pre-Crisis Level
  • [14:10] Contact me with Questions or Concerns

 

 

 

For more info on purchasing a home, be sure to check out my video on Offers & Acceptance

 

If you are buying or selling a home North of Boston, you can receive a complimentary staging consultation by contacting us at:

https://www.casale-skinner.com/staging

 

To contact Casale-Skinner Realty go to: https://www.casale-skinner.com 

Or you can call me at

978-804-0510

anne@casale-skinner.com

www.RealEstateOnTheNorthShore.com

 

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