What Does the Home Buying and Selling Process Look Like During COVID-19?

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Things are a little different, but when you're equipped with the right technology and tools, the process is streamlined and efficient. Here's a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed real estate processes, and how we've adapted with it.


VIRTUAL HOME BUYING

  1. Virtual Consultation. Schedule an appointment by phone or video conference to understand your real estate needs and goals.
  2. Reporting. Create a report consisting of available properties, market history and statistics through MoxiWorks, a dynamic CMA platform.
  3. Online Home Search. We will continually send you newly listed homes that match your search criteria as soon as they hit the market.
  4. Mobile App. Explore homes and areas with our Utah Properties mobile app featuring real-time MLS updates.
  5. Virtual or Live Tour. See selected homes virtually or with a live tour. We will follow proper CDC & NAR guidelines when touring a home.
  6. Digital Negotiations/Addendums. Create offers and addendums via digital platforms.
  7. Electronically Sign. All of the paperwork is done electronically and securely.
  8. Title and Escrow. Wire deposits directly, Escrow handled remotely.
  9. Inspections. Inspections reports sent and reviewed digitally.
  10. Closing. Funds and documents are completed digitally to facilitate closing.
  11. Get the keys!


VIRTUAL HOME SELLING

  1. Virtual Consultation. Schedule an appointment by phone or video conference.
  2. Establish Pricing. Your pricing strategy is facilitated via an intensive proprietary market analysis system that features live MLS updates.
  3. Market Preparation. We will walk you through the necessary steps to make sure your home is market-ready including home staging ideas and tips.
  4. List Home for Sale. We complete the necessary steps to officially list your home to the market.
  5. Market and Syndicate Home Online. Over 90% of consumers search for property online. We syndicate and market your listing locally and globally.
  6. Track Buyer Activity/Views Online. We monitor the interest your property receives online.
  7. Virtual or In Person Home Tours. We will follow proper CDC & NAR guidelines when showing your home to buyers.
  8. Offers and Negotiations. Made via mobile communication and digital negotiation.
  9. Go Under Contract. All of the paperwork is done electronically and securely.
  10. Final Details. We will give you frequent updates to ensure the transaction closes.
  11. Closing! Escrow and Closing can be completed digitally.

 

Whether you're buying or selling, I have access to the exclusive digital tools to search or showcase your home anytime, anywhere. Don't hesitate to reach out to a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Utah Properties agent if you have any questions. We're here to help!

 

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