Like most of the world right now, British Columbia is battling the coronavirus. The province has enacted measures such as social distancing, restrictions on gatherings, and the closing of non-essential businesses to try to slow down the spread and flatten the curve. While there is some evidence that these initial measures are having an impact, it appears as though this virus will affect our daily lives for the foreseeable future.
Many people were involved in real estate transactions when this outbreak hit. Some people were planning to move, or they are wondering if they can still buy or sell a house in the era of coronavirus. Given the general uncertainty around real estate, it seemed fitting to do a post on the status of BC real estate and what professionals, such as myself, are doing in this crisis to keep everyone safe.
The BC Real Estate Market Is Safe And Open
The provincial government declared that . This declaration means that real estate...