Should I Buy a House During the Pandemic?

Coronavirus has affected all of us in countless ways. Business closures, layoffs, and school closings have greatly impacted our way of life, while also impacting the U.S. and global economies. Depending on your situation, you may be wondering – is it a good idea to buy a house during the pandemic? The answer will be different for everyone. But if you have job stability, it may be a great time to take advantage of record low mortgage rates.


A Virtual Market

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures have forced realtors to get creative with how they do their job. Open houses and tours have gone virtual. In some places, even closing agreements happen virtually. If you happen to go for an in-person showing, make sure to social distance and use plenty of sanitizers.


Moving During the Pandemic

In one of our previous posts, we’ve laid out a list of safety tips for how to move safely during coronavirus. We have also provided a COVID action plan that you can read here. If you are going to buy a house during the pandemic, there are plenty of safety measures that can be taken to greatly minimize your risk of exposure. Contact Hollander today to learn more about what steps we are taking to keep customers safe.


Happy house hunting!


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