Real Estate Guide: Buying Or Selling A Home Virtually
During these uncertain times presented by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, we know your needs for buying and selling a home don't stop. The CRG team is comitted to evolving our practices in to meet your needs. Utilizing the latest in technology and the best practices for professionalism and safety, we will help you make your next move.
Much of the real estate process can be conducted remotely and, as relocaiton experts, our team is well versed in handling the process remotely. We've developed this quick reference guide to understanding how the virtual real estate process works. Read on for more information or contact one of our real estate profressionsals today.
Virtual Real Estate 101: A Guide to Virtually Buying or Selling Your Home
YES: BUY OR SELL A HOME
Can be done since real estate services are categorized as essential businesses. What can be done virtually, will be done virtually.
YES: CLOSINGSCan either be held in small numbers or completed via “mail away” where the documents are highlighted and mailed out for signing to be returned.
- Meetings In-Office
- Open Houses
- Large Gatherings
YES: ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS
Can be continued since they are part of a financial contract
YES: INSPECTIONS & APPRAISALS
Inspections and appraisals are also considered essential, however they may be delayed during this time, your agent will advise on setting a realistic closing date.
YES: NEW LISTINGS
Much of the process in listing a home for sale can be conducted virtually.
YES: PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY
Can be done as with minimal outside exposure to the seller with trusted photographers who maintain thorough safety protocols.
Can be done since they are part of the settlement process, however the number of people present must be limited.
YES: VIRTUAL SHOWINGS
Showings can be done via a live video call to your agent, as long as the seller is willing to allow access to the home.
YES: IN-PERSON SHOWINGS
As needed homes can be shown in person. Our agents will follow the necessary precautions such as driving in different vehicles, keeping to the social distancing guidelines, minimal touching in the home and washing hands/sanitizer.
YES: CDC GUIDELINES
Will be followed to the strictest regulations at all times utilizing social distancing and disinfecting protocols.
*Please note, our practices are subject to change without notice due to changes in state and federal regulations.
Buying A Home
For those unable to make it to the area to conplete your home search, our team is here to help. If you are considering making the move to our coastal community, our Real Estate Professionals are available to help you find the perfect home.
Selling A Home
If you are interested in listing your Myrtle Beach area home for sale, we are still able to help and have assisted numerous clients in getting their home to market during this time.