If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to sell your house this year, there’s good news.Real estate professionalsare highly experienced in how to sell houses safely during the pandemic. Over the last year, agents have adopted new technologies and safety measures designed to keep you safe. And experts say these practices are here to stay. As Bob Goldberg, CEO of theNational Association of Realtors(NAR),puts it:
“The pandemic has confirmed to all of us in the industry thattechnology will continue to transform real estate.”
Below is a closer look at some of thenew toolsreal estate professionals are using to better serve sellers.
New and Existing Technology Are Impacting the Process
In the2021 Realtor Technology Survey, NAR asks real estate professionals their opinions on the most valuable pieces of technology for their business over the past 12 months. The graph below highlights the top five tools those agents said are true game-changers:Toolsthat allow agents to serve clients at a distance and limit exposure to others, including eSignature, lockboxes, and video conferencing, became increasingly important during the last year. Those same tools are just as essential today. Restricting the number of people a seller must interact with during the process is the best way to keep all parties involved in a sale safe.
Trusted Advisors Stay Up to Date on Guidelines for In-Person Showings
As things change in our day-to-day lives, the guidance on how to stay safe changes as well. NAR regularly updates theresourcesavailable to real estate professionals to ensure the latest recommendations and best practices are readily available.This includes suggestions on how to continue to conduct safe in-person showings.
Agents also followguidancefrom theCenters for Disease Control(CDC) to make sure homes are safe. The CDC’s advice includes information on how to clean high-touch surfaces like doorknobs, tables, and countertops so they’re disinfected for all.
This past year changed the way agents do things for the better. Real estate professionals use new technology, tools, cleaning procedures, and the latest guidance to meet your changing needs. The goal is to keep you safe and build your confidence throughout the sales process.
It’s important to know that your safety is still a top priority when it comes to selling this year. Let’s connect today so you can have the best tools available to help you take advantage of today’s sellers’ market.
Author:Brian Woodhead -Skyline Team Leader Phone: 602-369-0671 Dated: September 13th 2021 Views: 24 About Brian Woodhead: Realtor Designation
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You deserve a Realtor with the Knowledge from these designations. Realtor’s that take the time to earn these designations are the industry leaders and top producers. We care about your real estate purchase and want to give you a level of service and representation that will make you a client for life. Brian Woodhead has all of the following:
MASTERS OF REAL ESTATE SOCIETY-
Membership in the MRE society recognizes an individuals dedication to excellence through professional education and commitment to staying abreast of the latest real estate regulations and practices. Less than one percent of REALTORS in Arizona belong to this Society.
GRI - Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
The Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made a commitment to providing a superior level of professional services by earning the GRI designation. REALTORS® with the GRI designation are highly trained in many areas of real estate to better serve and protect their clients.
Why Choose a REALTOR® With a GRI designation?
Buying property is a complex and stressful task. In fact, it's often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.
New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever-increasing level of professionalism.
So it's more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.
• Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry
• Professionally trained
• Dedicated to bringing you quality service
A GRI can make a difference
When you see the letters "GRI" after an agent's name, you can count on receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction go smoothly. In short, you can count on getting the best service available from a real estate professional.
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
Why a CRS? Today, home buying and selling is faster, more complex, and more competitive in every way. Our goal is to make the process a little easier for you. The first step is choosing the right REALTOR®.
Experience - To earn the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation, every REALTOR® must have significant experience and volume of real estate transactions.
Ethics - Every CRS Designee is required to maintain membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and to abide by its strict Code of Ethics.
A focus in home buying and selling - To help make the home buying and selling process more rewarding, every CRS Designee must have a proven track record in the business, as well as advanced education in related areas like finance, technology and marketing. Work with the top 5%
Technology Expertise - The training available to CRS Designees includes a strong focus on technology and its applications in the real estate business.
ABR - Accredited Buyer Representative
The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. d designation is awarded by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. More than one million people in the United States are licensed to sell real estate. Of those licensees, fewer than 2 percent are Accredited Buyer Representatives (ABR).This covete
The New Real Estate Professional must meet the needs and expectations of the Connected Consumer. The rules of business are changing, especially the real estate industry. The e-PRO Certification Program is specifically designed to keep the agent on top of changes and help you meet your goals in the exciting and rewarding world of online real estate.