Home Buying During a Pandemic

Home Buying During a Pandemic

Home Buying During a Pandemic

By Mark Spain Real Estate

Despite the effects of COVID-19, the real estate industry has not stopped and we continue to see growth and activity in the market. Navigating the home buying process doesn’t have to be stressful! Mark Spain Real Estate has provided you with the best information to keep you in the know and make your home buying process safe, smooth, and easy. Learn more about Mark Spain Real Estate here.

Home Buying During a Pandemic

Even during a pandemic, real estate has not stopped as buyers and sellers still have the need to reach their real estate goals. Now is a great opportunity to buy a home with record-low interest rates. With technology and the internet, homebuyers can easily search for homes online and schedule virtual home tours. Although it may not be the ideal method to purchase a new home, Mark Spain Real Estate has pivoted to provide the same excellent service as before with some modifications.

Best practices for home buying during a pandemicFollow Safety Protocols

Your safety is our number one priority. Mark Spain Real Estate is following safety protocols to ensure the wellbeing of yourself and those around you. Mark Spain Real Estate provides our clients with in-person or virtual showing options. Our goal is to keep you safe and comfortable every step of the way.

For our clients’ safety, we have taken necessary precautions during in-person home showings including having all doors left open, lights turned on to avoid additional contact, and high contact surfaces are wiped down. To maintain a safe viewing environment, we advise all clients to use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting a home, wear a mask, avoid sitting on furniture, remove shoes before entering, and be mindful of the surfaces you touch.

If a client is feeling sick or showing any symptoms, home showings will be rescheduled. As a homebuyer, it is important to understand and follow these precautions for the wellbeing of yourself, the homeowner, and our team. Before working with the right brokerage or agent, it is important to understand what they are doing to keep the home buying process safe. Even though home buying may look a little different now, it has not stopped home buyers from finding their forever homes with the right measures taken!

Look at Virtual Home Tours

Now more than ever, technology has become an imperative aspect of business operations. Homebuyers have the option to utilize virtual home showings. A virtual home tour is a safe alternative to in-person home showings. Furthermore, it involves the use of special 3D technology to facilitate a digital walk-through experience for interested buyers.

Mark Spain Real Estate provides clients with virtual home showings that simulate the experience of touring the home in person. These virtual tours allow Mark Spain Real Estate to continue to serve clients to reach their goals safely and effectively. Check out any of our listings on the market here and schedule your own virtual tour!

Get Pre-Approved on a Home Loan

Get the green light on your loan approval to speed up the home buying process. A strong, fully approved loan will get you faster to the closing table. It ensures you’re all set so you can quickly close with ease and confidence.

Be Ready to Make the Best Offer

If you find your dream home, be ready to make your best offer, and quick! Make an offer that is within your budget, but make it competitive. Homebuyers can also offer to close as soon as possible, which gives your offer an edge over others. Sellers during the pandemic are looking to close quickly and move out fast. Also, expect to make multiple offers on a home. Know your maximum budget and find homes under that price so you can easily make offers within your price range.

With these tips, navigating the home buying process during a pandemic will be smooth and safe. Interested in buying a home safely with Mark Spain Real Estate? Contact us today and start packing!

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