It is our hope that you and your family are able to keep yourselves well during this trying time. There is no question that this will change how all of us conduct ourselves. We at Royal LePage Benchmark feel hopeful as we see our teams and communities working together to flatten the curve.
Real Estate has been deemed an essential service by the Government. As such we have moved quickly to ensure you can still get the service you need. The following are our first steps at helping our clients and agents maintain distance while we all work together during these challenging times. We are in this together!
Virtual Home Tours
If you are buying or selling you will love these virtual home tours. You may have noticed these virtual tours showcased online along with the several listings. These virtual tours are very comprehensive and limit the number of people having to physically walk through your home. They give buyers a feel of the listing without having to leave the comfort of their couch. With room by room walkthroughs that include the ability to look up and down, they truly are like being there.
Remote Buyer Consultations
Video conferencing has come a long way in the past few years. Video meeting are free and the software is simple to use. A few of the many ways to video conference are, Zoom, Facetime, Skype and Go To Meeting. We will insure to use a format that works for you when you need it. A remote consultation is much like a face to face meeting. We can share our screens to show you photos and documents during our discussion. This minimizes the traffic in your home and helps to protect us all. Contact one of agents to learn more.
Our professional agents have been using electronic signatures for some time now. We can send documents and you can sign often with just a click. If you are unsure how to use the software, this can be combined with a video call to help you get those documents signed. You do not need to have an account to sign documents our agents send you. Docusign is a world recognised leader in electronic signatures. Docusign is used in 180 countries following established eSignature standards to reduce your risk and maintain compliance with legal and industry requirements.
Interview Us Online
We appreciate that you want to interview your prospective agent and we want to help you make that happen. With one of the many softwares available to us we are happy to meet with you virtually. The technology available to us allows for screen and document sharing so it will feel like being in the same room. Ask one of our professional agents how you can meet virtually.
Virtual Home Marketing
At Royal LePage Benchmark we have been doing virtual home marketing for years, now it is really paying off. We use the most up to date tools and platforms to market your home. iGuide is the leader in home virtual tour software and we have our own iGuide equipment and operator for agents to utilize. Check out what an iGuide display looks like here. Agents also use Facebook, Instagram and REALTOR.ca to market your home
If you are selling, buyers will most likely require a home inspection. Home inspectors are minimizing the amount of time they are spending in your home with all the tools at their disposal. Home inspectors are professionals, as such they know the risks of our current environment and do their best to minimize the impact for you and your family.
Video Home Evaluations
When you need your home evaluated, rest assured that we can do that without coming into your home. We can use all the the technology to get a very good idea of your home’s value. If your agent needs to see something specific, then we can help you show them through a video call or photos.
Virtual Open Houses
iGuide is the top of the line virtual tour creation equipment. Royal LePage Benchmark owns our own equipment and employs our own operator. By creating 360 home tours we can minimize how many people have to come in contact with each other and their homes. Contact one of our REALTORS® to learn more about iGuides and how it can help you sell your home.