Showings and Open Houses

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What Precautions Are Real Estate Agents Responsible For When Selling Property in a COVID Environment?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the world, and the laws and best practices to deal with it seem to be changing almost every day. Keeping up can be a challenge, especially in an industry like real estate, where you’re used to dealing with multiple people and properties every day. From new open house and cleaningRead More

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Covid-19 Safety Tips All Real Estate Brokers Should Share with Agents

The Covid-19 crisis continues to impact health and the economy throughout our country, but for many real estate agents, business is booming. With favorable interest rates, there are clients looking to get out of the city, others seeking more space or outdoor amenities in case they need to shelter in place again, and those whoRead More

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Covid-19 Precautions Real Estate Agents Need to Take Now

We’d all love the pandemic to be over and business to get back to usual, but we’re not there yet. While many states are phasing in reopening and removing business restrictions, there are still state guidelines and covid-19 precautions to follow.  First, remember that state and local guidelines can change quickly, and you need toRead More

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Unescorted Access for Prospective Tenants and Buyers — Is It Just Too Risky?

Real estate is a busy profession and you can’t be everywhere at once. Sometimes it might be tempting to consider unescorted access to prospective tenants and buyers. But, is it just too risky?  What Can Go Wrong? In truth, there are many risks associated with allowing unescorted access to properties for prospective tenants and buyersRead More

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Dealing with Real Estate Clients with Physical Disabilities

As a real estate agent, you deal with different types of people every day. In fact, being able to communicate with a myriad of people is one of the true strengths of a successful real estate agent. But what should you do when dealing with clients with physical disabilities to make sure you don’t endRead More

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How to Reduce Open House Risks When Someone Else Hosts

Have you ever received a request from another brokerage — or another agent within your firm — to host an open house at a property you have listed? This can be a great option for both parties, especially if you’re busy or out of your usual area. But before you agree, you need to takeRead More

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How to Avoid a Lawsuit When You’re Selling a House With Pets

Selling a property that is home to pets can be a challenge for a real estate agent. But, with around 60% of households owning a pet, it’s a fairly common occurrence. The degree to which pets will be a problem largely depends on what type of pets you’re dealing with and the condition of theRead More

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REALTOR® Safety Month – Tips to Keep You and Your Business Safe This September

September is REALTOR® Safety Month — an ideal time to reflect on the safety of your real estate business.  Whether it’s just you — or you have a team, it’s a good idea to put protective measures in place to ensure your own security, as well as that of your team and clients The largestRead More

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How to Avoid a Personal Injury Claim When Selling a Property

As a real estate agent, you already know that open houses are a great way to sell a property. But, what about protecting yourself from issues regarding liability? Opening up a home to the public brings with it potential risks you need to be aware of — not only to protect yourself, but also theRead More

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Brokers & Buyers Under Surveillance—Are You Being Watched?

Technology has changed the real estate market, resulting in more efficient real estate transactions and timely exchange of information. However, some unanticipated consequences have surfaced. Surveillance systems can affect brokers and buyers alike. Brokers Under Surveillance Two licensing matters before the Colorado Real Estate Commission should alert brokers that they may be under surveillance whenRead More

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