Attention Sellers: The truth about Sunday Open Houses
A recent survey of Boston real estate buyers said they weren’t ready to go to an open house yet and what conditions it would take for them to feel safe enough to do so again.
According to Rich Thau, president of Engagious and co-creator of the barometer, Boston real estate buyers would need specific assurances, including the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine (47%) and assurances from the local health department that touring Boston condo for sale open houses would be safe (45%).
Two things that are critical are a certificate stating that [an area] has been properly sanitized according to established protocols and that the certificate has been issued by a local authority.
Boston Real Estate and the Bottom Line
The real estate–related findings come from a national online survey earlier in May of 1,040 buyers and sellers. The goal was to provide insights about how consumers want to safely navigate residential real estate transactions during the COVID-19 pandemic.