In the Forbes article this real estate broker stated:
“Even though most buyers will always prefer in-person walk-throughs, virtual showings offer a beneficial intermediary step for both buyers and sellers,” “Technologies like augmented and virtual reality were a lifeline for the real estate industry during strict social distancing regulations.”
An increasing number of agents are likely to adopt new technologies to digitize sales as they move forward as a way of screening real estate for sale or even apartment rentals. What with health and safety concerns now paramount, buyers are also likely to look to their agents for more information about financial impacts and environmental considerations.
Boston real estate and the Bottom Line
The Forbes article conclusion was:
COVID-19 won’t stop us from buying and selling homes, but it will change how, where, when, and why we buy … By working with a forward-thinking agent and utilizing the latest technology, you can prepare for an uncertain future and make a smart investment in your long-term health and happiness.